• Laniato Vienna
  • Since learning how to knit from her grandmother, this craft has accompanied Laniato’s owner Topsy Thun-Hohenstein throughout her life and travels. It was in the United States that she first visited a knitting cafe and at this moment she had found her dream: to open one of her own in Vienna. Enter Laniato, a warm and welcoming shop in Vienna’s third district where you can find great ideas and all the materials for sophisticated knitting… More info
    Beatrixgasse 4, Vienna, 1030
  • Giraffenland Vienna
  • A few years ago, Tamara Drabek wanted to make clothes for her six-year-old son, Tassilo, but was frustrated by Vienna's lack of choice in contemporary, original fabrics. Tamaradidn't think every child should have to wear the same dull brand-name clothing, so she launched a website selling a wide range of unique textiles. Two years later, Tamara, a native of the 18th district, opened Giraffenland in the Währingerstrasse. Here, you will find fabric… More info
    Währingerstraße 144, Vienna, 1180
  • Bilderbox Vienna
  • Since opening in the spring of 2010, Bilderbox has been a welcome addition to Vienna's 7th district. Established by comic book buff Malte Steinhausen, Bilderbox offers a wide array of comics, art books, T-shirts and urban art supplies like spray paint and tag markers. The comic book selection is mostly of French and Belgian origin, but also includes Asian and American titles. During our visit we found a tidy little collection of books on street… More info
    Kirchengasse 40/1, Vienna, 1070
  • India Vienna
  • Founded by the Cherkoori family, INDIA is a wonderous garment and textile store that has been around since the 1970s. In 2008, the reins were handed over to Harri Cherkoori, who runs the business with his wife Praline Le Moulet. The two of them are something of a fashion power-couple; Harri grew up in the garment business and Praline is a graduate from a Paris fashion school. Together they help design and create a plethora of India-inspired… More info
    Strobelgasse 2, Vienna, 1010
  • Kaufhaus schiepek Vienna
  • If you are looking for Vienna's smallest and friendliest department store, then we suggest you visit Kaufhaus Schiepek on the Teinfaltstrasse. This boutique is a dream come true for Mrs. Schiepek, who always wanted to run her own store. Everything sold here was selected by Mrs. Schiepek and her team, who have an apparent fondness for jewelry and little flourishes for the home. Anyone looking for high-end pieces, however, will be disappointed… More info
    Teinfaltstrasse 3, Vienna, 1010
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