Vienna in Vogue

Like history, design repeats itself, and so the patterns and shapes of early 20th century Vienna are back in style

Time to dust off the art-history books. For fall, designers have taken inspiration from early 20th century Vienna. Led by the famous Wiener Werkst├Ątte, the Vienna design scene flourished with bold, graphic patterns often in black and white. Today the look is reborn in Andrew Gn's collection of clutches for Leiber and Dior's dazzling diamond-encrusted watch. At Proenza Schouler, models looked as though they had traveled back through time, swaddled in lush fur collars and cloche hats. On the home front, Baker's furniture line by Laura Kirar echoes the lines of Josef Hoffman. But for more exact period reproductions, check out...

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