Insider Vienna: Ute Ploier


What is your latest discovery in Vienna?


The Kutschker-market in the 18th district at Währinger Straße.


Where are you partying with your friends from the fashion scene on a free night in Vienna?


If it’s nice out in one of the bars at the Danube bank and then in the Pratersauna, a club with outdoor pool.


You are dropping by at the Guerilla Store (in the context of 12 festival for fashion and photography) where are you going afterwards?


Loos Bar. A beautiful, small intimate bar in the 1st district. The name already implies: designed by Adolf Loos.


You yourself are looking for a new outfit – what is your favorite place to shop?


At Christiane Gruber. With her label Awareness & Consciousness she creates innovative and feminine pieces out of super comfortable jersey. However, you need to make an appointment at


Please reveal your favorite location in summery Vienna!


The Himmelwiese in the 19th district at night.


Where have you recently enjoyed art and design?


Last weekend I was at the exhibition “The Circus as a Parallel Universe” at Kunsthalle wien at MuseumsQuartier (Note: till September 2nd 2012). At the MuseumsQuartier are also different bars, during summer a boule-playground, during winter you can play ice stock sport.


Where have recently eaten and the chef exalted you?


At Thai Isaan Kitchen. A very simple Thai snack bar – you have to get the silver ware yourself and order your drinks at the bar. The kitchen is fantastic!


You are inviting your friends from the international fashion scene to Vienna – at which hotel would you accommodate them?


At the Hotel Altstadt. Every room is individually designed and in the afternoons homemade pies are served at the salon.


Vienna should not be left without…?


A Sacher-Torte from Hotel Sacher. Available in small, transportable wooden boxes.