The Joys of Shopping in Buenos Aires – Los Angeles Times

by Andrew Bender

Not only am I not a shopper, I am so not a shopper. But on my recent trip to Buenos Aires, it just made so much sense.

There were three main draws: first, price. I quickly realized that I would lose money by not shopping here, what with trendy suede sneakers for $20, dress shirts and casual pants for less than $25 and antiques, housewares and fashions by young local designers for a fraction of what they would be stateside.

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