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.

A Carioca Bike Tour

November 19th, 2012

Health and fitness are top priorities with ViX designer Paula Hermanny and cycling is one of her favorite ways to stay active.  Much more than a healthy habit, cycling can also be a way to sightsee and reconnect with nature.

Rio de Janeiro, cidade maravilhosa or “marvelous city” is an ideal city for touring by bicycle.   With its natural beauty and inspiring culture, Rio offers a variety of charming stops along the way.  The city’s carefree and energetic beach culture make bike riding a fun and easy way to spend any given Sunday.

 

A Look Fit For a Carioca ...

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Autumn Spice: Paula’s Fall Fashion Palette

November 13th, 2012

 

“I love fall because you can mix summer and winter pieces together.  It’s easy to look both sophisticated and relaxed by keeping things simple.”

ViX designer Paula Hermanny shares with us a practical point.  Fall is synonymous with fashion forwardness, however, new looks can also be created from something as simple as keeping to a classic color palette.

This season, it’s warm and spicy colors that contribute to Paula’s take on fall fashion.  She uses classic neutrals such as black and taupe to anchor each look.  Tops with flowing lines give off the easy air of resort ...

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On Location: Riviera Magazine

November 1st, 2012

This autumn, ViX designer Paula Hermanny was recently featured in Riviera Magazine’s Fall Fashion issue.  A publication with Modern Luxury, Riviera is the premiere luxury lifestyle magazine of San Diego. 

As a local authority on fashion, Paula shared the design inspiration behind the latest Cruise 2013 collection and the trends captivating her jet-set customer.  She also emphasized the brand’s deepest plunge into resortwear to date.

“Our resort wear takes the ViX woman throughout her entire day: from a bikini on the beach to a cover-up at lunch and then into a long dress for cocktail hour,” Paula explains ...

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Fishing for Inspiration

October 31st, 2012

 

“I can’t wait to jump in the ocean!” ViX designer Paula Hermanny is frequently heard exclaiming, especially after a long plane ride to a seaside location of her choosing.

From an island hometown in a country renowned for its beach culture, ViX designer Paula Hermanny has had a lifelong affinity for the ocean and it is not hard to imagine why.  She gravitates towards the sea and her travels usually default to places with beautiful beaches, especially for photoshoots.  Her love for the ocean goes so deep that Paula surrounds herself with aquatic reminders every day: from beach runs ...

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Waste Not: Littered with Art

October 29th, 2012

With a love for art and true inventiveness, ViX designer Paula Hermanny has admired the work of fellow Brasilian, Vik Muniz for quite some time.  Interestingly enough, Vik Muniz is best known for reproducing famous works of art using the very non-traditional medium of—trash! 

Not one to refuse the potentials of refuse, Vik Muniz has worked with everything from chocolate syrup to paper confetti and even junkyard debris, transforming these materials into multi-dimensional designs that have made appearances in museums and galleries around the world.

Perhaps he is best recognized for his work showcased by the 2010 documentary, Waste ...

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