Read more about the 2023 Africa Textile talks – a full day of inspiring discussions that offer a platform to spotlight textile innovation and connect with industry change makers. The talks present a refreshing opportunity to explore responsive solutions, as we look to reimagine Africa’s fashion and textile landscape amidst globally relevant issues.
A hard look at fast fashion and the importance of traceability. A call to action: to take a deeper look behind the seams.
- There’s a distinctive change in the air this time of year; the quality of the light, that first nip of winter. It’s also one of Plett’s most beautiful times - when the sky is clear and crisp and calm - until the rains roll in. And as you drive down the N2, towards Old Nick [...]
Join us as we visit the farming cooperative, Terre De Lin, in Normandy to learn about their farming practices and the meticulous care that goes into cultivating the flax we use in our linen products. Watch the film here.
A reflection on consumption, impact, and the ‘grey area’ of sustainable production. Read the full story on the Mungo journal.
- Any intrepid seafarer needs the towel of the trade. And by that, we mean a Mungo Towel. But this is no everyday flat-weave. This towel is for the next generation of sea swimmers, oceanographers, and avid explorers. It’s a towel for the rockpool-finders, for the sandcastle builders and first-time snorkellers. Bright Futures It's important to [...]
Irreverent musings on organic cotton – and other 21st century problems.
A reflection on the fragility of supply chains, and the importance of being adaptable.
In 2020 Mungo became South Africa’s first GOTS-certified weaving mill. The Global Organic Textile Standard is the world-leading standard for ethically produced organic textiles – read more about it here.
At Mungo we challenge the idea that value is a product of price. And we hope that as people understand where something comes from, and how it’s made, they’ll be encouraged to make more conscious purchasing decisions…