Global Fashion Brands Targeting South America, Still Avoiding Argentina

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Four years removed from the mass exodus of Polo Ralph Lauren, Louis Vuitton and Escada from the streets of Recoleta, global fashion brands are once again targeting major South American metros with the notable exception of BA. “Foreign Clothing Brands Keep Avoiding Argentina” is the headline of Alfredo Sainz’s excellent piece in La Nacion charting the retail resurgence in neighboring countries and the extended fashion freeze in …

VanityBA: Buenos Aires Fashion Week 2012 Showcases Fall/Winter Collections

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Buenos Aires Fashion Week, the city’s most important fashion event kicks off today through Friday at La Rural in Palermo. A preview event was held last night with the Vitamina collection at Paseo Alcorta, but the main event begins today with 8 collections including Varanasi, Evangelina Bomparola, Vicki Otero and Wanama. BAFWeek official Kika Tarelli says this year’s edition features …

Tribuna Real The Perfect Mix Of Polo, Art & Fashion

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From December 1-4 Tribuna Real, the International Polo Fair, will take place at the Hipodromo Argentino. Occurring in conjunction with the Argentine Polo Open, Tribuna Real “will unite the entire Polo community and its friends in one place to see tango shows, fashion shows, and prizes awarded to distinguished Polo players.” Guests will also be able to enjoy cocktails, wines …