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.
Linen and cotton are the two natural fibres we at Mungo use the most in our products. They both have long histories of use, are incredibly versatile and have great practical qualities. So how do these two superfabrics measure up against one another?
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 …
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 …