Mama Thresl. Urban Soul meets the Alps

Urban Soul meets the Alps, that’s the credo of Mama Thresl and shows how contemporary hotel industry in the Alps can do without clichés and conventions. The idea for this hotel concept comes from the owners Renate and Huwi Oberlader, who are deeply rooted in their region and even like to spend their free time in the mountains. With their Mama Thresl they like to share a piece of Alpine Sports home to their guests. Let’s have a look at this remarkable hotel.

Five Gorgeous ‘Last Christmas’ Ski Chalets

I don’t know about you guys, but around this time of year – with the holiday’s coming up – I always have to think about the classic video by Wham! from 1984. Writing this blogpost, I realized that it’s been 30 years!! since I sat down for the TV mesmerizing, when the iconic ‘Last Christmas’ video aired for the first time. What a romantic and cosy setting to celebrate Christmas with friends in a chalet in the snow. It was definitely something I wanted to experience once in my life.

Fashion designer Lena Hoschek. Retrochic meets Dirndl Trachten

Before Lena became the successful fashion designer she is today, she studied fashion design at the Fashion Institute Vienna Hetzendorf. After an 8-month internship at Vivienne Westwood in 2003/2004, she started her own studio in Graz in 2005. In the years after additional stores were opened in Vienna and Berlin and today you can also buy her designs in Italy and Switzerland. She presents two collections a year. These contain dresses, skirts, blouses, pants and pajamas. Besides that she also designs a collection of shoes, swimwear, eyewear and accessories. And if you want to complete it all, you can sprinkle yourself with ‘Loverose’, Hoscheks’ first fragrance.