Festive shopping guide for the serious shopper


If you take your shopping seriously or you just need Christmas stocking fillers, you will love our list of must-haves for this festive season. Whether you are looking for hair products or home furnishings, these items are so irresistible and affordable they might end up in your stocking as well. And you can shop from the comfort of your living room.

Pone Creatives

Pone Creatives is a home furnishing textile design house that offers luxurious, woven fabrics in unique designs. They use original weaving techniques to design beautiful home furnishings that will stand the test of time and impress your guests.

Lesego Maloka, the creative director of Pone Creatives, is proud of her Batswana heritage and draws inspiration from her sandy home in Mpumalanga, surrounded by chickens and cows.

Pone Creatives sells fabric directly to consumers, fabric houses, upholsterers and interior decorators. They are giving their customers a 10% discount on all fabrics on 24, 25 and 26 December 2019.

Email: ponecreatives@gmail.com

Website: www.ponecreatives.com

Instagram: pone_creatives

Qhawekazi Style Collection

Qhawekazi Styles Collection crafts timeless African inspired couture for everyday and formal wear. Their garments are unique, stylish and made from quality fabric such as African print, Shweshwe and Ndebele fabrics. Choose from their trendy selection of kimonos, coats, dresses, shorts and pants. You can also customise your kimonos to your specific measurements.

You will find them at 8 Coronation Road, Scottsville, Pietermaritzburg, and their collection is also available at the DFF Emporium in uMlazi Mega City, Durban. They have slashed their prices by up to 50% on selected garments and if you buy more than one garment, you will receive an additional discount.

Every customer will receive a gift if you purchase from any collection during the festive season.

Catch them at the iHeart Market at the Hay Store (Durban) on 21 December 2019.

Website: www.qhawekazi.com

Instagram: Qhawekazi_Collection

Facebook: Qhawekazi Store

Curl Chemistry

Curl Chemistry’s haircare line is uniquely formulated for natural hair and will help you look your best this December.

All their products are sulphate, paraben and silicone-free, made without any mineral oils, vegan-friendly and safe for kids.

You will love their curl activating cream, which is a favourite with their customers. You will be sure to find something that tickles your fancy from their range of shampoos, deep conditioners and curl refreshing sprays. Check out the many combo’s on sale this December.

Website: www.curlchemistry.co.za

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/curlchemistry/

African Mamas Crafts

African Mamas Crafts has a stunning selection of handmade, beaded accessories, home décor products and gifts made from high-quality glass beads and upcycled materials.

You will be pleased to know that African Mamas Crafts products go beyond visual appeal: they work with 80 rural-based female entrepreneurs and a growing network of crafters and buyers in the Eastern Cape, Limpopo and KwaZulu-Natal. This means that your purchases are improving the lives of families living in rural areas.

In creating their product items, the crafters find inspiration in everyday life situations.  They are simple, elegant, beautiful and to be enjoyed – a true reflection of traditional and contemporary African design.

The traditional pieces are vibrantly colourful and reflect the celebration of life that marks much of African ceremonies.  The creative designs of the handmade home décor items also draws inspiration from nature; you will see this reflected in the Zebra Vase Collection.

Website: https://www.africanmamascrafts.co.za/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/africanmamascrafts/