Category: Beyond the Bikini: Paula Hermanny

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 - Daslu

April 4th, 2012

Ultimate retail therapy, a beautiful space marked by intimacy and opulence, and above all, luxury—these are the hallmarks of Daslu, Brasil’s most recognized brand in the fashion sector.

Founded in 1958 by Lucia Piva de Albuquerque and her partner Lourdes Aranha, Daslu started as a group of friends from São Paulo’s elite, coming together for luxury shopping. It has since grown from full designer show rooms housed in a traditional mansion to stand alone boutiques, making Daslu a household name.

Curating collections from premier designers such as Chanel, Dior, Dolce & Gabbana, Prada and Gucci, Daslu has been ...

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Latest from Paula - Cris Barros

February 27th, 2012

Like Paula Hermanny, Cris Barros is a Brasilian designer that has impressed the fashion community with her unique collections imbued with Brasilian flair. This São Paulo-born designer began her career as a model and after completing fashion school and working with several industry gurus, launched her own brand in 2002.

Cris Barros credits her feelings and memories as the inspiration behind designing her collections, as well as having an avid interest in books and movies. She has been quoted saying, “I work using my feelings, it’s almost a natural process. Ideas emerge and I execute them.”

The Cris Barros ...

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Latest From Paula - Osklen

January 16th, 2012

In this “Latest from Paula” post, we want to feature one of designer Paula Hermanny’s favorite fashion brands: Osklen. A Brasilian sportswear line created by Oskar Metsavaht in 1989, the brand initially found its niche in athletic clothing for cold weather sports, such as snowboarding. The first store opening took place in Buzios, Rio de Janeiro and since then, Osklen has expanded into the surf market as well as women’s wear.

Osklen is known for its easy and relaxed style with an eco-conscious way of living. Below are a couple of Paula’s favorite looks from Osklen's ...

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Latest From Paula: Holiday in Brasil

January 13th, 2012

Designer Paula Hermanny celebrated this holiday season with quality family time in Brasil. Returning to her childhood roots, Paula spent some time in the exclusive Aldeia da Praia community and basked in the sun on Guarapari beach. Its curving stretch of white sand makes Guarapari a definite must-see whenever the designer visits her hometown of Vitoria.

Buzios, another favorite destination of Paula’s, is a peninsula famous for miles and miles of beaches. Praia dos Ossos, or Bones Beach, is a westward facing beach perfect for romantic strolls at sunset. The enchanting shoreline is constantly dotted with yachts and small ...

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Latest from Paula: New Year Resolutions

January 9th, 2012

The New Year brings another opportunity for a whole New You! As you take the time to set your goals for 2012, try adding inner wellness to your list. Investing in “me time” allows you to find your center and stay aligned with your truest self and values.

Designer Paula Hermanny knows the importance of investing in quality alone time and tells us that this year, she is “hoping to incorporate meditation in [her] daily life.”

Meditation is a soothing technique and a healthy way to reconnect with your self and body. If even short-lived, a sanctuary of peace and ...

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