Rio de Janeiro State shopping

Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Centro & Cinelândia

CRAB

One of Rio's best new handicraft stores stocks an exquisite collection of pieces from every corner of Brazil. You'll find ceramics with pre-Columbian imagery found in the Serra da Capivara, lovely eco-jewelry made o…
Top Choice Market in Ipanema & Leblon

Hippie Fair

The Zona Sul's most famous market, the Hippie Fair (aka Feira de Arte de Ipanema) has artwork, jewelry, handicrafts, clothing and souvenirs for sale. Stalls in the four corners of the plaza sell tasty plates of acar…
Fashion & Accessories in Ipanema & Leblon

Gilson Martins

Designer Gilson Martins transforms the Brazilian flag and silhouettes of Pão de Açúcar (Sugarloaf Mountain) and Corcovado into eye-catching accessories in his flagship store in Ipanema. This is the place for unique …
Chocolate in Ipanema & Leblon

Chocolate Q

This is serious chocolate. Cacao beans, harvested from a single, environmentally conscious grower in Bahia, are processed into a range of exquisite dark-chocolate products (milk chocolate fans be advised, there is n…
Arts & Crafts in Santa Teresa & Lapa

La Vereda

La Vereda stocks a colorful selection of handicrafts from local artists and artisans in a spot near Largo do Guimarães. Handpainted clay figurines by Pernambuco artists, heavy Minas ceramics, delicate sterling-silve…
Jewelry in Ipanema & Leblon

Maria Oiticica

Using native materials found in the Amazon, Maria Oiticica has created some lovely handcrafted jewelry inspired by indigenous art. Seeds, plant fibers and tree bark are just some of the ingredients of her bracelets,…
Fashion & Accessories in Santa Teresa & Lapa

Favela Hype

This ultra-hip but very friendly gathering spot is part fashion boutique, part restaurant and (at certain times) all party space. The art-filled shop sells swimwear, dresses, jewelry, sunglasses, ecofriendly flip-fl…
Fashion & Accessories in Gávea, Jardim Botânico & Lagoa

Dona Coisa

One of Rio's top boutiques, Dona Coisa sells top labels by Brazilian and international designers, including one-of-a-kind pieces you won't find elsewhere. Head upstairs to browse original objects for the home (inclu…
Arts & Crafts in Flamengo & Around

Pé de Boi

Although everything is for sale here, Pé de Boi feels more like an art gallery than a handicrafts shop, owing to the high quality of the wood and ceramic works, and the tapestries, sculptures and weavings. This is p…
Fashion & Accessories in Ipanema & Leblon

Lenny Niemeyer

When it comes to swimwear, few designers have earned a following like Lenny Niemeyer. She creates beautiful, form-fitting bikinis and one-pieces in both classic and avant-garde styles. You'll also find plenty of oth…