Born in the 80s
Gift Ideas and T-shirts

Whether you're looking for 30th birthday gift ideas or a present for someone born in any year of the 1980s, this page will give you some inspiration on what to buy.

We've hand-picked some of the very best products that really caught our eye, and which will surely put a smile on the recipients face.


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30th Birthday T-Shirt (Ladies and Gents)

A funny, gift boxed T-shirt with the message "It took me 30 years to look this good" by Bang Tidy Clothing. Available in a range of colours and sizes small to X-large.

Simply The Best 30 Year Old Socks Gift
Simply The Best 30 Year Old Socks

A lovely novelty gift idea to remind the recipient how old they are.

30th Birthday Ladies Floral Photo Album

A lovely gift to treasure all those memories from that special day. From the award-winning range by Laura Darrington. Gift boxed.

Keep Calm You're Only 30 Shopping Bag Neon Pink
Keep Calm You're Only Thirty Tote Bag

Available in red, black or deep ink, this amusing shoulder bag is environmentally friendly and will put a smile on the recipient's face.

1985 Birthday Card and DVD

A wonderful idea and the ideal 30th birthday gift, which includes a 1985 DVD Film (60 minutes) that features historic news and events with 1985 greeting card featuring iconic images from that year on the cover and further facts inside.

30th Birthday - 1985 Greetings Card and CD

A lovely gift idea. The music CD features original tracks from 1985 and comes attached to the back of a two fold birthday card featuring iconic images and top news stories on the cover and more facts inside.

Born in the Eighties Sweets Gift Box

This letterbox-friendly gift box is packed with genuine brand retro sweets, allowing the recipient to sample lots of delicious sweets from their childhood. A wonderful gift idea that is guaranteed to put a smile on the receiver's face.
30th Birthday Sweets Gift Box

Send someone this delightful retro sweets gift box (which can be posted through the letterbox) and make someone's day! This is an attractively designed box especially designed for a 30th Birthday.
Retro Sweets Gift Box - fits through the letterbox!

This is a clever idea and imagine the smile on the recipient's face when this gift box falls through their letterbox. They'll have an even bigger smile when they open it to reveal a box full of retro sweets! Despatched the next working day.
Blowing Out Candles Since 1985 Tote Bag
30th Birthday Shopping Bag

A lovely gift idea for the birthday girl, this strong, 100% cotton re-usable shopper bag has long handles for carrying over the shoulder.
It's also environmentally friendly.
30th Birthday Pop-Up Greeting Card

This novel and eye-catching card will help get the day off to a lovely start for the Birthday boy/girl. Imagine the look on their face when this card springs open when they take it out of the envelope!

Keep Calm You're Only 30 Mug
Keep Calm You're Only 30 Mug

Now, this is a great idea and "Keep Calm" gifts have become very popular in recent times. This will put a smile on the recipient's face every time they drink their favourite beverage.

30th Birthday Survival Kit
30th Birthday Survival Kit (Blue or Pink)

A quirky novelty gift idea which includes a bag full of goodies to help the Birthady girl or boy survive the day!

30th Birthday Balloons

This pack of bright and cheerful, large balloons includes 2 x Pink, 2 x Purple and 2 x White designs. They're perfect for creating a girlie (or blokey!) birthday room at home or at a party venue.

Made in the 80s Pin Badge

A hand-made button pin badge which the Birthday girl/boy can wear to let everyone know when they were conceived!

Born in the Electric 80's Photo Frame Gift

This free-standing frame will fit a 6" x 4" photo and would make a quirky gift idea.

Born in the Electric 80's Gift Mug

A quality Ceramic mug presented in a gift box. Ideal birthday gift.
Eighties Child Mug

A quirky gift idea for any lady who has fond memories of their 80s childhood. Features classic girls toys inc. Trollz, Care Bears, Barbie etc. A high quality mug that comes in a gift box and ideal for birthday's, Christmas etc.

I Grew Up in the 80s CD Box Set

You can't go far wrong with a CD of 80s songs, but this one is particularly good. The box set includes three CD's of original hits from the great decade, which includes one CD of music from TV series and movies. A highly-rated collection which is ideal for anyone who grew up in the 80s.
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I Gew Up in the 70s CD
70s School Days CD
Born in the 80s T-shirts

You can't go far wrong with a T-shirt as a gift idea, and here we have a range of tees specially designed for men and women of a certain age.