© Maria Ritsch We retreat into nostalgia for comfort, for the feeling of being in a time period that is better than the present. © Nadja Nemetz Five photographers collaborated to illustrate Italian love. © blickfang Wien 2016 The international design fair presents creative, innovative and unique pieces for everyone Dress – Whistles,
Sandals – Joshua Sanders // © Chris Singer Who’s to say whether the life one person chooses to lead is one you could imagine for yourself? Does that make their desire for meaning, comfort, love and compassion any less real? © Marion Ida As a fashion phenomenon, street style arose at the end of the 20th century and has since developed into a billion-dollar industry that perfectly caters to swagger heavy coolness aficionados. In this world it seems that each snapshot is a frozen moment in life, no one is posing, and today it’s become a hot topic for Instagram starlets (see #iwokeuplikethis). Live – and dress – in the past. © Maximilian Lottmann In any given moment a corner of Vienna can transport you to other urban landscapes, revealing this city’s soul and versatility. © Josef Gallauer Sometimes love deserves its own realm, far away from the prying eyes of the outside world. Where better to have a romantic escape than at Vienna’s legendary no-tell hotel: the notorious Hotel Orient. © VIKTOR STEINWENDER They go unnoticed by many and are treasured by a chosen few. Vienna’s best boutiques are on the rise and we chose a select sample to get you through May.