Rio de Janeiro - Travel sites and Tourist Guide for Gringos
Shopping in Rio de Janeiro ranging from exclusive designer boutiques shopping and shopping malls to street vendors in one of the city’s craft markets. You can make good deals in buying leather goods, jewelry, coffee, art, music and summer clothes. Shopping is exceptional value for money since the Brazilian currency is extremely favorable at present for overseas buyers.
Rio Sul Shopping
Best shopping center in town called Rio Sul andthis is the mall that has it all. Rio Sul is located right on the tunnel between Copacabana and Botafogo.
Rua Lauro Muller 116, Botafogo.
Alana Ruas have one of the most famous fashion blogs in Rio.
Purchase of Fashion and Swimwear
Ipanema is Rio’s most fashionable shopping area with luxury shops, most along Rua Visconde de piranha. Ipanema is the place to capitalise on Rio’s fashion trends with elegant swimwear brand with classic brands and modern look. Within a ten-block radius you’ll find everything from fabulous leather goods to beachwear and Havaianas (flip-flop sandals) in various colors and designs. Best shopping in the large shopping centers or in the park around Ipanema Praça Nossa Senhora da Paz. Osklen.
Barra da Tijuca – Shopping
Barra Shopping is the largest mall in the city, and possibly the largest in Latin America. Shopping mall with 577 shops and one of the biggest and tacky shopping malls and the largest office complexes in South America. New York Times recently wrote an article were they called Barra da Tijuca Rio hot spot with Miami Vibe.
Every first saturday of each month they have this fair where you can buy cool clothes, shoes, bags, furniture and antiques.
Rue do Lavradio
Copacabanas souvenir shops