We spoke to Cape Town-based natural dyer, Genna Shrosbree, about her process and craft, and the techniques used to conjure the new range of Mungo + Beagle and Basset Botanically Dyed Organic Cotton Baby Blankets.
In the heart of the Southern Suburbs you’ll find our’s newest retail store, offering our full range of homeware textiles. Open daily with ample parking, and adjacent to Cape Town’s best coffee and croissants. Take a look inside.
The Cloverleaf Tablecloth is an enduring classic on the Mungo range. Inspired by an 18th century design, refined by our Master Weaver and woven from the finest Italian-spun linen threads. Read, and watch, the history behind this one-of-a-kind cloth on our blog.
Every mutt needs a Moholo. And every Moholo needs a model. See how photographer Sharyn Hodges shot her three adorable Golden Retriever doggos with the new Mungo Moholo Dog Blankets.
In pursuit of natural dyeing, Craig and Georgina set out flower picking in the Crags. Here’s the story behind their excursion, and the newest (very limited edition) Kenza Scarf.
Discussing the historic Willow Weave design with the Master Weaver himself, Stuart Holding.
Inspired by the heart-warming story of Bonbon and Blanket, we wove to life a colourful cotton kids blanket at the Mungo Mill. Each blanket is sold alongside a signed copy of the book, with the proceeds in aid of local NGO, Shine Literacy.
Playing within the creative constraints of our antique shuttle looms, we designed and wove the Linen Scarf. Loading the pirns at random, our weavers found play in the weft. The result is that each scarf bears the creative hand of its creator. Each is truly one of a kind. Read more on our blog.
Exploring the idea of human connection in a digital world, our writer Georgina recalls her fortuitous first trip to the Mungo Mill.
Our Kamma Linen Bedding is now available in a dreamy new colourway, Grey Mist. Woven with a unique melange fleck that adds visual texture. Italian-spun, woven by us.
Read more about the rich and varied history of Old Nick Village and surrounds – where our mill and flagship store makes it home. From the early inhabitance of the indigenous people, to the arrival of the spice route-seeking Europeans and subsequent British colonial conquest, to its present evolution as a landmark shopping destination on the Garden Route.
In 2017 we started on a journey… A trip to Turkey to find the world’s best organic cotton culminated in 3 new organic cotton towels. And in 2020 following an audit, we achieved the GOTS-certified of the Mungo Mill. Now introducing our latest addition – GOTS-certified Organic Baby Blankets.
Our Kamma Linen bedding is now available in two limited edition colourways: Russet & Verdite Stripe. Light, crisp, breathable & woven from the highest quality linen threads. Italian-spun, woven in Plettenberg Bay.
It’s official – Mung has landed in Europe! Are you or a loved one a resident living in the EU? Now you can shop our range homeware textiles online, with quick, easy & affordable delivery across the continent.
Doing things a little differently is part of the vanguard spirit that makes Mungo ‘Mungo’… Our writer Georgina Selander shares her thoughts on flying your own flag.
Inspired by the colours of the Garden Route’s rugged coastline, Mungo’s designer Lenore Schroeder has introduced a new colourway to our best-selling Vrou Vrou blanket range: meet the Cypress.
In 2020 Mungo became South Africa’s first GOTS-certified weaving mill. The Global Organic Textile Standard is the world-leading standard for ethically produced organic textiles – read more about it here.
At Mungo we challenge the idea that value is a product of price. And we hope that as people understand where something comes from, and how it’s made, they’ll be encouraged to make more conscious purchasing decisions…
Now the proud cultivators of bountiful backyard gardens, 7 Plettenberg Bay community members recently completed our ‘Feed your family from your garden’ workshop, an initiative of the Mungo CSR, MOVE.
Partnering with local non-profit initiative, the Crags Eco Nappy project, Mungo recently donated enough bamboo fabric to provide 1200 cloth nappies to the new moms of the Covie & Kurland communities in Plettenberg Bay.