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.

Latest from Paula - Holiday Hostess Resort Look

December 23rd, 2011

Imagine spending the holidays some place faraway and warm, in a tropical oasis or coastal enclave, complete with all your loved ones in one place, enjoying family time and soaking in the tranquility of the moment.

Intimacy and lasting memories are truly what the holidays are about. This season, enjoy the destination vacation and luxuriate in time well spent. To help you worry about one less thing, we put together two resort looks in classic black and white—perfect for playing holiday hostess and ready for casual entertaining with a touch of ViX Swimwear signature style!

ViX Swimwear suggests Noelle leopard print black and white dress as holiday hostess resort look
Resort Hostess Look 1 ...


Giving Inspiration - Petra Nemcova

December 22nd, 2011

Inspiration can sometimes be found in the most unexpected places. A survivor of the Indian Ocean Tsunami in 2004, supermodel Petra Nemcova witnessed first hand the devastation natural disasters can bring. Upon her recovery, she founded the Happy Hearts Fund (HHF) to aid the children in Thailand affected by the tsunami.

Recognizing the gap between first response measures and the installment of government infrastructure, the Happy Hearts Fund (HHF) focuses on the building of self-sustaining schools, a key factor in helping children rebuild their lives. The organization works with the surrounding communities and local businesses to implement long-term sustainability initiatives ...


Latest from Paula: Amangiri Resort

December 20th, 2011

Blending in with the natural landscape, Amangiri, “peaceful mountain” is one of the two US locations offered by the illustrious Amanresort experience. Amangiri is a hidden oasis; built to compliment its desert surroundings but modernly equipped to astound guests with upscale and intimate resort living. ViX Swimwear designer Paula Hermanny was stunned by the combination of rustic beauty and sleek aesthetics, “This is Grand Canyon luxury…it is a place full of natural harmony,” she tells us.

Located in Canyon Point, Southern Utah and boasting views of the Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument, the resort is a landmark of the ...


Giving Inspiration - Tory Burch

December 14th, 2011

It is a month into the ViX Swimwear Giving Inspiration campaign and we continue in our efforts to give back during this season of giving and encourage others to do so, as well. Last week, we featured the accomplishments of Rachel Zoe and today we choose Tory Burch and the Tory Burch Foundation to highlight.

An entrepreneur and working mother, Tory Burch is no stranger to overcoming a challenge, having risen through the fashion industry with considerable speed in just seven years. With the rapid influx of success, Tory states in her blog that her greatest challenge is “balancing work ...


Giving Inspiration - Rachel Zoe

December 9th, 2011

The ViX Swimwear Giving Inspiration campaign is now in its third week of highlighting notable women and their philanthropic efforts in hopes of inspiring others to give back during the holiday season. Likewise, designer Paula Hermanny continues to work with her charity of choice, World Vision, as she has a special love for children around the globe. In keeping with the spirit of giving, we encourage you to share your charitable efforts and deeds of goodwill on the ViX Swimwear Giving Inspiration Facebook discussion post; we’ll be donating $100.00 for every comment received to further our support for ...