Angus Ross

Scotland

Arquinesia

Palma de Mallorca

Ringana

Austria

Ringana Austria | Ethical Beauty & Natural Wellness |The Aficionados

Le Labo

New York

Zeus + Dione

Athens

Herbarium Officinale

Vienna

Formpoet

Vienna

Mykita

Berlin

Hieronymus

Zurich

Feit

New York

Inis Meáin

Ireland

Maska

Gothenburg

Greece is for Lovers

Athens

Maurice de Mauriac

Zurich

My Alpaca

Poland

Maloja

Bavaria

McNutt of Donegal

Ireland

Eddie Doherty

Ireland

Perfumer H

London

House of Dagmar

Stockholm

Gut Oggau

Neusiedler See

Hövding

Malmö

Ettinger

London

THE COLLABORATORS

The Collaborators is a hot-list collection by The Aficionados for absolute style lovers and those that share our artisanal passion for handmade and crafted creativity. This is our little designers’ hub of independent excitement listing our friends discovered on our travels. From the hand-made to the luxury of bespoke, from rare creations to the everyday items made with intricacy, browse through this lifestyle community that is brimming with originality, thoughtful design and mama-cool creatives.

Angus Ross | Handcrafted Furniture Made in Scotland | The Aficionados
Scotland, United Kingdom

Angus Ross


From a bluebell wood in Perthshire to a smoothly sculpted piece of furniture for a special spot, Angus Ross is a wood crafter and expressive designer of extraordinary proportions.

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New York, USA

Feit


New York Footwear brand Feit is a counterpoint to consumerism and over-production, instead it is a label where product integrity and sustainability come first, while also emphasizing craftsmanship and individuality.

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Arquinesia Palma de Mallorca | Artisan Perfumes | The Aficionados
Mallorca, Spain

Arquinesia


Located in the heart of Mallorca’s old town in Palma, perfumier Arquinesia brings you on a journey through the Balearics with its evocative scents. One to take home with you.

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Maloja | Ethical Ski, Cycle + Street Wear | Bavaria | The Aficionados
Bavaria, Germany

Maloja


Using simplicity, curiosity, and a deep respect for nature, Maloja is now known for its innovative and highly original skiwear and cycling kit.

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London, England

Le Kilt


Not just a relic from the punk era, Le Kilt has brought the real deal back with a bang replete with slogans, mix and match tartans and a playful sense of cool.

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Trunk Clothiers | Contemporary Casual Menswear | The Aficionados
London, England

Trunk Clothiers


Bringing together unique, artisanal brands from all over the world including Japan, Europe and the US, Trunk opens the door onto a highly stylised shopping experience where you can connect with emerging worldwide designers.

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Warsaw, Poland

Magda Butrym


Polished Polish cool sums up Fashion designer Magda Butrym, whose label launched in Poland back in 2014, causing a fashion wave.

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Le Labo | Perfumer New York | The Aficionados
New York, USA

Le Labo


Railing against bland made-for-all-noses perfumes, guerrilla fragrance-makers Le Labo started a revolution with unique, hand-formulated scents and plenty of soul.

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Neusiedler See, Austria

Gut Oggau


An organic winery, on the sunny terrain of quaint village Oggau, is the location of Gut Oggau – a small family-run wine-making business which produces an abundance of red wine, elegant whites and international renowned sweet wine.

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Vienna, Austria

vielö


Ever wondered why Cleopatra bathed in milk? Well, luckily for us, the founders of Vielö pondered this very question, discovering that the by-product of dairy - whey - held the key to locking in moisture.

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Gothenburg, Sweden

Gringo Nordic Coffee Roasters


Founded by three self-confessed coffee addicts, Gringo Nordic are serious about its sourcing, production and roasting. Their speciality coffee beans come from small farms and cooperatives, to support farmers that focus on quality, from as far and as wide as Rwanda, Brazil and Sumatra.

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Hounds in Yellow Raincoats | Maxbone Canine Apparel, Accessories, Design, Fashion |The Aficionados
Los Angeles, USA

Maxbone


For the stylish dog owner and canine-about-town, Maxbone is a one-stop shop of contemporary apparel and accessories.

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Inis Meáin | Knitting Company | Aran Islands | The Aficionados
Aran Islands, Ireland

Inis Meáin


Inis Meáin is an oil painting of rough, turbulent seas, labyrinths of stone and carpets of moss and wild flora, all of which are reflected in each design, knit and stitch of the area’s famed ‘fisherman’s sweaters’.

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South Tyrol, Italy

Moessmer


South Tyrol’s celebrated wool and cashmere fashion house, Moessmer has a client roster that ranges from the royal Habsburgs to the Obamas, demonstrating their seamless and successful fusion of high-end fashion and heritage design.

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Daniel Dreifuss, watchmaker, Maurice de Mauriac
Zurich, Switzerland

Maurice de Mauriac


When Daniel Dreifuss decided to change up time for good, he left behind the fast pace of the New York finance world to enter the slowed down lifestyle of Switzerland, where the intricate world of watchmaking occupied him.

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Anna Paghera Indoor Fragrances | Eco Artisan Italy | The Aficionados
Lake Garda, Italy

Anna Paghera Fragrances


A highly attuned eco-thinker, Anna Paghera channels her creative senses into the fields of design, interiors and fragrance. All linked by a love of nature, each project she approaches comes from the soul.

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Gothenburg, Sweden

Maska


Meet Maria Svensson and Esmeralda-Vidfar, two wool-loving ladies from Gothenburg on the Swedish west coast. Based in an art-collective studio space with ten other designers and artists, they create the knitwear that they had always dreamed of wearing as spotted by the owners of the creative fashionista den of Gothenburg, Hotel Flora.

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Iconic Bird wall sculptures by Formpoet Vienna | Designer Thomas Poganitsch | The Aficionados
Vienna, Austria

Formpoet


Made with a minimalist aesthetic, Viennese company Formpoet creates handcrafted objects for the home in concrete and ceramic designs which are simultaneously practical and stylish.

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Perfumer H by Lyn Harris London - Bespoke crafted Perfumes
London, England

Perfumer H London


Whisper the names – Rain Cloud, Driftwood, White Smoke and Ink - and already your nose is twitching to find out more. Meet cult Perfumer H, aka Lyn Harris.

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Stockholm, Sweden

House of Dagmar


The three sisters that form Swedish fashion brand House of Dagmar stand by three pillars of production, including high quality in fabrics, production process and design, and live by an ever increasing awareness of sustainability which they strive to better each season with their classic women’s clothing, made to empower the wearer.

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Vienna, Austria

Femme Maison


Inspired by the works of artist Louise Bourgeois, who strives to recreate the relationship between the human body and the surrounding tangible world, Maison Femme’s collections stand for strength infused with emotion and intelligence

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Mühlbauer | Hat Makers Vienna | The Aficionados
Vienna, Austria

Mühlbauer


Hat maker to the stars, family milliner business Mühlbauer’s designs began over a hundred years ago and now fly from Vienna to top some of the most famous heads in the world.

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Ettinger | Leather Products London | The Aficionados
London, England

Ettinger


Boldly British all the way through, family-run Ettinger London has been in the business of creating elegant leather goods for over 80 years, with a Royal Warrant to HRH the Prince of Wales.

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Ringana Austria | Ethical Beauty & Natural Wellness |The Aficionados
Styria, Austria

Ringana


Austrian health brand Ringana have been bringing wellness solutions since 1996 with their ethical and sustainable line of beauty products, skin care and supplements.

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Vienna, Austria

Sagan


With a focus on handbags and leather goods, the brand merges the diversity of its founders Tanja Bradaric and Taro Ohmae, of Croatian and Japanese heritage respectively, with a love of Viennese tradition.

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Vienna, Austria

Herbarium Officinale


From tinctures to tea blends, essential oils to medicinal mushrooms, you’ll find a huge array of products in this emporium of wellness – a pharmacy dedicated to the healing power of plants.

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Malmö, Sweden

Hövding


Fusing safety, style and precision innovation with typical Swedish cool, Hövding have solved the conundrum of ‘hat hair’ with a neat collar-like band that sits around your neck, turning into an airbag that protects the head, neck and face if a collision occurs.

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Donegal, Ireland

Eddie Doherty


Patchwork flat caps, flowing capes a flash of colour on on a windswept cliff walk, throws to accompany a fireside drink, blankets to cuddle up in after a day in the unspoilt wilderness: these are the mainstay of Eddie Doherty’s woven goods.

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Athens, Greece

Greece is for Lovers


Greece for Lovers must be one of the most original design studios around. Fusing their cheeky kitsch humour with a pastiche on the notion of Greekness, their contemporary products are completely one-of-a-kind.

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Donegal, Ireland

McNutt


One of the rawest parts of Ireland – the Wild Atlantic Way - is home to McNutt’s, producers of the softest cashmere and woollen blankets, scarfs and throws, crafted by local artisan weavers.

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Athens, Greece

Zeus + Dione


Zeus+Dione, a Greek resortwear brand that celebrates Hellenic culture, creates timeless fashion, with rare pieces that fit seamlessly into a sun-soaked lifestyle that values comfort and luxury.

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Zurich, Switzerland

Hieronymus


Hieronymus is a luxury Swiss stationer that treats its letter-printed cards, hand-bound notebooks, bespoke business cards, leather bags and everything stationery-related as precious products.

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Vienna, Austria

Glein


A masterclass in minimalist cool, Glein lives and breathes its less-is-more philosophy with organic clothing, leather products and pared-back design wrapped up in a respectful and ethical business model.

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Hägglingen, Switzerland

Risa Hutwerkstatt


In the hat industry since 1919, this Swiss business knocks out handmade, crafted, hats of every sort & kind from their hat making workshop 'Hutwerkstatt'.

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Saint Charles | Apothecary Vienna  | The Aficionados
Vienna, Austria

Saint Charles


Rooted in the Viennese capital since 1886, this family apothecary not only kindles the rich heritage of European medicinal practises, it sits firmly in this century embracing an intelligent mixology of herbal, organic, natural and mineral remedies.

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My Alpaca | Luxury, Crafted, Natural Bedding | The Aficionados
Krosno, Poland

My Alpaca


A small craft textile brand, My Alpaca’s handmade duvets are made from cotton satin, filled with 100% pure alpaca fibre - individually made, artisan created bedding full of soul and crafted with love.

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