Whether it’s with handmade leather crafts, a hot new fashion emporium or tiny houses for everyone, this month’s local finds make it easy to express yourself.
1., Herrengasse 6-8
In the same vein of the Gesamtkunstwerk philosophy of the Wiener Werkst.tte, the expert craftsmen of R. Horn Wien work the finest leather with loving attention to detail and a nod to traditional methods. Making briefcases, wallets, handbags, backpacks and other beautifully crafted pieces, R. Horn boasts handmade designs that enable customers to enjoy their purchases for years to come. Modern and timeless while obeying the law of “form follows function,” R. Horn designs meld beauty with utility. Their first district store also features a repair shop for those pesky nicks and tears.
& OTHER STORIES
1., Kärtnerstraße 7
Stylish and sleek, a new address in fashion has arrived as “& Other Stories” launches with a grand opening on Sep 7. Create your own narrative with iconic pieces from three fashion houses based in Paris, Los Angeles and Stockholm and mix the trends of today with timeless elegance. A subsidiary of H&M, & Other Stories has made a big splash in the fashion world and is now poised to win over Vienna’s fashionistas.
Alternative living made easy, local startup Green Up creates affordable tiny homes so that you can have your dream domicile while living in harmony with nature – without the added debt of a typical home. These self-sufficient small houses have everything you need and come in different price categories: from minimal to luxurious, there are tiny homes for everyone. Take your home on the road with the “Traveler,” or choose a family-sized tiny home with all the bells and whistles. Eco homes for freedom lovers, Green Up is building a creative and conscious lifestyle, one beautiful tiny home at a time.