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Love For Details

Manuel Essl Design is an Austrian fashion brand founded in 2015 which stands for ”Love For Details“ and unifies High Fashion & Streetwear with joyful prints, fabrics & metallic details.

We create exceptional womenswear, handmade bags, as well as exclusive accessories for women, men & living. Everything that comes out of the hands of the 29 year old designer impresses with “Love for Details”.

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Model: Anna B.

Our Mission

  • Beautiful Design

    We strive for creating beautiful & aesthetical products true to our mood: glamourous, bold & modern.

    Our designs are meant to be for fashionistas who want to stand out from the crowd. You buy a product, you receive the MED Lifestyle.

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  • High Quality

    ALL our dresses, skirts, jackets, trousers, bags & accessories are carefully handcrafted in our atelier in Graz (Austria). We only trust in premium supplier.

    Our T-Shirts & Pullovers (since 2021) are manufactured by a thoughtfully chosen family company near Porto, Portugal.

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  • Sustainable & Vegan

    We mainly manufacture in Austria (100% EU), we work with vegan & high quality fabrics (from Germany, Italy & Portugal) and we keep the supply chain as short as possible.

    On top we deliver carbon-neutral & support local organizations fighting for a sustainable future.

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Our Milestones


The Austrian TV channel "ORF STEIERMARK" created a thrilling portrait about MANUEL ESSL DESIGN. Check it out below (in German).

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  • Most Sustainable Vegan Fashion Brand

    winner of the Style & Apparel Award for "Most Sustainable Vegan Fashion Brand" by LuxLife Magazine (Jan., 2023)


  • Fashion Brand of the Year

    winner of the "Fashion Brand of the Year" award by Austrian Prestige Awards (Jan., 2021)


  • Fashion Award for "Best Young Designer"

    winner of the Fashion Award for the "Best Young Designer" at Fürstenfeld Fashion Week (Mar., 2019)


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Manuel Essl was invited to the morning magazine "EXXPRESSO" hosted by Tanja Pfaffeneder. The two speak about the past, present and future of the designer and his fashion brand.

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  • Emmelie De Forest

    - ESC WINNER -

    Emmelie is wearing MED on stage & for private since 2016.

    "I don't think I've ever received that many compliments for a dress before! The fabric and details are amazing!"

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  • Şebnem Schaefer


    Şebnem became a great friend & testimonial of our brand. She is wearing MED since 2018 for events & private occasions.

    We collaborated with Şebnem for Fashion Shows & Photo Shoots - she is a muse!

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  • Nicki & Tina

    - ARTIST DUO -

    The power ladies from Austria wear one-of-a-kind MED dresses for their stage performances & they rock them!

    Watch out for these two in future!

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  • Katharina Liensberger


    For her double world championship titles Katharina wished for a golden winter jacket on Austrian TV.

    We chose to gift her our iconic Bucket Bag in gold. She wears it with a bright smile! :)

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Visit Us

Discover our collections & take a look behind the needle at our MED STUDIO. Find us at Münzgrabenstraße 5, 8010 Graz, Austria.

MED Store Hours:

Tue-Fri:  9-12 & 13-18
Saturday:  10-14

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Where else can you find MED?

Find MANUEL ESSL DESIGN at selected retailers in Austria.
You are running a boutique & are interested in adding MANUEL ESSL DESIGN to your range?

Check out our Wholesale page!

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