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Chic By Accident

Laguna Tamiahua 99
Colonia Anahuac
11320 Mexico D.F.
+52 55 5511 1312

Disregard the name — designer and architect Emmanuel Picault's store is chic through and through. Even if, say, a leather beach-style chair, isn't on your kist the pieces are so fantastic you may end up shipping one home.

Photo courtesy of L’Atitude


Uriarte Talavera

4 Poniente 911, Puebla, Mexico
Colonia Centro
72000 Puebla, Mexico
+52 22 2232 1598

Outside the city in Puebla is the best place to find authentic and quality Talavera ceramic pottery — a tradition in Mexico by way of Spain. You can also tour the on-site factory to see the design process from start to finish.

Photo courtesy of Uriarte Talavera


Celeste House

Darwin & Kepler
Colonia Anzures
11590, México, D.F.
+52 55 2614 6031

If it's here, it's cool. We could hang out all day in is shop-cum-tea room-cum-spa  what more could you need?

Photo courtesy of L’Atitude