So you've invested in a leather handbag. But how do you care for and clean it to ensure many, many years of use? If looked after correctly, leather can last you a lifetime. We've sourced five simple tips to keeping your leather handbag in tip top condition.
At Modern & Tribal we use a variety of materials including exotic skins like ostrich, zebra, springbok and gemsbok. We only use A-grade leather in the manufacturing process, which is provided by Leather Link and Game Skin Tannery in Cape Town, and Klein Karoo Leather in Outshoorn. Don't be fooled into buying faux leather. Here are five ways to spot the difference between leather and pleather.
We're excited to share something with you. Thanks to a handy piece of technology, you can now browse h our shop no matter where in the world you are. Aren't the advances in technology great? Every day it seems as though there is something new. Well, lucky for us, a cool piece of technology means you can browse our physical store even if you're not in Cape Town.
At Modern & Tribal, we always try to find exquisite designers to stock. Beatrice von Tresckow is no exception. We're excited to showcase the beautiful designs of Beatrice von Tresckow Designs in store.
Lizz Meiring can be described as whacky, classy, creative, funny and inspiring. She's also a well-known actress, director, TV presenter, arts journalist, media personality and author. She recently popped in to take a look at our new space and boy was she blown away...
Our new Modern & Tribal Collective store opened its doors in Cape Town CBD on 29 October 2018. It's been a busy and exciting time for us, as we prepared for the move from our previous home at the MOJO Market in Sea Point. The new store is located at 64 Church Street, Cape Town and features the full Modern & Tribal range, as well as products from KoiKoi, A Wicked Little Company, Liba Collection, Solluna, Thijs Nel, La Grace and Monsoon Trading.
For all orders that are shipped locally in South Africa, delivery is free. So all you need to do is choose a product, choose the leather type and colour, and we'll make sure you receive your beautifully crafted item as soon as possible.
After no less than 12 trips to Turkey, Deon Behrens was inspired by the rich, colourful, earthy textures of the carpets, kilims and handwoven fabrics he found there. He decided that he wanted to incorporate his purchases from Turkey into handstitched bags and accessories, not only to repurpose these fabrics but also to create completely unique statement pieces, each with their own story and intricate design.