You Know You Grew Up In The 80s If…

As specialists in the finest 80s clothing on the web (yes I’m biased!) it’s actually part of our job description to spend a good hour or two daydreaming of the greatest era ever every day.  Growing up in the Eighties was a real treat and installed in us the knowledge to make some of the greatest retro tees just for you lucky guys!  So take a couple of minutes out from your busy day to reminisce with me, You know you grew up in the 80s if

…Saturday mornings were spent watching Going Live, wishing you had your own Gordon the Gopher.

…Your ideal classmate would have been Tucker Jenkins from Grange Hill.

…You had a hairstyle inspired by King of Mullets Pat Sharp.

Pat Sharp
Mens Pat Sharp King of the Mullets T-Shirt - £19.99

…You spent ages thinking about which Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle you would be, everyone wanted to be Raphael right!?

…You can recite the whole rap from The Fresh Prince Of Bel Air.  “Now this is a story all about how, my life got flipped, turned upside down…”  You’re singing along now, right!?

…You had enough time to complete computer games over and over again, and you still never got bored of them!

Mens Old School Gamer T-Shirt - £19.99

…You watched every episode of Jem but were secretly cheering on the Misfits, they had better songs!

Jem and the Holograms
Ladies Heather Purple Retro Jem and the Holograms T-Shirt - £19.99

…You knew what Willis was “talking’ bout”.

…You saved up pocket money every week to scare yourself with a new Point Horror book!

…You planned a hundred different trips that you would make in the Delorean.

Back to the Future
Mens Back to the Future Delorean Firetracks T-Shirt - £19.99

…You dreamed of going on Funhouse, The Crystal Maze and Knightmare.

…You wanted to get mouth to mouth resuscitation from Pamela Anderson, but definitely not from David Hasselhoff.

…The Skesis from the Dark Crystal still gives you nightmares.

Dark Crystal
Ladies Grey Dark Crystal T-Shirt - £19.99

…You had a slow dance at the School Disco to True by Spandau Ballet.

…You wanted to live under the sea with Ariel.

…You would always argue in the playground about what was better, Nintendo or Sega.

Sega
Ladies Vintage Sonic and Sega Logo T-Shirt

…You kept trying to get the high score on Pac-Man but could never quite make it!

…You would spend hours perfecting mix-tapes and then play them to death, extra points if you were skilled enough to tape songs off the radio and were able to avoid the DJ at the start and end.

…The Care Bear you identified with most was Grumpy Bear.

Care Bears
Ladies Black Grumpy Bear Sugar Rush Care Bears Scoop Neck Tee - £19.99

…All you wanted for Christmas was a My Little Pony

…You used to check your wardrobe for signs of E.T. before going to bed every night.

E.T.
Mens Dark Heather E.T. The Extra Terrestrial T-Shirt - £19.99

…Your ideal job when you grew up was to be a Ghostbuster.

…And last but certainly not least, you know you grew up in the 80s if you had at least three of the things featured on our exclusive vintage 80s toys jumper from Mr Gugu and Miss Go.  This jumper is sure to bring memories flooding back, how many can you name!?

All Over Print Vintage Toys Jumper from Mr Gugu and Miss Go

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Brand new retro iPhone cases!

These modern iPhones are all well and good, but if you’re looking to inject some charm and retro appeal to your mobile we’ve got some cool iPhone cases that will be right up your street.  These retro iPhone cases remind us of what we used to entertain ourselves with before the invention of the smart phone, and what fun times they were!

Let me take you back to the early ‘Noughties’.  This Nokia inspired case will protect your phone and tar you with the ‘retro cool’ brush at the same time!

At the time you owned a handset like this, you probably thought you were cutting edge. And while compared to the iPhone now, this model seems like something from the dark ages – it actually wasn’t so long ago that it WAS cutting edge.

Retro Blue Nokia-esque Case for iPhone 5 - £9.99

Remember sitting in the back of the car on long trips fighting with your brother or sister over your favourite handheld computer game? Well now you can have your very own. And, what’s more, this one will house your very own 21st century gadget in hard-shell style!

Made to look like a genuine 90s Gameboy, the gaming cover will give your iPhone 5 some effortless retro flair..

Retro Gameboy-esque Case for iPhone 5 - £9.99

With technology moving so fast – sometimes it’s nice to be reminded of how we started! This Game Control iPhone Cover will remind you of a time when all that was needed for entertainment was the Nintendo NES.  Mario, Kirby and Mega Man were the only friends you needed!

Today you may find it hard to imagine a world without touchscreen technology, but it’s always nice to be taken back to the simpler technology of our youth.  The Game Controller Cover – with its familiar A and B buttons and solid retro hard-shell design will protect your iPhone 5 and give you a daily nostalgic boost at the same time..

Retro Gamer Controller Case for iPhone 5 - £9.99

The funky look and silky feel of this shock-resistant silicone cassette-style case will have you won over! You will look like you’ve just stepped out of the 80s with this protective cover – you can even use the included plastic cassette case as a handy phone stand.  Reminds me of the days of painstakingly putting together amazing mix tapes, MP3s make it far too easy nowadays!

Retro Black Cassette Case for iPhone 5 - £12.99

Retro White Cassette Case for iPhone 5 - £12.99

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Real World Mario Kart!

I spotted this on the weekend while surfing for things to watch instead of the wife’s Celebrity Big Brother’s Big Mouth… and it’s amazing!!!

We want to award this guy with a Mario T-Shirt as a prize for his amazing and somewhat risky Mario Kart driving!

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Power Up with our selection of official Nintendo gifts and accessories!

As a huge computer game fan it is my absolute pleasure to be able to show you the awesome range of Nintendo Gifts currently on offer at TruffleShuffle.com!

For those of you that like to flash your cash in style we’ve got a selection of Nintendo Wallets that will be right up your street!  Mario has always been a fan of golden coins and these wallets are the perfect place to store yours.

Nintendo Super Mario Brothers Printed Wallet - £13.99
Nintendo Mario and Coins Wallet - £13.99

Also available are these larger hinge wallets featuring the super cute but hapless baddy Koopa Trooper.  He may look like butter wouldn’t melt but he’s more than capable of guarding your precious cash!

Nintendo Super Mario Brothers Koopa Hinged Wallet - £19.99

And this classic design featuring Mario surrounded by coins and powers up is also available as a hinge wallet.

Super Mario Nintendo Hinge Wallet - £19.99

These must have Nintendo Belts featuring instantly recognisable symbols from the Nintendo universe are perfect for taking control of your trousers.  Available in a Power-Up Mushroom and Classic NES Controller styles, they’re both great retro treats!

Nintendo Controller Belt and Buckle – £22.99
Nintendo Power Up Mushroom Belt – £17.99

For fans of one of Marios most iconic and recognisable enemies, the gormless Goomba, we have two different styles of Nintendo Hats which will really turn you into a ‘fun guy’!  Check out this stylish Goomba Baseball Cap and amazing Goomba Laplander.

Nintendo Goomba Baseball Cap – £16.99
Super Mario Brothers Goomba Laplander Hat – £23.99

And those of you needing to ‘get a life’, this Nintendo Beanie featuring a 1-Up mushroom will certainly do the trick!

Nintendo Super Mario Brothers Mushroom Beanie Hat – £13.99

Last, but certainly not least, is this amazing Nintendo Bag.  Featuring a repeated classic NES Controller pattern, this backpack is perfect for carrying all your power ups during visits to the Mushroom Kingdom.  It’s not bad for popping down to the shops either…

Nintendo All Over Printed Controllers Backpack – £32.99

Don’t forget! as well as this hue range of accessories, we’ve also got some classic Nintendo T-Shirts from only £19.99! xoxo

Is this a little unNESessary?

If you’re still pining for the days of Duck Hunt and Super Mario 3, take heart, because this Nintendo Controller Coffee Table has just what your den needs.

The perfect piece of furniture for any retro gamer is this awesome Nintendo Controller Coffee Table.  The brainchild of designer Charles Lushear, what makes this table all the more desirable is not only its looks, it is also fully functional, letting you enjoy saving the Princess from the nefarious grip of Bowser for the umpteenth time, while sipping on your morning cuppa.

The perfect reason to revisit the Mushroom Kingdom

Constructed using premium maple, mahogany and walnut, this table will cost you a bit more than one shiny gold coin ($3,500 to be exact!) but is the perfect example of old skool Nintendo cool.