Magento is one of the most popular ecommerce platforms with thousands of live shops, including major retailers.
The platform, which eBay recently purchased, also has a vibrant developer community that creates easy-to-integrate themes and modules. In this article, you find a list of 25 great Magento themes. Any of these themes can be customized to give a store a unique look. In each case, you also find the theme’s price.
Apparel Store Magento Theme, $85
This theme from RaviG is available on ThemeForrest. It features a basic content slider capable of handling images or HTML on the home page, and does a nice job with product grids and product detail pages.
Quasar, Free to $90
The Quasar Magento theme from Rocket Theme is free to download. But to really make use of it, you’ll want to join the Rocket Theme Magento Club for $90, which gives you access to Quasar’s RokMage extensions. With these extensions in place, this is a super modern and functional theme.
Book Store for Kids, $169
This theme from Ecommerce-Themes features a storybook design motif that should work for any kid-centric product.
BoldFashion is SilverThemes’ modern apparel theme. It has bold blue section heads, and very bouncy site navigation.
Panther is a slightly older Magento theme from Mag Themes. It was last updated in July 2010, but it remains a good theme.
To quote its developer, “Acumen is a flexible, grid-based Magento theme,” which puts a lot of focus on the products and site merchandising.
Although one has to wonder about the ethics are trying to copy Apple with a Magento theme, mApple from Mage World is a functional theme at a very good price.
Crisp and Clean, $90
Crisp and Clean has one of the coolest content sliders of any of the themes mentioned here. In fact, be sure to visit the live demo.
HelloStyle, $49 Membership
The HelloStyle theme features an interesting combination of muted and vibrant tones. You’ll need to be careful how you choose your site photography for this theme. But if you choose well, it will look great.
This free theme has a great looking background and color palette.
Tribeca is aimed at high-end retail, and might remind you of the best high-fashion sites.
This attractive theme features search and does a great job of providing good site navigation.
Layover might be more properly named “overlay” because of its very nice quick-view feature.
Mynxx, Free to $90
This is another Rocket Theme template. It comes in several design options; try the light ones.
The Musician Magento theme makes great use of color and images. It also has nice-looking product detail pages.
This theme uses graphic elements, like ribbon, to give a unique look and feel.
Notice the great use of text shadows in this Magento theme.
HelloDisplay, $49 Membership
The curve at the bottom of this theme’s home page content slider is a very nice detail.
The Fishing theme uses a lot of contrast and large font to provide a very readable shopping site.
This theme is very clean and modern. It will work well for household products, as its name applies, or high tech ones.
Perhaps more than any other theme on this list, Gnarly will demand a certain about of custom graphic creation. Nonetheless, this is a great theme.
This theme features lots of rounded corners and generally has a modern feel.
Sheets has a particularly cool home page content slider.
This media-focused theme could work well for videos, comic books, books, or art.
Books Store, $175
This very professional looking theme goes a long way to winning customer confidence.