Magento is one of the best open-source eCommerce CMSes out there. It offers webmasters a ton of features and plenty of flexibility with which to create online stores. It’s infinitely customizable and there are plenty of great themes available to make your site look professional and welcoming to your customers.
I’ve picked out some of the very best Magento themes that you can find in the ThemeForest marketplace, the marketplace for website themes and templates run by our parent company Envato. Each of these themes is unique and can make it easier for you to design the perfect eCommerce site for your business, so let’s dive right in!
This theme truly lives up to its name — with a great design supporting unlimited color schemes and two styles that works for just about every product category, from apparel to electronics to furniture.
The homepage features a large banner slider capable of simple and eye-catching advanced transitions, an accordion block to showcase multiple brands or ranges, and plenty of neat little touches like an animated Twitter widget, image rollovers and a shopping cart button that reveals its items on rollover.
Every page, including product pages (with an image zoom plugin baked in) and those in the checkout section, is thoughtfully crafted and looks clean and professional.
This HTML5-based responsive theme keeps things simple and is suited for fashion/apparel stores. It feautres clean layouts on every page, a customizable slider on the homepage and support for grid/list view options, making for a great shopping experience for your customers. If you’ve been looking for a clean-slate theme that you can add your brand’s signature look to, without compromising on usability, Response should be right up your alley.
This responsive HTML5-based theme really makes your product images pop! The design allows for a lot of negative space and is perfect for casual and formal apparel brands. It has a beautiful full-width customizable slider that really brings the layout together. Unlimited color variations allow you to make this theme your own.
Chocolat is easily one of the most elegant themes in the marketplace. Lovely details make this a memorable design, with tasteful icons and buttons, and neat color schemes. It also has a great homepage layout with a nicely-arranged slider and promo blocks alongside.
This theme is perfect for selling electronics of all kinds – the contemporary styling lends itself well to previewing and comparing gadgets, and the fonts look great. The product information pages feature well-designed tabs tabs are nicely skinned too. There are also plenty of static blocks to add promos and other content to create a great shopping experience.
This theme is practically ready to launch with, right out of the box. Classic design cues, a subtle color scheme and an eye-catching header make this theme a real winner. It’s perfect for contemporary and vintage fashion apparel brands, and lets your product images do the talking. The detailed quick view on featured items on the homepage is a very useful bonus.
Here’s a really unique theme that features a cool angular motif that’s used across the entire layout design. The homepage features a stunning slider that’s sure to draw customers in, and the rest of the theme is well detailed. This would be a wonderful choice for a boutique fashion/accessories brand.
Here’s a neat and clean theme that’s great for displaying food products. The subtle color scheme and details allow your mouthwatering food shots to take center stage on every page. Plus, MT Balosa comes with free slideshow and product list extensions to give you more control over how your images are presented.
This theme is grungy, edgy and perfect for urban/youth brands. The live preview looks great featuring shoes and sneakers, but you can use this for clothing and accessories too. There are lots of nice details here, from the sidebar menu to image frames and buttons.
If you’re looking to sell electronics, this is a lovely theme to go with. Bold color schemes, legible text and thoughtful details like a product sidebar on product pages are worth looking out for. Gadget is also optimized to load quickly and works well on tablets.
This is a gorgeous dark theme that would be great for boutique/custom apparel brands. Content is divided neatly by rounded rectangles with cool blue accents and a well-chosen set of fonts to go with it. The homepage is especially beautiful and allows you to showcase top items with a slider, static content blocks and a product carousel. What’s not to like?
Layover is a classy, minimalist responsive theme that’s great for luxury/bespoke brands. There’s more to this theme than just stylish looks though – the homepage features neat product flipcards and carousels, while product pages incorporate image zoom, related products and plenty of negative space to help customers feel at home while browsing.
Muted colors, tasteful textures, clever design elements and great page layouts make this my pick of the lot. Organic is a lovely theme that’d be a smart choice for apparel or handcrafted goods. Everything from the slider control to section headers to buttons and fonts are meticulously detailed, coming together to create a look that’s contemporary yet welcoming.
Maya is designed with children’s clothing/toys/accessories stores in mind, and perfectly complements said products with its soft colors and simple layouts. It also comes with lots of great features including two header sliders to choose from, Cufon font replacement and a battery of admin options to manage your store.
This is a very well built theme that’s flexible and allows for plenty of customization. It comes packed with features like UI widgets, snippets and a Mega navigation menu, and has been receiving updates for over two years — meaning you can rest assured that you’re purchasing a great base theme for your design. It’s suited for all kinds of apparel brands that would benefit from a clean modern layout.
That’s a wrap, folks! These are some of the best Magento themes available on ThemeForest, with stunning designs and features to help you build the ultimate online store. I hope you find this selection useful; if you have a favorite theme in the marketplace that you think I’ve missed, feel free to mention in the comments.