Quality Resort & Convention Center Itupeva
Fazenda Serra Azul, Gleba B
Phone: (55) 11 21365300
Fax: (55) 11 21365301
A vibrant facade of yellow and red, welcomes you into a trove of timeless fashionable goods. Nestled in a structure from the 1920s, Minha Avó Tinha opened its doors as an antique store, in 1992. But as its collection of garments and accessories kept on expanding, it came to known for its vintage stylish goods over curios. Clothing from 1920s right up to 1990, can be found here; it also includes designs by renowned names like Louis Vuitton, Givenchy and others.
Capricho à Toa has been operating as a thrift store since 1991, and is one of the largest in São Paulo. The highlight of this store is their extensive collection of national and international designer wear that can be purchased at reasonable rates. Housing over 30,000 items, Capricho à Toa is neatly segmented into sections for men, women and children. A cozy little coffee shop is located on-site, take a break from your shopping spree and rejuvenate yourself here for some more purchases.
A Queijaria is a testament to Minas Gerais' cheese making tradition. This store features over 70 fine varieties of cheese that are hand-selected by owner Fernando Oliveira on his travels across Brazil. Some of the specialties include the queijo from the Canastra region. Pick up a regional cheese to pair with your wine, or as a unique souvenir to take back home.
Loja 255 is a music store that also sells allied clothing and accessories. Music enthusiasts will find a decent collection of records, DVDs and CDs spanning multiple genres. Shop for funky t-shirts with quirky messages, logos and pictures of your favorite bands. This is the place to head if you have difficulty in getting entry into a local concert as they also stock concert tickets. They only accept cash payments for tickets, however, the rest of their merchandise can be purchased using debit or credit cards.
The Livraria de Vila was designed on the site of a two-story home by Brazilian architect, Isay Weinfeld who has also designed wonders like The Fasano Hotel. A book store that has become a landmark in “form follows function” style of architecture, the design helped the bookshop to accommodate more books than it would have otherwise. Completed in 2007, the highlight of the store is its revolving door that is made up entirely of bookcases. Fascinating to look at, the Livraria de Vila is frequented by not only avid readers but also architecture enthusiasts.
One of the branches of Livraria da Vila spread throughout São Paulo, this store is located at Pátio Higienópolis. With books covering practically every surface, this is the perfect spot for bookworms shopping at the mall. Apart from stocking books of every genre, this cozy store is known for book readings and the numerous other events it hosts.
If you are looking for stylish, durable and comfortable sportswear to use while indulging in your sport, then look no further than Decathlon. Decathlon is renowned worldwide for quality sporting goods, and this store in São Paulo's Shopping Lar Center offers nothing less. At Decathlon Lar Center you can purchase clothing, footwear and accessories for multiple sports and outdoor activities. Equipments like racquets, cycles, tents, treadmill, dumbbells and more are also available here.
Established in 1981, Shopping Eldorado takes pride in being the third shopping center in São Paulo. It started out on a small-scale with limited stores, but has expanded into a huge mall over the years. In 1992, a food court was set up, and this place became the first in the city to have a dining zone in a shopping center. Shopping Eldorado offers shopping a wide range of options, right from high-end designer outlets to pocket-friendly stores.
Dedicated wholly to the Brazilian dessert, brigadeiro, Maria Brigadeiro is located in Pinheiros neighborhood of São Paulo. Established in 2007 by gourmet baker Juliana Motter, the store takes large and small orders for many different varieties of the confection. Ranging from classics like dark chocolate, milk chocolate to the nuttier pistachio or almonds, from the fruitier orange or mango to the more exotic sesame flavor and even the Indian masala flavor, you can take your pick from over forty different versions of brigadeiros. All products are hand-made, using the best ingredients available which reflects in every bite of the favorite Brazilian bonbon from Maria Brigadeiro.
Established in 1924, Galeria Arte Brasileria is probably older than most such establishments in the city and is still going strong. The delightful store has put its heart into arts and crafts that come only from Brazil. From hammocks and sculptures to paintings and folk art, you'll find everything to be uniquely Brazilian. Reflective of the number of years they've been around, you're most likely to find exquisite and rare pieces here.
With a collection of antiques that date as far back as the 18th Century, Juliana Benfatti is an antique collector's delight. A family-run store, it is known for its rare and eccentric pieces from many parts of the world. Artistic bronze bowls, elegant wall brackets, colorful table lamps and sophisticated crystal boxes all form a part of the collection at this store.
Cavalera recently opened its outlet at the Oscar Freire. This quaint store of designer accessories, shoes, clothes and bags is a must-visit for all the shopaholics. The store is spacious with enticing collections for both men and women.