Zimbabwe shopping

Top Choice Jewellery in Harare

Patrick Mavros

His clients may include Bruce Springsteen, Kate Middleton and the king of Spain, but Patrick Mavros' stunning handmade silver jewellery is very affordable. The shop has a spectacular setting, overlooking a picture-p…
Top Choice Shopping Centre in Victoria Falls (town)

Elephant's Walk Shopping & Artist Village

A must for those in the market for quality Zimbabwean and African craft, this shopping village is home to boutique stores and galleries owned by a collective that aims to promote and set up local artists.
Top Choice Shoes in Bulawayo

Giga & Sons

Established in 1932, this fourth-generation family-run menswear store is most famous for its Courtney Boots – a homegrown shoe, sold worldwide. All of its safari boots are handmade, and are produced from a range of …
Arts & Crafts in Harare

Doon Estate

A few kilometres east of town, Doon Estate is known for its galleries, cafes and souvenir shops. Sadly these days it's a shadow of its former self (many places have closed due to soaring rents), so it's no longer th…
Jewellery in Victoria Falls (town)

Ndau Collection

This upmarket showroom stocks handmade individual pieces, including silver bracelets, rings and necklaces, made at its on-site studio. They also sell exquisite antique African trade beads to be incorporated into cus…
Arts & Crafts in Harare


Set in a homely showroom on a residential property, this Dutch-owned shop has an attractive range of furniture, art, hand-painted porcelain and Shona wooden stools, 90% of which is produced by local artists. It's lo…
Art in Harare

Chapungu Village

Part of the Doon Estate complex, Chapungu has long been one of Harare's best places for Shona sculpture – one of the best things to buy in Zimbabwe. It comprises a collective of 16 artists, each with their own plot …
Cosmetics in Victoria Falls (town)


South African body-care brand Matsimela has set up shop here with an enticing aroma of natural scented soaps, body scrubs and bath bombs (anything from rose and lychee to baobab-seed oil). They also offer massage tr…
Art in Victoria Falls (town)

Prime Art Gallery

This quality gallery, run by two friendly brothers, represents more than 40 local artists, most notably it has original pieces by Dominic Benhura, Zimbabwe's pre-eminent current-day Shona sculptor whose worked has b…
Arts & Crafts in Harare


One of Harare's best spots for crafts, hand-painted ceramics and original paintings by local artists, plus cool clothes and Zimbabwean publications.