Perfect Christmas Present Ideas Zurich 2020
Christmas is coming and we have some perfect Christmas present ideas for you here! If you’ve been traipsing up and down Bahnhofstrasse and still haven’t found anything, why not take a look at this selection of gift ideas?
In GoodCompany – Stationery and Gifts
Sephora – Make Up, Beauty, Skin Care and Novelties
When it comes to beauty Sephora have you covered! With a vast range of goodies from a variety of brands at different price points you can visit the stores in Sihlcity, Bahnhofstrasse or HB (or you can also purchase in branches of Manor outside Zurich) and find some wonderful presents. As well as make up, perfume and beauty products, they also offer some great novelty presents too, like the lovely Lemur night light. Sephora can be found in Sihlcity, Zurich HB and Bahnhofstrasse.
Caudalie has a wonderful range of high quality beauty care. We really love their make up removers and cleansers and also their wonderful gift sets which make for a perfect Christmas present. Visit the Caudalie website here to see their full range of products.
LATIBULE Facial Masks
Latibule have a wonderful range of USDA certified organic (and pregnancy safe) facial masks which are ideal for sensitive skin. Originating in Korea they are free from harmful additives (PEG,CMIT,MIT, Parabens & Pheonoxyethanol) and synthetic fragrance. They are made of 100% unbleached cotton with 83% Lotus Flower water, coconut oil and 5 plant extracts. They make perfect Christmas, birthday & baby shower gifts and are available in different size packs. Also FREE SwissPost shopping! For more information and to order visit www.latibule.ch here. Update!!!! Special Christmas 30% THANK YOU discount on all orders received in December 2020. Discount is applied on check out!!!
Swiss line Recovery Serum – Winner of Harper’s Bazaar “Hot 100 Beauty products”. This serum designed to help your skin recover from the onslaught of modern 21st Century life. The Age Intelligence Recovery Serum can be used on its own or in conjunction with a booster product. It makes for a fabulous Christmas gift. See here for our article about it. Visit the Swiss line website here.
Dermafora – Dermafora offers a great range of well-priced beauty and skincare products which do exactly what they say on the tin. You can purchase their serums, moisurisers and cleansers at Coop Vitality and at Amavita. Find out more about this wonderful range here.
Lierac Skincare – we love good serums and skincare and Lierac is another of our favourites for quality products which deliver results. You can purchase Lierac at all good chemists.
The Expert Guide To Your Life In Switzerland ( with 10% NEWINZURICH discount code)
All you ever wanted to know about living in Switzerland but were afraid to ask! Seriously though, this book is packed with tons of useful and practical information and will enable you to avoid many fines! With many chapters by well known author Diccon Bewes, (and with one chapter written by yours truly and Clive Greaves), it is available either in English or German. Using code NEWINZURICH you can get 10% off the list price of CHF 34.95 when buying from Bergli books and because it’s over CHF 30 you get free post and packing too. In fact you can by ANY book from Bergli books and benefit the discount by using this code. See all the details here.
If you want to read more about this book please take a look here.
The Babyliss Curl Styler Luxe
Babyliss Curl Styler Luxe – The styling tool creates beautiful beach waves which thanks to its amazing technology last right up till your next hair wash. It also leaves your hair with a beautiful shine. You can buy the BaByliss Curl Styler Luxe from Manor, Globus and all good electrical retailers.
If you want to read more about this great styler take a look here.
A Piece of Art To Treaure
A Painting by Dan MacGregor – A painting for a loved one makes a very special Christmas gift which can bring lasting joy. British artist living in Zurich, Dan MacGregor not only has a wonderful art collection you can choose from, but he also does custom commissions. Use voucher code NIZ to get a 10% discount. Find out more here.
PHM Art Gallery Egg – ArtInZurich.com
Another place to find great art is the wonderful PHM Art Gallery which has a great collection of South African art as well as some Swiss art too. Although not currently operating from the gallery, Piet and Karin are available to help and advise you with your art choices by telephone and by showing you their art in person. Tel: 079 614 34 77 / +41 79 614 34 77 Visit the ArtInZurich.com website here.
Relax and Spa Beauty Treatments at Pure Beauty Spa
Pure Beauty Spa – what can be better than the gift of pampering and relaxation? From nails to massage to facials and more, Pure Beauty Spa has gift cards and special beauty packages. Pure Beauty Spa, Zollikerstrasse 82, 8008 Zürich, Switzerland. Open Wednesday – Saturday. Visit PureBeautySpa.ch here.
THE GIFT OF FITNESS – Fit In Egg
Judy Shepherd and her team of highly trained professionals run a friendly gym in Egg with lots of motivating classes and quality modern equipment. How about giving a subscription or a gift card to a loved one for Christmas? Contact Fit In Egg on 043 244 55 50 or email Judy here or visit the fit-x.ch website here
The new Mondaine Collection of sustainable and environmentally friendly Swiss watches.
Not only is the Mondaine design a Swiss classic, but it is easy to read and the watch itself is made with sustainability in mind. All watches have a 2 year guarantee. Find out more about this wonderful watch here.
Sports and Ski Wear and Equipment
A Voucher for Sport Shop Time Out – For those of you who are ski (or sports) enthusiasts one of the best presents you could give is a Voucher for Sport Shop Time Out in Uster. My husband was given one last year and he enjoyed using it to rent skis as well as buying some great new sportswear too. SportsShop Time Out have a great range of sports equipment and ski wear and whether you’re looking for running shoes, skis or swimwear they are able to give you fabulous advice, help and tips – in English! Sports Shop Time Out, Pfäffikerstrasse 30, 8610 Uster. Tel: 44 942 06 16. Visit the Sport Shop Time Out website here.
Get Organised for 2021 with a Leuchtturm1917 Planner Diary
Need a bit of motivation to get organised for 2021? How about one of the fabulous planners, diaries or notebooks from Leuchturm1917. There are so many different styles to choose from, you are bound to find one perfect for your requirements. Visit the LEUCHTTURM1917 website here.
Victorinox – From Personalised Penknives To Packing Cubes
Victorinox Travel Accessories – from personalised Swiss Army Penknives to watches, to fragrances, to suitcases and packing cubes, Victorinox has a lot of choice for Christmas Presents. My current favourite is the Victorinox packing cube! Although I haven’t been travelling as much as usual in 2020, I have explored Switzerland quite extensively and I am now a big fan of these packing cubes for keeping my suitcase organised and tidy. They are available in various shapes and sizes subject to availability. Find out more here.
For Champagne Lovers
Champagne – Have you seen the new bottles of Ruinart champagne which come in these beautiful and environmentally friendly wrap around packages. They are very stylish and the champagne is divine! It’s available at Globus Delicatessen and all good wine shops for CHF 89.90. See here for details.
For Chocolate Lovers
Swiss Chocolate – Honold’s Chocolate – Zurich family run chocolatier Honold’s has a wonderful selection of tempting chocolate Christmas Trees, Santas and beautiful boxes of chocolates with a festive finish. Why not visit one of their stores in Zurich at 53 Rennweg, 8001 Zurich, or in Küsnacht, Herrliberg, Enge or Zurichberg and treat yourself to some fabulous chocolate! See their dedicated Chocolate Catalogue here.
Swiss Chocolate from Teuscher – this Zurich based chocolate maker’s champagne truffles are world renowned and made using a traditional family recipe with Dom Perignon champagne! They also have an amazing selections of Santas and Christmas gifts. Teuscher is at Bahnhofstrasse 46 and Storchengasse 9, 8001 Zurich. Visit the Teuscher website here.
Swiss Chocolate from Vollenweider – family run chocolate firm Vollenweider have stores near the Opera in Zurich and also in Winterthur and offer a great selection of season chocolate. Take a look at the Vollenweider website here.
Cheezy Käseboxen – Cheese Selections Delivered to Your Door
Cheezy deliver monthly selections of wonderful Swiss cheese directly to your door. It’s makes for an ideal present for a cheese lover! Find out more about the variety of subscriptions. Visit Cheezy here.
An Indoor or Outdoor Photo Shoot by Carmen.Photo
Contact Carmen to arrange an indoor or outdoor shoot shoot to capture moments which disappear all too quickly. Photos and photo albums make brilliant presents and Carmen can help you with both. Visit Carmen.Photo website here.
For Coffee Lovers
Nespresso Aeroccino4 Milk Frother – I use my Nespresso Aeroccino4 Milk Frother without fail every day! It makes the most perfect foam for my coffee and would make a great gift for any coffee lover. As well as a variety of foam options you can also create cold whisked milk too – perfect for Summer. And when you’ve finished it even goes in the dishwasher! Read all about it here or order it online here.
A Voucher For A Photography Course
Someone you know interested in photography? How about helping them improve their skill by giving them a voucher for a Swiss School of Photography Course or Workshop. With tuition in English they have lots to choose from. Read all about them here.
A Glamorous Peggell Facemask
We’re going to be wearing a face masks for quite some time, so why not choose a glamorous one? Peggell Masks were set up by founder Peggi after her experiences living and wearing masks in Singapore and realising how many of the disposable mask were ending up in landfill. Now based in Switzerland, Peggi has created an extremely stylish range of masks with models suitable for men, women and children. There are some striking designs ranging from golden or black sequinned numbers, to animal prints, to dusky, sophisticated silks with beautiful and unique decorations. In addition she also has detachable chains so that the masks can be kept safe.
KT Boutique Everyday Mask and The Nude Skin Cleansing Glove
The “Everyday” mask with antimicrobial effect and the “The Nude” cleaning glove are two new products made of microfibres and are reusable created by founder Babette Keller Liechti. They help reduce pollution and are a real alternative to disposable masks or cotton towels and make-up removers. In addition, the Everyday mask has an antimicrobial silver fibre, contains no chemicals, is UV-repellent and hypoallergenic and one of only two masks that have been certified by the Swiss National Task Force for Science COVID-19.
The “The Nude” cleansing glove works with water to removes even the most resistant make-up, including waterproof cosmetic products. KT Boutique, which can be used both at home and on the go, ensure a real “In & Out” feel-good experience. Find out more about the KT Boutique Products here.
Urbanys Mobile Phone Holders and Accessories
Urbanys have a great range of mobile phone holders and card holders on a cord. I for one, certainly can’t live without my phone holder on an adjustable string! They come in various designs and materials and are hard wearing and practical. Find out more by visiting Urbanys website here.
Other Ideas which might be of interest:
Natures Niceties – Handmade Christmas Decorations which will brighten your home and make it look more festive. Visit the website here.
Stiftung Stöckenweid in Feldmeilen is a charity supporting adults with learning difficulties and they have a Christmas Tent with lots of gift ideas until 20th December. Find out more here.
LABEL17 in Seefeld – Unique luxury gifts and accessories – visit LABEL17 here.
Personal Training in Zurich with Leanne Levitt – find Leanne’s website here.
The German Language School Egg – Gift Vouchers for Learning a Language online or in class with Yvonne. See details here.
The British Cheese Centre Im Viadukt – Visit Mike at the British Cheese Centre to get all the essential cheese presents like Stilton and Cheddar Truckles for yourself and for your friends. They also have an online shop! Visit the British Cheese Centre website here.
Dermafora Skincare – If you’re looking for great quality, well priced skincare, made from natural medicinal plants, Dermafora is one we can definitely recommend. You can find their products in Amavita and many other chemists or visit the Dermafora website here.
All prices / offers believed to be correct at time of publishing but prices may change without notice. Products subject to availability.
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