Keeping South Africa’s youth “in” with the latest and coolest trends and style advice. Founded as Citymob in November 2010, Superbalist was relaunched in November 2013 as an online style destination for young South Africans. Superbalist then caught the attention of online retail giant Takealot, who acquired the website in August 2014. Like most of the biggest online retailers in the country, Superbalist is based in the Mother City. Superbalist styles itself as a South African youth culture online fashion destination with a lineup of the best brands in apartment and women’s and men’s fashion. Superbalist lists the latest and coolest sneakers, dresses, accessories, denim, shoes, homeware and gadgets from over 500 brands.
Visit Spree to shop your favourite styles and have them delivered to your door. Launched in April 2013 Spree.co.za (part of Media24’s e-commerce division) is a leading online fashion retailer and the first online shop to offer a magazine-styled shopping experience. Spree has an entire spectrum of clothing, accessories and footwear for ladies, men, kids and babies from local designers and suppliers as well as international brands and labels. Spree has an elegant design style that inspires shoppers through fashion storytelling and style advice expressed across the shopping platform, editorial images, their digital magazine, lookbooks, features and daily newsletters. Spree offers an easy-to-use shopping experience on the web, mobile web and in the Spree app.
Visit Zando if you are looking for choice, convenience and fashion that is on trend. Based in Cape Town, Online fashion retailer Zando launched in January 2012 with over 200 local and international fashion brands. Zando has kept growing and is now the most comprehensive online international and local fashion brands retailer in South Africa. Zando is part of the Africa Internet Group (AIG), with investors such as Rocket Internet AG, Milicom and MTN. Zando has a large range for men, women and children with categories including shoes, clothing, maternity, accessories, sports, grooming, home-ware and decor. This range covers top local and international brands like Nike, Puma, Soviet and Bronx. These are only a few examples and there is a huge brands index page on the site where you can immediately find the brand you are looking for.
Mantality is South Africa’s only online shop exclusively for men. Mantality has been around since 2008 as an online store aimed exclusively at men and features 1000s of gadgets and products to keep men in a kind of “man bliss”. They are also regularly featured in some of South Africa’s top print magazines like NAG, Men’s Health, FHM, Popular Mechanics, GQ, Stuff and TechSmart. Categories include Gadgets, Technology, Mobile, Electronics (get your drone here), Gaming, Grooming (including fragrances and hair care), Health, Sex, Style and Stuff.