Clothing Stores in Buenos Aires
Many prominent international names have locations in Buenos Aires. These include Calvin Klein, Lacoste, Polo, and Levi’s, as well as athletic brands like Puma and Adidas. They can be easily found in the city’s popular shopping districts, like Av. Santa Fe, and in shopping malls, especially Patio Bullrich in Recoleta and the Mercado de Abasto.
Ayres is a women’s clothing store, with locations all over the city. They stock good quality and a good selection of sizes, which is rare. Prices are moderate.
Como Quieres que Te Quiera is a girl’s clothing store, specializing in pre-teen age range. Prices are moderate.
La Martina is a men’s and women’s clothing store, with a focus on polo-styled clothes. The prices are moderate to high, but the quality is one of the best of the Argentine brands.
Mimo & Co. is a children’s store. Prices are moderate, with good quality.
Prune is an upscale women’s store, specializing in leather, including purses, shoes, and jackets. They also have a small selection of clothes and other accessories. Prices are high, but the leather quality is some of the best in Argentina.
Most of the clothing and shoe stores are more boutique style, and you’ll see a consistency in selection, quality, and price.
Tailors, or ‘modistas’, are found all over the city, with a high concentration in the textile district of the Once neighborhood, where most of the fabric shops and cheap clothing stores are located. Ask for a recommendation from your local laundromat or neighbors, as most modistas work out of their homes and do business on a word-of-mouth basis only.