Which factory shops to visit to get the best deal in this area

Shopping is expensive. Clothes shopping is even more expensive, but Salt River has what we all desire – a range of factory shops to help us decorate our homes, offices and selves for a reasonable price. This truly is a penny-pincher’s paradise.

Salt River is home to most of Cape Town’s beloved factory shops, with items of the highest quality. With such an overreaching plethora populating the area, new factory shops open regularly and many change their stock constantly. Your best bet with factory shops is to visit them as soon as you have some money to spend. Here are a few of the more popular factory shops:

Playtex Factory Shop
This bargain shop brings items from ladies’ lingerie brands Playtex and Wonderbra, men’s underwear label Bear, and an extensive range of socks to eager customers at significantly reduced prices (roughly 50% off in most cases).
Shop 6 and 7 | 18 Brickfield Road | Salt River | +27(0)21 447 4930

Salt River Factory shops

Poly Nation Factory Shop
This is one of the most well-known factory shops in the area with an interest in the community, its products and proudly African merchandise. You can expect to find original items in this shop that are of the highest quality. The shop stocks brands such as Earth Lover, Ziko and Poly Nation homeware (this includes aprons, towels clothes, shopping bags and more).
5 London Road | Salt River  | +27(0)21 447 7731

The Shop
This is the best place to look if you are searching for career wear, designer wear and casual wear. It is the perfect spot to make your wardrobe look exclusively sourced from designer outlets, the ideal spot to find clothing not only for yourself but for loved ones, and children’s wear is sold here too.
360 Victoria Road | Salt River | +27(0)21 442 9402

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