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Wednesday, May 4, 2022


May’s I heart Market takes place this Saturday (May 7) and comes just in time, the day before Mothers’ Day, offering a perfect opportunity to get some last-minute gift shopping done. The market also looks forward to welcoming international and out-of-town visitors here for the Travel Indaba this week.

The I heart Market remains one of Durban’s top-quality artisanal, craft, and entrepreneurial markets with delicious foods, crafts, décor, and fashion- all made with love and care, and with heart-stopping attention to detail.

To treat mums with something truly bespoke for Mothers’ Day, browse around the many inspired stalls for gifts, and take a break to refresh at some of the decadently delightful food stalls, offering something for the whole family.

Need some ideas for Mothers’ Day? Some unusual ideas include Lulubee Skin Health, for example, which is a Botanique Massage Bar that keeps one’s skin soft and muscles relaxed, as it is infused with Cape Snowbush - a natural muscle relaxant – just what mum needs to unwind.

Then the aromatic Nude Home Fragrances made in Salt Rock with 100% soy wax for an eco-friendly burn has a Cabin Fever candle that is a real winter warmer with notes of cardamom, clove, sweet orange, and vanilla, it's like sipping a cup of chai next to a fireplace.

Riverlea Soap's Fizzy Cubes also offers mum a great way to relax. She can pop them in a warm bath and enjoy the sophisticated floral scent from this nourishing bath bomb.

But there is so much more. There are gorgeous designer and affordable silver jewellery, handbags, and purses in leather, and an array of South African inspired fabrics, clothing, accessories, and gorgeous items for the home too. Like Handpicked Baskets that have a contemporary take on the traditional Zulu designs that are made by a team of local women-led by uMam'Majozi in a rural village in KZN, using the local 'Incema' grass and dry palm leaves. These stylish African pieces are a fabulous addition to a lounge, for stacking firewood or a place to store extra winter blankies.

The market on the lawns of the Moses Mabhida Stadium is open from 08h30 to 14h00. (Free entrance and dogs allowed)

For enquiries about I heart Market email