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Style Curator and Style Maven, Kumari Govender has always been at the forefront of everything stylish. Extending her influence into her own private design label was an instinctual transition.

Kumari’s latest offering Haute Edit is a design-led curated online store hyper-focused on “creating experiences”.

Haute Edit features a unique collection of ethically sourced, handcrafted artisanal finds, one-of-a-kind curiosities and bespoke fashion, ceramics, homeware and interior treasures that carry a story and soul.

Kumari loves a collaborative conversation and works closely with small communities of artisans and women in craft from all over the world to design and create products exclusive to Haute Edit.

Created from a profoundly instinctual space, Haute Edit celebrates Kumari’s love for art, respect for age-old techniques and heritage craftsmanship.

Kumari Govender | Female Entrepreneur | BizBuzz Magazine

Haute Edit honours the artisanal touch that breathes soul and love into every piece.

We value the rarity, authenticity, tradition and heritage of each craft.

There is a rareness and soul found in traditional artisanship that surpasses luxury.

Haute Edit proudly supports Slow Design.

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SEE WHAT THE MEDIA HAS TO SAY ABOUT HAUTE EDIT

Looking for a statement-making fashion piece? These gorgeous designer robes by Kumari Govender are it! Beautiful blends of Indian patterns, South African craftsmanship and Asian influences, these vibrant pieces are effortless, glamorous and richly detailed.

Glamour Magazine

Curated by Kumari Govender, Haute Edit is the ideal online shopping destination for unique limited-edition ceramics, dining accessories and decor to give your home that extra edge.

SA Home Owner Magazine

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Founder & Styleologist

Meet Kumari Govender – Haute Edit’s Curator of Style.

Over the last 15 years, Kumari Govender has brought her core values of responsible fashion, wise investment and savvy positioning to multiple avenues – including the pop-up boutique space in South Africa, event tie-ups, cult fashion branding and the realm of dining and travel etiquette.

Her style philosophy is simply to empower, inspire and uplift.

Style Curator Kumari

“Style is a very significant part of my client’s identity, and she expects Haute Edit to help her express herself, serving as a lifestyle partner. In this e-commerce era, shoppers are inundated with product options and seek instead to feel inspired or community-centred by offerings that speak to their broader needs and passions.

By offering a superior service, private shopping experiences and VIP events, Haute Edit extends our reach and creates new opportunities to integrate our brand into our client’s hearts with product choices that highlight our brand’s commitment to sustainability and slow design.” – Kumari Govender, Founder, hauteedit.com, South Africa

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Customer Services

+ - EXCLUSIVE GIFTING SERVICES

Looking for sophisticated gifts and elegant travel souvenirs for loved ones? Choose from our unique selection of handmade collectibles and limited edition gifting pieces. All products are securely packaged in exquisite Haute Edit Gift Boxes to ensure safe transit to your door.

+ - SHOPPING MADE EASY

Simply add your selected items to cart and create an account at the end of the checkout process.
Need help doing this? Call our Style Concierge on 021 8630596 Mon-Fri, 9am-6pm or email your order to shop@hauteedit.com
Our Style Concierge can create the order for you and email you an invoice with a secure checkout link for credit card payments or you can pay via EFT.

+ - PAYMENT METHODS

We accept Credit card payments via PayFast and EFT payments made into our South African Bank Account.
Cash on Collection for customers who have selected to collect their orders from our offices in the Cape Winelands.
We accept Paypal payments for international clients

+ - BESPOKE PERSONAL SHOPPING SERVICE

Having a fashion emergency or struggling to find that special gift for that special someone? Book your no-obligation private shopping session now. At Haute Edit you’ll be spoilt for choice. Enjoy complimentary champagne while you shop and free delivery to your home or hotel. It’s a whole new shopping experience! This service is by Appointment Only.

HANDMADE ARTISANAL SLOW DESIGN

hauteedit.com
supports a global community of 33 artisans

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