VanityBA: Argentina Polo A Magnet for Global Luxury Brands

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Today is the Super Bowl Sunday of Argentina polo. This afternoon, eight of the world’s greatest polo players including Adolfo Cambiaso and Facundo Pieres will battle for the final jewel in the Triple Crown, the 117th Argentina Polo Open Championship. Cambiaso’s La Dolfina Peugeot team is making their tenth final appearance in eleven years, while Pieres’ Ellerstina Etiqueta Negra side …

The World’s Oldest Polo Tournament Begins In Buenos Aires

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The 117th edition of the Hurlingham Open got underway this week with exciting first-round matches on Tuesday and Wednesday. But before the world’s oldest polo tournament started, La Nacion set the table with some bold quotes from Ellerstina crack Facundo Pieres. Having just snatched the first jewel of the Triple Crown at Tortugas, Pieres told Cancha Llena, “We’re better than ever. …

After 20 Years, 200 Argentine Franchises to Choose From

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In Argentina, it can be difficult for a small business to get off the ground, given a variety of bureaucratic, financial and legal hurdles. As such, the franchise business model has become an attractive alternative for local entrepreneurs looking to launch their own business with the backing, resources and support of a well-established franchise brand. Today the Argentina Association of …

Lucire: Fashionistas Find Paradise in Buenos Aires & Mendoza

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Buenos Aires has long been synonymous with fashion, so it seems only natural that Lucire, the global fashion magazine, would pay a visit to Argentina. With Town & Country, editor Elyse Glickman gives Lucire readers a sweeping travelogue of two of the country’s most fashionable destinations: Buenos Aires (Town) and Mendoza (Country). From Recoleta’s boutiques to Palermo Soho to high-end …