A shopping tour in Porzellangasse
Porzellangasse in the 9th district was named after the Viennese Porcelain Manufactory, but you won’t find any dishes in this street. Instead, there are some cool shops and places worth discovering. In this post you will find a few must-sees, so make sure that you don’t miss out on any of them! Written by Anna Flaschberger, translated by Maria Julia Bauer
Le petit bazar – paradise for DIYers
Be it toys, jewellery, stationery, decorative items or kids clothing – at le petit bazar you will always find a suitable gift for your loved ones or yourself. In addition to great equipment for the handicraft enthusiasts among you, DIY workshops are also regularly offered at the creative studio of le petit bazar. The activities are not exclusively for adults – children can look forward to age-appropriate handicraft activities as well.
FashionTouri Tip: Recently, the shop has also been offering a craft-box-to-go. You can choose between three different sizes and have the crafting utensils for various projects delivered to your home. For example, you can choose from homemade jewellery, objects made out of ironing beads and homemade games. Crafting without having to leave your house has been made possible from now on!
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A few impressions from inside the shop! © FT/Anna Flaschberger
An excursion to Liechtensteinpark
If you walk through Porzellangasse, you will notice a few occasional trees and bushes protruding behind buildings – that’s the Liechtensteinpark which is situated directly next to the shopping street. Actually, it‘s not a park, but the garden of the Palais Liechtenstein. The small but charming area is still owned by the Prince's House of the same name. During the daytime, the park is open to the public. It’s not only visited by people looking for a rest but also by children because of the fairly large playground. The Liechtensteinpark is perfect if you desire a short break in a beautiful atmosphere!
Opening hours: Daily from 07:00 AM to 7:45 PM.
Trendy organic fashion at the Green Ground
If you are looking for a concept store that focuses on environmentally friendly and fair production of fashion, then Green Ground is the right place for you. Apart from that, the shop also attaches great importance to current trends and designs. Therefore, conscious fashion consumption and modern clothing do not have to be mutually exclusive.
Green Ground’s product range consists mainly of international labels such as Dedicated and ArmedAngels from Germany as well as Ecoalf and Thinking Mu from Spain. However, an Austrian brand is also represented: mapbagrag with its bags, backpacks and mobile phone covers. Clothing, shoes, accessories – everything is available at Green Ground. You can dress yourself from head to toe in good conscience!
Here you can find their website:
Sustainable underwear (top picture) and the men's section in the Green Ground!
© FT/Anna Flaschberger
La Mercerie - A little piece of Paris in the middle of Vienna
At the end of Porzellangasse and your shopping tour, the French café and bistro "La Mercerie" (English: notions store) offers everything you need. Not only can you discuss your new clothes over a drink, for delicious French food is also taken care of. All of this takes place in a unique atmosphere – thanks to the rustic pharmacy cupboards and floor tiles in the café.
FashionTouri Tip: In addition to a lunch menu that offers typical French dishes, breakfast is served all day. Here, the late risers among you can start their day in the afternoon!
As you can see, there is a lot to discover in Porzellangasse. Shopping, sightseeing and refreshments are provided. A day trip there will definitely pay off!
Written by Anna Flaschberger, FashionTouri editorial team
Translated by Maria Julia Bauer