Carmen Steffens brings Brazilian Chic Stateside

Posted by Maryanne Salvat On September - 13 - 2013

get-attachmentCarmen Steffens, One of Brazil’s most popular fashion brands has set up shops in the US. The sexy, sophisticated brand, poised to import the best of Brazilian chic to Miami has offered creatively designed, meticulously handcrafted shoes, bags and other accessories to consumers for nearly two decades.

Launched in 1993 by Brazilian entrepreneur Mario Spaniol, Carmen Steffens has earned a growing and loyal international following including a myriad of celebrity fans, from Eva Longoria to Mariah Carey. In 1995 Monalisa Spaniol joined the brand’s style department as the lead designer, where today she continues to define the detailed look of the company’s wide range of accessories. With all products handcrafted in Brazil, Carmen Steffens’ fine shoes and handbags are distinguished by unique and high-quality leathers, which are all produced in the company’s own leather tannery, bright beautiful colors, limited production quantities and imaginative designs which have endeared the brand to consumers in Brazil and worldwide. Carmen Steffens stores are where fashion savvy consumers can buy exquisite, one-of-a kind accessories while immersed in a sophisticated, authentic Brazilian vibe.

Headquartered in the state of Sao Paulo, Brazil, Carmen Steffens currently has over 260 stores in 17 countries worldwide. The brand also has a store located in Danbury, Connecticut and plans to expand into New York, Florida and other U.S. markets. At the Hollywood & Highland Center, the U.S. flagship store is located at the entrance to the Awards Walk on Hollywood Boulevard.

About Carmen Steffens

One of the most in-demand fashion exports from Brazil, Carmen Steffens’ exclusive shoes, handbags and accessories are sold through more than 200 Carmen Steffens stores in 16 different countries. All Carmen Steffens products are handcrafted in limited quantities and reflect a unique Brazilian style that can be found in no other brand. Visit the website at

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