Perth’s gift shops bring together hip designs both local and international. Whether you’re seeking homewares, beauty products, designer accessories and or just a unique greeting card, these stores know how to cater for every occasion. What’s even handier about these local favourites is that they have no minimum spend on card purchases.
Pigeonhole’s gone from strength to strength since opening their first tiny store in an arcade off Barrack Street. Their success has taken them across the country to set up shop in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. Back at home, they’re still a go-to location for cute gifts and quirky cards. Ever wanted to give your friend a tiny little projector to light up their wall with a picture of Jupiter? Look no further. Their Murray Street location is enormous and packed full of goodies to suit any taste. Pigeonhole stock beautiful products from Clean Slate, Concept Japan, Night Owl Paper Goods and more.
Compendium is tucked away in the west end of Fremantle, with a curated selection of gifts, stationery, design books and more. Take a stroll down High Street and you’ll find a goldmine of goods. Compendium is all about encouraging people to shop local, aiming to put together carefully chosen, creative items to pique your curiosity. Their cards are quirky and fun, with beautiful offerings from Jot Paper Company, Designers Anonymous Ltd, Emily McDowell, Ashkahn and more jumping off the shelves with bright, tongue-in-cheek designs. Compendium’s wares are sourced locally and from around the world, with particularly exciting collectables for any Tintin fans.
Ruck Rover General Store serves up unique goods from independent designers based all over the globe. The shop is run by two sisters, whose wares span clothing, home items, gifts, stationery and more. Their neat cards from the likes of Fox & Fallow, Georgia Perry and In the Daylight stand out among the pack for birthdays, anniversaries and just about any event you can name. Ruck Rover is perfect for finding a special something for adults or kids alike. Step into a kaleidoscope of colour and explore hedgehog badges, watermelon socks, and a whole world of whimsy.
Yoke is serving up gifts, homewares and cards from their Inglewood location seven days a week. The Beaufort Street shop sells everything from cosy throw rugs to handcrafted mango wood bowls from India. Pick up a card for any occasion, and pair it with some beard oil for the whiskered gentleman in your life, or a sweet brooch for the flamingo fancier. Yoke even has quirky postcard aeroplanes on their shelves for an overseas dispatch with a difference. The store is open seven days a week for all your gift needs – keep an eye out for their trademark duck doorstop.
Head down Old Perth Road to explore Daisy & Rowe’s shelves for the ideal gift for that hard-to-buy-for friend. The Bassendean shop has a mix of homewares, books, greeting cards from the likes of Paper Fusion and In the Daylight, accessories and more, and even stocks fresh flowers. The staff are more than happy to help you find the perfect gift, with complimentary gift wrapping included for that last-minute buy. Left it particularly late? Give them a buzz and they’ll help you choose a gift over the phone and have it wrapped for you by the time you swing by.