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.

Paula On: Resort Casual

January 4th, 2013

Cruise season is in full swing and by now, the privileged jet set are most likely en route to the soft, white sands of a tropical paradise and escaping the post holiday blues.  Whether an excursion to Palm Beach or Puerto Vallarta; or a cruise around the Bahamas, stylish yet comfortable resort wear is a must.

While “resort casual” may be a confusing concept to some, ViX designer Paula Hermanny has knack for bringing a touch of resort to her every day style.  An expert at packing for warm-weather trips, Paula shares exactly how she puts together her perfect resort ...


From Paula - Happy New Year!

December 31st, 2012


A Bit of Light Christmas Fare

December 24th, 2012

Christmas in Brasil is often celebrated on Christmas Eve.  Families will gather together around tables heavily laden with rich, delicious food.  It’s an important time to relax and enjoy the time spent with friends, family and loved ones.

The following day, meals are usually smaller and more casual.  For ViX designer Paula Hermanny, she loves to serve light and healthy dishes.  With seafood being her absolute favorite, she opts for one of her signature recipes: shrimp couscous. 

Though not a traditional holiday meal, shrimp couscous still works great for the season.  It’s simple to make and calorie concious ...


What is Paula Packing?

December 21st, 2012

Catching a jet-setting fashion designer is no easy task, but gaining access is worthwhile—if not only to live vicariously through them. ViX designer Paula Hermanny is headed for tropical bliss in Costa Rica this Christmas.  As balmy weather and shimmering sands await her, she unzips a suitcase no bigger than a single dresser drawer and proceeds to pack.  Between business trips in San Diego and Rio de Janeiro, and visits to undeniably posh locales, Paula is more than accustomed to travel.  And with a penchant for beach destinations, she’s developed a method to packing and has mastered the ...


Paula's 5 Holiday Hostess Tips

December 14th, 2012

Holiday party planning can be a daunting task and the secret to soiree success is to keep things as simple as possible.  After all, the season is about spending time with friends and loved ones.  Intimate gatherings can be just as memorable as celebratory bashes—just let your personality shine through and focus on enjoying the holiday season with your guests.

 ViX designer Paula Hermanny loves to entertain, especially in her open and airy La Jolla home.  With pleasant company, a welcoming ambience, and food sure to be a gastronomical treat, a gathering at Paula’s is always a much-anticipated ...