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150 years close to trends – thanks to iconic styles

For 150 years, Zimmerli of Switzerland has been creating iconic styles. First and foremost, the legendary Zimmerli Tank Top. Originally intended discreetly as an undershirt, it gained widespread attention and cult status through numerous appearances in Hollywood films. Find out in our photo series how the tank top is still made by hand in Switzerland today.

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

150 years close to Pauline – the formative values of our foundress

For 150 years, Zimmerli of Switzerland has represented timeless values. These values were shaped by our founder Pauline Zimmerli (1829-1914). As a mother of seven children and a smart entrepreneur, she combined traditional craftsmanship with innovative technologies, sustainable creation with a global orientation, and family business culture with professional organization.

Friday, May 21, 2021

A new Chief Executive Officer for Zimmerli of Switzerland as of February 1, 2021

The board of directors has appointed Pascal Höhener as the new CEO of Zimmerli Textil AG. Pascal Höhener will assume the post on 1 February 2021.

Monday, May 10, 2021

150 years close to nature – sustainability as a part of the DNA

For 150 years, the responsible treatment of nature has been a guiding principle in the thoughts and actions of Zimmerli of Switzerland. What is at best a trend in the fashion industry today, the company has exemplified since its founding in 1871: no-waste, local sourcing and environmentally friendly production of the finest underwear from natural materials.

Thursday, April 29, 2021

150 years close to women – thanks to Pauline Zimmerli

150 years ago, inventor and mother of seven Pauline Zimmerli founded the company of the same name. Today, strong women continue to shape Zimmerli – such as Laetitia Wollschlegel, Head of Product Management.

Saturday, March 13, 2021

150 years close to skin – premium quality from yarn to collection

Highest quality has been the focus at Zimmerli for 150 years. This claim begins with the procurement of raw materials. With the environmentally friendly production of collections Zimmerli lives the no-waste principle. The new spring/summer collection is also based on these values: Natural, free of harmful substances and good for the skin.

Friday, February 12, 2021

150 years close to your skin – how to wear lingerie as loungewear

What was once considered intimate underwear and nightwear is now also suitable for leisure. Loungewear sweetens our daily routines. In a comfortable daytime outfit, not only do the tasks almost take care of themselves, but you also feel completely comfortable and beautiful. Lingerie is the closest thing to our body, the first thing that touches and embraces our skin. So why not integrate it into everyday life right away?

Friday, February 5, 2021

150 years of innovation for closeness to people and nature

Zimmerli of Switzerland is celebrating its 150th birthday. Guided by the intimate closeness to people and nature that has been part of Zimmerli's DNA since its founding, Zimmerli looks back on a long tradition full of entrepreneurial spirit and innovation. In honor of its 150th anniversary, Zimmerli is highlighting a year of formative relationships with people and the environment - which will be celebrated together with customers and partners and crowned with anniversary gifts.

Thursday, January 28, 2021

150 years close to our customers – thanks to continuous innovation

Whether the world's first knitting machine for ribbed stitches, the first digital lookbook for retailers and fans or the personalization of underwear. Zimmerli is constantly reinventing itself for customers – and can thus look back on a 150-year tradition.

Thursday, January 28, 2021

150 years close to our customers – thanks to worldwide ambassadors

For 150 years, we have been close to customers worldwide with our ambassadors. What was once the self-confident Zimmerli girl is now influencers on social media.

Thursday, January 28, 2021

Zimmerli revolutionises the shopping experience

The autumn/winter collection 2021 reflects Zimmerli of Switzerland's closeness to nature and the wishes of its demanding clientele. The collection is inspired by winter shores, staged in a worldwide unique web-based lookbook accessible to retailers and customers alike. Revolutionary is the possibility for private customers to pre-order and even personalise their favourite pieces for the season after next.

Thursday, January 7, 2021

Zimmerli’s leap into the future

Is it possible to lead a company that has been operating as a manufactory for 150 years into the digital age in just 12 months?
Thanks to its strong and motivated team, Zimmerli of Switzerland, a manufacturer of the finest day and nightwear since 1871, has succeeded in doing so.

Friday, December 4, 2020

Naturally for your skin

Zimmerli has consistently relied on natural resources since 1871. Your skin and the environment love it.

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

ZIMMERLI IS COMMITTED TO FREEDOM OF MOVEMENT

We are dependent on our employees from our neighbouring countries and we are proud to work side by side. Together we manufacture high quality products at our production site in Switzerland, that are much valued worldwide.

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

MADE TO LAST - UNDERWEAR THAT LOOKS PERFECT AGAIN AND AGAIN

How to care for the world’s finest underwear? Learn in this Zimmerli story how easy it is to wash Zimmerli underwear. Hygiene is maintained, colors and shapes are still preserved.

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

OCEAN MEADOWS - SPRING/SUMMER 2021

Zimmerli of Switzerland convinces with a fresh look and sustainable action. The spring/summer collection 2021 dives into wonderful sea gardens and is a homage to underwater nature. The collection captivates with its iridescent surfaces, flowing shapes and unlimited creativity thanks to «Mix & Match» possibilities.

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

WHAT IS IT THAT MAKES ZIMMERLI THE WORLD'S FINEST UNDERWEAR

From the very first encounter, the top quality of Zimmerli’s finest fabrics and handmade lingerie speaks for itself. The sophisticated details and designs offer immediate sensory feedback, guaranteeing an absolutely exclusive experience.

Thursday, August 6, 2020

The heart of the company is and remains Switzerland

János Heé, CEO of Zimmerli of Switzerland since the beginning of 2020, would probably have wished for a more pleasant start. But it can also be seen in a positive light, because as he says himself, his learning curve is vertical - the exciting TV report of "ECO" on Swiss radio and television SRF shows which path Heé and his team are taking in the times of COVID-19 and also what positive effects Corona can have.

Monday, June 15, 2020

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT MADE IN GREEN

The independent product label MADE IN GREEN by OEKO-TEX® singles out products that do not pose any risk to human health and are produced in environmentally-friendly facilities.

Saturday, March 14, 2020

FLOWERS IN 3D – IN THE DEPTHS OF WINTER

The autumn/winter collection reveals many facets. A wide range of jersey and woven garments invite you to create your own individual looks.

Monday, December 2, 2019

WOOL AND SILK NEVER LEAVE ANYONE COLD

Cuddly fabrics and extravagant opulence are the main themes running through ‘Winter Moments’. Sumptuous embroidery and warm colours bask in the spotlight.

Tuesday, October 15, 2019