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Tiger Swiss: Truly Iconic Footwear

CNY 2022: Celebrate the Year of the Tiger with a pair of iconic Swiss Tigerlis. 
Learn more about the Swiss shoe brand loved by generations of kids.

A Magic Zurich Christmas with Adrienne and Dominique

Join us for a magical Christmas trip to Switzerland: Our friends Dominique and Adrienne von Albertini, the dynamic duo behind iconic shoe brand Tiger Swiss share the traditions that they enjoy for the Holidays and some insider tips when visiting Zurich.

SHOP SMALL: THE CASE FOR SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY
American Thanksgiving falls on 25 November this year, so the annual retail bonanzas we know as Black Friday (26 November) and Cyber Monday (29 November) are two particular events that many bargain hunters are looking forward to. November is also...
Swiss Kitchen Comforts
For centuries, Swiss kitchens have been characterised by a sense of neatness, a touch of familial warmth, a solid practicality, and a penchant for producing food that nourishes both body and soul – a necessary thing in a mountainous nation.
SERAINA SPEAKS! SO MUCH MORE TO SAY ABOUT SWITZERLAND
Switzerland has long been known as a place of scenic beauty, a country that has produced incredibly precise timepieces as well as delectable chocolates. But not many are aware that there is So Much More from Switzerland - and entrepreneur Seraina Peter is working to...
GETTING CREATIVE

One of the more surprising things to come out of the pandemic is the way people have become more creative and expressive. That said, help bring your inner artist or designer out with some great tools and products to keep your imagination running and your creative juices flowing. We share a few ideas to help you perk up and have a brighter and healthier outlook for the future via self-expression using some of the finest products from Switzerland.

CHRISTMAS SPECIAL: SOAP AND CANDLE GIFT BOX
Give friends, colleagues, or teammates a fragrant bit of Switzerland to enjoy for the Holidays! Our 2021 Seasonal Boxes are now available to order.
FOUNDER'S PICK: MANUEL DER HAGOPIAN OF G8A ARCHITECTS

Thanks to architectural titans like Le Corbusier and Herzog & de Meuron, Swiss nationals have long made it to the forefront of the global design scene. 
In Southeast Asia, Swiss architect Manuel Der Hagopian and his firm G8A Architects are weaving together Eastern and Western influences to create a style of architecture that is uniquely their own.

 

KEEP IT FUN AND FEMININE WITH FAMILY AFFAIRS
The newest addition to our lineup of stylish Swiss apparel comes from the creative minds of mother and daughter team Kaya and Nina Egli: pretty and colourful hats and t-shirts for any season from Family Affairs!
THANK GOD, IT'S FREITAG!
If you’re looking for a Swiss fashion brand that truly embodies the spirit of sustainability, turn to this edgy bag and accessory maker that transforms upcycled materials into portable – and practical – wearable design.
ZigZagZurich: Where Art is Woven Into the Textiles
It takes a community to create beautiful things and the artisans who make up the team at this Zurich-based atelier have been creating the prettiest textiles for nearly twenty years.
Summer in Switzerland: Taking a Refreshing Plunge
What do the Swiss do when temperatures start soaring? They take a dip into the cool waters of the nearest river or lake.
Sustainability – the Swiss Way

Long before sustainability became a buzzword, Switzerland was already practicing many key concepts – and these concepts have helped make Swiss manufacturing a worthy example of industrial sustainability and have also enhanced the overall quality and desirability of Swiss products across the globe.

FOUNDER'S PICK: SWISS ICON – THE ART OF XU YING
We interviewed the artist behind the popular Swiss Icon series which depicts iconic products as seen through the eyes of a foreigner living in Switzerland.
WHO IS HELVETIA?
People may be wondering who the “Helvetia” in our name is and who, specifically, are her sons. Let’s take a look at the female personification of the Swiss motherland.
DO IT ALL FOR DAD!
Father’s Day is a great time to show your dad how much he is loved, so show how much you care with these nifty tips and gifts from Switzerland.
enSoie – WITNESSING THE EVOLUTION OF SWISS STYLE
  What does it take to grow a brand not just through mere months or years, but throughout decades and well into centuries? Evolution paired with a consistent adherence to high quality standards appears to be the common denominator for...
BOOST EMPLOYEE MORALE IN 2021
Today's Work from Home scenario can take a serious toll on the morale of employees. Having worked in big corporate for many years I know that small gestures mean a great deal. 
Women of Switzerland Campaign
We are proud that our founder Seraina Peter is part of the campaign Women of Switzerland in APAC.  The campaign run by Presence Switzerland and The Embassy of Switzerland in Singapore features Swiss ladies who have moved to different parts of...
VALLE VERZASCA: THE VERDANT HEART OF TICINO

The southernmost canton of Switzerland, the Italian speaking region of Ticino is considered the country’s most popular destination whenever springtime rolls around. 

GIFT GUIDE: MAKE YOUR MUM'S DAY!

This year, we wanted to honor the mother in our lives, whoever that is for you, with love and spoils. Need a present that’s every bit as unique as your mother?
So, we’ve curated the “Swissiest Mother's Day Gift Guide” filled with practical pieces that can double as decorative objects, to show that special person in your life how much you care.