“Sometimes team Elle feels blase and like we’ve seen everything – Sarah lives in LAs hip Silver Lake and I live in Williamsburg, New York – and therefore it’s extra funny that just a few hours after landing we’re at Elementos Argentinos – ready to buy everything in the store. They carry handwoven rugs, some are vintage from the 70s with beautiful bird motives, some are newer with neon stripes. Our “trend tired” eyes sees something new in the rugs woven in the mountains and makes my heart rate speed up. Even though I have no idea how to fit a huge rug in my suitcase, I walk out with a striped beauty under my arm. A few days later Sarah follows suit.