Top Choice Handicrafts in São Paulo

Casa da Vila

This gorgeously preserved 1929 mansion on a quiet residential street walking distance from Metrô Vila Mariana is Sampa's best spot for high-quality, affordable Fair Trade handicrafts from all 26 Brazilian states (pl…
Shoes in São Paulo

Galeria Melissa

This temple to high-end plastic footwear offers bold and unique designs by an international potpourri of creative folk like Vivienne Westwood, Zaha Hadid and Karim Rasheed. But it is as notable for its consistently …
Swimwear in São Paulo

Salinas Off

Always dreamed of hitting the beach wearing virtually nothing? Salinas is one of the country's trendiest bikini brands. Pick up last year's collections on the cheap at this outlet-style location, where two-pieces ru…
Books in São Paulo

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…
Clothing in São Paulo

Galeria do Rock

This seven-floor shopping center is an anthropologically fascinating gathering point for São Paulo’s underground communities, from punks to goths to metal heads. Shops are divided amongst three concepts: Art, Music …
Shoes in São Paulo

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.
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.
Mall in São Paulo

Shopping Frei Caneca

Relatively modest in size, Shopping Frei Caneca is nevertheless fully equipped with food court, cinema and good midrange shops.
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Shopping Iguatemi

Sampa’s favorite high-end hulk of a mall, Shopping Iguatemi has all the top Brazilian brands, from Osklen to Ellus.
Antiques in São Paulo

Feira Benedito Calixto

Open-air market for handicrafts, antiques and food stalls Sunday, plus live chorinho in the afternoon.