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Ariel do Blindado
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Fundão Roupas
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Isaac Silva Brand
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BIYOUZ
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Guettosa
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Original Favela
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Apartamento 03
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Estúdio Lu Safro Hair
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Afroish
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CONGOLINARIA
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Cacau Brito Nails
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Bar do Biu
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Ébano Beauty
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Exausta
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Negra Rosa
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Tranças Afro
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Jardin do Centro
São Paulo

Black-Owned Businesses in São Paulo


This list of black-owned businesses in São Paulo is a result of collaboration across our global community and is by no means exhaustive. There are so many more incredible businesses out there and we welcome all suggestions. We have also listed some local initiatives for you to donate to, if you can. We’ll be updating this guide regularly, so if you feel like sharing, please email here. We'd like to thank São Paulo-based Moa, for helping us put this together.

This list of black-owned businesses in São Paulo is a result of collaboration across our global community and is by no means exhaustive. There are so many more incredible businesses out there and we welcome all suggestions. We have also listed some local initiatives for you to donate to, if you can. We’ll be updating this guide regularly, so if you feel like sharing, please email here. We'd like to thank São Paulo-based Moa, for helping us put this together.

Ariel do Blindado

Ariel learned to cut hair in prison and developed the most famous hair-cut in Brazil: “Blindado”. The most resistant cut, able to resist even a motorcycle passing-by. Today he travels the world to spread the essence of Brazilian favelas cuts, a styled called "chavosos".

www.instagram.com/barbeariareidoblindado/

Fundão Roupas

OG favela gear from south side of São Paulo. Worn by the real ones, from artists to rappers. They also have a community bar and football team.

www.instagram.com/fundaoroupasoficial/

Isaac Silva Brand

A Brazilian Indigenous Afro brand led by Isaac Silva. Genderless democratic fashion for all kinds of bodies. Haute couture is also present in its DNA, all handmade by the stylist Isaac Silva himself.

www.instagram.com/isaacsilvabr...

BIYOUZ

Led by Cameroonian Melanito Biyouha, this stylish African eatery uses spices to make their food with love. The environment welcomes everyone as a family. Each employee who passes through the kitchen ends up recreating the dishes of their land (the extensive menu has more than 40 options with different kind of flavours from Africa).

www.instagram.com/biyouz_restaurante_africano/

Guettosa

Exclusive lingerie and hand drawn by Valerie Anaua. Anaua is a stylist and entrepreneur who's designs translate the Brazilian sensual spirit at its best. They also deliver to the whole world!

www.guettosa.com

www.instagram.com/guettosa_

Original Favela

Original Favela is an Instagram-based thrift store that represents street fashion in the 70s, 80s and 90s. It is also a collective that articulates parties, fairs and cultural initiatives focusing on black culture and the ghetto led by Anne Oliveira and Iris.

www.instagram.com/originalfavela/

Apartamento 03

Working as a fashion designer for more than 10 years, Luiz Cláudio, is filled with the desire to build an amazing and intricate fashion label, characterised by the use of manual techniques and precious fabrics worthy of a couture atelier.

www.instagram.com/apartamento03/

Estúdio Lu Safro Hair

Lu Safro is an incredible hair designer who creates true masterpieces and owns a saloon in the heart of downtown, near the iconic Galeria Rock. She usually does hair styling for the most important fashion shows in São Paulo Fashion Week, always alongside her daughter, Mika Safro, the most relevant young beauty artist in the emerging fashion scene.

www.instagram.com/lusafro

Afroish

Afroish uses pieces of clothing that would be discarded as a platform for their creations and Redesign. They believe in sustainability and in the life of the pieces, through their use of African Fabric they add identity to their creations with black aesthetic.

www.instagram.com/afroish_7/

CONGOLINARIA

Amazing vegan cuisine created by Congolese refugee Pitchou Luambo, with the help of his daughter Marie Luambo. "The basis of African gastronomy is vegetables, which we need to demystify that there is meat in our kitchen, a habit that was practically acquired only in Brazil when our ancestors arrived here".

www.instagram.com/congolinaria/

Cacau Brito Nails

Cacau Brito doesn’t do nails, she does art. Much demanded by the most relevant artists in the rap scene, and using several techniques combined to reach its perfection in composing unique and memorable nails. Nail Queen? definitely.

www.instagram.com/cacaubrito_nails/

Bar do Biu

Bar do Biu is an absolute classic and is the headquarters of Corinthians soccer team fans in the west of São Paulo. That typical Brazilian-style bar, serving the best Northeastern dishes & traditional feijoada every day.

www.instagram.com/bardobiu/

Ébano Beauty

A brand that applies ancestral learning into contemporary beauty care. Handmade with Brazilian vegan ingredients and 100% vegetable, with a beautiful packaging, affordable prices and an Instagram that teaches the functions and active principles with a lot of didactics and sensitivity. Self-care at its best.

www.instagram.com/ebanobeauty/

+55 11 932127309

Exausta

Defined as a "Really Tired Clothing Brand" and created by Nirvana, a powerful woman of unique taste and multi talented artist. Exausta is definitely a brand that define our current mood.

www.instagram.com/exau...

https://exausta.com/

Negra Rosa

National beauty brand created by Rosangela José da Silva. Negra Rosa is a brand for black skin, with black woman developing the products - who knows the specifics they need to have. All the communication is created by the resellers, located all over the country, and presenting how the product is effective for various black skin tones.

www.negrarosaloja.com.br

Tranças Afro

Jeciane is an independent braid stylist and is known for her variety in styles and techniques.

www.instagram.com/trancasafrojeci/

Jardin do Centro

Jardin do Centro is a plant shop and cafeteria in Downtown. They occupy 2 floors of a building hosting a film room, a co-working space and promotes black artists thought events and exhibitions.

www.instagram.com/jardindocentro/