Google Mapping Rio de Janeiro's Favelas
From a foreigner's (or even many Brazilians') perspective, it's easy to label the "favelas" of Rio de Janeiro as slums run by drug cartels, racked with crime, violence and poverty—and terrorized by police. Despite many outer communities still...
Reserva Pop-Up Shop at São Paulo Eastpak
The beach is at least an hour and a half away, but Rio de Janeiro men's brand, Reserva, is bringing the easy-breezy life of being close to the ocean to São Paulo with their pop-up store in the back of the Eastpak store. The clothing mix...
Mana Bernardes Jewelry
Since the age 11 when her work was worn on-screen by actresses in a popular soap opera in her native Brazil, 25-year-old Mana Bernardes' jewelry has been in the limelight. Since then, Mana's playful objects have been exhibited in galleries...
Graffiti in Rio
The first in a series of posts about Rio. The graffiti around the city is pretty amazing.
Among other finds in Rio were these simple, sensible, summer kicks. From what I could gather, they're made from hemp and have recycled rubber soles. I can't find any info about these through Adidas or the sneaker sites, so if you know their...