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Bringing Swiss fashion to one platform at Mode Suisse edition 8

Monday’s Mode Suisse showroom event, panel discussion and fashion show was inspirational and showcased 9 talented Swiss designers. Mode Suisse was founded by Yannick Aellen who’s intent is to support, expose and provide a platform to designer’s in Switzerland so buyers, fashion media, industry heads and fashion lovers meet to see collections for future collaborations. The panel discussion ‘Lobbying in fashion – supporting Switzerland’s creative industry’ moderated by Christina Duss (from the Sonntagszeitung) raised many issues on the table. Issues raised included the overabundance of designer’s in the marketplace, Switzerland being a difficult market to penetrate, a gap between designer’s and the end-consumer, fast-fashion and how consumer behaviour to buy cheap decreases the value and notion to what it actually...

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Winter coats for your body shape

Finding the perfect winter coat can be a daunting challenge. It has to be flattering, stylish, warm (quality and fabrics matter here) for those very cold days, and it has to fit with what we have in our wardrobes. So investing in a stylish winter coat is definitely worthwhile. Fit’s are important here as much as color and style. And so here’s a break down of my favorite winter coats fitted for your body shape. The styling trick is to balance the top half with the bottom half when dressing. Hourglass (you’re a figure 8, and your waist is well defined from your top and bottom half.) The perfect coats are fitted coats with waist definition and/or belted.#YourStyle pick: Grenat...

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