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Mexico City

STYLE
Fabric-Focused Womenswear by Zii Ropa
Since moving to Mexico three and half years ago, Vancouver native Bridget Tidey has started her own unique clothing line Zii Ropa. Founded just last year, the brand's aesthetic is comfortable yet flattering, durable yet sophisticated and is "inspired...
DESIGN
Carla Fernández: Design Culture Mexico at Heath Ceramics
Based in Mexico City, fashion designer Carla Fernández travels through Mexico seeking the most talented regional artisans; she creates new designs that honor traditional fabrications in each region. This has given Fernández a reputation as a champion...
STYLE
Fashion Designer Paola Hernandez's Brooklyn Showroom
Over a year after launching a flagship store in Mexico City, fashion designer Paola Hernandez has unveiled a showroom at the crux of Brooklyn's north and south Williamsburg neighborhoods. Aesthetically minimal and arranged for the maximum impact...
TRAVEL
Jules Basement
by Carissa Wodehouse Though Mexico City is known for its size, a growing local creative class and influx of world travelers are carving out first-rate gathering spots in its nooks and crannies. Jules Basement, a speakeasy tucked under an unassuming...
TRAVEL
Hôtel Americano
From the airy architecture of seaside retreat Basico to Distrito Capital's urban focus, Mexico-based hotel group Habita has already made a name for itself for how it introduces high-design without disrupting surroundings. Opening today, 6 September...
CULTURE
Cool Hunting Capsule Video: Liquid Sculptures
When we visited the Zona Maco art fair in Mexico City earlier this year, we saw a wide variety of media and styles—check out our first piece on Martin Creed here. This second video from our trip there explores some of the more abstract pieces...
CULTURE
Cool Hunting Capsule Video: Collection
by Aphakai Rirkrit Tiravanija has continuously proven himself to be at the forefront of modern conceptual art. Extremely social in nature, Tiravanija's exhibitions range from feeding gallery-goers to recording footage of a road trip and displaying...
CULTURE
Salvando al Soldado Pérez
The New Mexican Cinema movement may have calmed to a simmer in recent years, but the country's presence on the international film scene is here to stay. At Los Angeles' recent Hola México Festival, festival-goers were treated to a secret midnight...
CULTURE
Cool Hunting Capsule Video: Martin Creed
by Gregory Stefano On a recent trip to Mexico City we had the chance to stop by the Zona Maco Art Fair to check out what's happening south of the border. We explored some great galleries, saw some fantastic work, and one piece that jumped out immediately...