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Austrian fashion & food labels give a sunny outlook for Spring/Summer 2022 The first impression of the outlook for Spring/Summer 2022 is that the next warm season will become more enjoyable than summer ever was - not only because the current omicron wave appears like a tough testing of how much stress can be endured. At one of the latest media releases that reached Fashion.at, products from farms and vineyards are presented together with fashion and lifestyle pieces by Austrian and German producers with a postcard-like visual which spreads summer lightness. Author of the media release with appealing collage that tells the story of a lighthearted living, of happiness and taste is Vienna-based PR agency 'Sister Act'...

Salzburg snowsport region Zell am See-Kaprun presents safety measures, new alcohol-free 'Alpine Glow' cocktail and digital map of 'Après Chill' locations In the last few days, first the country's and then the federal states' opening dates of gastronomy and hotels changed several times. In Salzburg, it's now (and very likely finally) the 17th December that hospitality services are allowed to open again. Après Ski in the form known as dancing and partying to loud music until the morning is still not allowed. But après events are not generally prohibited; they just have to follow special rules. Zell am See-Kaprun developed a new pandemic-adapted safety concept and named it 'Après Chill' with two main differences to Après Ski especially concerning music and dancing...

Cookie recipe tip by My Poppies from Lower Austria: Orange-poppy cookies in a sugar-reduced version The poppy farm and food manufactory 'My Poppies' is located in Tullnerfeld around 50 kilometers from Vienna in Lower Austria. The region is strongly associated with flowers. The name giving city 'Tulln' is also called 'Blumenstadt' (Flower City). Poppies are actually mainly known from their look when in full bloom. But this flowery dress lasts only a few days. As soon as the flowering is over, the poppy capsule is formed by the plant which is harvested in July. The capsule's healthy seeds are a sort of superfood which contains minerals like calcium, magnesium, iron and vitamins mainly from the B group. Recently, My Poppies sent several new and until yet unreleased recipes perfectly fitting the Advent period. Fashion.at selected a sugar-reduced cookie recipe...

Fashion.at at the Austrian Press Days: New CBD Fira Soda flavour rose x lavender, Glein's coats made of Austrian loden, Neubau Eyewear and the fashion industry-critical work of designer Larissa Falk Fashion.at went through various rooms on 9 November, the first day of the Austrian Fashion Days. In one of the spaces, the new prototypes by the Viennese brand Glein were presented such as a jean in classical straight cut which will be launched in three washes next spring, a sweater hoodie with matching pants manufactured from a very soft elastic cotton fabric, and the new coats made of Austrian loden...

Vienna insights through the biography of the city's nightclub and bar legend Marianne Kohn 'Königin der Nacht' Marianne Kohn, managing director of the Loos Bar, is since the late 1970s a fixed star in Vienna surrounded by a vibrant circle of creative people like fashion designer Helmut Lang or musician Falco. Now, Vienna-based publisher Brandstätter announced the release date of the new book about the 'Königin der Nacht' (queen of the night) Marianne Kohn...

Product design in the former GDR (German Democratic Republic): MKG Hamburg exhibits the work of designer and teacher Christa Petroff-BohneFemale designers from former East Germany (GDR, 1949 - 1990) are rarely celebrated like male colleagues from the West. The exhibition 'Beauty of Form. The Designer Christa Petroff-Bohne' closes now this historical gap in the cultural consciousness about the achievements of designers of the former GDR (or in German, the DDR) during the 1950ies, 60ies when design was brought into people's everyday life...

 

Exploration tour tip in Vienna: Experiencing cultures of the Silk Road with all senses at the exhibition 'Dust & Silk. Steppe and Silk Roads' at Weltmuseum and its collaborative partner 'D-Bar' with the motto 'Discovery' at The Ritz-Carlton The Ritz-Carlton 'D-Bar' continues the collaboration with the Weltmuseum in Vienna which has started with the exhibition 'The Aztecs' as inspiration for twelve cocktail creations and a menu in the format of a travel diary. On occasion of the new exhibition 'Dust & Silk. Steppe and Silk Roads', the D-Bar team followed again the bar's motto 'Discovery' and researched on the cultures and tastes along the Silk Road and its exceptional destinations...

 

Fashion.at visited the Austrian Press Days where new and upcoming fashion, beauty and culinary products were presented: Bakery Öfferl opened online coffee shop with focus on sustainable products Fashion.at met Öfferl's Director of Coffee, Martin Wölfl who recently won the 'Brewers Cup' at the Austrian Coffee Championships 2021. The competition foresees that baristas prepare coffee at first with a given product. In a second round, the participants of the challenge can choose individually a product for the preparation of coffee. The jury selected the coffee by Martin Wölfl who used for the 'Brewers Cup'...

Kitzbühel Insight: Martin Ho's DOTS Group will reopen Club Take Five in a slightly updated interior design with photo exhibition paying homage to the glam of the club's illustrious guests since the 60s The club is known as the meeting place of international stars from ski sport (keyword Hahnenkamm races), motorsport (F1), film, economics and politics. From this season, the legendary 'Club Take Five' will be directed by Martin Ho's DOTS Group which runs in Vienna several successful gastronomy and night club locations as well as since this summer an art exhibition space. Art will also play an important role at the reopening of Club Take Five. On 26 November, the club will open in a slightly updated interior design with the exhibition 'Icon, Icon, Icon' of photographic works from Martin Ho's own art collection. Among the exhibited artists are Erwin Wurm, Albert Watson, Nigel Parry,...

Fashion.at Autumn/Winter style tip under the motto 'Protecting the climate and saving money' Heating will become expensive this year in Vienna! Fashion.at collected some pieces for staying warm & healthy and for saving money...

Vienna Insight: New boutique hotel 'Die Josefine' launched breakfast menu matching 1920ies world traveler style hoteljosefine.at is the most stylish website with fictional narration for a new hotel in Vienna that Fashion.at has seen this year so far. The story for the new hotel 'Die Josefine' is spun along the journey of a young aristocratic woman who fled the Russian Revolution and found shelter in Vienna. The 'shelter' looks fantastic at the website with illustrations by Praline LeMoult who is also known from her fashion creations...

Salzburg Insights: Short film series presents people like alpine hut gastronomer, bio farmer or snowcat driver of the slow-tourism region Wagrain-Kleinarl Without any intention to sparkle glimmer and glam, the people of Wagrain-Kleinarl now opened for a short film series their homes and workplaces - which are in many cases the same - to give an authentic impression of the Salzburger rural style and the landscape that attract since more than one hundred years tourists. The region is committed to slow-tourism. So it's no wonder that most of the accommodation services are guesthouses, rooms in farms, apartments or alpine huts such as the one by gastronomer Alois Langegger who speaks in the video about running the 'Kleinarler Hütte'...

Vienna Insight: Re-opening of 150 years old Café Bellaria with new interior design interpreting coffee house culture The Café Bellaria CEOs and gastronomers Rubin Okotie und David Figar collaborated for the interior design with the architects of Vienna-based Büro KLK. At buroklk.com, the architects describe the approach to the remodeling of the 140m2 meter space. The starting point of the concept is the history behind the name, which means as much as 'pleasant air', with reference to the representative balcony of empress Maria Theresia at the Hofburg where today the Austrian National Library (Nationalbibliothek) is located. The atmosphere of bel air is visualized with light colors at the walls and ceiling as well as the dome. The furnishing in warm earthy tones with benches and iconic Thonet 214 bentwood chairs pays tribute to traditional Viennese coffee house interior...

 


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