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Jelmoli, new brands 2012

Jelmoli, new brands 2012

Jelmoli, the luxury department store in Zürich, is a true “House of Brands” as its slogan says. Every year, new brands, services and products are introduced so that the customers will have interesting discoveries and surprises for the pleasure of senses. This year, there are some interesting new Brands that will be present from this Fall on. Du Rhône Chocolatier The Famous Chocolaterie from Geneva choses Jelmoli for its Swiss-German presence. In deed the Department store got the exclusivity for…

Karl 2012 Olympics capsule – at Selfridges.

Karl 2012 Olympics capsule – at Selfridges.

Selfridges customers will be exclusively introduced to a temporary and dedicated KARL LAGERFELD space as the fashion house unveils a unique ‘pop up store’, in the heart of the 3rd floor within the store’s Contemporary Womenswear Department. This will allow customers and fans to experience and be part of the KARL LAGERFELD world. Karl Setting high standards of quality and accessible fashion, Selfridges is proud to debut the Autumn Winter 2012 KARL collection. The more casual of the two lines,…

After 45 years, Yves Saint Laurent changes its name!

After 45 years, Yves Saint Laurent changes its name!

That was the news of the week. After 45 years of existence and the explosive arrival of Hedi Slimane to the company as Artistic Director, the company Yves Saint Laurent has decided to change name. It will become simply Saint Laurent Paris. History of fashion showed that creators founded Houses of creation, that became Brands and finally labels. Christian Dior became Dior, Loris Azzaro becomes Azzaro, Cristobal Balenciaga becomes Balenciaga, Nino Cerutti is now Cerutti, Emanuel Ungaro is Ungaro or…

Jitrois: Artists, Lovers and Decadence.

Jitrois: Artists, Lovers and Decadence.

Jitrois presents its new Fall-Winter 2012-2013 campaign called Artists, Lovers, Decadence. A beautiful and classy inspiration from the 20’s intellectual bohemians. The campaign is shot by Rankin, who collaborates with the fashion house for the past 6 years. For memory, John Rankin Waddell is a british fashion photographer. He founded together with Jefferson Hack the international magazine Dazed & Confused. We can say that Jitrois is not only back but they are now moving forward with a beautiful elegance and…

The Grande Seconde Off-centered by Jaquet Droz

The Grande Seconde Off-centered by Jaquet Droz

Each time that Jaquet Droz presents a new timepiece, the “time” is for excellence ! One of the legendary fingerprints of the Swiss brand is the Grande Seconde Off-centered. The radiance of gold, a noble material that has served our craftsmen well for three centuries. The strength of the flame, the secret to producing ultra-fine powders to make our unique dials of Grand Feu enamel. A wealth of meticulous skills and techniques perpetuated and reinvented by Jaquet Droz, model after…

Elīna Garanča is back!

Elīna Garanča is back!

Elīna Garanča is back! After a break for personal reasons (She got a lovely little girl -congratulations) she is back and for her return, she is performing at one of the most elegant and mythic places – Vienna – during this Spring. From May 17th to May 27th she will perfom the role of Sesto in Mozart’s “La Clemenza di Tito” at the Vienna State Opera. La Clemenza di Tito, in english the Clemency of Titus, is an Opera Seria in…

Jelmoli, luxury department store in Zurich

Jelmoli, luxury department store in Zurich

Jelmoli is a luxury Department store in Zurich, Switzerland and probably one of the oldest in the world. Their Claim: The house of Brands. During the Sisley event last week for the launch of their new flagship counter at Jelmoli, I was happy to get back one more time to this nice Department store. In Switzerland is by far the most upscaled Big Department store. Manor, Globus and Bon Genie are far behind. The Store itself is a true piece…