The Watershed

The Watershed is short walk from the V&A Waterfront. The Watershed offers smaller-batch, local designer goods for sale compared to the V&A Waterfront. Fashion, jewellery and art is what you can find in this market-like atmosphere.


MeMeMe stocks trendy women’s clothing and accessories from top South African designers. MeMeMe is situated in Long Street in Cape Town.

And Banana

Originally foundered by husband and wife, And Banana is the name of an eclectic range of African-inspired jewellery, while Ethno Bongo is the title of the couple’s furniture collection. All products are designed by Ralf and Mijou and are made in Hout Bay with a team of local crafters. The possibilities of what to buy are simply endless at this boutique.

Merchants on Long

Merchants on Long houses is where you can find luxury and homemade brands that are sourced and made in Africa.A wide variety of clothing for men, women and children, as well as accessories, homeware, shoes and more, in vibrant African prints and luxurious fabrics are stock here , featuring a host of South African designers. The boutique is also the home of Okapi, an ethically produced line of luxury handbags and accessories.

Mungo and Jemima

Owned by Kirsty Bannerman and Marian Park-Ross, Mungo and Jemima is a great shop to pick up beautiful dresses or accessory piece from either the South African labels found in store or from their own brands, Coppelia and GOOD. Mungo and Jemima places timeless and quality fashion in their boutique, making it the go-to store for relaxed South African style.