Homegirl London finds the coolest retro style desk fans. With this crazy hot and humid weather, our British homes just can’t cope. If you want to buy yourself a fabulous retro desk fan to keep you from melting, you’ll love this list. Stay cool and circulate that air so you can beat the heat and keep working. You can move these retro-style desk fans around your home because they are fully portable.
Buy from World Stores
Retro Desk Fans
Retro desk fan lovers will drool over these Fantasia beauties. In the shape of a retro desk fan from yesteryear, these are bang up to date in terms of controlling your cool. The motor is 25 watts. This model comes in a range of colours which include white (product code: WS97533-181463), cream (product code: WS97532-181459), pale blue (product code WS97531-181462), red (product code: WS97530-181461), black (product code: WS97534-181460) or brushed nickel (product code: WS97535-181464). Measurements are 260mm wide and 128mm in-depth, the fan is 10 inches in diameter. Current price £44.99 from World Stores.
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Or you can opt for the Swan Retro Desk Fan which is 45 watts. It has three-speed settings with easy push buttons. With the oscillation function and adjustable tilt, you can point the fan in the right direction for maximum coolness. This comes in cream (product code: SFA1010CN), blue (product code: SFA1010BLN), red (SFA1010RN) and black (product code: SFA1010BN). Measurements are 35cm x 26.5cm x 47cm. The fan is 12 inches in diameter. Current price is £52. Comes with a two-year guarantee. Buy from Iwantoneofthose.com UK.
Buy from I Want One of Those
For a Traditional Style Fan try these copper and silver beauties. They are made from metal in that vintage shape which we love. With three speeds, adjustable tilt for optimum movement, it is fully functioning. I love the copper colour which is different from the other fans I’ve seen on the market. The measurements are 37cm high, 34cm wide and 25cm in depth. Current price £180. Buy from Out There Interiors at notonthehighstreet.com. Product code: 559532.
Buy from Out There Interiors at notonthehighstreet.com
The Logik Desk Fan comes in brushed steel for that classic look. The 12” model is 45 watts of power which is brilliant for cooling down small rooms. With three speed options, oscillation and tilt options you can keep your space cool. Current price is £29.99. Product code: 126283. If you want a smaller more basic model go for the 10” with is 30 watts. Current price is £19.99. Buy from Currys PC World. Product code: 126285.
Buy from Currys PC World
This own brand John Lewis 8” Metal Fan comes in silver. It is just great for placing on your desk during the summer to cool you down. It has three speeds, four blades and it oscillates. You also get a two-year guarantee which is good to know. Current price is £29.99. Buy from John Lewis. Product code: 86870508. Also worth checking out is the NSA’UK model in soft matt nickel which is a 12” fan. Current price £44.95. Product code: 86870201.
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Real Retro Style Desk Fans
If you want to buy a real retro fan go to Etsy UK Retro Desk Fan Department where you will find some splendid examples. These include vintage French models, Italian 1920s and mid-century modern classics. Some work, others can be used for decoration. There are so many amazing examples that you’ll just want to buy one.
Buy Retro Style Desk Fans
If you want a modern version of a retro fan for your desk, you can buy these from the following online stores.
World Stores: Worldstores Programmes Link (ceased trading)
Iwantoneofthose.com UK: Iwantoneofthose.com UK Link
Out There Interiors at notonthehighstreet.com: notonthehighstreet.com Link
Currys PC World: Currys PC World Link
John Lewis & Partners: John Lewis & Partners Link
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