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Welcome to Retro America

Welcome to Retro America where everything was brand new, fifty years ago! 

Retro America is the
Bay of Plenty's vintage American store specialising in collectables and clothing. Based in Tauranga Retro America is home to online store Straight Cut Clothing and Unkle Sams selling a wide range of vintage inspired, pin up & rockabilly clothing, hot rod magazines, antiques, collectables and memorabilia from America. While we may be a 'man-cave' mecca, we also have loads for the ladies and a bunch of cool stuff for the little petrol head in your life. At Retro America, you'll find something for everyone. 

 We could rave on about the unique and wonderful things you can find at Retro America but you can see this for yourself by browsing through our website. We LOVE what we do, and we visit the USA as often as we can to dig around for vintage collectables. How else could we handpick all this kickass gear?! 

Our range of eye-catching and intriguing items include original Coca Cola memorabilia, children's toys and vintage diner jukebox remote selectors. Use our antiques as unique decor items, add them to your collection, or start a new collection! Most of our antiques and memorabilia are genuine vintage and antique pieces and are therefore limited in number. Our clothing is usually limited numbers too (except Straight Cut Clothing's Classic range) so we suggest that if you like something, grab it – you may never see another one like it!

Vintage American Antique Collectables 

Retro America's online stores Straight Cut Clothing and Unkle Sam's sell American rockabilly and pin up clothing, hot rod magazines, vintage collectables and much more. Our clothing is comprised of genuine pieces from the USA. Our range of antiques are hand selected to ensure genuine American antiques, collectables and memorabilia. We travel to the USA and find each antique and piece of memorabilia based on our love of the 1940's, '50's, '60's and '70's vintage culture and bring them back to NZ for you. You can find items that truly emulate an iconic time and place in history and we're honoured to have you choose Retro America for your vintage and collectable pieces 

Unkle Sams Logo B&W Transparent Unkle Sam's Hot Rod Kulture 

New Zealands original home of traditional American hot rod and kustom kulture magazines, DVD's and accessories. For more than 10 years we have been working hard to bring kiwis the best of traditional hot rodding and kustom kulture from around the globe and deck the whole family out in unique American designs, printed in-house, while you wait. Unkle Sams keep the gents looking suave with our extensive range of vintage inspired American grooming products, including pomades, after shaves (including the traditional Bay Rum barbers scent), switchblade combs, beard serums and much more. Unkle Sams have ladies grooming covered too to keep you feeling like you're cruisin' down main street to the soda fountain, or drive in movie in 1950. Or simply grab a hot rod & kustom kulture magazine or DVD from our vast selection to relax and reminisce with.
Check out Unkle Sam's website directly here

 Straight Cut Clothing's Rockabilly, Pin Up & Vintage Inspired Clothing and Accessories 

Straight Cut Clothing is NZ's leading retailer of quality rockabilly, pin up, vintage inspired and hot rod clothing & accessories, for the whole family. Most of our stock is designed and made in So Cal and limited edition, so grab it when you see it as it may not be back. We've been bringing the coolest threads to kats & kittens of NZ since 2009 and live every day in the hot rod, drag racing & kustom kulture scene, so you know you're in good hands. Straight Cut Clothing is a boutique store that does not have large amounts of any one item – if you like it, buy it, as we may not be able to get it in again. Straight Cut Clothing offers lay-by & free shipping in New Zealand! 
Check out Straight Cut Clothing's website directly here

We know the clothes you choose to wear are a statement to the world about who you are & we're honoured to have you choose Straight Cut Clothing and Unkle Sams in New Zealand to make your statement 

Handpicked Antiques From the USA 

If there is something in particular you're looking for just let the team at Retro America know, and we'll do their best to find it for you – there's a good chance we'll see it on one of our USA adventures.  


We also offer lay-by and you can find full details of our lay-by options on our Lay-by page.


Full details on shipping can be found on our Shipping page 

Our Promise 

We promise to provide superior quality hot rod, rockabilly & pin up products at an affordable price, all with fantastic service! 

We pride ourselves on offering things not available anywhere else in New Zealand.  We know you don't want to see your new prized possession every time you turn around so Retro America brings in limited numbers of each item to keep things unique. 


As well as our online store, we have a brick and mortar store in Mt Maunganui, check out our Contact us page for full details 

We guarantee you'll see something new each time you visit us as we have antique treasures, clothing and magazines arriving all the time, so remember to come back and see us soon. For the most up-to-date information on what's new and what we're up to you can find us on Facebook

We love feedback, requests, ideas and information so please don't hesitate tocontact us 



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