About MED

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.

Apart from womenswear MED offers accessories for women, men & home – all true to our mood: glamourous, bold, sustainable & vegan.

Photo: Manuel Essl; Model: Sabrina; Editorial for CANDyMAG



All our garments* & bags are manufactured in Austria/Graz, our printed fabrics come from Germany and for the harberdashery we only trust in supplier who stand for quality.

*except of T-Shirts & Pullover which we receive from our German supplier & customize in Graz.


You can find the love for details in our complete philosophy: from our unique fabrics to our production, our studio design and the packaging of the consignments we give our very best to make the customer feel like a super special customer.


We always aim for increasing our brand awareness. Via “our story” below you can find out more about our journey & most successful campaigns.

Our Story

  • 2020/10 - launch of the bag collection exclusively designed for Kastner & Öhler (on Instagram)
    • 2019/03 - awarded the "Fashion Award" for best young designer at the Fürstenfeld Fashion Week (read on)
    • 2019/03 - Pop Up Store at Kastner & Öhler Fürstenfeld as part of the Fürstenfeld Fashion Week (on Instagram)
    • 2019/03 - economy mission to Seoul Fashion Week. Introduction of MED to the Asian market (read on)
    • 2019/03 - editorial shoot in Seoul, Korea (see the Editorial)
    • 2019/04 - listing at the renowned Modehaus Roth in Fürstenfeld (read on)
    • 2019/07 - editorial shoot for MQ Vienna Fashion Week.19 (see the Editorial)
    • 2019/09 - debut fashion show at MQ Vienna Fashion Week.19 (see the Fashion Show)
    • 2019/09 - editorial shoot with the Austria's Next Topmodel candidates Julia & Valentina (see the Editorial)
    • 2019/11 - editorial shoot in Amsterdam (see the Editorial)

    • 2018/04 - editorial feature for "ELEGANT" magazine (see the Editorial)
    • 2018/05 - fashion show at the renowned clubbing "Sky Lounge Club" in Graz (on Instagram)
    • 2018/06 - launch of the fourth collection "Look Into Space" at the Designmonat Graz (on Instagram)
    • 2018/09 - launch of the fifth collection "Rich In Velvet" at the "Sky Lounge Clubbing" in Graz (on Instagram)
    • 2018/10 - shoot for the #AustrianFashionGreetsTurkey event at the Austrian Consulate in Istanbul (see the Shoot)
    • 2018/11 - fashion show as part of the #AustrianFashionGreetsTurkey event at the Austrian Consulate in Istanbul (see the Fashion Show)
    • 2018/11 - editorial feature for "ELEGANT" magazine (see the Editorial)
    • 2018/12 - editorial feature for "FADDY" magazine (see the Editorial)

    • 2017/05 - editorial feature for „PUMP" magazine (see the Editorial)
    • 2017/05 - Emmelie De Forest wears MANUEL ESSL DESIGN on stage at the Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv (on Instagram)
    • 2017/06 - moving to the city centre of Graz with the MED STUDIO (on Instagram)
    • 2017/07 - first magazine cover & editorial feature for „IntElegance" magazine (see the Editorial)
    • 2017/07 - judge at the "Kleine Zeitung Sommeraktion" (on Instagram)
    • 2017/12 - first radio appearance at RockFM (on Instagram)

    • 2016/03 - first boutique listing at "Reync & Schoene" in Graz (on Instagram)
    • 2016/04 - live appearance at "Heute Leben" on Austrian TV channel ORF2 - 207.000 people watching (watch the video)
    • 2016/05 - editorial feature for "ELEGANT" magazine (see the Editorial)
    • 2016/07 - opening of the first MED Studio in Graz Umgebung (on Instagram)
    • 2016/07 - launch of the second collection "SEA" on the MED Online Shop (on Instagram)
    • 2016/08 - premiere fashion show at the Denzel BMW golf tournaments evening program (on Instagram)
    • 2016/11 - launch of the third collection "MEDley" on the MED Online Shop & at Reync & Schoene (on Instagram)

    • 2015/09 - MANUEL ESSL DESIGN was founded (on Instagram)
      - launch of the first collection "ROSES NEVER FADE" in the MED Online Shop (on Instagram)

    Visit Us!

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

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

    Find out more

    Where else can you find MED?

    ...besides the MED Studio you can find MANUEL ESSL DESIGN at selected retailers.

    You are running a boutique & are interested in adding MANUEL ESSL DESIGN to your range?

    We look forward to hear from you!

    Mode Roth

    at Modehaus Roth in Fürstenfeld you can find a current selection of the MED collections.

    Hauptpl. 2, 8280 Fürstenfeld

    Kastner & Öhler

    at Kastner & Öhler in Innsbruck as well as online you can find a collection of clutches which was exclusively designed for K&Ö.

    Maria-Theresien-Straße 31, 6020 Innsbruck

    Not Another Concept Store

    at Not Another in Vienna you can find selected MN-Masks from MANUEL ESSL DESIGN.

    Kärntner Ring 5-7, 1010 Wien

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