Thursday, December 24, 2015

Best Cape Town Gift Stores // Online and Off

Looking for gifts in Cape Town and tired of the run of the mill chain stores? Here are five of of Cape Towns finest specialty stores which are guaranteed to win you brownie points and secure you gifting goddess status. 


Online or Unit G3 Salt Circle Building, 19 Kent Street, Woodstock, Cape Town
Think: Screen printing and beautiful typography on a variety of homeware products such as cushions, aprons, laptop and tablet sleeves. 

Present Space 
50 Kloof St, Gardens, Cape Town 
Newly Opened: Shop Number G72, Willowbridge Store
Think: A showcase of local designers with products spanning from beautiful ceramics, to crochet pot hangers, to intricate jewellery. This is a one stop shop for thoughtful gifts which are kooky and clever! 

Oh Lief 
Online or stocked by a number of stores in Cape Town including Wellness Warehouse on Kloof, not to mention Woolworths (Canal Walk, Cavendish, Tygervalley, V&A, Blue Route and Adderley Street) 
Think: Organic products which are environmentally friendly and made with love! Incredients include beeswax and exotic oils like baobab, avocado and lemongrass, to create body waxes, oils and hand washes in flavours like Green Rooibos, Lavendar & Roman Chamomile and Grapefruit, Sweet Orange and Tea Tree! I have the Grapefruit body wax and it smells divine!  

Skinny La Minx 

Online, On Superbalist or 201 Bree Street, Cape Town
Think: Textiles, tea towels, wallpaper courtesy of designer Heather Moore. The products are aptly described to "bring pattern and practicality" into your home. 

We Heart This 
Think: Beautiful jewellery, wooden boards, prints, leather bags, pouches. They don't have a physical store but only charge R60 courier delivery in Cape Town. 

Want to be a part of this chic list or know of a shop which should be? Contact me! 


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