The artistic usage of azulejos still decorates the streets of Sao Luis,
Brazil and protects houses from heavy rain, a Portuguese legacy from its colonial epoch.
Sao Luis, compared to Lisbon or Porto, is renowned for its historical centre and earned the name of «The Tile City» as many buildings are covered by azulejos. Regularly restored, rua Portugal perpetuates this UNESCO protected world heritage. A sexy cat eye pair of spectacles was thought to be the perfect expression of the Brazilian colourful country.