Exploring the idea of human connection in a digital world, our writer Georgina recalls her fortuitous first trip to the Mungo Mill.
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.
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.
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.
Pro-organic or organic-shmanic? A opinion piece on organic in light of Mungo’s first-ever organic towel: The Aegean. Designed, woven, made in South Africa.
A message from Mungo MD, Dax Holding, about the new measures taken, and the shift in focus, since the onset of the global pandemic, Covid-19 – including the launch of 100% linen face masks.
In the lead up to lockdown, we switched off our looms and turned to making face masks. Here are some photos of those last few days.
In light of the Covid19 pandemic, Mungo MD Dax Holding, releases a statement regarding stringent protocols to be immediately effected at the Mungo Mill and shops.
Our head designer, Lenore Schroeder recently fulfilled a longtime dream of owning her own loom. Here’s her story of finding, assembling and weaving on a beautiful old handloom.
In appreciation of those who keep us safe on the beaches, Mungo kitted out the Plettenberg Bay lifeguards with some limited edition red & yellow Itawuli towels.
keeping us safe on the beaches this summer, Mungo kitted out the Plett lifeguards with limited edition red & yellow Itawulis.
Through our Corporate Social Responsibility programme, MOVE, we hold staff development courses & workshops throughout the year. Read more about our recent communications workshop, led by development psychologist Carol Surya.
Read about what Mungo got up to in 2019: product launches and our quest to go organic, international trade shows, the our MOVE CSR workshops, #mungotowelstory submissions & more
Each year Mungo invites students from the Crags Primary School in Plettenberg Bay to the Mungo Mill, for a mill tour & textile workshop. Introducing the ‘Mungo Moon’, designed by Alwynia Simon and sold in aid of the Kids of Kurland foundation.
In alignment with the values of our Corporate Social Responsibility program, MOVE, we host staff development workshops. We recently wrapped up a gardening course, where members of the Mungo team got to trips of resourceful & self-sustaining principles of permaculture.
Mungo has been looking for GOTS-certified organic cotton for some time. This is the story of our search for organic cotton in Turkey.
In alignment with our Corporate Social Responsibility initiative, MOVE, we seek to empower and uplift the people who bring Mungo to life. Read more about our recent sewing workshop – a 6 week course that forms part of our staff development program.
On a frosty morning in July, Mungo headed to Misty Cliffs to shoot our much-loved bath and beath companion, The Dhow Towel. Read on to find out more about the day – and a couple of unexpected surprises that came along for the ride!
As part of Mungo’s Social Responsibility Initiative, MOVE, we recently hosted our second installment of the Kids of Kurland Kikoi Project. Read more about how 16 students got to design their very own kikoi colourway.