Mexico City Shopping
Mexico City is a festive shopping destination boasting fashionable shopping districts, expansive shopping centers and malls, colorful outdoor street markets, trendy boutiques, treasured art galleries and fabulous antique shops. From the lively Saturday Bazaar, showcasing Mexico’s finest crafts and art, to the Centro Santa Fe, one of the largest shopping center in Latin America, Mexico City is a retail rhapsody where haute couture mixes with local handicrafts. For high-style fashion, head to Antara - the most upscale shopping
center in Mexico City.
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Mexico City Shopping District
Polanco - Mexico City’s Palanco is a dynamic neighborhood with Mexico City’s trendiest shopping and dining. This fashionable shopping area sports many high-end shops, trendy designer boutiques, galleries and restaurants. Stroll down Presidente Masaryk, the main shopping drag, and stop in shops like Armani, Luis Vuitton, Gucci and Christian Dior. This street also houses upscale restaurants and sidewalk cafes for an afternoon bite or dining out.
La Condesa - Known for its great restaurants and cafés, this Mexico City meeting place for artists, young place to be at.
Mexico City Shopping Centers, Malls & Market
Saturday Bazaar - Experience this unique, outdoor Mexican market where you’ll discover elaborate crafts, jewelry, cut crystal, ceramics, decorative objects and art. Located at Plaza San Jacinto in San Angel, the Saturday Bazaar showcases Mexico's finest handicrafts and reflects hundreds of years of traditions and architecture in Mexico City. Shopping at this market is an atmospheric experience, with marimba music filling the air and the aromas of authentic Mexican foods from the cafes and restaurants surrounding the market. Open Saturdays
from 10:00 to 7:00.
Centro Santa Fe - Located in the western part of the city, Centro Santa Fe is one of the largest shopping centers in Latin America. Centro Santa Fe boasts a diverse collection of 300 upscale shops, department stores, boutiques selling name brands, as well as restaurants, play areas for children, entertainment and a 10-screen movie theater. This popular shopping center offers a unique upscale shopping experience with the top brands and the boutiques of Mexico.
Perisur - On the southern edge of the city, Perisur is one of the largest and most upscale shopping centers in Mexico City. The shopping mall on Periférico Sur boasts high-end stores and designer boutiques with clothing, shoes, accessories, and home furnishings. Perisur also offers a variety of restaurants, beauty salons, banks, travel agencies, family attractions and a 20-screen cinema. The Mexico City shopping center is famous for its elaborate Christmas displays of nativity scenes, light shows and life-sized polar bears.
National Fund for the Development of Arts and Crafts - Located in Reforma Avenue, FONART is a government initiative that preserves folk art traditions among indigenous peoples. FONART sells on the finest handicrafts and art from artisans all over the country - from colorful hand-painted crockery to innovative blown glass - jewelry, blankets, wooden masks, ceramics, textiles, papier-mâché figurines and one-of-a-kind items made by regional artisans in poor communities. Artisans display their crafts
Monte de Piedad - Opposite the Metropolitan Cathedral, Monte de Piedad (Mountain of Compassion) on Avenida Cinco de Mayo is the national pawnshop and chock full of unusual items. A new floor has been added but the history of this original architecture dates back to 1775 when it opened as a charitable organization. With many small shops and department stores, it is a fantastic place to buy quality second-hand items, and the money from purchases is used for the development of schools and retirement homes.
Mercado la Ciudadel - Located on the corner of Balderas and Bucareli, this covered market features wide variety of artisans and authentic crafts from all over Mexico. This market offers great jewelry, clothing, artwork, crafts, pottery, silver, rugs, and handbags. Be willing to bargain, and you will walk away with a great deal on the perfect souvenir. Open daily 10:30-6:30.
Mexico City Antique Shoppin
Antiques Bazaar -
This popular antiques row at Hamburgo and London across from the Market of Insurgentes - features more than 30 antique stores with fine treasures, collectibles, furniture,
Mexico City Apparel Boutique
Antonio Solito - Shop and browse for the fine Italian clothes created by the designer, Antonio Solito. Open from 10:30 to 8:30 Monday through Saturday. Presidente Mazaryk 320, Polanco; Tel: 5282-1600.
Chanel - This boutique features the designer's elaborate clothes, cosmetics and accessories for women. Presidente Mazaryk 450-2; Tel: 5282-3121.
Emporio Armani - This upscale boutique offers the famous designer's clothes and accessories. Presidente Mazaryk 436, Polanco. Tel: 5280-0244.
Hermenegildo Zegna - Elegant men's apparel is offered in this impressive store. Presidente Mazaryk 454; Tel: 5282-0810.
Hugo Boss - Features distinguished apparel for men. Presidente Mazaryk and Moliere, Polanco;
Versace - This designer boutique features magnificent apparel for men and women. Presidente Mazaryk 422-B; Tel: 5282-2454.