Buenos Aires is a dream for vintage shopping lovers. There's an array of vintage boutiques, hidden showrooms, thrift shops and markets dotted around the city, where you can find an eclectic mix of pieces from all over the world, collected and curated by local vintage enthusiasts. Here are some of our favourite spots for vintage shopping in Buenos Aires.
Helena, Rosario and Mercedes Cabrera founded their namesake leather brand in Buenos Aires in November 2016 based on the principle of using the best Argentine materials to create modern, stylish products. They design all of their handbags, wallets and homewares themselves and work with local artisans to create each piece by hand. We talk with them to get the story behind their brand.
Not everything is what it initially seems in Buenos Aires. It’s easy to walk past a seemingly average closed door without knowing what it holds inside. However hidden behind some of these doors is a unique experience, be it an appointment-only Argentine fashion designer’s showroom, intimate supper club, speak-easy bar or artist workshop. Scattered throughout Buenos Aires neighbourhoods, the city’s unique secret scene is only accessible to those in the know and offers an alternative, insider’s view into the Buenos Aires lifestyle. Here are our five favourite secret spots in Buenos Aires right now.
If you’ve spent any time in Buenos Aires you will have noticed that Buenos Aires has a diverse mix of neighbourhoods (or 'barrios as they're called in castellano), each with its own distinct architecture, rhythm of life, style, and shopping scene. To help you navigate BA's different hoods, here’s our guide to some of the city’s most vibrant districts and what to expect while exploring and shopping in Buenos Aires.
Buenos Aires is a leather shopping mecca. Here are our top tips for buying leather.
Meet two local Buenos Aires designers who are reinventing the square printed scarf.
We go backstage during Argentine designer Cecilia Gadea's catwalk show for Buenos Aires Fashion Week.
Read about some of our favourite boutiques in Buenos Aires
Our picks for your wardrobe in Buenos Aires this week
Where to shop for leather in Buenos Aires.