Natura Parendo Vincitur – we can only obbey the nature

By finding a positive result in every situation. No matter if the situation looks hopeless at first sight.

When we moved living to present location, we were very proud about having our own property. Behind the house we had small piece of land dedicated to the football pitch for our boys, aged seven and eleven. The “pitch” was covered with green grass. Then we met our first neighbour Greg, who seemed to be very nice. Greg had just planted cypresses on the fence line. When we had a chat over the  fence, his talking was like he knew all about gardening and about the life of cypresses especially. We shouldn’t be worried he wouldn’t let the cypresses go over the reasonable height, he was trying to persuade us. We expected that the cypresses would look like the pictures of Tuscany landscape.

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As the time went by, cypresses grew and grew, Greg was less and less interested in talking and chatting. When the cypresses were growing, we couldn’t see him anymore, and then we couldn’t even see his house. The cypresses were almost 10 meters high. The cypresses were planted too dense so the sunlight couldn’t warm the ground behind them. Moss was spreading very quickly. Greg was always saying he was looking for a gardener who would cut the trees.

Of course we weren’t happy observing how our football pitch shrank to its minimum.

But as I said Art is when you find a good thing in a bad situation. We couldn’t cut the cypresses since they were on neighbour’s side of the fence. So we used the cypresses as a backdrop for shooting some photos of our swimwear.

This is the result. Storm and Fresco

 

We didn’t argue with the neighbour at all. Last summer surprisingly Greg hired the forester to cut the cypresses for a few meters.

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GOOD, BETTER OR JUST SWIMWEAR

Everyone needs to brush his own teeth every day, everyone needs to wash the dishes every day, everyone needs to do the laundry every day. Ok, if not every day, at least regulary. What do you need to do all these activities ?

Toothpaste, detergent, caps are essential to get shiny dishes, clean laundry and perfect white teeth.

Going shopping or before this looking into adds in newspapers, magazine, TV you must be shocking. If yesterday the best toothpaste you used to buy was labeled as Perfect White today it is labeled Max Protection. If your previous favourite caps for dish-washer was 3in1, today is labeled as Gold or All-in-One. Of course you can’t buy previous versions you were used to. Brands are declaring new products as innovative, new. I admit I am little bit scarry about that. Sometimes I ask myself, what was wrong with my old toothpaste. Nothing, I suppose. I can’t say it’s just promotion or getting new clients or getting larger share on the market or getting higher price for practically the same product. Maybe I am just traditionally oriented. Maybe I like predictible situations, honestly I do not enjoy being surprised.

Well, with Vittori Swimwear it’s the same quality, we mark our swimwear just with Perfect Fit and Good quality.

We are really happy for getting good marks from our customers and knowing that our customers are returing because they are satisfied with our Swimwear.

You can check in our shop on Etsy : Vittori Shop

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10 reasons for playing chess

Chess is for many boring and they don’t see the beauty in thought out moves which lead to a win, loss or draw. For all of you I am going to present you 10 reasons for playing chess which may persuade you to dive into the depth of countless chess combinations and moves.

  1. With playing regularly this gentleman’s game you can lenghten the time of maximum concentration so you do better in exams because you can except less falls in concentration which leads to fewer mistakes. Remember to study before tests and not rely only on concentration.
  2. Everyone can play chess, no matter if they are blind or deaf. Blind chess players have special desks and chess clocks specially designed for them. For an exampla a team of blind chess players is fighting equally for first place in 1st Ljubljana’s chess league. They use touch, memory and excellent spacial perception.
  3. Color blindness does not affect a person’s quality of game because you have to differ only two colors, black and white.
  4. Chess is very cheap, you need only your chess board, set of chess figures and an optional chess clock. All equipment lasts for years, does not break and damaged even has a higher value than new equipment.
  5. It is possible to play chess even at old age. Do not be deceived by the age of your opponent. A six year old and a ninty year old can both play excellently.
  6. It teaches you to accept loses as experiences from which you learn so you can play better next time.
  7. Chess encourages intergenerational socialising, you meet many older and younger chess players. Rules are clear and the results are independent from the judges’ subjective mark as we can see this in other sports. In ski jumping, diving, gymnastics, figure skating and many other sports judges’ marks can determine medal winners.
  8. Nowadays you can play chess on the internet whenever you want and with opponent from all around the world. Your opponent is determined by a computer based on your previous chess results.
  9. You most certainly cannot seriously injure yourself, in case of neck pain you can take a walk around the room.Kopalke-9817
  10. While playing chess you never get dirty and rarely sweat. You don’t bring home dirty from grass and mud shorty which make your mother angry and prove that washing powder does not clean all stains.

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Of course there are dozens more which you can find if all the above persuaded you. I highly recommend!

Because of this we dedicated our last swimwear collection to chess. We are devoted to bringing chess and our swimwear closer to you so you can enjoy all benefits of both.

More on our chess collection here : Check Mate

Visit also our shop on Etsy : Vittori Swimwear on Etsy

Advising from receptionist

Going to vacation with plane. Flight time two hours, if you do not live near departuring airport, you need at least 1+2 hours before departure. Then collecting baggage, finding the transport to the hotel. At first look you are only 2 hours away from the vacation, but at the end it took almost half a day to get there. Reality.

First time in new city, you are most likely confused about orientation. Then finally hotel. Check-in. Checking the room. Yes, it meets your demands. Positive sign. It is what you will pay for. Changing clothes. What next ? You are hungry. Even though you checked evry possible choise on Tripadvisor, you realize that chosen resaturant is not near the hotel. Or you are just curious and ask for a advise the receptionist.

I am a traveller for 2-3times a year. Job doesn’t allow me more. I always prepare myself for the journey, including for restaurant. I admit  do not belong to that minority who doesn’t care about the amount on the bill before leaving teh restaurant. Yes, I do care.

I must confirm in more then 90% receptionist advised me most expensive restaurants. I do not consider myself looking like a very rich man, and yes, I do check the receptionist’s advise. Why do they do that ? Are they connected to the restaurants ? Do they get some extra commision from the restaurants ? Likely yes. In those 90% I always find cheaper restaurant. Though I am not a gurman, it must look fresh, very strong influence makes to me is how crowdy this place is. Where lots of people gather there must be fine food. Otherwise.

Here I will point to Restautant Carpanel in Xativa, city our hour away from Valencia. Me and my family were wher satisfied there. If you are planning to visit Xativa with marveolus castle on the hill, Carpanel in very good option.

 

 

 

 

 

Observing Or Being Observed

Always questionable ? Are being men also observed as they observe women ? Do men notice that they are being observe ? Last week Vittori Swimwear started advertising campaign in Poland through Facebook. Vittori Swimwear is primary attended to get more men admirers as they are potential client. But it turned completely otherwise. More women noticed the advert , more women liked our facebook page. Some would say, men are lazy, they are intersted in other stuff, men are shy. Perhaps so. But still this result forced me to make a conclusion, women do take care what men wear. Women do observe, women do comment, women do make opinion. Men are observed. No matter, being at work wearing business suites or going to out wearing casual.

Also swimwear is important. I heard my step-mother, when we launched our first collection, talking to his husband, my step-father, to get proper beachwear. She didn’t want him to be like other men, wearing really improper swimwear with really awful and old-fashioned design.

So, dear men, it is important to look nice, even if you think it’s not. You are observed. Why not being observed wearing our swimwear ? Rocky Boxer

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Feel Your Swimming Power

Everyone who is manufacturing his own product and is competing the market stands himself on a question : how to say the customers “Our product is better than the other similar on the market”. Our product is elegant. Our product is fashionable. How to say it in few words, how to express in a quote.

Christmas Season is just few days ahead. Vittori Swimwear is also preparing some marketing material. But what to write on them, what kind of a quote to put on.

Our swimwear is for men, naturally. But also women like to put an eye on them. So a quote must be unisex. Our swimwear is made of high quality italian lycra by Carvico. We can’t afford to use some cheap and low quality lycra. Customers are seeking high quality for reasonable price. Swimwear is made for swimming.

“Feel Your Swimming Power” will be the quote for comming festive season. Because we address both men and women, our swimwear are different because of the special design, our swimwear contains some magic power that can’t resist both women’s and men’s looks.

Elegance by Vittori Swimwear

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First Experience with Marketing Expert

Each manufacturer or seller who starts with a production thinks about how to sell his products. Most likely you can’t be an expert for all fields. If you are good in thinking and management you probably do not posses skills for the marketing.

Same happened with me when started company and manufacturing Men’s Swimwear. I covered the management, logistics, finance, other of our company were responsible for design, website. Everything was set up, idea that burned in our minds long time was finally born, fabric was bought, production started, website with online shop was on air.

My anniversary of graduation came on the way, old school-mates gathered as each and every year. One among them was also marketing expert. You know the feeling, when you are young and restless; you expect everything should be done quick and immediately. I came to my “school-mate=marketing expert”, described him my idea and who wouldn’t, I asked him for a help. He answered only with one sentence: “I do not work with start-up or with newly brands.”

Of course I was disappointed. What is real challenge, to make a growth of the product with annual turnover with about 1 mio EUR by let’s say 10-15% or start with something new from zero. Obviously for my school-mate Vittori Swimwear was not a challenge for him. And I realized that I need to find different way, be patient and finally rely on my own feelings and on my own work.

Today after couple of years of that moment, Vittori Swimwear is not anonymous brand anymore; we sell our swimwear to 3 continents, USA, Canada, Australia and many EU countries. Our customers are satisfied and we develop new models. _MG_0293

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