Stories

Living like a Carioca goes beyond great clothes. We bring you a space to share in our edit of stories that aim to transport you to Rio. From conversations with our favourite tastemakers to guides to the best of Brazil, and everything in-between…

Introducing The Surfer's Paradise Collection for Summer 2022

Introducing The Surfer's Paradise Collection for Summer 2022

As we enter the warm summer months, we are delighted to present to you our newest collection for Summer 2022, inspired by the early-hour...

A New Series: The Rio Way Of Life

A New Series: The Rio Way Of Life

Join us as we embark upon a new monthly series aiming to spread the joys of Rio and beach culture around the world.

Comfort Is Key: Our Unique Terry Cloth Fabric

Comfort Is Key: Our Unique Terry Cloth Fabric

Join our conversation with our designer to learn more about our newly-developed Terry Cloth fabrication and the unique qualities it bears.

The Golden Hour - Introducing The Arpoador Collection

The Golden Hour - Introducing The Arpoador Collection

Journey with us to the golden hour of the Arpoador region as we take a deeper look into the inspiration behind the new collection.

Behind Monocromático

Behind Monocromático

Discover the meaning behind our edit of Black & White style staples, inspired by the allure of simplicity and minimalism

FRESCOBOL CARIOCA x One Tree Planted

FRESCOBOL CARIOCA x One Tree Planted

In partnership with One Tree Planted, we will plant on tree in Brazil for each set of Beach Bats sold online. #PlantedWithFrescobol

Introducing The Atlântico Collection

Introducing The Atlântico Collection

Join us as we voyage across the Atlantic Sea to bring you a collection of sail-worthy staples this Autumn.

How To Hamptons In Style With Andre Mellone

How To Hamptons In Style With Andre Mellone

Join our conversation with Brazilian interior designer, Andre Mellone, to learn how to do The Hamptons in true, sophisticated style.

The Story Of Frescobol

The Story Of Frescobol

Discover the story behind the game of Frescobol, from its early origins to how it is played today.

In Conversation With Garrett Leight

In Conversation With Garrett Leight

Meet the man behind the infamous, California-cool eyewear brand and our latest collaborator.

Discover 'Rio California'

Discover 'Rio California'

Join us on our adventure into eyewear with 'Rio California', our latest capsule designed in collaboration with Garrett Leight.

x MR PORTER Summer Edit

x MR PORTER Summer Edit

Learn more about our all new capsule collection of elegant essentials, designed in celebration of the style destination's tenth birthday. 

Introducing The Explorer Collection

Introducing The Explorer Collection

Join us on a journey to the soft sands of Cabo Frio this summer. 

Introducing SS21: The Azulejo Collection

Introducing SS21: The Azulejo Collection

Get a first look at our new season styles, featuring retro-inspired and refined takes on tile works by Athos Bulcão.

The Beach Bat

The Beach Bat

Discover the origins of our luxurious hero product: the humble Frescobol beach bat.

Casa Carioca

Casa Carioca

For stylish summer dressing- whether staying in or heading out- we bring you the House Collection.

In Conversation: Lissa Carmona

In Conversation: Lissa Carmona

We talk to the CEO of ETEL about paradox, politics and the legacy of Niemeyer in Brazilian design. 

Charitable Beach Bats

Charitable Beach Bats

Limited Edition Saudade Sets In Partnership with Brazil Foundation

The Soul of Rio: Hotel Arpoador

The Soul of Rio: Hotel Arpoador

Take a trip with us to Ipanema Beach as we talk to hotelier Daniel Gorin about our favourite Rio hotspot, the Hotel Arpoador.

Introducing Engraving

Introducing Engraving

Learn more about our all new service, allowing you to make our luxurious beach bats even more special. 

The Summer Collection

The Summer Collection

Learn more about the inspiration behind our new season styles.

Story Behind the Season: Athos Bulcão

Story Behind the Season: Athos Bulcão

From tile design to tropical modernism, learn more about the artist who shaped our new season. 

In The Curves

In The Curves

We consider the cobblestoned curves of the calçadão, and how their patterns influence our prints.

ESPASSO: Curating a Legacy

ESPASSO: Curating a Legacy

Carlos Junqueira talks to us about his role in shaping the history and future of contemporary Brazilian design.