This year, I decided to buy locally-made products as far as possible. (Or second-hand, but more about that in another post – coming soon!)
It’s been quite a fun exercise so far, as I’ve discovered all sorts of designers, brands and shops I hadn’t known about before.
At the moment, I’m searching for a weekend bag. My old faithful has pretty much fallen apart, leaving me a choice between my proper travel backpack and one of my myriad little rucksacks or tote bags. The former is just a little too big, while the others are slightly too small for weekends away.
So, really, I’m looking for the baby bear’s porridge here.
I did some research into locally-made bags and found there’s actually quite a pleasing variety. I haven’t decided on what to buy yet, but will probably go for something mid-price-range, duffel rather than backpack and non-leather.
Here are seven brands worth checking out:Continue Reading "Buy local: 7 Proudly South African luggage brands"