Buenos Aires has some great markets offering everything from traditional and modern artisan crafts to flea market bric-a-brac and vintage treasures. Here's our guide to shopping at the best markets in the city.
Wondering what Buenos Aires shopping scene is famous for? Being a closed economy with very few international designers and brands, the city has a vibrant local design scene. There's a huge number of local up and coming designers in clothing, leather handbags, jewelry, shoes that have all your wardrobe needs covered, not to mention a huge number of talented artisans, who help keep Argentina's traditional crafts alive. If you want to take home a few special mementos of Buenos Aires, here are our top five must-buys when shopping in Argentina's cosmopolitan capital.
While Buenos Aires doesn't have quite the same fashion reputation as Paris, Milan or New York, the city does have its own special breed of Buenos Aires designers and there is some unique luxury fashion to be found that you won't find anywhere else in the world. Influenced by their European roots, South American spirit and native artisan traditions and textiles, these designers' made-in-Argentina collections offer a very unique fashion aesthetic.
We interview Argentine bag designer Consuelo Lough, who has a showroom in Buenos Aires.
Fashion is all about dressing for your body type. It's not your size or shape that matters, it's the fit of your clothes. Here's our guide to shopping for dresses for your body shape.
Where to shop for leather in Buenos Aires.