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

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Swiza Swiss Knife Tick Tool

SWIZA Swiss Knife: world’s first with Tick Tool!

When you hear SWIZA, you probably think of watchmaking. Founded in 1904, the family business has a history of over a hundred years! The manufacturer is known the world over for its excellence in Swiss clock and watchmaking… But: did you know that SWIZA also produces Swiss pocket knives? And not just any Swiss pocket knife, oh no! SWIZA recently issued a world premiere: the TICK TOOL. It is directly … more »

Phibio Natural Cosmetics Photo: Marina Cantafio

Phibio, 100% organic hair care

Phibio focuses on natural compositions to ensure the high quality of its care. Some of the ingredients used are produced in phibio’s own farm. An ethical and sustainable approach to hair care is paramount at phibio. The company builds on two pillars: old recipes and new extraction technologies. The history of phibio goes back to the late 1970s, when Marlies Daldoul, a young German beautician, started to develop her own … more »

Gtech AirRam Ecofort Survey

Gtech cordless vacuum cleaner – a new chance to win an AirRam!

If you follow us on Social Media you will have probably seen that selected bloggers received the new Gtech AirRam so that they may test this new, innovative, cordless vacuum cleaner. So far, the feedback we are getting is unanimous: this really is a cool gadget! Super lightweight, handy, swift and efficient… it is everything you look for in a new vacuum cleaner. If you were not among the first to … more »

Bepure Natural Cosmetics Carmen Sirboiu

bepure: 100% natural, vegan, cruelty free, Ecocert labeled cosmetics

Coming home one day, I was welcomed by the most beautiful perfume emanating from a parcel I received. It sat on the sideboard and was labeled bepure. The first thing I noticed when unwrapping, was the beautiful design of the bottles. They are made of high-quality violet glass, which blocks the entire spectrum of visible light except for the violet part. This delays the aging process initiated by visible light. … more »

BomBomBijoux SwissMade Jewellery

Bombom Bijoux – Sweet, Swiss made jewellery

There are many good reasons to offer a beautiful piece of jewelry as a gift, Mother’s Day, for example, is one. Bombom Bijoux creates the sweetest jewelry. It is inspired by candies and cakes and makes for a wonderful present that you can offer a loved one, a friend or yourself at any time. About the brand Halfway between the craft of designing jewellery and selecting precious stones, Bombom Bijoux celebrates original … more »

Moet Chandon Sunday Brunch

J’Adore Le Dimanche: Not your ordinary Sunday Brunch – Moët & Chandon

J’Adore Le Dimanche by Moët & Chandon in collaboration with Eyes Magazine is a most exclusive Sunday Brunch Experience. The next edition is on 27th May at restaurant Le Baroque in Geneva and here are seven reasons why you should not miss out on this: 1. Stop the boring and revive your Sunday, go out and play! 2. Whatever the weather, the party is where you are! 3. Why drink water when you can … more »

neotus spice mill

neotus spice mill: singular, artisanal, Swiss Design

Bring singularity to your dining room and kitchen with a beautiful, one of a kind spice mill from neotus! Unconventional by design, made from the best materials and crafted by master artisans these stunning creations are true objects of desire. neotus was created by Michael Eich and his story is one of those that inspire you to go ahead and follow your dreams! One day, Michael stands in the department … more »

Focuswater All natural Swiss Mineral Water

Focuswater: tastes like spring! Get your vitamins in…

Ready for spring, we are delighted to send you this boost of colors and positive vibes in form of 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, B7 … more »

Sébastien Buemi Influencer Ambassador Mood

Lakeside mood: eye-to-eye with a world champion

On Sunday, the 10th June, a Formula E race will take place in Zurich, and of course, professional race driver and mood ambassador Sébastien Buemi will participate! To celebrate the occasion, mood invites you to an evening event on Thursday, 7th June from 18:30 at Lake Side, one of Zurich’s hotspots, in the presence of the Formula E World Champion. This will be an event that you should not miss … more »

Realtrue Ethical Luxury

Eco Luxury – REALTRUE: STAY REAL. BE TRUE.

“Buy Less, Choose Well, Make it last.”, once said Vivienne Westwood. Like this post if you agree! The true luxury of our times is being able to pursue our passions, living extraordinary experiences, seeing the world… not having “things”. Unless, of course, they are beautiful objects that make sense. Realtrue is a brand that creates such accessories. Born in Brazil, designed in Switzerland, and crafted in Italy… every item by … more »

Bärli & Schwänli Schweizer Tradition Handwerk

Sweet, sweet Swissness – Bärli & Schwänli

Bärli & Schwänli is an exciting new Swiss startup. The company was founded in November 2017 and is based in Emmental. Passionate about developing authentic Swiss handicrafts, Bärli & Schwänli curates the best of Swissness and is working with numerous partners from all over Switzerland – artisans from an array of local cottage industries ranging from mountain farmers, sheep breeders, saddlers, wood sculptors, soap makers, wool milliners, weavers, small factories … more »

Smartwatcher PEARL Emergency Call Watch

SmartWatcher safety watch – Swiss Design. Swiss Software.

Imagine being able to call for help by pressing a button on your watch. That is the basic premise of SmartWatcher. The Zurich based company created a discreet and elegant safety companion, that looks just like a watch. It has all the functionalities of a normal wristwatch but comes equipped with an interesting extra feature: a software-enabled alarm button that you can press should you feel the need. Pushing it … more »

sapori ticino s.pellegrino gourmet festival cuisines of the world

Gourmet Festival Sapori Ticino: “Cuisines of the World”

The 12th edition of S.Pellegrino Sapori Ticino can be summarized as such: 20 top gourmet events in extraordinary locations in Switzerland, 10 evening events with world-class international chefs, over 210 Michelin Stars, until 17th June 2018. Swissdeluxe Hotels and S.Pellegrino Sapori Ticino partnered to bring us a gourmet festival of singular taste. This year’s theme is Cuisines of the World and each and every individual experience is conceived to form … more »

Ladurée Easter Bunny

Les lapins Ladurée: Easter has never been sweeter

This year, Easter is especially sweet because Ladurée surprised us with an Easter collection that makes our heart melt like chocolate in the sun! Cute, playful creations full of poesy… a nod to Japan where Claire Heitzler, Laduree’s new Head of Patisserie Creation, practiced for three years. Last spring, Joe Milk and Lolly Pink already enchanted lovers of Ladurée. Now the family has grown! Baby bunnies Jules, Arthur, Lili, Elsa, … more »

Obrist Brut Easter Blog

Easter Surprise: Win wines in the value of CHF 100!

Since its origins, Easter has always been a time of celebration. All over the world, many different Easter customs and traditions have evolved: from coloring and decorating eggs, to egg rolling, egg tapping or pace egging… for many families, Easter is synonymous with fun. The holiday has its origin in the Christian religion, but many non-Christians celebrate Easter too. It is high time for merchants of greeting cards, chocolate, and sparkling wine! Families gather to spend four wonderful days together, indulge … more »

Obrist Valentine Menu Main

Recipe: a colourful Easter dinner for two ♥

Going out or eating at home … that is often the question. What if you could stay in and dine as you would in a restaurant? Why not surprise your favorite person with a home-cooked 3-course meal and spend a really romantic evening à la casa? We asked Sara from Sara’s Healthy Kitchen to create a “Dinner for Two” recipe for us. Unbelievable, what she came up with! A healthy … more »

Expovina Primavera Zurich

Hello Spring: with Obrist at the expovina PRIMAVERA

Every spring, Zurich welcomes one of the most important international wine exhibitions: expovinaPRIMAVERA. The popular spring wine fair celebrates its 14th anniversary already and this year’s edition took place in the trend location Giessereihalle PULS 5 in the center of Zurich-West. For eight days this venue was transformed into a real marketplace for wine lovers. More than 80 wine producers and wine merchants offered around 2,000 wines from all major … more »

Geneva Dance Events Russian National Kostroma

You love the ballet? Only this Friday: Russian National Dance Show “Kostroma”

Geneva Dance Events brings you “Kostroma”. Russia is more than just the Balalaika, vodka and ‘matryoshkas’. It is far richer than any of these clichés! Reveal the beauty and richness of the Russian cultural heritage! The Russian National Dance Show “Kostroma” is one of the most popular professional choreographic companies in Russia presenting traditional folk art. It got the admiration of audiences of more than 25 countries and enthusiastic reviews of … more »

eve sleep world sleep day

International Sleep Day 2018 – Win the ultimate sleep experience and London hotel stay!

How are you feeling this beautiful Friday morning: filled with energy and ready to go? Not so much? If any of these warning signs of poor sleep apply to you, it is maybe time to change your mattress – and a few old habits too! 8 warnings signs you may be “sleep poor” You have difficulties concentrating You are hungrier than usual You are needlessly irritable You zone out You … more »

Balvenie Telescope Cervo Zermatt Matterhorn

The Balvenie Telescope at Cervo Zermatt

The Matterhorn and Switzerland go together like cheese and whisky. The iconic pyramid-shaped mountain is said to be the most-photographed mountain in the world. How about looking at it from an entirely new angle? The Balvenie and the Cervo Zermatt invite you to the hotel’s terrace for a zoom at the Matterhorn through the handcrafted Balvenie Telescope. Majestic and calm, the king of mountains overlooks Zermatt and, for millennia, witnesses … more »

nobis winter goodies lake

Nobis Luxury Apparel

Baby, it’s cold outside! Luckily, in Switzerland, we are spoiled with pristine winter scapes, snowy forests and perfect powder slopes. Mountain adventure is only a stone throw away from most urban conglomerates. Those seeking to embrace the elements, now have a partner who understands their need for functional, yet stylish clothes: Nobis redefines luxury apparel. The brand proposes original clothing with a high level of functionality and fashion-forward silhouettes. Outerwear, headwear, … more »

Webforkifs BonneMaman Brunch

Sunday breakfast: what shall we eat? My kids: waffles! Always.

Sunday, is that not simply the best day of the week? The one day where you can really slow down… At Webforkids, we take our time; gather the whole family around the table for breakfast. Plans for the afternoon are forged; chatter and laughter are filling the house. How I love these moments! When I bring my kids to bed on Saturday night and ask them what they want for … more »

Gtech AirRam Webforkids

Gtech AirRam cordless vacuum cleaner tested by Webforkids

When we were recently given the opportunity to test the new Gtech AirRam for family friendliness, we said yes immediately! A cordless vacuum cleaner, that is lightweight, slides effortlessly from one floor surface to another, has 40 minutes runtime and does not require getting your hands dirty when emptying it? That sounds a lot like a case for Webforkids. Here we go! Founded in 2001 by Nick Grey, Gtech, short … more »

Islay Scotch Whisky Tasting

Tasting Whisky in Vienna: Mighty peat from the Isle of Islay

Among the Scottish Whisky regions, the Isle of Islay is the most famous when it comes to peat content in whisky. The island is situated on the West Coast of Scotland at about the same latitude as Glasgow and Edinburgh. The southernmost island of the Inner Hebrides of Scotland, it is often referred to as “The Queen of the Hebrides”. The island’s capital is Bowmore. It currently houses eight Islay … more »

mood popup store 25hours hotel langstrasse joe sciacca

Save the date: March 1 – Inauguration Mood Store Zurich, Opfikon

Mood Zurich: the innovative jewelry brand from Vaud continues its tour through Switzerland and opens its first store in Zurich! Mood finally arrives in German-speaking Switzerland and settles in Zurich with the opening of a showroom next month. The Mood family is now inviting you to officially inaugurate this new arcade on March 1 with a private party. After months of patiently searching for the right spot, the company, which, … more »

Diageo World Class Championship Bartender Cocktail Championship Switzerland

Diageo searches the World Class Winner 2018

The Diageo World Class Competition, launched in 2009, is an annual highlight with bartenders and cocktail lovers alike. Bartenders can submit their entries and compete in a series of cocktail challenges. The national Diageo World Class champions will then be given the once in a lifetime opportunity to represent their country at the World Finals that will take place in Berlin this year. To apply, go here >>>   Since … more »

Garogosi Glacier Jewellery

Gift ideas for Guys

If you were to fill a gift box for your beloved, what would you put it? That was the question I got asked from a friend. Hum, not so easy, actually…. Luckily, we get lots of inspiration from our clients and partners! Here a little selection of gift ideas you may find useful. In my selection, you will find products from brands such as Bulgari, BRONX COLORS, Uppercut Deluxe, Nespresso, … more »

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