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Model wearing multiple colourful bags made by House of Joslyn
yellow mini backpack made of shweshwe material

Mini Backpack

Compact  |  Practical  |  Versitile

If you love the practicality of a backpack, but you find that using a conventional backpack results in a lot of unused space, this piece is for you. A functional piece with enough space for all your essentails.

This versitile backpack has removable straps which allows you to convert it into a sling bag or handbag, opening up interesting styling opportunities.

Available in a range of colours, patterns and materials, from colourful Shweshwe prints to the classic, rustic Denim and Tan combination.

More styles to be announced soon…

Daisy Pastel Bag

Calming  |  Playful  |  Pastel

Most of us are bombarded with loud colours every day, but some of us prefer our colours a little more quiet. Calming colours with a playful daisy embroidery design make this piece a joy to make and a joy to own.

The use of pastel colours in fashion dates back to the 18th century, however we frequently see a resurgence of its popularity in art, architecture, design and fashion.

Made of quality, durable twill fabric this piece is sure to outlast the trends.

Available in a variety of colours.

paste peach coloured shoulder bag with daisy embroidery

Pastel Bag

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spacious handbag made from durable denim fabric and tan pleather



Classic  |  Spacious  |  Pragmatic

For those of us who always love being prepared for any situation that life might throw at us, the classic, spacious handbag ensures that we have what we need, when we need it.

With dimensions of 40cm (L) x 24cm (H) x 15cm (W) it can fit more than just the essentials.

Keys can also be attached to a key leash, always making them within hand’s reach. The leash can also be used to secure your bag to a table or chair when seated, keeping your belongings even safer. 

More styles to be announced soon…

“I recommend House of Joslyn for uniqueness of design, creativity and beautiful South African handmade bags to suit every mood and style”

Chantell Schultz-Fell

“I am a small business owner and go to markets a lot. I needed a fanny pack for my card machine and money. I couldn’t resist her bags. I got myself a super cheap handmade adjustable bag that fits like a glove”

Laetitia Piers

Owner, Shea by Design

“Nicole is passionate and vivacious and her products are stunning”

Michelle Ann Longman

Owner, Cuppa Daisies

Tiana Bag

Adorable  |  Compact  |  Stylish

It is said that form follows function, but with this pretty piece, it most certainly is not the case. Large enough to fit not much more than the essentials, but what it lacks in size it makes up for in style.

Named after a cheeky, little angel in the House of Joslyn family, the Tiana Bag will let all those who gaze upon you know, that you have personality.

This adorable accessory makes for an attractive accent to complement any look.

Available in a variety of colours.

small lime green shoulder bag


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You don’t need to break the bank to wear local products. Since we control all aspects of design and production, we are able to provide you with high quality, affordable products.

Local Flair

South Africa has a great wealth of history, tradition, culture and stories. We try to capture some of that local flair and infuse it into our designs. Let’s help you show the world your story.


We source all of our materials locally, from respected, reputable suppliers who have been doing what they do best for generations. We strive to provide you with the best materials and workmanship available.

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