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SHOP THESE MANDELA-INSPIRED LOVELIES!

This may come as a shock but Christmas and other festivities are just around the corner! If you’re not the type to have your gifts already organised, how about doing it right here with these lovelies from the Nelson Mandela Foundation, marking what would have been his 100th year? A few need to be ordered in bulk (see each item for info) so why not do all your shopping in one fell swoop – sharing the order with friends if necessary?
Some of these gifts might feel pricey, but The Nelson Mandela Foundation aims to promote engagement around critical issues and social justice. So consider any purchase a contribution to a better future! Also note: items from the foundation can only be delivered to residents in South Africa, and prices may vary according to quantity of items ordered

‘Integrity’ shirt

Vukani Fashions have designed these intricate, vibrant shirts: the style first worn by Madiba in 1990. Today, they’re one of his most iconic emblems – what a unique gift for a special occasion or person!

How much? From R650

Where? Order from the Nelson Mandela Foundation by contacting Tracy Wilbon (tracyw@nelsonmandela.org and 072 377 2678) or Pilani Bubu (pilanib@nelsonmandela.org and 082 768 3971) or visiting kisua.com/46664

Postcards

Share the love and legacy of Madiba with family and friends around the world the old-fashioned way. Digitised millennials will be particularly blown away to receive one of these! Production of these contemporary designs supports local industry and job-creation

How much? R125 (set of 8)

Where? Order from the Nelson Mandela Foundation by visiting www.nelsonmandela.org or by contacting Tracy Wilbon (tracyw@nelsonmandela.org and 072 377 2678) or Pilani Bubu (pilanib@nelsonmandela.org and 082 768 3971)

Table runner

What a pop of colour for your table! The kaleidoscope design was inspired by Madiba’s thoughts and dreams of a vibrant South Africa living in freedom. Place over a plain white table cloth, a bare table or even another patterned cloth for vibey eating

How much? R795

Where? Order from the Nelson Mandela Foundation by visiting www.nelsonmandela.org or by contacting Tracy Wilbon (tracyw@nelsonmandela.org and 072 377 2678) or Pilani Bubu (pilanib@nelsonmandela.org and 082 768 3971)

Birchwood clock

We love the combination of bold colours and simplicity in this birchwood clock, and we’re currently leaning towards the hanging strap… what about you?

How much? R795

Where? Order from the Nelson Mandela Foundation by contacting Tracy Wilbon (tracyw@nelsonmandela.org and 072 377 2678) or Pilani Bubu (pilanib@nelsonmandela.org and  082 768 3971)

Cap

How redemptive that a prison number now stands for freedom! The number on these caps, 466/64, was Mandela’s prison number, which to many now represents the struggle that came with fighting for democracy

How much? R120 (minumum order 20 caps)

Where? Order from the Nelson Mandela Foundation by visiting www.nelsonmandela.org or by contacting Tracy Wilbon (tracyw@nelsonmandela.org and 072 377 2678) or Pilani Bubu (pilanib@nelsonmandela.org and 082 768 3971)

Presidential shirt

Who could think of anything other than South Africa’s beloved late president after seeing these shirts? This ‘Golden Eagle’ number is 100% cotton with a silky finish and touch, guaranteed to keep Madiba’s legacy living on, even in your cupboard

How much? R1895

Where: Order from the Nelson Mandela Foundation by visiting www.nelsonmandela.org or by contacting Tracy Wilbon (tracyw@nelsonmandela.org and 072 377 2678) or Pilani Bubu (pilanib@nelsonmandela.org and 082 768 3971)

Tote bag

Design studio Collabonative have crafted these eye-catching totes. Grab one en route to grocery shopping or the beach – perfect for keeping the sunblock, keys and towel all in one place

How much? From R245

Where? Order on www.collabonative.com, or from the Nelson Mandela Foundation by contacting Tracy Wilbon (tracyw@nelsonmandela.org and 072 377 2678) or Pilani Bubu (pilanib@nelsonmandela.org and 082 768 3971)

Scarf

You can never have too many scarves, even in summer when the evening draws in. One of these could be a great number to snazz up an outfit that needs a pop of colour

How much? From R395  (minimum order 10, but may be available in smaller quantities)

Where? Order from the Nelson Mandela Foundation by contacting Tracy Wilbon (tracyw@nelsonmandela.org and 072 377 2678) or Pilani Bubu (pilanib@nelsonmandela.org and 082 768 3971)

Oven gloves

If you’ve got to be in the kitchen, at least have a struggle icon to inspire you, we say. And the double-hand design is definitely the way to go

How much? R695

Where? Order from the Nelson Mandela Foundation by visiting www.nelsonmandela.org or by contacting Tracy Wilbon (tracyw@nelsonmandela.org and 072 377 2678) or Pilani Bubu (pilanib@nelsonmandela.org and 082 768 3971)

Hoody

Make a loved one snug in this centenary hoody. A cosy top is always a welcome gift in our books!

How much? R500

Where? Order by visiting www.nelsonmandela.org or by contacting Tracy Wilbon (tracyw@nelsonmandela.org and 072 377 2678) or Pilani Bubu (pilanib@nelsonmandela.org and 082 768 3971) or visiting kisua.com/46664

 
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