The Perks Of The Pre-Order Model And Why You Should Care

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The Perks Of The Pre-Order Model And Why You Should Care

The made-to-order or pre-order business model is nothing new in the fashion and accessory industries. But, since the Covid-19 pandemic catalysed lockdowns all over the world last year paralysing retail businesses, this efficient production system has exploded - particularly among independent brands. ROWDY flipped to the pre-order model during the COVID-19 outbreak when there were limited artisans in the factory. Since then, we've embraced this new model and are happy to report: nothing is ever out of stock!   What Does Pre-Order Mean? When shopping on our online store, you may have noticed a couple of items are available on...

ROWDY Wins Best Leather Rucksack Designers South Africa 2020

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ROWDY Wins Best Leather Rucksack Designers South Africa 2020
We're delighted to announce that ROWDY won the prestigious title of BEST LEATHER RUCKSACK DESIGNERS SA at the 2020 MEA Business Awards.

More Bang For Your Nubuck: The Difference Between Aniline & Nubuck Leather

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More Bang For Your Nubuck: The Difference Between Aniline & Nubuck Leather
At ROWDY, we use two different kinds of leather hides: Aniline and Nubuck. Depending on your preference, here is the difference between the two and why it matters.

Why We Don't Do Black Friday

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Why We Don't Do Black Friday
As a business, we appreciate holiday shopping, but we feel the excess around Black Friday has shifted the focus from quality to quantity - and that's simply not what we're about. That's why we're boycotting Black Friday - this year and every year.

Come Get Work Experience at ROWDY!

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Come Get Work Experience at ROWDY!
Come work with the ROWDY team! As leather artisans based in Cape Town, we are looking for an independent and energetic intern to come and assist our Head of Operations as we prepare for the busy summer period and expand internationally.

The ROWDY Rebels SALE

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The ROWDY Rebels SALE
Cape Town and Johannesburg, listen up! You're invited to join our exclusive stock sale on the ROWDY Rebels - bags with unique, once-off natural markings at reduced prices of 15% - 35% off across our range of bags

Breathe Easy with The Active Mask

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Breathe Easy with The Active Mask
At ROWDY, we love being active and the new normal has made this tricky. That's why we decided to put our heads together to design a mask that was created with comfort and breathability front-of-mind, ideal for daily activities and light cardio. 

Our Top 5 ROWDY Father's Day Gift Ideas

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Our Top 5 ROWDY Father's Day Gift Ideas
With Father's Day fast approaching on the 21st June, we thought we would share some ideas on our favourite 'Dad Bags' that have been well-received over the years.

Win R1000 With ROWDY Daily

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Win R1000 With ROWDY Daily
To celebrate our brand new website, we’re switching things up and spoiling one lucky shopper daily for the next 10 days!

5 Places to Visit in Brickfield Road, Salt River

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5 Places to Visit in Brickfield Road, Salt River
In September 2018, we found a new spot for ROWDY at 20 Brickfield Road in Salt River - a buzzing street filled with a world-leading hotel, a popular art supply store, two bakeries and a coffee shop. Here’s our top 5 spots to visit in the up-and-coming Brickfield Road.

Investment Fashion That Stands the Test of Time

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Investment Fashion That Stands the Test of Time
We are thrilled to have recently been featured in TBC Media's Gone Travelling blog. Written by editor Charlotte Rogers, Gone Travelling explores how gone are the days of fast fashion, and how making products that stand the test of time are key to success going forward.

Forward Thinking First

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Forward Thinking First
An update from the ROWDY team during the current national lockdown and how we are pivoting our business to keep production strong.

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