Johann Scheer - The Pioneer
The year 1816
Beginning of the 19th century it was Austrian tradition – and therefore an unwritten law – that the son will continue his fathers business. But Johann Scheer...
Matthias Scheer – The Optimizer
The 2nd Generation
Johann’s son Matthias was more biddable than his father and learned the craft from his father. Yet he also had big plans on his own and so he...
Rudolf – The Grandmaster
The 3rd Generation
The founders’ grandson, Rudolf Scheer (born 1839) refined his craft during his studying years in Paris. Back in Vienna he moved his workshop and growing business in the vibrating and classy first district in Vienna. Rudolf ...
Street of tailors and shoemakers
Just a few streets away from Stephansplatz, the house of SCHEER is still breathing the spirit of imperial Vienna….
Purveyor to the Imperial and Royal Court
The highest seal of approval
About quality and privileges of the purveyors to the court
Carl & Edmund – The Master Brothers
The 4th Generation
Vienna around 1900: assembling point and climax of the elegant world. The two brothers Carl and Edmund Scheer enter the thriving workshop of their father Rudolf and Rudolf Scheer & Söhne is born…
Auguste – Guardian of the Heritage
After the sudden deaths of Edmund and Carl Scheer, Auguste Scheer – Carls wife – guarded the heritage and managed the company together with the legendary workshop foreman Josef.
Carl Scheer – Couturier and orthopaedic Master
The 5th Generation
Augustes son, Carl Ferdinand had to follow into big footsteps when he took over the company in 1935…
Scheer and the Viennese Haute Couture
From the 1950s to the 1970s Carl Ferdinand Scheer worked together with Getrud Höchsmann the avant-gardist of the Viennese Haute Couture and experimented…
The 6th Generation
All three of Carl Ferdinand’s daughter’s were involved in the workshop, all three went through the teaching up to the final examination but it was the youngest daughter, Michaela, who…