Please upgrade your browser for the best Refinery29 experience. Read more.

How A Model & A Shoe Designer Travel The World Together

  1. Begin Slideshow
    o

    95

    SHARES

    1 comments
    See All Slides

    On a day like today, it's easy to find yourself cursing NYC and its shockingly chilly winters. We'd all love nothing more than to escape to a balmy, tropical beach hideout — but, one look at our bank accounts has us singing a different tune. So, instead of splurging on a trip we can't afford, we've got a lust-worthy travel diary for you to peruse.

    We tapped Nick Brown, founder of the local shoe line Soludos, to share his best excursion snaps. This winter, he jetted off to Brazil and Capetown, South Africa with his girlfriend (and Victoria's Secret model!) Barbara Fialho, where they sampled local cuisine, explored breathtaking architecture, and got down and dirty with some of the world's most beautiful beaches. Click through to see their personal pics and travel tips, and get ready for a serious case of wanderlust.

    Photo: Courtesy of Nick Brown

    Begin Slideshow

MORE SLIDESHOWS

Skin care

Beauty Pros Are OBSESSED With This Stuff

There's something about the impending end of summer (it's happening, people, and sooner than most of us would like) that makes us itch for a total beauty overhaul. Bronzers, beachy waves, and aqua liners are lovely, but after three straight months of them, we're starting to get a bit of that summertime sadness with our read