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.

Cooking Lessons at Paula’s: Japanese Salad & Rice Cakes

September 20th, 2013

Day Two of cooking lessons in designer Paula Hermanny’s house starts off with the preparation of two recipes from Chef Chelsea Turner. Japanese Salad and Rice Cakes (which can easily be combined with seafood) are healthy dinner options popular with Chef Chelsea’s celebrity clients in Costa Rica. And with Paula’s penchant for fresh and healthy eating, it’s no wonder that these recipes are up for today’s lesson!


Japanese Salad

Chopped carrots, celery, cucumber, radish, green onion (Julienne–cut)

Sauce ingredients :

1/4 cup of miso

6 tablespoons grapeseed oil

2 carrots, peeled and cut into ...

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Cooking Lessons at Paula's: Ahi Tuna Poke

September 16th, 2013

It is the eternal dilemma: indulging in a very tasty dish or standing firm in your resolution for healthy eating...

For Chef Chelsea Turner, fresh from a stint serving up fabulous meals to vacationing celebrities in Costa Rica, there is no need to make this choice so difficult. After all, with the right ingredients, seasoning and preparation, even the most stringent health fanatic can have both!

One afternoon, Paula rounded up some friends and had Chef Chelsea reveal a fresh and easy dinner favorite - Ahi Tuna Poke.  The results were amazing and well worth trying in your own healthy kitchen ...

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Snapshots: Paula in Vitoria

July 31st, 2013

There’s no place like home.

 

Although she loves to travel the world over, designer Paula Hermanny keeps strong ties to her roots in Brazil.  On a recent visit to the island city of Vitória in the state of Espírito Santo, Paula rediscovered the joys of her childhood town:

 

She spent quality time with extended family and even visted a relative’s farm.  Paula remembers spending many a weekend in this rustic setting as a child.

 

 

Art and beauty seemed to follow Paula at every turn.  She admired a self portrait painted by her grandmother Joana.  Joana was ...

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Paula's Take On: Casual Cool

June 13th, 2013

 

Defining the style of ViX designer Paula Hermanny is easier than it looks—she is the epitome of casual cool.

 

Even during a routine workday, Paula can be found sporting a well put-together ensemble.  This time around, we caught her in an outfit she likes to call “a timeless summer look.”  It includes:

 

1.  The Crisp White Shirt

A classic piece that should be in every woman’s closet, the crisp white shirt goes with anything and everything.  Just roll up the sleeves and you have instant casual elegance.

 Shop the similar Sally Chemise.

 

2.  Belt It

We know that ...

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Paula’s Summer Reading List

June 3rd, 2013

Line up your list of summer reads with some of Paula’s top titles:


Vegetable Literacy
Written by the renowned American chef Deborah Madison, this book goes into everything about veggies: type, prep time and 150 delicious recipes!


The Honest Life
ViX fan Jessica Alba has another thing in common with designer Paula Hermanny—a commitment to healthy living.  Her book if full of applicable tips that mothers everywhere can start using today.

 

The White Dress
Paula is currently obessed with white-on-white and Harriet Worsley’s book provides her with the perfect indulgence!

 


Vivre à Bahia
A work depicting the Bahian ...

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