Summah was inspired by the breezy and relaxed Turkish coastline, and its foundation to celebrate and revive the traditional craftmanship of the Turkish loom. Pestemals are the local  name given to the Turkish Towels. Bringing a sense of inspired luxury and the desire to merge the lifestyle in Turkey , with the culture in South Africa. 

Summah is a daughter and Dad duo small company based in Cape Town. Founder Kirsten resides between Istanbul and Cape Town and hand selects a beautiful collection of luxe cotton towels and throws.  Mark organises and arranges the intergration between stock and stockists and runs the online store connecting customers around the world.

We work with a small business in Istanbul where we offer an intimate, curated range, available online or in select boutiques in Cape Town. A perfect luxury homeware, beach, or decor item. Our towels are 100% finest grade cotton, and a select few are 100% GOTS organic cotton.

Perfect for beach days or lazy afternoons next to the pool, Summah brings a sense of inspired luxury to any summertime unwind. The hardy, practical nature means these pestemals can be used in the home as well; an added print and texture to a neutral or laid-back space. Our towels are multipfunctional and practical, fast drying and super light weight making a perfect travel companion

‘Quality over quantity is at our core. Luxury products will always be more expensive, however, they will last you a lifetime,’

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