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Vienna's seventh district: Perfect day

City Guide
Paulina Szmydke,

Head straight for Park, Vienna’s first and most respected concept store. The friendly, relaxed staff will be happy to recommend a piece from their riveting selection of what’s hot in any given season. A tunic by Haider Ackermann or a piece by Veronique Branquinho, maybe?

Pick up an exquisitely handcrafted leather purse by Austrian leather designer Ina Kent. Her Moonlit No 6 is a bestseller; choose one in metallic old gold

Brillen Manufaktur, Vienna’s top eyewear specialist, showcases rare contemporary brands such as Alain Mikli and Ic! Berlin alongside limited editions. The staff are also ready, willing and able to design a pair of fancy one-of-a-kind glasses just for you

Treat yourself to an extraordinary chocolate experience at Schokov. The Best of 6 box contains Japanese yuzu pralines in white chocolate, among other divine sins. Make your tastebuds jump with a bittersweet rose pepper creation by Austrian chocolatier Bachhalm

Take time to stroll through the picturesque streets of bohemian Spittelberg

Stop at Lena Hoschek's boutique on Gutenberggasse and up your cool factor with a piece from her new collection. Her romantic dresses spiced with punk style are a particularly thrilling combination

Head for Das Möbel on Burggasse for a snack or a café melange. What you sit on here is as important as what you eat or drink; the café’s furniture is unique, made by up-and-coming designers, and the pieces can be bought once you’ve finished your coffee

Stock up on Austrian labels such as Pitour, Artista, km/a and Masi at Combinat in the MuseumsQuartier

Linger in the MuseumsQuartier and refresh your art history credentials with a visit to the Leopold Museum – the big white cube houses Egon Schiele and Gustav Klimt collections 6PM Don’t miss the opportunity to stop by the Lomography shop and pick up a legendary Lomo camera for a few snapshots of your tour

Unwind over a traditional Austrian meal at the stylish Glacis Beisl. The veal butter schnitzel is a delight and the pancakes with apricot jam taste just like grandma’s



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