Shopping in Sao Paulo
Sao Paulo is the hottest trading mecca in Latin America. In São Paulo operate 79 large shopping centers, including such luxurious malls as Cidade Jardim and Iguatemi.
The main trading artery is Oscar Freire Street in Jardins (like Rodeo Drive in Los Angeles and Madison Avenue in New York), filled with international boutiques like Tiffany & Co, Louis Vuitton, Versace, etc. The street also has the stores of Brazilian famous designer brands Havaianas, Schutz, Osklen and Carlos Miele.
Brazil is famous all over the world for its shoes. Shoe stores, in which buyers will find incredible designer collections, are located in large numbers at the legendary Avenida Paulista.
In Sao Paulo has emerged a series of clearly identifiable areas, defining its trading scene. Each of them is dedicated to a specific “specialty” — local fashion, classic international brands, South American accessories, decor items, and so on.
Vila Madalena is a region in the Pinheiros district, the western part of the city. Known for its vibrant nightlife and as the historical center of the bohemian culture of São Paulo. Here is located the famous “rose” boutique of the designer Luciana Papaspyrou. The clothes are made of the best exclusive fabrics that can be found in the world, from Japan, Paris, and Milan. The most iconic of all the luxury stores in Vila Madalena is Ronaldo Fraga boutique. Men’s and women’s exclusive clothing from bright natural materials and stylish accessories.
Shopping center Iguatemi is Brazil’s oldest shopping complex which has stores of all the most famous luxury brands. Here you can find Burberry, Calvin Klein, Carolina Herrera, Chanel, Christian Louboutin, Dolce & Gabbana, Emporio Armani, Gucci, Tiffany & Co and other.