Meet the Team | Shafeeqah Gordon

What is your name & surname?
Shafeeqah Gordon

What is your current role at Gone? 
I manage the V&A Waterfront store

What led you to working at Gone?
It’s right up my alley and I was unemployed due to covid and the national lockdown

What is your Instagram username?

What's your favourite sport? 
Trail running and hiking

  • Favourite trail? Otter Trail
  • Anything you are training for at the moment? Table Mountain Challenge
  • Dream trail running destination? Grand Canyon and Mont Blanc

What is your favourite piece of Patagonia gear?
My Better Sweater :)

What’s the one thing you think that people don’t know about the Patagonia brand?
That the Down jackets are made from traceable down and is ethically sourced.


Your favourite weekend escape / micro-adventure? 

What is your ultimate /dream outdoor-adventure trip?
Thru-hiking the Pacific Crest Trail and the Rim of Africa trail.

What is the last photo you took on your phone? 
Selfie with my cat, Asher.

Share a description of your favorite material object that you already own? 
My bedside lamp


Do you have a hidden talent? What is it?
Nope. I was a pretty decent netball player before I started running though.

What is your favorite documentary?
I don’t have one. More of a bookworm and one of my favorite is Shoe Dog :)

If you could put anything on a billboard, what would you write? 
Happiness > Money


  • Cats or dogs? Cats
  • Shopify or iTunes? None
  • Oceans or mountains? Mountains
  • If you could have an unlimited storage of one thing, what would it be? Grant has got me addicted to Woolies Stroopwaffles