Best Boutiques In Mexico City

December 1, 2014 8:00 AM

Photo Credit: Bloom

As Mexico City’s affluent populations and numbers of upwardly mobile professionals continues to grow, so does its fashion and shopping scene. Mexico City is home to some of Latin America’s best shopping and has some beautifully curated boutiques. Below are five of the most unique, charming and well-loved shops in the city.

Goodbye Folk
Colima 198
Ciudad de México, D.F., Mexico
+52 55 5525 4109
goodbyefolk.com

Goodbye Folk is by far one of Mexico City’s most well-known boutiques. It features a fantastic, colorful selection of high-end clothing and vintage items. This shop is loved by fashionistas and celebrities alike and was even included in Harper’s Bazaar’s Girl’s Guide to Mexico City. The shop also has its own handmade line of shoes which were picked up by Urban Outfitters and have been sold as the it-girl shoe worldwide. The leopard beetle boot is especially popular for its chic, sassy and sophisticated vibe.

Boutique Bloom
Centro Comercial Antara
Ejercito Nacional 843-B
Ciudad de México, D.F., Mexico
+52 55 5282 3865
bloom.mx

Bloom is located in Polcano, which is widely seen as an upscale shopping district. Of course, Bloom Boutique is the creme de la creme of the chic shops that line the streets in this neighborhood. Bloom is a women’s clothing shop and is often used as an example when people talk about how Mexico City is becoming a more fashion-forward and stylish place to live and work. While this boutique isn’t very budget-friendly, it is definitely worth seeing while on a trip in Mexico City – especially to gain some insight on what is hot in Mexican fashion.

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Cañamiel
Av. Javier Barros Sierra, 540
(Local N3-L6 y N3-L7)
Col Lomas de Santa Fé
Ciudad de México, D.F., Mexico
+52 55 5292 3869

This adorable boutique opened in early 2012 and has continued to be one of the city’s favorites. It is especially intriguing for out-of-towners because most of the items sold are made in Latin America. People from the United States love the bright bold hues and sexy silhouettes sold in the shop. Twenty-somethings will love the cute, flirty dresses and trendy vibe of the store – even the website is fun and modern!

180 Degrees Shop
Colima 180
Ciudad de México, D.F., Mexico
+52 55 5525 5626
www.facebook.com

180 Degrees is has a hipster-like vibe. In addition to selling both men’s and women’s clothing, this trendy boutique also specializes in bikes, bike accessories, and home decor. The theme of the store is very 80’s and has bold, primary colors and a front counter constructed of old VHS tapes, which alone, is worth the trip to check out this store in downtown Mexico City. Tourists on a budget will especially love this boutique because it is both quirky and affordable.

Carmen Rion
Michoacán 30
Hipódromo, Cuauhtémoc
Ciudad de México, DF, México
+52 55 5564 1666
www.facebook.com

This boutique is the namesake of its owner, who is a chic, contemporary designer known for mixing traditional Mexican prints with sleek contemporary silhouettes. In addition to dresses, which are her best-known work, Rion also designs and sells jewelry. Rion is admired for working with traditional Mexican artisans and offering unique, ethically made wares that are fashion-forward.

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Cameron Bruns is the founder of BostonGreenBlog.com and co-author of Just Us Gals Boston. She lives in Boston’s North End, where her goal is to promote ethical, stylish, and sustainable lifestyle choices to all Boston residents. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.