Escapist, Easygoing Pieces for Unstructured Days

Attersee, a new line of breezy clothing and accessories, was partly inspired by Gustav Klimt’s summer trips to the foothills of the Austrian Alps.

In the early years of the last century, when the August heat settled over the sweltering streets of Vienna, Gustav Klimt would head westward to the foothills of the Alps, where he’d paint slender birch trees and other tranquil landscapes, study his Japanese art books and swim in the clear waters of Attersee, one of Austria’s largest lakes. He’d paint from the lake, too, often piloting a small rowboat, oils and canvas in tow, out onto its mineral-blue surface. Immersed in nature, he’d exchange his city

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