is becoming a center for innovative fashion that combines modern styles and materials with ancient techniques and craftsmanship. Many of the designers and shops listed here work with local artisans and not only sell the work of these creative masters but also work to safeguard disappearing traditions. Here are eight stores that will give you a feel for the effervescent fashion movement
Tutü & Co
Modern-day handbags with a touch of the traditional makes Tutu&Co stand out among Oaxaca’s designers. They riff off some of the region’s indigenous techniques of weaving and embroidery to add individuality to their shoulderbags, purses and handbags.
Tutü & Co, Calle de Mariano Abasolo 103, Centro, 68000 Oaxaca, Oax., +52 01 951 183 9918