Last-minute Christmas Shopping
By Jade Arroyo
Christmas Eve has surprised you with empty hands. What to do after the initial panic? Don’t worry! Here is a guide of places where you can do some good gift hunting.
Bring a big shopping bag! Happy shopping!
Mixta San Miguel
This shop is one of the favorites in the city for its originality. It is self-defined as “an eclectic mix” of fashion, accessories, and decoration. Everything here is handmade in Mexico and other parts of the world. Surely you’ll find the perfect gift for that unique friend or family member. Pila Seca 16.
The Petit Four
A delicious dessert always seems like something appropriate to give. This place offers the best French pastries and bakery for treats to enjoy at the family gathering. Mesones 99.
Fabrica La Aurora
This center of art and design is a must for any experienced buyer. There are more than 40 art galleries, studios, jewelry, and decoration shops where you can peep in the doorway and then walk into select the perfect gift. Causeway Aurora s/n.
This boutique has a contemporary style, showing Mexican and other foreign designers. You’ll find fashion, textile art, and jewelry. Cuna de Allende 15.
This store, located within walking distance of the Jardín, offers a variety of designer items everywhere. We love the section of interior design and personal care items. Sollano 16.
If you want something traditional, whether is a wool carpet, mirrors, blown glass or tin crafts, this is the best place to look for it. It is also budget-friendly. Andador Lucas Balderas, between Reloj and Loreto.