Shopping Complex, Cape Town
For Cape Town fashionistas who want to shop some of the best international brands without having to fly halfway around the world, Maison Mara is the go-to spot. Flawlessly curated by British-Kenyan owner and manager Kelly Withey, who studied fashion design in Paris and has an eye for sleek style, Maison Mara brings together a wide variety of high-end womenswear, accessories, and cosmetic brands under one very chic roof.
Recently featured in Elle Decoration, Maison Mara stocks everything from Acne jeans, Petit Bateau T-shits, Araks swimwear, Malin+Goetz cosmetics, and Costes candles in this ultra-stylish concept store. A wide variety of trendy fashion magazines and art books from Phaidon Books are also available for purchase if you want to give your coffee table a boost. Even if it is just to browse the trends or admire the sleek layout of this three-storey space, Maison Mara is definitely worth popping into.
Maison Mara is located in the cutesy trendy De Waterkant area and is open Monday through Saturday.