From avant-garde concept stores and vintage shops to more serious and meticulously-designed “fashion galleries,” here are some of Graz’s best boutiques to frequent whether you’re on the hunt for one new piece to complete an ensemble, a new outfit or two, or to build a whole a new wardrobe altogether.
If raw Japanese denim is a must-have for your wardrobe, then look no further. Sunsetstar at first specialized in “Rockabilly” clothing—1950s pencil skirts and gingham print and clothing inspired by the punk movement, but has now expanded to include a huge variety of brands for both men and women with many diverse styles. This shop is perfect for anyone who wants to keep their look unique and loves to browse the rails for something special. Throughout the year, many events are hosted inside the store, including presentations of new clothing brands and sales.
Sunsetstar, Freiheitspl. 1, 8010 Graz, +43 316 815945
Being eco-friendly in every part of our lives is becoming more and more important, and this store has towed the line with this trend. Founded in 2009, this environmentally conscious brand has committed itself to producing sustainable fashion and accessories for those who want to pick an outfit that has been thoughtfully curated and sourced. From environmentally friendly screen printing to ensuring that transport routes are as short as possible, ZERUM always has their finger on the pulse when it comes to being friendly to the environment.
ZERUM, Mariahilferstraße 13, 8020 Graz, +43 676 6529496
Buying secondhand clothing is a fantastic way to ensure that your outfit is entirely unique and won’t be replicated by any of your friends, plus it’s generally cheaper than buying a brand new outfit. This innovative vintage store stocks many favorite designer and branded names, including Lactose, Cavalli, Michael Kors, and Prada. As well as their well-stocked shop in Graz, they also have an online store with a huge range of gear.
SUSISSECONDS, Stubenberggasse 5, 8010 Graz, +43 676 9580660
Located around the corner from one of the city’s main tourist attractions, The Muinsel, Dog Days of Summer was set up with conscious fashion ideals in mind by three savvy Austrian women. Hand-picked Bohemian dresses, skirts, blouses, and shirts line the rails—with pieces from a variety of eras and styles to choose from, most being over 20 years old. They also have an environmentally friendly approach to clothing, ensuring that their stock is ethically and sustainably sourced.
Dog Days of Summer Vintage, Josefigasse 3, 8020 Graz, +43 664 3290162