Gift of Giving

Tis the season… to pick out some great gifts for the people you love. And where better to look than Bowerbird Design Market. With over 200 stalls, Bowerbird is undoubtedly the perfect weekend to seek, explore, find and collect gifts for Christmas,

To help with your Christmas list, we rounded up some of Adelaide’s iconic personalities to give you their top picks from their favourite designers and makers featuring at Bowerbird.

Jessie Spiby, chef and owner My Grandma Ben

Jessie Spiby of Masterchef Australia fame has recently opened her first bricks and mortar sustainable food venture, My Grandma Ben, in Bowden.  Her choice of gifts reflects her culinary background and commitment to support local, including some of her creative neighbours;

Dog boy: A fellow Bowden local using recycled blades and wood to make he’s gorgeous knives. I have one at home and it’s a pleasure to use. Oh and he also has a cute as dog.

Julie white: Colourful, vertsitile and oozing quality.

Otti made: Cute little ceramics that give you a little warm hug each time you use them.

Jaggar: Ethical sleepware designed by Adelaide local and damn nice lady Krystal. Comfy and luxe bed clothes perfect for lounging.


Clockwise from top left; Dog Boy Knives, Julie White, Otti Made, Jaggar Sleepware

Joshua Fanning, Publisher- CityMag

CityMag is a quarterly print and weekly digital magazine that sees Adelaide for what it is and what it is becoming.  Publisher, and one half of the founding team behind CityMag,  Josh Fanning has a strong eye for design and the next big thing in fashion and innovation, here’s his top picks for our November market.

Read the full article about the selections at CityMag. 


Clockwise from top left: Tactica, Seazinc, Lil’ Gas, Chai Addict, Cut Throat Knives, Bamboo Clothing.

Pippa Wanganeen, Creative Director- Gavin Wanganeen Art


As a lover of fashion interiors, travel and the arts AND a Mum to three young girls its hardly a surprise to see bold colours, and stylish threads and treats for small folk feature heavily in her edit;


Clockwise from top left: Chook Shed Designs, Farrah Design Julie White,Retro Bub, Linen and Lime, Gather and Moss

Photo Credit: Pippa (Kirsty Burns)



Posted on November 21, 2018 in Bowerbird, Design, Fashion, Homewares, Stallholders, Uncategorized

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