Our Favorite Retro Kitchen Appliances on the Market (2019 Version)

Our Favorite Retro Kitchen Appliances 2019
Our Favorite Retro Kitchen Appliances 2019

We’re bringing retro back! Retro is a blast from the past and we adore the style of these older versions of our favorite appliances. Retro can refer to an imitation of any past recent decade but we decided to focus on the fun and spunky look of the 50s and 60s.

We’ve picked our five favorite retro kitchen appliances on the market this year. Check out these awesome products and funky looks for your kitchen.

Our 5 Favorite Retro Kitchen Appliances on the Market for 2019

There are so many kitchen appliance brands that are now offering a vintage look. Making this list wasn’t easy because there was a lot to choose from but we narrowed it down to our five favorite retro appliances!

KitchenAid 5-Speed Diamond Blender KSb1575MY

KitchenAid 5-Speed Diamond Blender KSb1575MY
OUR RATING
  • KitchenAid is a well-known brand with high-quality kitchen appliances that everyone loves.
  • This blender has a die-cast metal base that makes the blender durable and sturdy, even during use. The blades are made of stainless steel so they’re really strong and reliable, too.
  • This blender uses a diamond blending system that creates a vortex to make sure every ingredient is fully blended without tearing up the blender blades.
  • It has a Soft Start that starts off slow enough to pull all the ingredients to the blades before speeding up to the setting you chose.
  • It also uses an Intelli-Speed Motor Control that can sense ingredients that aren’t yet blended, making sure your smoothie is truly as smooth as possible.
  • It has a few different settings, including stir, chop, liquefy, and puree. The Pulse Mode works with all speeds and it even has a setting for crushing ice.
  • It has a Clean-Touch control panel that’s easy to use.
  • The pitcher included with the blender is BPA free, shatter-proof, and stain resistant. It holds up to 60 ounces.
  • It comes with a 5-year warranty.
Big Chill Retro Microwave
OUR RATING
  • This retro microwave has powder-coated panels in different colors. This coating makes the color last forever and it doesn’t chip or peel away.
  • The legs are tapered chrome and the machine is made of high-quality stainless steel.
  • This microwave has nine One-Touch cooking modes to choose from.
  • The size of this microwave makes it easy to make bigger meals.
  • It uses 1200 watts of power.
  • It’s built in Colorado to be exact by a family-owned company.
Nostalgia Retro 12 Slice Convect​​ion Toaster Oven RTOV220
OUR RATING
  • The Nostalgia brand has several different retro kitchen appliances to choose from, which is how they got their name.
  • This toaster oven has a high=temperature glass window that makes it easy to watch your bread as it toasts.
  • The outside of the machine is made of heavy-duty stainless steel. On the inside, the racks are nickel-plated.
  • This convection oven can hold up to 12 slices of bread at a time.
  • It has a four-stage heating selector that includes upper, lower, upper and lower, and an off option.
  • You can adjust the temperature on this oven from 200 degrees F to 450 degrees F.
  • This oven has a 60-minute timer that uses a bell to alert you that your bread is done. Plus, it has a power light indicator.
  • It uses 1500 watt power so you can bake, toast, or even broil.
  • It includes an aluminum baking pan as well as a removable crumb tray to prevent you from a messy clean up later.
Smeg Espresso Coffee M​​achine ECF01CRUS
OUR RATING
  • Smeg is known for their retro, high-quality kitchen products.
  • This espresso machine allows you to use either coffee grounds or coffee pods so you can use this coffee machine regardless of your preference.
  • The control panel on this espresso coffee machine is easy to use. It has only 3 buttons. Choose from single espresso and double espresso as well as activating the steam function.
  • It has 15 bars of pressure to choose from, more than your average espresso machine.
  • They use a single Thermoblock system in their machine that heats the water for your coffee up fast. Plus, it gives you control over the temperature.
  • It has a descaling system that notifies you of limestone buildup inside the machine so you can clean and sanitize it as needed.
  • This espresso machine includes a small beaker that you can use to mix steam, air, and milk so you can have a rich foam for a cappuccino. There’s a wand to adjust to how you like your foam.
  • This machine also includes a steel removable drip and cup tray. This tray catches any dripping to prevent a mess. It also adjusts for coffee cup size. The machine alerts you if your drip tray is full.
  • The water tank is removable for any time you need to refill it.
Smeg Retro Style Toaster TSF01PGUS
OUR RATING
  • Want a simple toaster to match your coffee machine? Check out Smeg’s 2 slice retro toaster. There are several colors to choose from.
  • This toaster is compact so it will fit on any counter in any kitchen.
  • It has six browning levels to choose from so it’s a great choice no matter how light or dark you like your toast.
  • This toaster has wide slots with self-centering racks. These slots are deep, perfect for fresh bread up to 30mm thick. They also ensure that every piece of your bread is toasted evenly.
  • There’s a defrost setting if you have to use frozen bread.
  • There’s even a bagel setting for the perfect toasted bagel for your breakfast or afternoon snack.
  • It automatically pops up once your toast is done so you don’t have to worry about anything burning.
  • Anti-slip feet prevent it from sliding around your countertop or scuffing it up.
  • This toaster includes a removable stainless steel crumb tray to catch all those nasty crumbs so you won’t be left with a mess.

The Bottom Line

There are several great brands out there on the market that offer vintage and retro designs for their kitchen appliances. Whether you miss the simplistic and idealistic designs of the 50s and 60s or the groovy look of the 70s, there’s something out there for you.

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