Category Archives: Made in Brazil

Two examples of the Brazilian passion for physical appearance

First example is Maya Gabeira, a brazilian big wave surfer who recently took part in a nude surfing photo shoot. Maya Gabeira surfing naked The only Brazilian present in the list of athletes who posed nude for ESPN magazine, Maya Gabeira liked the result. In an interview the surfer commented on the new experience. Although [...]

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Jesus Luz, a brazilian model made famous by association(with Madonna)

Jesus Pinto da Luz is a Brazilian model who got the first modeling jobs in his hometown, Rio de Janeiro, like a fashion show at Fashion Rio 2007. In a photo shoot in which he appeared naked in December 2008, for W magazine, he met the singer Madonna, with whom he maintained a loving relationship. [...]

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New trend in Rio: tennis shoes that tones the butt and legs and cellulite clothing craze

A new craze has invaded the morning and evening walks in Rio de Janeiro: the shoe that tones the leg muscles and buttocks while exercising. One of the devotees of the trend is the MTV host Ellen Jabour. In her wanderings along the shore in Rio, she has been drawing attention for her shapely legs [...]

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“Olha o Globo!” – Brothers, Biscuits & Beaches

(with Two Brothers in the background) Ask any beach-going Brazilian that has been to Rio de Janeiro what images come to mind when they think of Rio and I’d bet Biscoito Globo is one of them. The famous doughnut-shaped powder biscuits are as common a sight as the sunbathers in Ipanema applauding the beautiful sunsets, [...]

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