Spring holds a special kind of magic. A feeling of renewal, a sense of optimism. Pulled along by the promise of change that extends beyond the cold chasms of winter. In the budding of new shoots that seem to appear slowly and then all at once, in the slow crescendo to warmer days, there’s time to reflect…
Introducing Terracotta: pure linen bedding in a rich and rustic palette.
Inspired by the earth. Woven with 100% flax linen at the Mungo Mill.
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.
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.
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.
Sustainability and transparency are at the core of what we do at Mungo. We design textiles that are responsible, empower the makers and are made to last.
Bamboo has a range of amazing benefits. This simple plant is super eco-friendly and creates a luxuriously soft fabric. Read on to learn more about this sustainable fibre.
We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again – linen is an absolute marvel of nature! Luxurious comfort and elegance, as well as practicality and durability, are just a few of the countless benefits of this amazing fiber. Mungo is super proud to be one of a few linen weavers in South Africa, and …
Light, luxurious and long-lasting, linen leads the way when it comes to linen bedding. Read more about this earth-friendly fibre, and why it offers the ultimate in comfort, here.
One of the world’s oldest fabrics, linen is woven from the fibers of the flax plant and is a completely natural resource. No part of the flax plant is wasted; the left over linseeds, oil, straw and fiber are used in everything from lino and soap to cattle feed and paper. Few products are so efficiently used as flax.
The difference between cotton and linen may be slight to most, but it is interesting to know how and why these fibers are used in the way they are. Linen is one of the oldest recognized fibers around and dates back thousands of years. There have been records of linen that are over 4000 years …