The Tangerine Fox

Shopping, Gifts Rundle Mall
 (Photograph: Kristy Bone)
Photograph: Kristy Bone
 (Photograph: Kristy Bone)
Photograph: Kristy Bone
 (Photograph: Kristy Bone)
Photograph: Kristy Bone

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Opened by best friends Sally Kelly and Gin Kalleske just two years ago, this funky little gift shop has quickly become a city favourite for its eclectic mix of quirky and kitsch, with a focus on handmade goods. Artworks and accessories by local artists and designers sit alongside big name brands – witness leather wallets and bags by cult Sydney brand Status Anxiety, whimsical resin brooches by Erstwilder, and gelati-tinged nail polishes by I Scream Nails – as well as fair trade handicrafts from Mexico, Russia and Japan. “We're very eclectic, we're always on the lookout for quirky, amazing things from all over the world,” says Kelly.

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The Tangerine Fox says
The Tangerine Fox is an eclectic + quirky gift store right in the thick of Adelaide's shopping mecca, the East End precinct. Metres from Rundle Mall + a 2 min walk from Adelaide Uni. Tucked in next to Clarity Records, 2 doors down from the amazing Soi 38 Thai restaurant + the Crowne Plaza within spitting distance....not that we're spitters or anything, especially on luxury hotels...
The foxes, formerly known as BFF's Gin + Sal, bought the fabulous Ikeguchi store, an icon in Adelaide for 16 years, in Jan 2015 + rebranded as The Tangerine Fox. Nearly 19 months in and yup, we're still wrapping your gifts for free, still stocking the same incredible range of Japanese ceramics + gifts, still supporting artists + craftspeople from SA + Australia....and yep, still rockin the BEST 80's soundtrack in town. It's all about the kewpie dolls, animal figurines, Star Wars stuff, wall art, Russian babushkas, candles, Mexican handicrafts, hilarious cards, Frida + Day of the Dead, funky stationery, unique homewares, retro tin toys, novelties you wont find everywhere, cool stuff for kids + cat lovers, kitsch cuckoo clocks, Sonny Angels + so much jewellery it'll make your head spin. Brands like Made590, Elk Accessories, Have you met Miss Jones, Jubly Umph, Lalaland, Status Anxiety, Blue Q, Concept Japan, Kester Black + Studio Cockatoo alongside emerging artists + makers...keeping the focus on supporting Australian small businesses, celebrating our talented artisans/creatives + mixing it up constantly with new brands + new designers so there's something different every time you come in. Oh + we're not just bricks + mortar, oh no...our online store is HUGE, open 24/7 + best of all, doesn't require the wearing of pants. We have a VIP club that's loved by our regulars + was recently voted the least annoying loyalty program ever. Listed in 2015 as #1 on Yelp's 10 best gift stores in Adelaide + only getting radder! You NEED to trust us on this + get yo'selves foxified! xxx
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Venue name: The Tangerine Fox
Address: 58 Pulteney St
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