Following an audit in Feb 2020, Mungo is now South Africa’s first GOTS-certified weaving mill. Read more about the rigorous controls & checks that took place to acquire the certification.
Introducing the newest addition to the Mungo Kamma Bed Linen range: Melange. Cool, crisp & classic. Inspired by the earthy tones of chalk & stone, and woven at the Mungo Mill 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.
Since making the Mungo Linen Mask available online, we’ve had a few queries about the choice of fibre. Here’s why we chose 100% linen for our face mask.
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.
For over 30 years we’ve been removing the door to our flagship Plett shop, and re-hinging it at the close of day. Yesterday we closed it until we can reopen – alongside our 2 other shops and Mungo Mill in preparation for lockdown. Here’s to keeping hopeful, staying in touch & exploring alternatives.
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.
There’s a new kid on the block – at 299 South Street to be exact. Born from a need for something a bit different, Shoppe Object is Manhattans new independent home and gift show which debuted in 2018. Under one roof, in Lower East Side, 450 visionary brands and designers from around the world come together for three days …
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.
Spring is upon us, which calls for an al fresco feast! Check out our tips & tricks for the perfect picnic – including what to pack, tasty recipes and more.
At Mungo our customers often ask us about how to care for linen. Here are our tips on how to wash, dry, iron, store (and more) your linen items.
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.
Did you see our Mungo Treasure Hunt? We celebrated the start of spring by posting riddles to our social media, leading treasure hunters to a 40% discount! Here’s a rehash of this spring special.