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Vintage-inspired kidswear: Buenos Aires
CAROLINA PRIOGLIO, WGSN 03.02.10

The historical city of Buenos Aires is a great destination for kids' vintage inspiration. WGSN highlight the key vintage stores as well as our top places to shop for new brands with a nostalgic vintage style.

Vintage Gil Antiguedades
Gil Antiguedades is a treasure trove of vintage kidswear specialising in beautiful Victorian and Edwardian traditional occasionwear, christening gowns and pretty smocked dresses. The store is located in San Telmo, an area famed for its antiques. On Sundays there is also a huge antiques market at Plaza Dorrego which is well worth a visit.

Gil Antiguedades

Juan Perez
Juan Perez is a great place to pick up styles from the 1950s through to the present day. located in Barrio Norte, the store always has inspiring window displays. The kidswear ranges from age 3 months to 14 years, and you can expect to find national and international brands such as Chanel, Hermès and Lanvin.

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Juan Perez

Nostalgic vintage-inspired brands Patisserie
Patisserie's collections have a classic French aesthetic, utilising vintage-inspired trims and silhouettes in clothing for boys and girls aged 0 to 8 years. The store has a beautiful interior design scheme, resembling an old-fashioned French patisserie. The range has a timeless charm often inspired by art and romantic places, with the latest collection inspired by impressionism and the French city of Giverny.

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Patisserie

Paula Ninos
Established Argentine brand Paula Cahen D´anvers also has a beautiful baby and children's line, Paula Ninos. A classic collection with country florals, gingham checks and broderie anglaise for girls and classic chinos, polos and nautical collars for boys.

Paula Ninos

Paula Ninos

Felix Ninos
Felix Ninos, situated in the trendy Palermo Soho neighbourhood, is a store not to be missed. Selling a great collection of retro clothing, the store is merchandised with vintage furniture and toys from different eras. The boys' collection was launched as a 'mini me' range to complement the Felix men's line, with 70s

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and rock-style graphic T-shirts and embroidered Bermuda shorts. The boys' range has a certain dandy style. Felix Ninos now also has a collection for girls and babies.

Felix Ninos

Nadine
Another store worth a visit in Palermo Soho is Nadine, which always offers a unique collection from designer Nadine Zlotogora. Each season the range is inspired by a different era, from the Middle Ages through to Victoriana and Art Nouveau. The collection has a bespoke feel, with hand-knitted embroidered jumpers, smart jackets and 18th century jabot shirts. Each garment has meticulous attention to detail and finishing, with each piece made and dyed by Nadine herself.

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Nadine

Complot Mini
Also situated in Palermo Soho is Complot Mini, a brand for girls aged 0 to 4 years. Complot cleverly fuses vintage and contemporary design, with 50s dresses and Chanel jackets, 60s florals and 90s leggings, designed to appeal to the nostalgic parent looking back to the fashion, art and music of past decades.

Complot Mini

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Cheeky
This season Cheeky's kidswear collection has a 70s hippy beach feel with embroidered smocks and skirts, gingham checks and liberty-print jumpsuits.

Cheeky

Rapsodia Ninos
The Rapsodia Ninos range has a multicultural boho rock feel. The kidswear section is full of dresses and tunics with exotic motifs and skirts and shirts featuring vintage-inspired embroidery. Rapsodia is a high quality clothing warehouse with unique designs influenced by the 60s, 70s and 80s.

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Rapsodia Ninos

Kiosco de Zapatos
Kiosco de Zapatos was launched in 2006. Designer Valeria Leik has created a collection not usually offered to the Argentine market. These original designs have a retro feel, taking inspiration from the 50s through to the early 80s. Shoes are made from beautiful soft leather, with styles including mod shoes, single- and T-bar sandles, classic leather lace-up ankle boots, green patent rain boots and red flecked loafers.

Kiosco de Zapatos

Kiosco de Zapatos

Sabe Bonito
Heading north out of the city, go to La Plantación, a tiny countryside shopping centre with just five stores. Here visit Sabe be Bonito, an interiors and clothing store offering an eclectic, refined and handmade

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mixture of objects and furniture for children, with a bourgeois-boheme style.

Sabe Bonito

Sabe Bonito

All photography by Cecilia Romano www.ceciliaromano.com

Contacts
Cheeky Paseo Alcorta Mall Jerónimo Salguero 3172 Capital Federal Tel: +54 (11) 4514 3566 www.cheeky.com.ar Complot Mini El Salvador 4731 Palermo Soho Capital Federal Tel: +54 (11) 4833 7704 www.complot.com.ar Gil antiguedade Humberto 1° 412 San Telmo C1103ACJ Buenos Aires Tel: +54 (11) 4361 5019 www.gilantiguedades.com.ar Felix Niños

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El Salvador 4742 Palermo Soho Capital Federal Tel: +54 (11) 4833 3313 www.felixba.com.ar Juan Pérez 1st and 2nd hand M. T. Alvear 1441 Barrio Norte Capital Federal Tel: +54 (11) 4815 8442 www.vestitenjuanperez.blogspot.com Facebook: Juan Pérez Nadine El Salvador 4638 Palermo Soho Capital Federal Tel: +54 (11) 4831 4203 www.nadinezlotogora.com Patisserie Paseo Alcorta Mall Maison 1059 Jerónimo Salguero 3172 Capital Federal Tel: +54 (11) 4514 3585 www.maisonpatisserie.com.ar Paula Niños Honduras 4888 Palermo Soho Capital Federal Tel: +54 (11) 4833 5678 www.paulacahendanvers.com.ar Facebook: Paula Niños Rapsodia Niños Patio Bullrich Mall Store 0017/18 Posadas 1245 Capital Federal Tel: +54 (11) 4814 7458 www.rapsodia.com.ar Sabe Bonito Paseo de compras La Plantación Kilometro 47, 5 - Local 04 Pilar - Buenos Aires Tel: +54 (11) 2322 644715 Valeria Leik - Kiosko de zapatos Cerviño 3900 - 4º 10 Palermo Capital Federal Tel: +54 (11) 4800 1383 www.valerialeik.com
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