Not sure what to do with yourself this weekend? If you’re in Cape Town or just visiting the area, you should definitely come check out Made in the Cape Market at Cavendish Square in Claremont. Why? We’ll tell you.
1 Watch great local live music
What better way to spend your weekend than chilling with friends watching an awesome local musician play for you? Come to Made in the Cape Market on Sunday for 2 hours of gorgeous live music.’
2 Pimp your flat
You’re a real-life grown-up now, so you should make sure your flat looks a little different than your old student digs. Made in the Cape Market is the perfect place to hand-pick gorgeous decor pieces handmade by skilled local designers.
3 Treat yourself to high-quality skincare
We love a bargain buy as much as the next COSMO girl, but sometimes your skin needs something a little more indulgent. You’ll find incredible handmade soaps, skin creams and oils at Made in the Cape, all ready and waiting to pamper you.
4 Buy beautiful gifts
At some point before the end of this year, you should definitely give your mom a gift. And your best friend. And your boyfriend. And don’t forget Christmas. See what we mean? You’re going to need gifts, and Made in the Cape Market has something perfect for everyone you love.
5 Find unique jewellery
Accessories are an essential element of your personal style, and unique, handmade pieces can give your look an instant lift. This market features a range of artisan jewellers who each have something special to offer.
6 Soak up some culture
Local artists come together at Made in the Cape Market to showcase their work – come check out their talents and soak up some of the amazing culture that Cape Town has to offer.
7 Meet the maker
Many of us shop mindlessly with no sense of where the things we buy actually come from. Made in the Cape Market is a great opportunity to connect with the artisans behind the products, so you can truly understand the process that goes into producing beautiful decor and jewellery.
The Made in the Cape Market takes place at Cavendish Square from 2 to 4 October. See you there!