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The ultimate Swiss shopping guide – for style, fashion, events, markets and more…

Lausanne's best boutiques and fashion stores
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Lausanne's best boutiques and fashion stores

With a vibrant student population happily rubbing shoulders with bankers in lakeshore mansions, it’s a city with a fascinating mix of alternative designers and established brands.

Bern shopping guide
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Bern shopping guide

Find some of the best boutiques, local designers and cool stores of the city.

Lausanne's best boutiques and fashion stores
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Lausanne's best boutiques and fashion stores

From hip fashion stores, to food shops to glossy department stores, there is something for everyone in Lausanne.

The best shopping in Switzerland
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The best shopping in Switzerland

Discover some of the best stores and boutiques for shopping in Switzerland.

Zurich shops, events and markets

The best Zurich shopping
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The best Zurich shopping

Whether you like a handsome department store that caters for your every retail whim, a hip backstreet boutique or a fusty vintage store with a line in forgotten fashions, Zurich shopping has it all. 

Gris
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Gris

This rather basic and industrial-looking space unites the best in contemporary Swiss fashion design.

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DeeCee Style
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DeeCee Style

It's a man's world in here and this man certainly knows how to handle his life. Classic jeans, boots and shirts, all with a modern American edge, a little bit of Easy Rider meets Pharell Williams, topped with classics like Church shoes, Belstaff jackets and Barbour coats. 

Lola Fred
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Lola Fred

This hybrid store and studio brings two female passions together - shopping and yoga. 

Lele Pyp
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Lele Pyp

Swiss-Brazilian siblings Stephanie, Samantha and Bernardo Müller Knab have risen to rapid fame with their feminine shoe-label. High heels are their main business, but their flats are equally elegant. 

Geneva shops, events and markets

Geneva's best designer shops
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Geneva's best designer shops

Geneva is not just about luxury watches and big brand names. There is much more to high end shopping in town than ladies who lunch tottering over the cobbles in Louboutins.

Vintage and second-hand shopping in Geneva
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Vintage and second-hand shopping in Geneva

This is when Geneva's expensive lifestyle finally becomes an advantage; ladies here throw out their designer gear faster than you can say Carrie Bradshaw. 

The best shopping in Geneva
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The best shopping in Geneva

We want to show you just how creative your shopping in Geneva can get – once you know where to go. 

La Teinturerie
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La Teinturerie

Tucked away in Place des Augustins, this shop is known for its selection of unique pieces by Swiss and international independent designers. 

Le Bal des Créateurs
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Le Bal des Créateurs

Le Bal des Créateurs is a concept store devised by Geneva’s most famous hairdresser, Christophe Durand. 

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Lausanne's best boutiques and fashion stores
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Lausanne's best boutiques and fashion stores

Thanks to a number of hip local boutiques Lausanne is a magnet for the area's bright young things. With a vibrant student population happily rubbing shoulders with bankers in lakeshore mansions, it’s a city with a fascinating mix of cash and credit cards, alternative designers and established brands. The key to savvy shopping in this stylish cathedral city? Catch the metro up from Ouchy or the train station to the shopping hub of Place St Francois to browse fashion stores like Annabelle Elégance, Madison and Bon Génie. But Lausanne isn't just about designer clothes. Search a little further and you'll come across quirky independent gift shops like the wonderful De la Suite Dans les Idees, luxury food stores and even a shop dedicated to all things cupcake.

inthewhiteroom  • Basel
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inthewhiteroom • Basel

Part shop, part beauty salon and part aesthetic clinic, this is a destination for people who are serious about their appearance.

Riviera  • Basel
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Riviera • Basel

This shop should come with a warning, so we’re warning you: the well-cut pieces hanging from its rails are nothing short of irresistible thanks to their luxurious materials and modern and classic styles.

Aerni  • Bern
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Aerni • Bern

Fashion and beauty are united at Aerni, an innovative combination of day spa, hair salon and clothing boutique under one roof. 

Die Stiefväter  • Lucerne
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Die Stiefväter • Lucerne

Billing itself as 'your guardian for style, fashion and being different', this bijou concept store stocks clothes and accessories from urban brands such as Minkpink and Just Junkies, and Eviltwin. 

Beauty salons, spa experiences, hairdressers and more

LOOX Photostudio by Adriana Tripa • Zurich
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LOOX Photostudio by Adriana Tripa • Zurich

The international photographer, makeup artist and stylist offers photography with make-up and styling for men and women. Adriana makes you feel like a star. She is friendly and professional – as you’d expect, as she’s worked with celebrities including Uma Thurman, Sylvester Stallone, Cameron Diaz and Roger Federer.

Smoothline • Zurich & Winterthur
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Smoothline • Zurich & Winterthur

Smoothline is the local go-to brand for safe and professional aesthetic facial treatments. 

Benjamin Zuber - 2B for Hair
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Benjamin Zuber - 2B for Hair

Little wonder that 2B for Hair, which is among Zurich’s top names in hairdressing, counts high profile sportspeople, musicians and fashion industry folk to its client list. Other nice touches include the indulgent products by Aveda and Benjamin’s own label 2B for Hair.

Pure Aveda • Basel
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Pure Aveda • Basel

Glossy décor and chic furnishings set the tone for the hair salon, while the spa interiors have an Eastern theme, subdued lighting and warm wood paneling conducive to intense relaxation.

Foound • Geneva
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Foound • Geneva

With a hairdresser’s corner, a tattoo parlor, a vintage clothing rack and an art gallery, this space is polyvalent and welcoming.