Shopping in Buenos Aires

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From antique stores to contemporary designers and plenty of leather to boot, it’s hard to resist Buenos Aires’ array of boutiques and crafts markets,... Read More

From antique stores to contemporary designers and plenty of leather to boot, it’s hard to resist Buenos Aires’ array of boutiques and crafts markets, like the Feria de Mataderos and the Mercado de San Telmo. This could be the moment to snap up that bespoke calves’ leather jacket you’ve always wanted—a bargain compared with prices back home. Bring home a special scent from Fueguia 1883, where you can create your own signature perfume or buy handcrafted candles. T+L’s guide to the best shopping in Buenos Aires will have you wishing you brought an extra suitcase.

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  • Casa Cavia

    This impeccably restored 1927 mansion is the ideal spot for shopping and an aperitif before dinner. Designed by London-based architecture firm Kallos... Read More

  • Feria de Mataderos

    For an introduction to the gaucho lifestyle without leaving the city, check out this weekend fair in the meatpackers’ district. Steaks and sausages... Read More

  • Fería San Pedro Telmo

    This outdoor antiques fair, which started in 1970 on Dorrego Square, has now extended several blocks along Defensa street on both sides of Avenida San... Read More

  • Fueguia 1833

    Named after one of Charles Darwin’s Yámana protegés, this lablike bespoke perfumery is inspired by people, places, fauna, music, and even time periods... Read More

  • Guaraní Porã

    From embroidered wall hangings to hand-cured leather handbags and indigenous art, this store sources unique handmade crafts from communities and... Read More

  • Humawaca

    This leather shop sells all types of accessories: driving gloves, iPad holders, clutches, backpacks, and purses, in multiple styles and colors. The... Read More

  • La Martina

    Named after Martina de Estrada Lainez, the mother of top Argentinean polo player Adolfo Cambiaso, La Martina covers every base when it comes to equine... Read More

  • Marcelo Toledo

    Argentina’s foremost silversmith, Marcelo Toledo has crafted gifts for royalty, such as the king and queen of Spain, and presidents, including Bill... Read More

  • Pain et Vin

    A husband-and-wife team runs this trendy wine store and bakery. It’s a great spot for sampling local wines and tucking into tasty, homemade sourdough... Read More

  • URSA

    Ursa sources its organic merino lamb’s wool from the Patagonian village of Gan Gan (population 661) one yard at a time, employs Tehuelche native... Read More

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