Delve into the world of Swiss fashion designers to discover some of the big names who are behind the latest trends that you need to know.
Fast becoming a global name in men’s fashion, Mark Stone has his roots in Zürich. His designs are inspired by contemporary art, music and film. He mixes classical styles with more modern elements to give a casual and minimalist, yet sophisticated feel to his collections.
Little Black Dress
For Eliane Diethelm and Joanna Skoczylas, the founders of Zürich’s Little Black Dress, every day is an event to be celebrated. Their sleek, stylish dresses are made for every occasion. Contrary to the name, Little Black Dress also includes a variety of colourful dresses, all with the same casual feel.
Twin sisters Elisa and Deborah weave the bohemian spirit of the Exuma islands in the Bahamas into their chic designer handbags. From their studio in Geneva, the sisters design the bags, using a vibrant array of colours and then they are handmade using Italian leather and materials by a family business in Spain.
Jeweller and graphic designer Noémie Arrigo’s “anti-bling” handcrafted jewellery combines 18 carat red gold and diamonds. Subtle, sleek and understated, her Coquette collection of bracelets, rings and necklaces are a well-established hit in Switzerland.
YVY, by designer and stylist Yvonne Reichmuth is all about leather and handmade craftwork. Using the finest Italian leather and materials, YVY’s range of clothing and accessories are made to add a touch of the unique to any look. Reichmuth’s accessories have been worn by Monica Bellucci, Janet Jackson and Kylie Jenner, to name a few.