• Makemba Boutique

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    Makemba Boutique

    Makemba, is  a central African name meaning Freedom.

    Makemba is a nomadic bohême designer collection of limited-edition jewelry and clothing. Founded by Jodi Jade, Makemba’s vision is to preserve ancient textile and jewellery craftsmanship.

    The Makemba collection includes exquisite silver and brass jewelry, designed and curated by Rodrigo Salazar Castro, an extraordinary artisan from Mexico. Jodie Jade creates gorgeous macrame pieces, each a labour love that weave together her passion for travel and the handmade.

    Bespoke pieces from the unique leather collection are handmade by a Zimbabwean artisan, while the clothing range caters to slow fashion aficionados and lovers of tribal art. The clothing collection is expertly crafted from natural fibres of Indian hand loomed cottons, West African mudcloth and hand block prints.

    Visit Makemba in their new space at Imhoff Farm or shop online.

    The Team

    Our vision is to preserve ancient textile and jewelry craftsmanship. This we do by merging tribal designs and materials into our new age designs.

    The Makemba silver and brass collection is designed and curated by Rodrigo Salazar Castro, an extraordinary artisan from Mexico. Rodrigo apprenticed under the renowned and respected silversmith Poncho Gonzales.

    Under the tutelage of this master artisan Rodrigo studied the ancient techniques of jewellery making in the small Mexican village of Xilitla. Rodrigo painstakingly creates each unique piece using his finely honed skills and his passion for the craft.

    Jodi Jade grew up in South Africa. Having completed her diploma in Art direction, she sold all of her belongings and began to travel the world.

    Her travels wove together time, culture, story and tradition and her artworks became a labor of love. Subsequently her passion of travel, and her love for nomadic design and craftsmanship saw the birth of Makemba Boutique.

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  • Southern Provisions

    Southern Provisions

    The trendiest fashion destination on the Cape Peninsula

    Southern Provisions was born out of a need for a unique and trendy fashion destination in Kommetjie. It was conceptualised to appeal to the fashion conscious, however offers a hip and laid back environment in which to browse.

    The original Southern Provisions store thrives in an unexpected location in Heron Park, Kommetjie. It was established by teaming up with the popular coffee shop,  Southern Grind. Today it is a hive of local activity, with customers lingering for longer.

    The Southern Provisions store enjoys a chilled setting on Imhoff Farm. The shop features exposed brickwork as well as custom-made industrial and reclaimed wood fittings.

    Grab a coffee as you enter and take your time browsing the carefully curated selection of premium and hip international and local brands. Stylish menswear and ladies wear from the likes of North Face, Hurley, St Goliath, Silent Theory, All About Eve, Happy Socks and Molo Socks are complemented by accessories from Herschel and desirable Bits & Botany homeware.

    The Team

    Cofounded by Simon and Sean, Southern Provisions runs as a well oiled machine under their passionate guidance. Simon is an experienced  international fashion brand sales director and takes care of the product sourcing and merchandising for the store’s diverse and desirable apparel, footwear and homeware range.

    With extensive project management experience, Sean is in charge of the premium coffee offering and in-store shopping experience. Barista extraordinaire Joseph will ensure that you are well-caffeinated during your visit to the trendiest fashion destination on the Cape Peninsula.

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