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VESTA was the Roman name of Hestia, the Greek goddess of the Hearth and Home. The Virgin goddess is described as peace-loving and kind but punishes transgressions agianst the laws of hospitality.
In Ancient Rome, the Vestal Virgins were keepers of the Palladium, the sacred object believed to protect Rome from harm. Should the Palladium go missing, Rome would fall, so the Romans believed. The Vestal Virgins other function was the keeping of the sacred fire on the Capitoline Hill.
NONACRIS Vesta celebrates the unique pleats and drapery in ancient dresses. The frame simulates the flowing robes of ancient sculpture. While the inspiration is ancient, the frame brandishes a new modern look.