Fox On The Run Vintage
The buzz of anticipation is audible at Fox On The Run Vintage in the days leading up to the arrival of new stock.
Blink and you’ll miss the basement store between Rundle Street’s Metalicus and Naked Boutique. A red door leads the way to a succulent-lined staircase and narrow grotto packed with handpicked vintage treasures.
The collection of frocks, jumpers, shirts, skirts, menswear and accessories range from the 1950s to ’90s and designer items sit alongside retro-style pieces made by locals. There’s a no-fur rule and stock is also available online.
It’s top-notch stuff. Owner Meg Fox has an eagle eye and faults are mended before clothing hits shelves. Attention to detail runs throughout, from tags made using recycled materials to the quirky display of one-off treasures. The space feels a bit like an art gallery.
Fox is a keen supporter of local craftspeople and shelf and wall space is devoted to artwork, accessories, and gifts by the likes of illustrator Pip Kruger and Adelaide artists Boneyard Trader and Ant. It’s a sensory overload worthy of a building formerly home to a tattoo studio, bookstore, and The Little House Of Treasures clothing store during the ’80s and ’90s.