Brazil 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 Arts & Crafts in Centro & Praça Mauá

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 Arts & Crafts in Corumbá

Casa do Artesão

The old prison has swapped inmates for artists; each cell holds a different workshop. There's a strong sustainable focus, with lots of impressive creations from recycled materials. An extraordinary women's social co…
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…
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 Market in Belo Horizonte

Feira Hippie

A Belo Horizonte classic, this Sunday street fair attracts massive crowds searching for clothing, jewelry, street food and more. Located between Rua da Bahia and Rua das Guajajaras, and bordered by the soothing gree…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Novo Airão

Fundação Almerinda Malaquias

The shop for this local foundation, set up to help local community projects, has an excellent choice of mostly wooden crafts, from carved animals and canoes to notebooks. We especially liked the tiny box of 20 diffe…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Manaus

Galeria Amazônica

Right on Praça São Sebastião, this is Manaus’ top shop for genuine-article Amazonian handiwork, including gorgeous basketwork, pottery and folk art, as well as T-shirts, jewelry and a handful of Portuguese-language …
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 Market in Belo Horizonte

Mercado Central

You’ll find everything from parrots to peppers to perfume at this indoor market, a true Belo Horizonte institution. Shop for Minas cheeses and fresh produce, socialize at one of the bars or simply roam the aisles ai…