4
| Culture |

Vix Paula Hermanny at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim: Amazonian Vixens

^
Keep New Times Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Miami and help keep the future of New Times free.

Attention, Vixens:

On day three of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim, someone up there graced Miami with less humidity and more of a beachy breeze. However, some things don't change, as the waits and lines felt as long as ever.

Vix Paula Hermanny, the Brazilian luxury resortwear brand, showed up to Fashion Week ready to make a statement. Forty minutes after its scheduled time, the lights dimmed and green leaves were projected against the wall. Chirps and rainforest-like noises flooded the tent. We were in the Amazon.

See also:

- Full coverage of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim

- More photos from Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim

Vix Paula's collection successfully echoed the treasures of Amazonia with its bold graphic prints and lively colors. To enhance the feel, the models displayed a natural beauty with loose waves and subtle make-up, while the lack of accessories allowed you to focus on the gold detail and swimwear even more.

The rainforest told its own story on elongated pieces, oversized short dresses, and eye-catching swimsuits.

Standout Looks: A white flowy cover-up with flower-esque cut-out patterns, mid-arm bell sleeves, and a blue embroidered caftan; the look felt so mystical.

Trend Alert: Flowy caftans and maxi dresses paying homage to the rainforest's flora and fauna. It's refreshing to see the revival of airy, elegant linens.

We Could Do Without: The black pieces, simply because the lack of color is out of place among a range of vibrant colors.

The Vibe: Modern Amazonia

The Cute Factor: The models actually exhibited personality and sass (one played with her floppy hat), as a model should. We get bored of watching emotionless beauties strut down the runway, so a bit of anything makes us happy.

Follow Cultist on Facebook and Twitter @CultistMiami.

Keep Miami New Times Free... Since we started Miami New Times, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Miami, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Miami with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

 

Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in Miami.

 

Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in Miami.