BUENOS AIRES | WHAT TO BUY

Calzados Correa
Mario Bravo 750
+1 54 11 4861 7344

This is THE place for quality leather shoes that have been handmade by skilled artisans since 1955. In addition to the made-to-measure shoes, they also have a curated collection of gorgeous, pre-made leather items.

Casa Cavia
Cavia 2985, Palermo Chico
+1 54 11 4801 9693
We’ll insist you have lunch here (see Where to Eat in Buenos Aires), so after you’re done with your perfect meal on the the patio, head inside to one of the coolest concept stores ever. A flower shop, a bookstore, a perfumer and a patisserie all curated by founder Guadalupe Garcia.

Dubie
Républica de la India 3139, Palermo
+ 1 54 11 4807 3890
Agustina Dubié spent some time in London designing for Nicolas Kirkwood and Roksanda before heading home to set up shop in BA. Her styles are definitely more cutting edge than conservative, but everything looks amazing on. Don’t miss her coats and her newly launched selection of shoes as well.

El Ateneo Grand Splendid
Santa Fe 1860, Recoleta
+1 54 11 4813 6052
This stunning theater from 1919 has been transformed into one of the most beautiful bookstores in the world. Jaw dropping original details like the stage, balcony and ceiling frescoes remain intact, and when you’re done browsing for books you can sip tea on the historic theater stage.

Enseres
El Salvador 5986, Palermo Hollywood
+1 54 11 4776 0409
If you like Pinterest and interiors, then Enseres is your Mecca. Owned by a super chic couple, the housewares all come with a recipe and the space is worth seeing even if you’re not in the market to buy.

Galeria Patio del Liceo
Santa Fe 2729, Barrio NorteCavia 2985, Palermo Chico, Buenos Aires
Telephone: +54 11 4801 9693
Galeria Patio del Liceo is a collection of eclectic, local boutiques and galleries that share space around a courtyard. Many of the spaces function as workshops for the artisans and you can often watch the designers at work.

Palermo Soho 
Head to the super chic neighborhood of Palermo Soho packed with hip boutiques, galleries, cafés and heladerias (ice cream parlors). Buenos Aires’ coolest boutiques are here, from clothing stores to bookstores and home design shops.

San Telmo Flea Market
Calle Defensa, Humberto
+1 54 11 3181 5188
The antique market at San Telmo is held every Sunday in one of the oldest neighborhoods in B.A. Stroll the charming cobblestoned streets lined with antique shops and stalls, listen to live music, and watch tango dancers performing on the streets at this always lively street fair.