Thanks to a tip from reader Nancy, we discovered that the company that makes Pyrex — which recently celebrated their 100th anniversary with a special collection — has released yet another vintage revival collection. Vintage Charm™ Inspired by Pyrex® — is a new brand and features sets of three decorative, nesting prep and serving bowls — each inspired by the Popular Patterns of Pyrex® Opal Glass from the 50’s and 60’s. Super cute!
Note these aren’t for use in ovens. The company news release says: “All bowls are dishwasher, freezer and microwave safe for ease and convenience while entertaining” — and the company confirmed via email:
“To confirm, these bowls are microwave, freezer and dishwasher safe but should not be used in the oven.”
6 charming vintage-inspired designs
WORLD KITCHEN UNVEILS NEW VINTAGE CHARM™ BRAND
Inspired by the Popular Patterns of Pyrex® Opal Glass from the 50’s and 60’s
ROSEMONT, Ill. – October 14, 2015 – World Kitchen, the company behind iconic housewares brands such as Pyrex®, Corningware®, Corelle®, Snapware®, Bakers Secret® and Chicago Cutlery®, is introducing a new line of vintage-inspired prep and serve bowls called Vintage Charm™ Inspired by Pyrex®.
Taking a cue from the beloved designs of the classic Pyrex “opal glass” bowls from the 50’s and 60’s, the Vintage Charm brand puts a modern twist on the popular patterns that evoke feelings of nostalgia. These vintage-inspired pieces come in six patterns including: Birds of a Feather, Spot On, Rise & Shine, Golden Days, Memory Lane and Tickled Pink – trendsetters can add a little flair to their home décor to achieve a retro-style entertaining experience.
“There are countless examples in today’s marketplace of nostalgic design making a comeback with consumers, especially with the millennial target,” said Carl Warschausky, CEO of World Kitchen. “The Pyrex brand’s iconic patterns of the past bring back memories of our mother’s and grandmother’s kitchens. The fun patterns from the new Vintage Charm line are a fresh twist for younger generations to fall in love with and create their own memories with family and friends.”
The Vintage Charm bowls are available in select housewares and grocery stores now, and will be available at mass retailers in time for the 2015 holidays. The patterns will be sold separately and as a three piece set including one small, medium and large bowl for MSRP: $29.99. The patterns will also be sold as a six piece set including one small, medium and large bowl with lids for each for MSRP: $39.99. Open stock products range MSRP: $6.99-14.99. All bowls are dishwasher, freezer and microwave safe for ease and convenience while entertaining.
To learn more about the Vintage Charm line and for classic retro-style design tips inspired by the patterns, check out VintageEntertaining.com.