Street Stories

MEET SOME OF THE MANY ARTISANS AND MAKERS WHO CALL THE RUNDLE MALL PRECINCT HOME.

CARMEN DUGAN // KEEPSAKE THE LABEL
BNKR 160 RUNDLE MALL

“Just like our team, I think the brand has grown in sophistication" says Carmen. With a resurgence of comfortable, wearable fashion, Carmen has overseen a rise in soft, feminine clothing.

SUSAN FROST // JAMFACTORY
G14 RUNDLE MALL PLAZA

“We threw some clay on the potter’s wheel and that was it,” says Susan, recalling the beginning of her accidental love affair with ceramics.

TERRY GASSON // TAILOR
111G BALCONY LEVEL, GAY'S ARCADE

But perhaps the most important lesson he’s learned in his almost 70 years in the business, is that no matter his upbringing or standing, “every man looks the same with his pants down.”

SARAH ROTHE // JEWELLERY & DESIGN
29 REGENT ARCADE

“I want my work to look fragile but in fact be really strong” says Sarah. “Point one of a millimetre can really make a difference.”

WADE GALEA // JACK GREENS
1/32 JAMES PLACE

The idea of eating a salad can feel more like a necessity than a joy, in Wade Galea you’ll find an infectious enthusiasm for humble greens. “When I was out for lunch, there were few healthy options, and I couldn’t understand why.”

GULCAY BATEMAN // JUST BLISS CHOCOLATES
5/38 GAWLER PLACE

Owner and head chocolatier, Gulcay Bateman says the inspiration driving her business is simple. “Just Bliss is about enjoying the small pleasures in life."

PETAR BELOSEVIC // THE PROPAGANDA CLUB
110 GRENFELL STREET

With its solid timber sliding door on an unassuming street corner off Regent Arcade, the sense of mystery and intrigue surrounding The Propaganda Club is something that lingers long after you leave.

ULRIKE KLEIN // JURLIQUE
50 RUNDLE MALL

It’s easy to forget that a major brand such as Jurlique started in our own backyard. Co-founder and botanist, Ulrike Klein says, “We chose the Adelaide Hills because it had the perfect climate to grow the herbs we wanted, and the land was unpolluted.”


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