The nostalgia rage is nothing new | Trending

SWEET MEMORIES: Watching weekly episodes of Friends, playing with Lego... life was simpler back then. Photo: Shutterstock
SWEET MEMORIES: Watching weekly episodes of Friends, playing with Lego... life was simpler back then. Photo: Shutterstock

Yearning to turn back time? You're not alone - there's a current resurgence for things we loved from yesteryear and remakes of fan faves, providing a simple hit of comfort and joy.

Friends T-shirt, $12. A new generation are enjoying the antics of Chandler, Ross, Joey and their gal pals from the hit show. This tee is part of an exclusive collection of Friends apparel, in celebration of International Friendship Day on July 30.

Stella McCartney skateboards fleece shorts, $106. Nothing like the Olympics (and perhaps a pandemic) to get people digging out their skateboards. Skateboarding makes its debut in Japan's Olympics, inspiring a new generation to make a beeline for the closest skate ramp.

GUESS Eyewear, model GU7786, $230. With a nod to 1970s style, these extra-large square frames demand attention.

Cell phone shoulder tote, $17.45. Emblazoned with mobile phones from throughout the decades, it's a fun way to carry around your modern essentials.

JCrew cardigan, $199.95. This month's reboot of popular noughties series Gossip Girl has reignited delight for the preppy fashion that helped make it famous.

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70s high flare jeans, $149.95. The legendary jeans company has paid homage to iconic 1970s style, but reimagined the design with a modern twist.

Space Jam tie-dye T-shirt, $109. Twenty-five years after the original was released, a new Space Jam movie is in cinemas now, and with it a whole new range of merchandise.

36-piece floor puzzle, $30. Based on Richard Scarry's classic books, which have delighted generations of young readers.

Coral zip neck jersey dress, $150. Mod style is having a moment, thanks in part to Netflix's The Queen's Gambit, but also because it provides such a strong sense of fun that we're craving right now.

Metro chic tray stand, $309. Relive the days of afternoon tea gatherings and sandwiches cut into little triangles.

High tops in washed denim, $179. Back in the 1990s, if you didn't have a Mimco bag, you certainly wanted one. To celebrate their 25th anniversary the company has released a new collection of accessories to covet.

Game Boy heat change mug, $14.95. Pour your piping hot beverage into the mug to see the screen change from blank to lit-up game mode.

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