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There’s never been a better time to shop online in South Africa. From accessible chic fashion at to kitchen cool at, at the click of a button style is right at your fingertips. However with the influx of these options, being a better browser has never been more important. Enter Africandy: purveyors of fine local design. As a showcase for unique local lifestyle products, will offer a carefully curated selection of decor, furniture and design goods. With innovative offerings and beautiful craftsmanship for all budgets – from limited-edition items to inspired gifts – Africandy is positioning itself to become a top online shop in SA. Architects behind the concept Chris Van Niekerk and Pierre du Plessis had an explicit vision in mind when creating the store. ‘We have a very specific goal,’ says Chris, ‘to become the “go to” portal for South African design. It is our intention to encourage and stimulate continued growth in the industry.’ As excitement builds for the launch of the site this summer, Africandy is giving away six covetable pieces by David Krynauw, Joe Paine, Duncan Stevens, urban africa, Woldemade and Snapp. Enter online at and visit their Facebook page for more information at Text: Jessica Ross