29.01.2020 – Favourite spots

Trend-setting local designers

Zurich is not generally considered to be a fashion capital, but these four women are proving otherwise. They are creating beautiful designs – from Asian-inspired evening gowns to nostalgic silk scarves.

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Kazu

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Kazu Huggler was raised in both Zurich and Tokyo. She wants to unite these two cultures in her simple clothing designs – and creates modern couture outfits from old kimonos.
Ankerstrasse 122, 8004 Zurich

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Andrea Hinnen

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Andrea Hinnen’s fascination with colourful fabrics began at an early age. Today the designer sells her collections from her shop in district 4. She mainly stocks women’s fashions, but she also has a few items for men and babies.
Rotwandstrasse 53, 8004 Zurich

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Anna Nia

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Anna Nia’s label is the antithesis of fast fashion. The Zurich-based designer focuses on classic cuts and high-quality fabrics, ensuring her clothes bring joy to their wearers for many years. Anna sells her collections exclusively via her own boutique.
Torgasse 7, 8001 Zurich

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Atelier Fiona K.

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Back in the mid-1980s, Fiona Knecht’s parents opened Europe’s first CD shop on Fraumünsterstrasse. When it had to close down in 2017, Fiona looked for her own premises to set up Atelier Fiona K., where the designer sells her colourful silk scarves – and a little music.
Hohlstrasse 7, 8004 Zurich