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Shopping in Cape Town

1. Merchants on Long, Cape Town

Merchants on Long Store

Founded by Hanneli Rupert, daughter of billionaire tycoon Johann Rupert, Merchants on Long is a showcase of African made-and-designed luxury goods. Shop Rupert's own in-house brand of leather purses, or knitwear inspired by Xhosa beadwork.

2. Dear Rae, Cape Town

Dear Rae Interior

From garage start-up to successful Cape Town jewellery brand. Karin Rae's namesake brand specialises in bespoke pieces inspired by her familial heritage. Karin and her homegrown team operate out of a soft pink studio on Bree Street.

3. AKJP Studio, Cape Town

AKJP Studio Products

More than being one of the city's slickest fashion spots, it is also a showcase of the best premium South African brands, ranging from leather goods and accessories to homeware. AKJP also features some rare, eye-popping printed zines.