Want to take a piece of Vienna home?  In Vienna, you can find most international brands.  But Vienna has its own very special note, not only in music!  We have selected some of the most unique shops showcasing traditional Austrian craftmanship.  These shops only exist in Vienna and their products are of remarkable quality and truly unique.

J. & L. Lobmeyr

Kärntner Straße 26
1010 Vienna

Phone: +43-1-512 05 08-88

Now in its sixth generation, legendary Viennese glass and lighting producer Lobmeyr is a byword for time-honored, quality manufacturing. The company (est. 1823) also has a long-standing tradition of working with leading designers to produce various timeless classics such as the B series drinking glasses which are manufactured according to the original sketches by key Wiener Werkstätte creative Josef Hoffmann. This is one of Hani's favourite stores to walk around, admire the crystal chandeliers and refined glass objects. The staff is knowledgeable and extremely helpful. They also pack the objects for you to make sure they do not break when you carry them home. An old world store that is absolutely worth a visit!

Ludwig Reiter

Mölkersteig 1
1010 Vienna

Phone: +43 1 533 420422

LUDWIG REITER is a family-owned enterprise manufacturing in Vienna under the management of the fourth generation. Founded in 1885, handmade shoes are produced in the Vienna workshops of the recently renovated Suessenbrunn Manor, using the traditional Goodyear welting method. The manufacture of a pair of genuine LUDWIG REITER shoes requires more than 300 distinct steps. Up to 50 of Ludwig Reiter's own highly specialised artisans produce 30,000 pairs of shoes annually, craft techniques that have almost vanished from the shoemaking trade worldwide. The collection comprises many timeless classics of men’s and ladies’ footwear. If you are looking for a classic that will last you for years, this is the right place to go!

Albin Denk

Graben 13
1010 Vienna

Phone: +43 1 512 4439

Albin Denk was founded in 1702 as the first porcelain house in the city centre of Vienna and in 1878 received the title of an Imperial-Royal Court Supplier. The business was considered the premier source for quality products tableware among the Viennese bourgeoisie as well as the aristocracy. On a stylish table setting beautiful porcelain, the right glass or fine quality crystal and cutlery cannot be missing.

Augarten Flagship Store

Spiegelgasse 3
1010 Vienna

Phone: +43 1 512 1494

Founded in 1718, the Vienna Porcelain Manufactory is the second-oldest in Europe. Now as then, porcelain continues to be made and painted by hand. Each piece is thus unique. A tour of the manufactory in the former imperial pleasure palace at Augarten gives an idea of how much love for detail goes into the making of each individual piece. You will also find their trendy shop in the city centre, where the traditional company shows off its modern side. It is worth visiting to buy a truly Viennese souvenir or a present to take home.

Zur Schwäbischen Jungfrau

Graben 26
1010 Vienna

Phone: +43 1 535 5356

Zur Schwäbischen Jungfrau sells exclusive custom-tailored table linen, bedding and toweling. The traditional Viennese company was founded in 1720 by a linen trader from Swabia and later became an important supplier to the Imperial and Royal Court. Today, Hanni Vanicek and her nephew Theodor Vanicek run the company. High-quality bespoke items, monograms and embroideries are produced in their own studio in the 8th district. Royal houses from around the world number amongst the customers; the King of Malaysia once even paid a personal visit to the Schwäbische Jungfrau on Graben while on a state visit, so should you!

Gino Venturini

Spiegelgasse 9
1010 Vienna

Phone: +43 1 512 8845

Founded in 1912, Gino Venturini is one of the oldest shirt makers in Vienna. In their exquisite shop in Spiegelgasse 9, one can experience craftsmanship at its finest. Bespoke shirts for the discerning man are made by hand there with select premium two-ply fabrics, classy patterns, and the latest looks in collars and cuffs. Have your measurements taken once, then you can order a new shirt anytime by picking a fabric you like. You can choose the collar, cuffs and buttons you like. Careful, it is addictive, if you start getting your shirts made there, you will never buy a shirt anywhere else!

Jarosinski & Vaugoin

Zieglergasse 24
1070 Vienna

Phone: +43 1 523 33 88

Jarosinski & Vaugoin, The Silvercompany, is global one of the last silver manufactories offering such a wide spectrum in the highest quality, an essential element of the todays success is to offer individual designs, entirely to the client's specification. Nowadays Jarosinski & Vaugoin, the silversmiths, represents first class craftsmanship and exquisite silver-design. Special 10% discount for AICR Presidium Meeting participants if you pay in cash.

Österreichische Werkstätten

Kärntner Straße 6
1010 Vienna

Phone: +43 1 512 2418

The speciality shop for designer jewellery, glass, fashion accessories and Hundertwasser souvenirs. Wien Products was founded by the Vienna Chamber of Commerce and Industry in 1995 to provide a platform for the export activities of a highly select group of Viennese companies and cultural institutions. The 48 organisations that currently make up Wien Products stand for a range of products and services meeting the highest quality criteria and production standards, as well as capturing the unique flair and very special Viennese aesthetic.

R. Horns

Bräunerstrasse 7
1010 Vienna

Phone: +43 1 513 8294

As a designer and manufacturer of fine leatherware based in Vienna, R. Horns is commited to the spirit of the Viennese avant-garde at the turn-of-the-century. Their designs pay hommage to the aesthetics of Otto Wagner, Josef Hoffmann, Adolf Loos and the Wiener Werkstätte. Their timeless, modern style adheres to the principle “form follows function.” Thus today their travel bags, handbags, briefcases, agendas, wallets and accessories are born of fine leather, sensible design and traditional handicraft. You will receive a 10% discount if you show your AICR Presidium meeting name tag


Freyung 2/Palais Ferstel
1010 Vienna

Phone: +43 1 535 4363

Refined truffle varieties and chocolate sticks with occasionally daring ingredients such as onion or chili are created here by hand. In the magnificent setting of the Palais Ferstel in the city centre you have the opportunity to immerse yourself in a chocolate wonderland.

Loden Plankl

Michaelerplatz 6
1010 Vienna

Phone: +43 1 533 8032

Vienna's oldest speciality shop for Loden and traditional clothing has existed at Michaelerplatz since 1830. The family business emphasizes a top-quality selection of products of Austrian origin. The current inventory of the shop is displayed on about 400 square meters of floor space. An extensive selection of a wide range of fashions of diverse materials distinguished by, of course, the highest quality, is ensured for ladies, gentlemen and children. In Loden-Plankl another piece of "old Vienna" is preserved across from the Hofburg in stark contrast to the hectic pace of our modern era, and old Austrian tradition is brought into harmony with the new millennium. You will receive a 10% discount voucher upon arrival

Kohlmarkt / Goldenes Quartier

Tuchlauben 3-7A/Bognergasse/Seitzergasse/Am Hof
1010 Vienna


One of the most exclusive shopping districts in the city has being created in the heart of the 1st district, on the extension of the elegant Kohlmarkt. The "Goldenes Quartier", or Golden Quarter, promises luxury shopping pleasure in a historic ambience. The new luxury shopping area lies between Tuchlauben, Bognergasse and Am Hof. The elegant flagship stores of international designer labels can be found here: Prada, Saint Laurent, Bottega Veneta, Emporio Armani, Louis Vuitton, Valentino, Miu Miu, Roberto Cavalli, Alexander McQueen, Sergio Rossi, Brioni, Mulberry, Etro, Pomellato, Brunello Cucinelli, Church's and 7 for all mankind. Photo: © WienTourismus/Peter Rigaud

Mariahilfer Strasse

1060 Vienna


Mariahilfer Straße is the city’s longest and most lively shopping street. It will be worth your while to explore the side streets in the 6th and 7th districts. This is where many out-of-the-ordinary shops and outlets have sprung up recently. The same is true for the Naschmarkt area. Photo: ©WienTourismus/Bryan Duffy

Steffl Department Store

Kärntner Strasse 19
1010 Vienna

Phone: +43 1 930 560

The Steffl Department Store lays between the most famous sights of Vienna – St Stefan’s cathedral and the Vienna State Opera. Located on the Kärntner Strasse, the department store is in the heart of Vienna’s shopping district. On over 9 floors, the Steffl Department store invites one to take ones time when shopping in Vienna. In addition to the fashion and shopping there is still a lot more to discover. The terrace of the Sky Café and restaurant in Vienna is a real attraction for its guests. It is the only restaurant in Vienna, where one can have a view of the newly renovated mosaic roof of the Stefan’s cathedral and at night, the illuminated skyline of the city of Vienna.

Mühlbauer Headwear Since 1903

Seilergasse 10
1010 Vienna

Phone: +43 (0)1 512 22 41

International stars such as Brad Pitt, Madonna and Yoko Ono love the stylish head coverings of Viennese hat-maker Mühlbauer. The traditional company has developed from a small but fashionable milliner workshop in Vienna’s suburbs into an internationally sought-after label for contemporary hat fashion. Hats and other smart head coverings have been produced by Mühlbauer by hand since 1903. Fashionable millinery has been sold in the Mühlbauer flagship store in Vienna city center since 2005. The shop was designed by architect duo of Kühn Malvezzi, which is famous for its breathtaking design of the Berlinische Galerie. Photo: ©WienTourismus/Peter Rigaud

Manner Flagship Store

Stephansplatz 7
1010 Vienna

Phone: +43 1 488 220

A typical and popular Viennese souvenir are the well-packed Mannerschnitten, the legendary nougat waffles in the pink-red foil bearing the silhouette of St. Stephen's Cathedral. The wonderful sweetshop even has its own flagship store right opposite the cathedral itself. As Josef Manner I. was entering the chocolate business and established his first shop at Stephansplatz number 6 in 1890, he always remembered thankfully the Stephansdom, which he could see from the windows of his first shop. He could win the Stephansdom as a trademark for his company and put his work under his protection as a symbolic gesture. Therefore, the Stephansdom embellishes the sweet delights until this day.

FÖRSTER | Antique stoves

Billrothstrasse 31
1190 Vienna

Phone: +43 676 301 5855

One of the world's biggest collections of antique tiled stoves is sustained by FÖRSTER | Antique stoves in Vienna. This family owned business with tradition and values is collecting and equipping these beautiful, historic energy providers with the latest state of the art heating methods. With professional expertise and attention to detail each stove is prepared for exhibition and easy transportation purposes, because their client base, appreciating cultural heritage as an investment, is located all around the world. Visit "the antique that keeps you warm" and enjoy talking to Géraldine Förster about tradition, innovation and quality of life.

Hairdresser: Markus Herold

Stoss im Himmel1
1010 Vienna

Phone: +43 (1) 925 925 0

Stylish, trendy and cool hair salon offering services for ladies and gentlemen. Markus Herold is the place to go to get a fabulous hair style before the gala dinner on Saturday, 16 January! Book 24 hours ahead of time at the latest!

Tostmann Trachten

Schottengasse 3a
1010 Vienna

Phone: +43 (0) 1 / 5335331

Tostmann Company was founded more than 60 years ago as a family business and is now run in 3 rd generation. It's viennese shop is located in the historical arch of the Melkerhof. It offers a wide range of national costumes, from simple every day dirndl to festive ones, as well as traditional clothes for men and children. All Tostmann models are manufactured exclusively in Austria. For customers who don't wear traditional costumes regularly the rental department offers the possibility to dress for certain occasions.


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