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...
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.