From luxury to economy options, São Paulo offers bazaars, shopping malls and streets of specialized trade that cater to the most varied types of buyers. Among the more than 240,000 stores of various segments spread throughout the city, those who love shoes have a multitude of options that appeal to all kinds of tastes and budgets. Check out 8 must-see stores!
Save a few hours of your day to check out the latest fashion trends in footwear at Jorge Alex, which opened its first store in the neighborhood of Santana in 1983, where you can also purchase shoes with discounts at the brand’s outlet on the ground floor. It has hundreds of pairs of male and female footwear with varied prices and models, to please the most demanding customers.
The CIC – Footwear Industrial Center has more than 200 meters of windows with products from the leading footwear industries of Brazil, where you can find pretty much everything, from a section dedicated to white shoes to another dedicated to large sizes: women’s up to 14 and men’s up to 15. Durval Calçados Finos is one of the pioneers in the field of shoes for special occasions such as weddings, graduation days and parties in general. In addition to being a reference in the bridal market in São Paulo, it has options for bridesmaids, debutantes and degree candidates.
The Brazilian manufacturer which became a favorite of celebrities, Carmen Steffens launches 11 annual collections to ensure unique items with a diversity of models, materials and types of finishing of shoes for men, women and teens. It also has a concept store on the trendy Oscar Freire Street. For children there are options such as Ludique Et Badin (“Fun and Playful”). The store specializes in children’s footwear and, in addition to items from its own brand, it sells models from international brands such as John Galliano and Armani Jr., which are many adults’ dream brands. Espaço Havaianas and Galeria Melissa have become tourist attractions in the city and offer the complete collection of the sandals that are a success inside and outside of Brazil.
If you have visited these stores and still haven’t found what you’re looking for, at Miriam Giglio you can order exclusive women’s shoes to call your own or customize one of the handmade items. The store also works with home sales. Just pick the model at the website, call them and schedule a visit!
Address: R. Alfredo Pujol, 1269 – Santana – Northern region.
Opening hours: Monday to Saturday, from 9 am to 8 pm Sundays and holidays, from 11 am to 7 pm, and other addresses.
Phone: (11) 3321-7700
Address: Av. Celso Garcia, 5344 – Tatuapé – Eastern region – (near the Carrão subway station).
Opening hours: Monday to Friday, from 9:30 am to 8 pm Saturdays, from 9 am to 8 pm Sundays and holidays, from 10 am to 4 pm.
Phone: (11) 2295-6277
Store and Outlet
Address: Rua São Caetano, 140 – Downtown
Opening hours: Monday to Friday, from 8 am to 6 pm Saturdays, from 8 am to 4 pm And other addresses.
Phone: (11) 2366-6157
Address: R. Oscar Freire, 953 – Jardins – Western region.
Phone: (11) 3063-2283
Opening hours: Monday to Saturday, from 10 am to 8 pm Sundays, from 1 pm to 7 pm And other addresses
Address: Av. Pres. Juscelino Kubitschek, 2041 – Store 352 – Jardim Paulistano – Western region.
Opening hours: Monday to Saturday, from 10 am to 10 pm Sundays and holidays, from 2 pm to 8 pm And other addresses.
Phone: (11) 3078-8340
Address: R. Oscar Freire, 1116 – Jardim Paulista – Western region.
Opening hours: Monday to Saturday, from 10 am to 8 pm Sundays, from 12 pm to 6 pm
Phone: (11) 3079-3415
Address: R. Oscar Freire, 827 – Jardins – Western region.
Opening hours: Monday to Friday, from 10 am to 7 pm Saturdays, from 10 am to 5 pm
Phone: (11) 3083-3612
Address: R. Fidalga, 120 – Vila Madalena – Western region.
Opening hours: Monday to Friday, from 10:30 am to 7 pm Saturdays, from 10:30 am to 5 pm
Phone: (11) 3031-4163