A guide to the 2018 top shopping brands to explore in Innsbruck and Salzburg. Whether you're searching for a luxury timepiece, luxury leather accessories or your favourite Nespresso blend, here we share the top stores to visit in Austria in 2018.
In March 2017 Dallinger opened the doors to a new Rolex boutique, its first monobrand store in western Austria, in the heart of Salzburg. Designed by Rolex, the interiors of the store encapsulate the spirit of the internationally renowned watchmaker to perfection. Dallinger was founded by two brothers in 1909 and can be counted on for its expert knowledge paired with quality service; its team is on hand to offer you first-class advice when choosing your Rolex timepiece.
Dallinger, Rathausplatz 1, 5020 Salzburg, +43 (0)662 841191
Neubau Eyewear’s new The Wire collection consists of four covetable styles – Sarah, Felix, Erwin and Manu – named after employees working for the up-and-coming Austrian brand. The sleek, minimalist designs make clever use of fine stainless steel in different shades: silky rose, glorious gold, eclectic silver and graphite matte. To ensure the perfect fit, each pair of glasses, priced at €219, has adjustable nose pads and arms as well as being available in two different sizes.
Miller United Optics, Kaufhaus Tyrol, Maria-Theresien-Strasse 31, 6020 Innsbruck, +43 (0)512 588381
A former supplier to the British Royal Navy, British brand Belstaff has revisited its archive for autumn/winter 2017/18. Its Jolly Roger collection reinterprets the durable, stylish clothing worn by sailors in the 1940s, and features fabrics such as cotton waxed by hand for a weathered look, leather and hard-wearing Melton wool in colours such as navy, green and black. Look out for key styles including a four-pocket motorcycle jacket, a duffle and a pea coat, as well as pieces given an edgier appeal with naval tattoo motifs.
Schmitt & Lair, Anichstrasse 4, 6020 Innsbruck, +43 (0)512 588404
Founded in 1837, Hermès is known throughout the world for its exquisitely crafted products for men and women. At the boutique in Salzburg, which was refurbished in 2015, you can immerse yourself in the world of the historic brand. The product range includes leather goods such as bags and luggage, as well as silk scarves, belts, jewellery, perfume and more. Highlights for this year include an update on the Brides de Gala carré, presented in a smaller size decorated with hearts.
Hermès, Alter Markt 11, 5020 Salzburg, +43 (0)662 8466 2126
Coffee lovers will appreciate a visit to the Nespresso boutique in the heart of Salzburg, which combines historic architecture with modern design. Browse the selection of 24 Grand Crus and limited editions, as well as an assortment of Nespresso coffee machines and exclusive accessories, or try a Nespresso coffee at the in-house tasting area where specialists are ready to help you find your favourite flavour. With so many delicious Nespresso Grand Crus on offer, choosing one will be nigh on impossible, so select a few blends to take home with you.
Nespresso, Griesgasse 31, 5020 Salzburg, +43 (0)800 216251
If you are seeking the perfect new leather accessory, look no further than Liebeskind. The modern yet elegant brand is well known for its authenticity, impeccable craftsmanship and endless creativity. Check out its Innsbruck store to shop the autumn/winter 2017/18 collection, featuring the new B Bag that is set to become an instant classic. With a simple and timeless design which mixes smooth leather and cool metal, this structured style will take you from exploring the city to fine dining and evening drinks.
Liebeskind, Rathausgalerien, Maria-Theresien-Strasse 18, 6020 Innsbruck, +43 (0)512 582382