There are cheap shops by Curacao Port. While there are upscale shops in Punda, the port's shopping district, there are many cheap shops that provide cruisers with a plethora of good deals. Souvenirs can be found to take home to remember the trip and port stop. The 2 major shopping streets in the aforementioned district, Madurostraat and Heerenstraat, give you a chance to take home a wide selection of pottery, linens, jewelry and local souvenirs at discounted prices.
For more info, see Curacao Port Guide