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Nothing says party like a Tiki Bar! It’s vintage cool, retro, and fun loving. It includes lots of wood, bamboo, warm and natural tones, and lots of good vibes. Here’s our perfect gift guide with all things vintage and all things Tiki.
2 Pinup Rockabilly Tropical Orchid Hair Clip by Soda Sweethearts $Sold on Etsy.com
3 1950s Pair of Rattan Table Lamps from The Modern Historic $450 on Etsy.com
4 Mad Men Style Teak Coaster Set from Belinda’s Style Shop $45 on Etsy.com
5 Trio of Tiki Leilani Mugs, Hawaiian Home Bar by The Laden Branch $32 on Etsy.com
6 Tiki Party Bowls Set by My Beautiful Bavaria $48 on Etsy.com
7 Vintage Atomic Blendo Glasses and Pitcher Set by Mamakea $58 on Etsy.com
8 Mid Century Tiki Tumblers Set from Pinky’s of Saratoga $68 on Etsy.com
9 Bamboo Tray from The Gem & the Jar $Sold on Etsy.com
10 Vintage French Bamboo Tiki Bar from Venice Vintage Paradis $1250 on Etsy.com
11 3 Pack of Handmade Citrus Bitters by Beehive Bitters Co. $26.95 on Etsy.com
12 Tiki Bamboo Paper Straws by The Party Gnome $2 on Etsy.com
13 Wooden Hand Carved Tiki Sandals from Goshen Pickers $15 on Etsy.com
14 Handcrafted Tiki Bar by Borboleta Decors $748 on Etsy.com
Tiki is a Polynesian influenced design style that includes cocktails, furniture, and art. Tiki first appeared in the 1934 when Don the Beachcomber, a bar and restaurant opened in Hollywood. “His restaurant featured Cantonese cuisine and exotic rum punches, with a decor of flaming torches, rattan furniture, flower leis, and brightly colored fabrics.” Sounds like heaven!
From there Tiki spread through Paolo Alto, the West Coast and California’s World Fair in 1939. Most people’s favorite aspect of Tiki are the cocktails like Mai Tai’s, Zombies, and boozy rum punches flourished with flowers, fruit and adorable garnishes.