Five days of sunrise swimming. 292 swimmers. R29,200 raised for I AM WATER. Read the story of the 2022 Mungo Swim Club – and how you can join for the next one.
Every year we invite a class of students from the Crags Primary School for a tour of our mill, and a workshop in textile design. Each student is given the chance to design their own kikoi colourway, and a winning design is woven to life on our looms and sold in aid of funding an additional teacher at the school. Here’s the story of the 2022 Kids of Kurland Kikoi, designed by Grace Hendrickse.
Welcoming the Caribbean Check – a cotton tablecloth inspired by a voyage to the Caribbean, and woven to life on our newest Saurer loom at the Mungo Mill.
- Any intrepid seafarer needs the towel of the trade. And by that, we mean a Mungo Towel. But this is no everyday flat-weave. This towel is for the next generation of sea swimmers, oceanographers, and avid explorers. It’s a towel for the rockpool-finders, for the sandcastle builders and first-time snorkellers. Bright Futures It's important to [...]
A visit to the flowering flax fields in Normandy to meet with our linen supplier. Knowing where our yarn comes from, who grows it, and processes, has always been part of our transparency objective.
Irreverent musings on organic cotton – and other 21st century problems.
Absorbent, cosy, robust and visually interesting – there’s a reason the enduring the waffle weave has made its way into many of our bath, kitchen and bedroom textiles. Read more about how this classic weave, a design that’s as utilitarian as it is functional, lends it magic to our range, here.
Here to inspire the most vivid of imaginations – the Woven Quilt. A pure cotton children’s blanket, concocted from the mind of our design wizard, and woven to life in a kaleidoscopic, bag-of-jelly-beans-esque palette.
From the iconic boardgame, to ancient tombs, New York taxis, and international runways, the classic check needs no introduction. Now from our design office, it takes a contemporary spin. Read the full story of the Willow Beach Towel, here.
Planning a wedding? With its scenic shorelines, dramatic mountains, and tranquil natural surrounds, Plettenberg Bay has become a popular destination for saying ‘I do.’ Take inspiration from our list of best wedding venues in Plettenberg Bay – from captivating countryside venues, scenic vineyards, historic manors, boutique hotels, and even a picturesque rose garden.
In pursuit of a mindful, slower and all-natural lifestyle – a conversation around humble beginnings, business ethos and exceeding personal expectations with O’live founder, Zikhona Tefu.
Introducing the Flax Towel – a light and lustrous flat-weave that carries with it the hallmark of heritage.
Woven with one of the oldest fibres known to man: pure flax linen.
In conversation with Lucie-Panis Jones, a young textile designer and weaver, now adding new creative flair to Mungo Cape Town on 78 Hout Street.
As colder weather calls, the light layers of our new Linen Scarf make for cosy comfort.
Woven from the finest linen threads at the Mungo Mill, and photographed in Groot Bank near Plettenberg Bay.
Planning a trip up the Garden Route? Be sure to enjoy all that Plettenberg Bay has to offer, from scenic hiking trails, a textile weaving mill, delicious delis, wine farms and more.
A reflection on the fragility of supply chains, and the importance of being adaptable.
We’ve expanded our Joburg store at 44 Stanley Avenue! In a restored industrial building, fitted with our full range of textiles and an interactive weaving display, you’ll find our expanded location – in good company with other creative makers and independent shopkeepers.
A round-up of what we’ve been up to in 2021: product launches, the expansion of our weaving mill, receiving our Global Organic Textile Standard certification (again), happenings from our CSR and more.
If you’ve had the chance to visit our flagship Cape Town store, you’ll be familiar with our most-loved loom, fondly known as ‘Hattie’. With the expansion of the Mungo Mill underway, we’ve brought her up to the Garden Route to join the rest of her clan – and to be reunited with those who truly know how to take care of her…