Archives Feb. 10, 2012

estilo: Beyond the Bikini

Take a glimpse into Paula's Estilo – "style" in Portuguese – as we take you
beyond the bikini and into what inspires the ViX lifestyle. From behind-the-scenes moments
to Paula's own interpretation on luxury living, ViX is more than just a bikini.

Brasilian Classic - The Girl from Ipanema

February 10th, 2012

Garota de Ipanema” or “The Girl from Ipanema” is a Brasilian bossa nova classic from the 1960’s that has had iconic popularity. The song was an international hit and went on to win the Grammy for Record of the Year in 1965. Written in 1962 by Vinicius de Moraes, with music by Antônio Carlos Jobim and English lyrics by Norman Gimbel, the song’s first commercial recording by Pery Ribeiro featured performers Astrud Gilberto, João Gilberto and Stan Getz in the album “Getz/Gilberto”.

Our favorite part of the history on this Brasilian classic is that “The Girl from ...