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Leather vs pleather – 5 ways to spot the difference

2019-10-18T06:23:20+00:00May 13th, 2019|News|

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.

Not in Cape Town? You can still browse our store!

2019-05-01T09:39:41+00:00May 1st, 2019|News|

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.

New Modern & Tribal Collective store opens with VIP launch party

2019-01-29T09:35:27+00:00November 9th, 2018|News|

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.

Modern & Tribal CC appears in SA Garden and Home

2018-08-25T05:56:04+00:00December 2nd, 2017|News|

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.