Vienna’s Best Boutiques

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.

VIU

The frame designs for this eyewear brand come straight from Switzerland. Their classic collection is assembled in the Italian Dolomites and the titanium frames are manufactured in Japan. But this international ultra-modern brand is a family-run business and every piece is hand crafted. Since 2016 Saskia Diez, the jewelry designer, has been collaborating with the brand and designs their limited edition collections and numbered series pieces. Just recently Vienna gained a new gorgeous store in the 7th district and our Grazer friends are going to be happy when their new store opens on May 5. Sometimes all you need is a new perspective.

7., Neubaugasse 36

(also Sporgasse 2, 8010 Graz)

eu.shopviu.com


 

Antica Murrina

The tiny village of Murano, Italy has been famous for its delicate glassware and jewelry for hundreds of years. Now, thanks to Azar Salek, we have the chance to acquire some of the pieces in her shop, right here in Vienna’s 1st district.  From simple, clear necklaces to multicolored rings and earrings, there are plenty of options. This summer, the collections range from turquoise and coral beads to silver
and gold leaves.

1., Am Hof 12

anticamurrina.com


Viktor Steinwender

Viktor Steinwender presents his style and expertise in interior design in this beautiful establishment, with a vast selection of home products. One of the highlights is the impressive collection of designer wallpaper from designers like Matthew Williamson, Cole & Son, Missoni and Hermés. But it’s not all fabrics and wall decor. Steinwender offers an exquisite selection of handpicked furniture and interior products. Whatever you are looking for, from Italian design to romantic country style, you’ll find it here in the heart of Vienna.

1., Tuchlauben 20

viktorsteinwender.at

 

Ali Rabbani
Creative director and stylist for film and print. He studied fashion in Vienna and has worked all over the world in styling, set and food design, as well as art direction for advertising and fashion shoots, videos and shows. See his work @iamrabbani

Help us help you

“Strong media and independent journalism are built on the shoulders of subscribers. Your support means the world to us.

Benjamin Wolf
COO & Managing Editor

The coronavirus outbreak affects and challenges your life in big and small ways. Metropole is here for you and we are proud to be your news source during this crisis.

But just as the coronavirus has increased the need for independent journalism, it has also undercut a major revenue source of media companies, ours included – advertising.

We need your support to keep it up – donate or subscribe and #helpushelpyou!

Support Metropole!


 

RECENT Articles

The Coronavirus in Austria & Vienna | DIY Coronavirus Test Soon Available ...

With summer approaching, new challenges await Austria in dealing with the coronavirus. Here’s all you need to know about current measures and developments, including trusted sources and tips – regularly updated.

Lessons of the Pandemic | Italy, America, and Covid-19

The crisis has revealed us – for better and worse – to ourselves; the question now is what we will do next.

In Corona Time, So Few Sniffles!

A silver lining for COVID-19 has been how well we are preventing the common cold.

Vienna’s Ultimate Swimming Pool Guide

It will be a summer like no other. This year due to Corona, many Viennese will opt to spend a good part of their holiday in the city. Lucky for us, there are few better places for relaxing in the shade and swimming in pools or rivers than Vienna.

Liberal Freedom and Its Flip Side

The renewed struggle against discrimination is really two struggles: one about rights, the other about opinion.

Taste of India | Keep Calm and Curry On

Nestled in the 3rd district, The Taste of India’s second location serves authentic North Indian cuisine in a cozy atmosphere, balancing food and feeling.
 

METROPOLE NEWSLETTER

Join over 5,000 Metropolitans, who already get monthly news updates and event invitations.