Archives Feb. 7, 2013

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.

Fabricated Not: Paula's Love for Textiles

February 7th, 2013

Fabric is telling of a culture.  It can instantly give depth to a room, uniqueness to a garment or even lend itself to the utility of a design.  ViX designer Paula Hermanny developed an appreciation for fabric and textiles at an early age.  Many a market trips were spent with her grandmother, Izaura, meandering through endless stalls of drapes, cloth and bolts of fabric.  With Izaura’s help, Paula learned how to make her own dresses out of the material she chose.  These childhood projects would later evolve into a lifelong passion for design.

Quality fabrication, authentic details and a ...