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Six brides sit outside a vintage thrift shop on Valentine’s Day. They laugh, tell stories, take pictures, and drape themselves over a cream sofa. This was the visual a couple of weeks back outside Alma Zen Vintage shop on the …

Anyone who’s ever been thrifting knows there’s an art to the perfect find, and no one knows better than the founders of local vintage thrift shops Bimba Vintage, and Alma Zen. We spoke with them about how thrifting …

It’s almost that time of year in Buenos Aires: the temperature’s heating up (plus a few intense lightning storms), fake trees are appearing in the shop windows, the pan dulce is flowing, and you’ve suddenly realized you have yet to

Pop-ups occupy that strange land between a feria and a showroom, combining the transitory nature of the former with the curated, personal experience of the latter. They seem to come away with the best of both, more fluid and …

While brick-and-mortar shops such as Autoría provide a platform to showcase the work of Argentine artists and designers, the showroom has become the vehicle of choice for young independent designers to sell their wares. These closed-door shops, often operating out …

Good news, people! The AFIP (that’s Argentina’s tax collecting agency, for all of you who live on the dark side and don’t pay taxes) announced today that, starting tomorrow, the amount of money that one can spend on products in …

Argentines have been busy traveling in their thousands to go shopping in neighboring countries, like Chile and Paraguay as of late. Why? Well, Argentina currently holds the cup for being the most expensive country in Latin America — bad news …

In 2017, Buenos Aires decided to turn over a new leaf and try and save the environment, one plastic bag at a time. And ever since the city banned plastic shopping bags from being distributed in supermarkets, the sales of …

According to some reports, Paraguay has become the new ‘mecca’ for Argentine shoppers, drawing people in the thousands away from the steeper prices seen in their local shops and although this means happier customers, this isn’t great news for …

Most of us travel we get about a week or so to explore the city we’re visiting. It’s short and sweet but never feels like it’s enough. And while that works for many, sometimes it feels good to just