Category: Giving Inspiration

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.

Giving Inspiration – Happy Hearts Fund “1 Night/1 School”

April 20th, 2012

Supermodel Petra Nemcova’s Happy Hearts Fund (HHF) hosted a “1 Night/1 School” charity event in conjunction with the Helping Hearts Council (HHC) this past Tuesday. Set atop the rooftop lounge PH-D of Dream Downtown hotel in the famed Meatpacking District, New Yorkers gathered to raise funds for the Tk Pertiwi 11 Kindergarten School.

Forgotten since the help of first responders during a May 2006 earthquake in Indonesia, the school and community have been in desperate need of renewed hope and assistance. Together, HHF and HHC work to implement sustainable practices that ensure lasting impact. The “1 Night/1 ...


Giving Inspiration - World Vision Contribution

January 4th, 2012

Though the holiday season comes to a close, the ViX Swimwear Giving Inspiration campaign is something we want to keep year round. We love the idea of giving back, inspiring others to give back, as well as bringing awareness to different charitable organizations. Our series on notable women, including designer Paula Hermanny, highlighted the charitable causes supported by each woman and served as a beacon of generosity.

A devoted mother of two, designer Paula Hermanny will always have a special love for children and aligning with World Vision is a reflection of the causes most important to her. A humanitarian ...


Giving Inspiration - Gisele Bündchen

December 30th, 2011

Our final installment for the ViX Swimwear Giving Inspiration campaign features Brasilian beauty Gisele Bündchen. A super model with a super sense of social responsibility, Gisele has garnered as much success with her charitable endeavors as she has with her incredible career.

In fact, using her celebrity status is one way Gisele brings awareness to projects that are close to her heart. On her 2009 appointment as a Goodwill Ambassador by the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), Gisele tells us in her blog that she is “glad to be able to help the United Nations,” and that she will “use ...


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 ...


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 ...