Author: Eileen Schuch

Eileen is the founder of coolbrandz, the first Swiss Word-of-Mouth platform (since 2011), and founder of liferox llc., the influencer agency (since 2014). Curious by nature, she perpetually sources new stuff, loves to try out everything and meet cool people. Eileen loves brands and blogs about them in German, English and French. She can also be booked as a consultant, business coach, content producer and conference speaker. Contact: eileen.schuch@liferox.me

http://www.coolbreandz.com

Moet Party Day 2017

Moët Party Day 2017: A global celebration of life’s memorable moments

Next weekend, I am heading to Geneva for what promises to be a fantastic weekend: 24 hours of partying with Moët & Chandon! June 17th is special for lovers of the bubbly because it is Moët Party Day. For the second consecutive year, the Maison organises a 24-hour international celebration of all the memorable moments life gifts us with. Last year’s edition was held in 45 countries, this year 80 countries are participating: Asia, America, Africa, … more »

Bonne Maman Upcycling Kitchen

#coolidea – Give a second life to your empty Bonne Maman jars

If you are following me in Social Media you will have probably seen that we recently started to work with Bonne Maman on recipe and DIY ideas. I am very delighted to be part of this project because recycling – or up cycling – and eating well are subjects that are very important to me. Both concern everyone on the planet and thus I am happy to support any initiative that … more »

Yogurt Community Switzerland

Swiss Yogurt Community: together towards less sugar

Recently, we invited the Coolbrandz Community to join our team of Yogurt Tasters, a project whereby selected bloggers and consumers from every part of Switzerland help Hirz and LC1 to keep their promise concerning the reduction of refined sugar in their fruit yogurts. Too much sugar intake can impact on our health. Any initiative towards a healthier lifestyle deserves our support. That is why we are delighted to be part … more »

EstrellaDamm-GenevaOpen-TennisClub

Geneva Open: A day at the Tennis Club with Estrella Damm – #ATPGVA

What a fantastic experience! I am still blown away by it, actually. Of course, luxury can have that effect on us, but what made the day so special for me was that I had the luxury of spending time with friends. No hassle, no stress, just beautiful weather, a stunning setting and the nicest bunch of people with whom I share a passion: good food. Something we have in common with … more »

Maulies Swiss & Land

Maulies: our blogger lunch at Swiss & Land

If you follow us on Facebook or Instagram you will have seen delicious pics of Maulies, a new specialty that we had the pleasure to discover with selected Swiss bloggers. Swiss & Land, that is the name of a new startup near Etoy. It was founded by three friends – Pascal, Christian and Mark – who, themselves foodies, decided to develop a Swiss declination of the German Maultaschen. Maulies are … more »

Nestea Natasha Bedingfield

Nestea and Natasha Bedingfield team up to bring you Let Go

Monday is the day that many associate with having the blues. Weekends just feel better. True. But: just as the sun is always shining, even when we have rain; just as it is always day somewhere, even when we have night… at the end of the tunnel that is the working week, there is always light. Particularly if it is short like the one ahead. Long weekend, who doesn’t like … more »

kona brewing hawaii aloha

Aloha! Follow Yvonne on her journey through Hawaii

Hawaii, a dream destination! How much I long to go there. Particularly now, that we started to collaborate with Kona. Have you ever been or are you planning to go? It is a surfer’s paradise but, of course, there are many other things to see and do. As it happens, Yvonne from Every Day A Dress is currently exploring the islands and I thought I repost her Hawaii Vlogs here … more »

BeautifulBooze

Cinco de Mayo: 3 Tequila Cocktails by Beautifulbooze

Wednesday, I am loving the sound of that because it chimes Weekend is approaching! And who says weekend, says cocktails – at least that’s how we hold it at coolbrandz. If you follow me in Social Media, you will have picked up on the fact that I am a cocktail aficionado. Since I am fifteen, I am dreaming about having my own cocktail bar. While I am working on putting that plan … more »

Kona x Osmosis Wakeboard

Dear Mainland, Aloha! Kona Brewing @ Osmosis Wake: be there or be square!

Oooookay, so this April is not exactly spoiling us with sun! That’s why we invite you to join us for a good dose of Liquid Aloha this Saturday! Grab your homies and head down to Corsy: aperitif, all you can eat raclette, tombola and bar… the sun is always shining, you know it! Two good reasons to ride this wave: one is, you get to meet the cool people of … more »

Cubanisto Kissthedesign David Weishaar

Cubanisto @ Kissthedesign: Vernissage “Presque ombre” by David Weishaar

When the night falls, the curious come out to play! In the light of day things seem one way; in the shadows of the night, they appear in different light… Presque ombre by David Weishaar is the newest exhibition at Kissthedesign. The young French, Lausanne based artist presents his recent work, including many unpublished paintings, at the gallery from 28th April to 2nd June 2017. Tomorrow evening, you are cordially … more »

les laboratoires culinaires gourmet cooking class neuchatel switzerland

Les Laboratoires Culinaires: learn how to cook like a Michelin Star Chef!

Foodies and aficionados of fine cuisine, this is for you! You love cooking and sharing your knowledge and experience with others? You are not completely helpless in the kitchen and want to just add an edge to your skill? Or maybe you are completely helpless in the kitchen and wonder if there is life after pizza…? Les laboratoires culinaires in Neuchatel is a gourmet cooking school that caters for all … more »

Kona Brewing Craft Beer Hawaii

New in our portfolio of cool brands: Kona, the fresh, local craft beer from Hawaii

Kona Brewing Company was started by father and son team Cameron Healy and Spoon Khalsa. The pair had a dream to create fresh, local island brews made with spirit, passion and quality. Their love of Hawaii, and a desire to protect its pristine environment, brought them to the Big Island to fulfill their vision. Kona Brewing continues to be headquartered right where it began, in Kailua-Kona on Hawaii’s Big Island. … more »

Royal Savoy Lausanne Easter Brunch

Dear Easter Bunny, where to brunch le dimanche?

Picture this: chefs preparing a delicious meal for you and your loved ones, egg hunting in the gardens, chocolate galore and a bouncy castle… Royal, right? Well, you can have it! At Royal Savoy, you can enjoy some quality family time this Easter Sunday. Their normal Sunday brunches are already quite something, now imagine what the chefs will create for this special occasion! Bye bye winter, hello spring. It’s the … more »

nespresso essenza mini #bigcoffeemoments londonjameszurich

#bigcoffeemoments – Share your picture with Nespresso Essenza Mini & Win!

Are you anywhere near Zurich, Winterthur or Geneva these days? If so, do not miss out on your chance to win an Essenza Mini! For the launch of its smallest ever coffee machine, Nespresso creates a dedicated space in prominent locations where you can enter the Essenza Mini universe and get your picture taken with it. If you post your photo online with hashtag #bigcoffeemoments, your publication will enter the lucky draw. Up … more »

ticketfrog team

Startup Ticketfrog is Master of Swiss Web 2017

I wanted to write up about Ticketfrog for a long time: friends said that they are the hottest thing right now, that what they do is so cool, that I should feature them… and, I know Rahel, a fellow marketer, who is part of the Ticketfrog team. She sent me some info through in February… As time is flying so much when you are having fun, I never got around … more »

Krug LausannePalace & Spa Carnotzet

Krug x Lausanne Palace: it’s always fondue o’clock

I missed all the action this winter because I spent most of the Yuletide with my family abroad. So I never got to enjoy a fondue at the super cosy Krug Carnotzet in front of Lausanne Palace. The good news: it is not over yet! Until the middle of April this gourmet parlour is still open. I am already counting the days until I am back in Lausanne and get … more »

LEAF Conference

#coolevent I am participating in: Talk-Show LEAF, IMD Lausanne, 20. April

I have the immense pleasure to participate as one of the guest speakers in the LEAF Talk-Show at IMD Business School Lausanne this Thursday, 20th April (Tickets available >>> here). What is LEAF? It’s the acronym for L’Association de l’Entreprenariat Au Féminin. In other words: a community of female entrepreneurs. LEAF – L’Association de l’Entreprenariat Au Féminin Sophie Lambert founded the LEAF association of female entrepreneurs in 2014. It was the … more »

Essenza Mini Nespresso Lime Green

Essenza Mini by Nespresso: your preferred shapes and colours

As part of our launch campaign for the Essenza Mini, we are currently searching four Swiss bloggers who would like to test this novelty and produce a story with the smallest coffee machine that Nespresso has so far released. After only a few days, we received close to 1000 applications. It is going to be tough to choose! Thank you all so much for your interest and enthusiasm for the Nespresso … more »

Nespresso Limited Edition Selection Vintage 2011 Sofia Clara

Nespresso Selection Vintage 2011: introducing Nespresso’s first aged coffee

When I was invited to the launch event for the new Nespresso Selection Vintage 2011 at Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne, I knew that it was going to be an extraordinary culinary experience. The promise: a food, champagne and coffee pairing to celebrate the newest limited edition, an aged coffee. Sadly, I just could not get my agenda rearranged and was not able to go. But my friend Valentina from MySweetValentine … more »

Focuswater All natural Swiss Mineral Water

Focuswater: new in our portfolio of cool brands

Ready for spring, we are delighted to send you this boost of colours and positive vibes in announcing our collaboration with FOCUSWATER, the all natural Swiss Vitamin Water. FOCUSWATER tastes good and hydrates your body. It is a functional drink that contributes to a balanced and natural daily diet. Low in calories and rich in vitamins, this modern thirst quencher procures not only a pleasant drinking experience,  but also provides vitamins C, B3, B5, B6, … more »

Nespresso Essenza Mini Aurora de la Paz

New: Nespresso Limited Edition Aurora de la Paz

As Colombia works towards a long-lasting peace, Nespresso brings you Aurora de la Paz, a Limited Edition with the aim to offer sustainable means of income to local coffee farmers. Sofia Clara discovered the characterful espresso using her new Nespresso Essenza Mini machine and made the beautiful picture above. Thank you so much! But why exactly did Nespresso put the spot on Columbia with this edition? Here is the story. Aurora de la Paz: a … more »

Hublot x Depeche for charity: water Baselworld

Hublot x Depeche Mode: the unbelievable private concert that I missed

Here, there… it is impossible to be everywhere. Laws of physics and professional reasons sometimes oblige me to renounce the most wonderful event invitations and to put business before pleasure. So I had to say Bye Bye to Baselworld this year. Not following the invitation by Hublot was the hardest decision to make: Press Conference with Depeche Mode and charity: water, preceded by a private concert. I am still feeling sad … more »

yamo babyfood swiss startup

Yamo fresh Swiss baby food: let’s make it happen!

What if… there was an alternative to conventional baby food? Making it yourself, yes. That is exactly the challenge many parents are facing today: should you buy or make the food for your baby yourself? Nothing beats homemade, right? Or does it? Are you a nutritionist, do you know exactly what should go into your baby’s food, and in what quantities? Do you have the self-confidence to prepare it all … more »

Swiss & Land Maulies Sauce Champignon

Maulies, Swiss Gourmet Pockets: new in our portfolio of cool brands

Maulies, that is first of all the story of three friends – Pascal, Christian and Mark – who love authentic cuisine and quality regional products. When they visited Southern Germany, they discovered a local specialty, Maultaschen, also known as Swabian Pockets. These traditional German pasta squares commonly contain a filling of minced meat, breadcrumbs, onions and spices, although vegetarian declinations exist, of course. The friends were seduced by these tasty pasta pockets … more »

Estrella Damm Beer of Barcelona

Estrella Damm: new in our portfolio of cool brands

The story of Estrella Damm is one of immigration, love, passion and the sun kissed Mediterranean: over 140 years ago, August Kuentzmann Damm, a young master brewer from Alsace, flew the Franco-Prussian War with his wife Melanie and immigrated to Spain. Here, at the Mediterranean coast, they settled down and realized their dream: brewing beer. In 1876 they set up their own brewery and created a beer that was adapted to … more »

Cubanisto Rum Flavoured Beer

Cubanisto, rum flavoured beer: new in our portfolio of cool brands

Secret parties in cool venues… that is signature for Cubanisto. United by curiosity, those with a sense for adventure come together after dark for unforgettable nights of revelry. Mysterious, Cubanisto is a refreshing favourite enhanced with an unexpected flavour… the perfect accompaniment to nightfall. Who is it for? The adventurous, the open-minded… Those for whom life is a journey, navigating with ease between daytime responsibilities and nighttime socialising. People who … more »

Cubanisto Party Lausanne Great Escape No Name

Cubanisto: put on your mask and come out to play

On Saturday 4th March, Cubanisto, a beer flavored with rum, was launched in Lausanne, Switzerland. True to the nature of the brand, I did not quite know what to expect when I received the invitation, as it was rather mysterious. Still, I was sure that the event was going to be fun and original. Not being in Lausanne myself that evening, I invited Alice and her friend to join the … more »

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