Category: Destino Brasil

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.

Luxury Locale: Ipanema

February 5th, 2014

Ipanema, a beach forever immortalized in the song “The Girl from Ipanema.” It has become a symbol of all that is trendy in Rio but even so, there are still some secret hot spots worth revealing!

 

Where To Dine

Terzetto is a fine dining establishment perfect for indulging--its menu features sumptuous dishes such as steaks, pasta, seafood and delectable desserts. It is also accustomed to receiving distinguished guests--the famed architect, Oscar Niemeyer, would come here for a nice meal after a long day at the office!

For those dedicated to eating clean, visit the Market Ipanema. Their food is freshly ...

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Top 3 Destinations for NYE

December 5th, 2013



What better way to ring in the New Year than in an exotic, new place? Restore your sense of adventure and re-evaluate your bucket list because we have three destinations certain to jumpstart your 2014 in the most memorable of ways:


Trancoso, Bahia
White sands, turquoise waters, palm trees and colorful cliffs—this is Trancoso, a small town on the southern coast of Bahia, Brazil. This small paradise was discovered by hippies in the 1970's and today attracts more and more tourists—especially those looking to experience the charms of nearby fishing villages. Places such as Uxua House Hotel ...

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A Little Ipanema in SoHo: Interview with Carlos Secchin

October 23rd, 2013

Paula Hermanny met photographer Carlos Secchin at their favorite place in Rio – the beach. Upon seeing his photographs, Paula immediately fell in love with his work, commissioning him to create an iconic visual for her New York showroom. The photograph, “Ipanema at Sunset” is according to Secchin, “the most sublime moment of the day – when Cariocas are departing the beach.”

This week, we are hosting press days at the showroom to present the Summer 2014 Carioca-inspired collection to key members of the media. What could be a more perfect gift than a limited edition print of Carlos Secchin’s “Ipanema ...

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Destino Brazil: Nannai Beach Resort

August 16th, 2013

It’s a paradise surrounded by palm trees, crystalline seas and dotted with luxurious bungalows.  This dreamlike escape is also known as the Nannai Beach Resort in Porto de Galinhas, Recife of Brazil.

 

A place unlike any other, the Nannai Beach Resort is most sought after by those who are in search of tranquil seclusion and closenesss with nature.  The resort is also a contender for the Condé Nast Johansens Award for Excellence in 2014, a prestigious recognition given within the international hospitality sector.

 

Spa L'Occitane

While just the sight of their bungalows and pools will make your visit ...

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Destino Brazil: The Amazon

August 8th, 2013

It was its raw, unbridled beauty that served as the inspiration for the 2014 collection but make no mistake about it—within the Amazon, incredible luxury can be found.  Here’s how to experience the wonders of its diverse flora and fauna without giving up relaxation and comfort:

 



Where To Stay


The Jungle Lodge Ana Vilhanas was named one of the best environmentally friendly hotels in South America according to the National Geographic.  It was also named one of the most elegant hotels in The New York Times.  Its amenities include spa massages and a pool nestled within jungle settings ...

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