The Nun

Kirchberg Monastery in Lower Austria may date from centuries past, but not so the nuns who live within its thick walls. We recently spent a few days with them, observing the strict prayer times and enjoying homemade blueberry strudel. In ...

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Black Beauty

A bathing ring? A rubber weenie? A sail? The photo series Guess what I wear under my ...

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The Alexa

We invited the cantankerous thing to our editorial office for an interview with her. She is cylindrical ...

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In High Heels

Mari Katayama’s story reads like a twenty-first-century fairy tale: She became famous on the social network ...

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The Sleeping and the Beauties

Jork Weismann is an internationally acclaimed fashion and portrait photographer. He works together with supermodels like Gisele Bündchen, Tatjana Patitz, or Toni Garrn. His images are intense and minimalist. His hometown is Vienna. We met for a drink and asked ...

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As one of the world’s most well-known astronauts, who could be better qualified to talk to ...

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The genetictist

Susanne Kircher is a human geneticist. She deals with rare genetic metabolic disorders that cause physical abnormalities ...

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The pulse rises. The heart beats. Hands are sweaty. Breathing accelerates. That’s how it feels to ...

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Kritzendorf, a little town 30 minutes up the Danube from Vienna, is where Austria’s emperor of fabric rules his dominion. Franz Müller’s legendary textile store is a Viennese cultural institution; a mecca for fashion designers, art students, and ...

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The Turkish-born Hasan Acir and his family run the Sweet Bride and Ball Fashion shop in ...

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How do you actually clean the abdomen of a sex doll? And for whom is this will-less ...

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An elaborate megalomania and an indecent shot of narcissism Lisa Eckhart seems alight from the bonfire of ...

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