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Top Choice Books in Recoleta & Barrio Norte

El Ateneo Grand Splendid

This glorious bookstore in a converted theater continues to flourish in the age of the Kindle. The Grand Splendid theater opened in 1919 and was converted into a bookstore in 2000. Most of the seating was replaced w…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Retiro

Autoría

This gallery-like store, stocked with edgy art books, fashion, accessories, whimsical leather desk sculptures, original artworks and unique handmade jewelry, strives to promote Argentinian designers. Especially inte…
Top Choice Homewares in Palermo

Elementos Argentinos

The high-quality carpets, rugs and blankets sold here are hand-dyed, hand-woven on a loom and fair trade; the owners work with cooperatives and NGOs to help the communities in northwestern Argentina where the textil…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Palermo

Bosque

A charming range of arts and crafts with a botanical bent are sold in this tiny boutique. The woodland theme is evident in the forest scenes of the limited-edition illustrations, hand-painted decorative plates, cera…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Temuco

Fundación Chol-Chol

The most responsible spot to buy Mapuche gear is located 16km out of town. This nonprofit, Fair Trade organization works with 600 rural Mapuche women to offer top-quality weavings and textiles made entirely by hand.…
Top Choice Market in Ipanema & Leblon

Hippie Fair

The Zona Sul's most famous market, the Hippie Fair (aka Feira de Arte de Ipanema) has artwork, jewelry, handicrafts, clothing and souvenirs for sale. Stalls in the four corners of the plaza sell tasty plates of acar…
Top Choice Vintage in Copacabana & Leme

Brecho de Salto Alto

Head to the upstairs level of Shopping Siqueira Campos, and pass through the beaded curtain into this fun and welcoming shop that sells a range of vintage-inspired clothing and accessories for men and women. Many pi…
Top Choice Market in Belo Horizonte

Feira de Arte e Artesanato

A Belo Horizonte classic, this Sunday street fair attracts massive crowds searching for clothing, jewelry, street food and more. Located between Rua da Bahia and Rua das Guajajaras, and bordered by the soothing gree…
Top Choice Handicrafts in Quito

Galería Ecuador

This sparkling two-story complex just off Plaza Foch offers top-quality Ecuadorian-made products, ranging from handicrafts, jewelry, clothing, CDs and coffee-table books to chocolates, wine and liqueurs (including a…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Alter do Chão

Araribá Cultura Indígena

Arguably the best indigenous art store in the Amazon, with items ranging from inexpensive necklaces to museum-quality masks and ceremonial costumes, and representing communities throughout the Amazon basin. Shipping…