Comfort Suites Oscar Freire
Rua Oscar Freire, 1948
Sao Paulo, 05409-011
Phone: (55) 11 21374700
Fax: (55) 11 21374701
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In Brazil, the place to be is the beach. Stroll the sands in style with bikinis from famed designer Amir Slama, whose work has been featured in such prestigious events as New York Fashion Week. The versatile styles are crafted using a number a different fabrics to fit a variety of people and styles. Slama designs beachwear for both men and women.
Brazilian native and fashion stylist, Tufi Duek, extends his passion for style by way of Forum. With the brand's logo coined by Mauricio de Oliveira, its flagship store was launched in 1987. The trendy boutique ups Rue Oscar Freire's trend quotient by matching addresses with international powerhouses like Louis Vuitton, Bulgari, Marc Jacobs, and Salvatore Ferragamo. The unrivaled collection features a plethora of stylish bags, shoes, belts, sunglasses, eye-gear, lingerie and perfume. With outlets across the country, the label is a popular favorite among celebrities and trendsetting global icons.
Clube Chocolate is a glitzy multi-storeyed building that is a tourist attraction in itself. The structure is a mélange of concrete, wood, steel and stone, with haute couture displays. Inside, a collection of street denims, chic party dresses, knee-high boots, home decor, pottery, sculptures, toys and accessories greets you. The architecture of Clube Chocolate is noteworthy for its innovatively designed windows and play of colors. Local and international designers are well represented here.
Lita Mortari is known for classy and elegant partywear for women. Located in Rua Bela Cintra in Jardins, which is lined with niche, upscale brands, the store features gorgeous dresses made from finest fabrics that will dazzle any soiree. Having four stores across the city, Lita Mortari is easily one of the best designer clothing brand for cocktail dresses.
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.
Marcedinho Chic is one part craft fair and one part boutique at the retail-heavy intersection of Rua Oscar Freire and Rua Haddock Lobo. The twenty four stalls inside the market space brim with an assortment of accessories, clothing, jewelry and more, some stands representing more established independent brands while others simply showcase the work of a local craft maker. The selection frequently shifts at Mercadinho, so guests who are on the fence about a purchase ought to think long and hard about it before returning to find the item, if not the whole stall, replaced by something new. Created by Jair Mercanzini, Mercadinho Chic is a top-notch spot to stock up on one-of-a-kind local souvenirs and crafts.
Livaria da Vila at Alameda Lorena is one of the multiple outlets across Brazil. It houses an extensive collection of books, ranging from fiction, culture and theory titles (mostly in Portuguese) which are sure to please every reader. The bookstore is designed by the architect Isay Weinfeld, and he has been successful in creating a monument for literature. The store is divided into various sections depending on the genres. It also features a auditorium for lectures and readings. If you are a book lover, you are sure to have a great time.