Category: Fashion

11. May 2018

Modern Age | Fashion

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Fashion statement and status symbol: the Brämikappe fur hat

In the 17th century, very few women went without a Brämikappe. At least that is the impression we have from countless portraits of women from that time.

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20. March 2018

20th / 21st century | Economy

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The watch of Presidents

In 1947, watch brand VULCAIN launched the world’s first wristwatch with built-in alarm that could be mass-produced. The “Cricket” became a symbol of the post-war period and has gone down in watchmaking history as the “President’s Watch”.

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2. October 2017

20th / 21st century | Fashion

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Pioneer in politics and fashion

Elisabeth Kopp was not just the first woman on the Federal Council; she also sparked a fashion trend in Switzerland. The story of a woollen outfit.

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8. September 2017

Modern Age | Fashion

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Stitch by stitch

Next time you’re stuck with a boring task, take comfort from the following true story…

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