São Paulo State shopping

Top Choice Food & Drinks in Pinheiros, Vila Madalena & Around

Instituto Ata

Brazil's most famous gourmet chef, Alex Atala of D.O.M. fame, is behind this expansive gourmet emporium featuring provisions from small farms and producers from the country's five ecoregions: caatinga, cerrado, Mata…
Top Choice Clothing in Avenida Paulista, Jardins & Around

El Cabriton

This uber-hip shop features hundreds of unique and clever T-shirts (R$68 to R$88) for men, women and babies from independent Brazilian designers arranged by category (browse the catalog for the entire inventory). Th…
Top Choice Antiques in Pinheiros, Vila Madalena & Around

Retro 63

This supremely cool collection of original knickknacks, objets d'art and other decorative items from the 1950s, '60s and '70s is like a gourmet graveyard for decades gone by. Pieces are one-of-a-kind, so if you're i…
Top Choice Shoes in Avenida Paulista, Jardins & Around

Espaço Havaianas

You will find flip-flops in every imaginable design and hue – and at quite reasonable prices – at the flagship store for Brazil’s favorite beach footwear, boldly designed by Isay Weinfeld. Flip-flops start at R$15.9…
Top Choice Antiques in Pinheiros, Vila Madalena & Around

Feira Benedito Calixto

Open-air market for handicrafts, antiques and food stalls Saturday, plus live chorinho in the afternoon between 2:30pm and 6:30pm.
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Ilhabela


A standout option on an island that disappoints from a shopping perspective, local artist Fred Teiu not only presents his own tropical-themed paintings that range in theme from Frida Kalho to jungle macaws, but also…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Pinheiros, Vila Madalena & Around

Galeria Nacional

This two-story design stop on Rua Mateus Grou – the neighborhood's design street – only sells works from Brazilian artists. It's worth a browse for leather clutches, art prints, jewelry, ceramic vases, watches, wood…
Top Choice Mall in São Paulo

Shopping JK Iguatemi

South America's most luxurious high-end shopping mall is worth a stroll for the sheer opulence of it all and some very good restaurants.
Arts & Crafts in Avenida Paulista, Jardins & Around

Ponto Solodário

This excellent handicraft shop, one of the few of quality in São Paulo, shares Casa Amarela space with Museu Xingu but is a separate business. It bills itself as 'socio-cultural art' and works with various Fair Trad…
Books in Avenida Paulista, Jardins & Around

Livraria Cultura

Spread out over three stores on the ground floor of the Conjunto Nacional building, this is hands-down the city’s best bookstore. There is a large selection of both English-language books and travel guides, plus a p…