Fathom Favorites : Mexico City Shops

1. Loose Blues

Loose Blues

The Japanese owners curate cool clothes for men and women, accessories, vinyl, and books from Mexico and abroad. Like a vintage store but better, clothes and vinyl are sold on the first floor and a restaurant serving Japanese cuisine with a nice bar occupies the second floor. Everything overlooks a glass-cased showroom with vintage furniture and interior goods.

Calle Dinamarca 44, Juárez, 06600
+52 55 5546 4359

2. ​Casa Cabelleria

​Casa Cabelleria

This place is a dream. They stock everything a dapper gentlemen needs — hats, bow ties, leather duffle bags, boots, cool jackets, shirts in a variety of prints, suitcases, notebooks, smoking accessories ... the list goes on. Many products are made by from local designers and artisans. The shop, located in an old house in Juarez, is a literal man cave — and a beautiful one, at that — with a barbershop, a tattoo parlor, and a basement pizza joint.

Havre 64, Juárez, 06600
+52 55 5207 3216

3. Apartment25

A super minimal and very curated boutique within Córdoba 25, an old, beautiful building in Roma Norte filled with cool, creative businesses —a bookstore, gallery, architecture and branding studio. The merch is primarily menswear, with an emphasis on high-end streetwear, but they also stock accessories and tops for the ladies. 

Córdoba 25, Roma Norte, 06700 
+52 55 7045 8923

4. Mercado de San Juan

Mercado de San Juan

A traditional food market in the center of Mexico City where you can find almost anything and everything from around the country.

Calle de Ernesto Pugibet 21, Colonia Centro

5. Galería Mexicana de Diseño

Galería Mexicana de Diseño

This contemporary Mexican design store has been crucial for promoting local artisans. From jewelry to furniture, you can always find artful objects here created by both emerging designers and established household names.

Havre 77, Fl. 1, Colonia Juárez

6. Carla Fernández

Carla Fernández

Designer Cala Fernández works closely with local artisans to create clothing that embodies the spirit of Mexico and the heritage of the indigenous communities. Her garments highlight bright colors, bold patterns, and intricate embroidery.

Avenida Álvaro Obregón 200, Colonia Roma

7. Fábrica Social

Pick up a special souvenir while giving back. Hand-embroidered dresses, blouses, and bags in bright colors have price tags that include information on the local indigenous artisans and the time it took them to make their products.

Córdoba 67
Mexico City, 06600

8. Librería Rosario Castellanos

Inside the stunning Centro Cultural Bella Época is a futuristic bookstore with an impressive range of local works. Worth a stop just for the interiors, which include a reading area with skylight that's perfect for an afternoon siesta.

Tamaulipas 202
Mexico City, 06170

9. Mercado de Artesanias de la Ciudadela

A dizzying selection of covetable crafts (hand-embroidered linens, leather sandals, embellished mirrors) at reasonable prices.

Balderas and Plaza de La Ciudadela No. 1&5

Mexico City, 06040

10. Tout Chocolat

Need a souvenir to take home to your pals? Mexican chocolates are made modern and packaged beautifully at this corner shop.

Amsterdam 154
Mexico City, 06100

11. Goodbye Folk

Vintage clothes and glasses and bright oxford shoes; in back, it's a barbershop.

Colima 198
Mexico City, 06700

12. Mercado Álvaro Obregón

Open Saturdays. Stalls of traditional crafts, milagros (folk charms), sombreros, and serapes.

Álvaro Obregón
Mexico City,

13. Bazaar del Sábado

Spend a whole Saturday strolling the colorful craft market, the upscale and artisanal versions of the crafts you'll find elsewhere in the city. Weave through booths selling hand-thrown ceramic plate ware, painted porcelain skulls, paper flowers, and embroidered blouses. Stop to snack on fresh empanadas and listen to mariachis.

Plaza San Jacinto No. 11
Mexico City, 01000

14. San Juan Market

There are tons of markets all over the city, but it's here that you'll find the neighborhood's best local produce: mango manila, mamey, Chico Zapote, cherries, and vegetables, plus cheese, cured meats, and exotic foods like escamoles and grasshoppers.

Ernesto Pugibet 21
Mexico City, 06000

15. Dulcería de Celaya

The sweets shop, dating back to 1874, has kept its art nouveau style — ornate ceiling fixtures and ornamental walls — intact. Delicate glass casings display bon bons, biscuits, and Mexican wedding cookies.

Cinco de Mayo 39
Mexico City, 06000

16. Delirio

Pick up local and organic cooking supplies at this slow-food shop and cafe: Jars of deep-red chipotle chili paste, discs of Mexican chocolate, and local honey.

Monterrey 116B, esq. Álvaro Obregón
Mexico City, 06700

17. Chic By Accident

The mod furniture showroom is filled with the stuff set designers dream of. Don't look for a sign on the door; just buzz, and they'll let you in.

Lago Texcoco 112
Mexico City, 11320

18. Punto i Coma

Made-in-Mexico clothes, baby items, and homewares are designed and curated for 21st century tastes. A new gourmet shop-within-the-shop serves breakfast, lunch, and coffee.

Monte Himalaya 815
Mexico City, 11000

19. Common People

At the high-end shop (compared to Colette in Paris) in a belle epoque mansion, everything — designer clothes, jewelry, accessories, and art — is merchandised to the hilt. 

Emilio Castelar 149
Mexico City, 11560

20. Galeria Daniel Liebsohn

Daniel has a great eye for antiques, and his gallery is filled with amazing and well restored Mexican relics.

Londres 161-49 Plaza del Ángel
Mexico City, 06600