Shopping

  • Gilson Martins Wallets, bags and other accessories with iconic Rio imagery.
  • Maria Oiticica Elegant jewelry made from Amazonian seeds and fibers.
  • Chocolate Q Exquisite, beautifully wrapped chocolate produced from the cacao beans of a sustainable Brazilian grower.
  • Osklen Attractive men's and women's fashion from Brazil's best-known designer.
  • CRAB Beautifully displayed crafts from across Brazil.
  • Hippie Fair Have fun browsing – and eating street food – in Ipanema.

Handicrafts

  • La Vereda Unique gift ideas with a local focus.
  • Pé de Boi Eye-catching handicrafts made by artists from around Brazil.
  • O Sol Folk art that benefits a social-welfare organization.
  • Tucum Small store with Amazonian jewelry, pottery, baskets and wall hangings with pre-Columbian motifs.

Jewelry Stores

  • H Stern One of the world's top jewelers, with a museum where you can see the technicians in action.
  • Amsterdam Sauer An iconic name with an extensive showroom.
  • Sobral Colorful, eye-catching pieces in resin that won't break the bank.

Fashion Boutiques

  • Dona Coisa Fun, high-end browsing in Jardim Botânico.
  • Lenny The best place in Rio to browse women's swimwear.
  • Isabela Capeto Lovely one-of-a-kind garments sold from the studio in Jardim Botânico.
  • Redley Eye-catching clothing for the summer.
  • Forum Captivating women's clothing and menswear.

Bookshops

Music

  • Berinjela Used records and CDs hidden in the bowels of a Centro shopping gallery.
  • Toca do Vinícius A must for bossa nova fans.
  • Arlequim Wide-ranging music selection, plus an appealing cafe.
  • Bossa Nova & Companhia Copacabana's best place for delving into Rio's musical legacy.
  • Pleidisco Known for its guitars and stringed instruments.

Shopping Malls

Unusual Stores

  • Gabinete Full of elegant objects for the home.
  • Granado High-end skin-care products in an old-fashioned pharmacy.
  • Maracatu Brasil Many percussion instruments, and you can take classes upstairs.