Croatian design with contemporary African influence.

Creators of exclusive handmade clothing, homeware, accessories and gifts.


Discover bongolala

Our products are ethically handmade, stylish, and one-of-a-kind. We collaborate directly with our designers to bring you purposeful products that are practical and trendy. Not only is choosing to shop at Bongolala supporting and empowering our selection of designers, it also means transforming your home, wardrobe, and life with our exclusive products, adding a unique essence of effortless style.

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About bongolala

The bongolala way of life is inspired by the Swahili proverb: “Haraka haraka, haina baraka”, meaning “Hurry, hurry has no blessings”. Ultimately, it’s all about the journey in life that counts, not the destination.


Our Artists

Our artists

Meet our team of exclusive designers, each very talented and creative as the next, contributing their original contemporary designs and handmade products..


“Having also grown up in Tanzania but now living in South Africa, I love Bongolala because it reminds me of my East African childhood home”

~ Tamara Sutila, Cape Town

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