You can find our entire range of high-quality glasses and sunglasses for women and men at our store in Vienna’s Währing district. All our frames are designed in Switzerland and then handcrafted in over eighty individual steps.
Our VIU store in Vienna’s eighteenth district offers you our entire collection of eyewear as well as the following optician services:
Whether you are buying eyeglasses for the first time or if you already wear glasses, you’ve come to the right place at VIU. Our goal is to find precisely the right eyewear for every character. In addition to choosing the frame that best flatters your facial features and accentuates your personality, it is also important to have lenses that perfectly suit your needs. Our expert team will be happy to advise you. You can schedule an appointment online – not only for a free in-store eye test, but also for a free professional style consultation.
Our selection of frames includes understated classics as well as striking statement eyewear. If you would like your glasses to be even more personalised, we offer 3D-printed frames. Each 3D-printed model is produced in a resource-saving way and can be configured individually.
Währing is Vienna’s eighteenth district and is located in the north-western part of the city. This charming and varied district offers an appealing mix of history, culture and nature. Währing is home to many of the magnificent old buildings and art nouveau houses that adorn the Vienna’s cityscape. Währing also offers a wide spectrum of shopping opportunities and stores. VIU’s store in Währing is our third shop in the Austrian capital.
We share the retail space with the fashion brand The Slow Label: the products of this sustainable label by the influencer Anna-Laura Amenta have been available online for some time already, but now you also have the opportunity to experience and buy these fashionable womenswear items on site. The Slow Label’s sustainable fashions fit perfectly with our sustainable eyewear and our philosophy at VIU. The shared store covers approximately 90m2 of floor space and has a beautiful glazed front with a fourteen shop windows. VIU offers unique design and optimum functionality, and you can feel this combination of style and practicality in our stores, each of which has a spacious eye-test room and an optician’s workshop where our trained opticians can measure your visual acuity or make fine adjustments to your frames.
The Währing district in general and our VIU store in particular are well connected to Vienna’s public transit network. You can travel to the store comfortably and easily by public transport. The Martinstrasse and Kutschkergasse stops are in the immediate vicinity of our store on Währinger Strasse. Tram lines 40 and 41 run along Währinger Strasse and stop very close to the VIU store. You can also get to our store quickly on the U6 underground line.
Our conveniently long opening hours from Monday to Saturday offer you ample opportunities to visit our VIU store, discover our eyewear collection and take advantage of our optician’s services.
Yes, if you already have a prescription or a card with your current vision parameters, you can visit our store at any time. However, please be sure that in addition to the standard dioptre, cylinder and axis data, your prescription or card also specifies your pupil distance (PD). We need this information in order to optimally manufacture your prescription eyewear. If you do not have these values or if you feel that they are no longer up to date, you can always schedule an appointment for a personalised eye test.
Yes, but we recommend that you avoid waiting times in the store by going online and scheduling your appointment in advance. Whenever possible, our opticians will be happy to test your vision without delay.
An eye test usually takes no longer than twenty minutes. You should plan about half an hour for your visit to our store in Vienna Währing.