Nehera — A brand that focuses on clothing. Part of the official Paris Fashion Week calendar since September 2015, NEHERA combines unique shapes with timeless craftsmanship. Four collections are prepared annually with the aim of providing a singular silhouette in high quality fabrics with precise attention to details. It represents an unpretentious choice for a confident yet enigmatic woman.

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Hed Mayner — Born in Amuka; North Israel, Hed Mayner started his studies in Jerusalem and later went on to the Parisian Institut Français de la Mode to discover new aspects of fashion and craft. His origins inspire spirituality, tradition, power and nobility. Fused together with fluid and structured pieces influenced by orthodox Jewish tailoring and military outerwear, his clothes offer strength and vulnerability at the same time. His set of skills and the wearability of the clothes, make him one to watch and hard to ignore.

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Suzusan — Since we met Hiro a few years ago at Paris fashion week we couldn’t get those superb cashmere and silk pieces out of our minds. Scarfs, jumpers and home textiles in unique colors and patterns. The unique pieces are made with Shibori - the ancient Japanese technique of tie-dyeing used for Kimonos. Hiroyuki Murase a fifth-generation member of a shibori artisan family decided to take the ancient technique a step further and translate it into modern zeitgeist pieces - with great success indeed.

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ffiXXed Studios — Fiona Lau and Kain Picken go beyond the claim of designing a ready to wear collection. They see fashion as a way to participate in the discussion about new possibilities for production and consumption within contemporary culture. In 2010 they established an unique, multifunctional living and working space in Shenzhen, China. All garments are produced in house in Wutong Village. Every season Opia also stocks customized items produced especially for the store.

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17 Stephanie Schneider — The combinations of silk, mohair, silver, gold and diamonds result in unique pieces of jewelry, molded through an enormous amount of patience and passion. All pieces are hand woven in her Berlin studio. The weaving process of the rings, bracelets and necklaces is a highly contemplative process, requiring hours, days and weeks of work.

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Manifesto Sunglasses — "Bold, wearable stylish, yet reduced" is how the manifest may be understood. All frames are manufactured in Belluno, Italy, by hand. The same factory also produces glasses for a very famous Parisian fashion house that may not be mentioned at this point. The Swedish designer couple currently living in Zurich produces only in small volumes and extends its collection by one style a year, a concept compatible with Opia’s conscious consumption philosophy. Next year a completely new frame will be launched - from Stockholm and Zurich, with love!

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Sort of Coal — White charcoal is an extraordinary natural substance with an exceptional capacity to refine. Put in water, the material draws impurities, adds nutrients and leaves a smooth taste. It also cleanses air, body and skin efficiently. Louise Vilsgaard and her business partner Pernille Lembcke explored ancient Asian traditions on the streets of Kyoto that employ white charcoal. Sort of Coal upholds the Japanese traditional charcoal manufacturing process, keeping alive a century old craft and it‘s associated social impact.

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Goodlifeceramics — Ursula Vogel offers a wide variety of objects and dishes for a well-set table which she meticulously crafts in her workshop in the midst of Zurich. Her tableware is used in some of the most talked about restaurants like Maison Manesse, and her items are on display and for sale in our store.

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Bienvenue Publishing — The Zurich-based label is known for booklets, notebooks, cards and prints in limited edition. They analyze topics from nature and culture, which are then translated into a poetic and visual language. Using an originally coarse printing method, risography, Bienvenue Publishing manually creates printed products with the utmost care. Because of this special method, each print is unique.

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Isaac Reina — Originally a studied architect, Isaac Reina worked for brands like Hermès and Maison Margiela. His profound understanding of design, masterful handling of materials and a refined sense for quality result in gorgeous pieces of art. Perfect proportions captivate the eye and the elaborate details charm over and over again.

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Etat Libre d'Orange — If you ever wondered how the scents of jasmine and cigarettes smell like together, Etienne De Swardt, native South African, can provide you with the delightful answer. Dedicated to seducing human nature, each scent makes it’s own statement is unforgettable and rebels against a conventional olfactory experience: From beguiling to sensuous up to disturbingly cool.

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E. Tautz — A men's clothing brand founded on Oxford Street, London in 1867 as Edward Tautz & Sons. In 2009 the label was revived by Mr. Patrick Grant as a stylish, ready-to-wear tailoring brand. Today the team around Patrick Grant takes the same approach as Edward Tautz, going to great lengths to source and develop exceptional fabrics, and to be constantly refining the cut of their clothes. Most of the products are made in their own factory in Blackburn Lancashire. While working together with specialized mills for the rest of the products.

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Kamilavka —  Masakazu Furusawa studied his craft under the master milliner Akio Hirata for seven years. Soon later, in September 2014, he launched his brand with the concept of creating unique and exuberant hats in the spirit of Haute Couture. Whether you are in need of a wide-brimmed hat, an asymmetrical bucket hat or a pillbox hat, Kamilavka got you covered. All pieces are handmade in Japan from natural fibres like raffia, abaca or bao.

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YVY — "Dedication To Leather And Craftsmanship" encapsulates Yvonne Reichmuth’s work best. All pieces are manufactured by hand from vegetal tanned leather in her own studio. Featured in Vogue, Elle and many underground magazines, she has obtained international recognition by the fashion world. YVY’s pieces give every outfit an individual touch, which is why her collections are so fancied by celebrities.

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Meier Bruecher — he duo behind this label imagines one of the finest yet fun leather gloves around. Their products are conceived in France and manufactured by skilled artisans in Italy with an eye for quality and craft. On offer are gloves in a limited edition with original details, unexpected colorways and for both genders.

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Atelier Té — A collective project between independent artists and artisans who come together to create minimalistic, handcrafted and gender fluid jewelry. Their first collection titled "Space Algae" takes inspiration from the alien-like creatures of the deep oceans contrasted by the rigid and metallic tech that allows us to explore these beings and push the boundaries of discovery.

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Schoenstaub — Home is where the heart is. The Zurich-based label offers elements for the living space that will enrich your most cherished place in the world. Their collections of woven carpets, printed bath towels and pillows are contemporary and cutting-edge. These products of unique design and excellent craft will be with you for many years.

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Bolo Publishing — With "Artists’ Recipes", the Basel-based Publisher offers a cookbook with recipes and illustrations by 81 international Artists. The book contains contributions from such artists as Marina Abramovic, Olafur Eliasson, Ryan Gander, Erwin Wurm and Anish Kapoor. This Book is more than a collection of recipes; it combines cooking with art: In addition to the methods of cooking there are drawings, collages and photographs of the participating artist as well.

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Wooyoungmi — The Paris-based fashion brand by Korean designer Woo Youngmi is known for incorporating details thoughtfully in its design enhancing urban lifestyle. Easy going or corporate - classic cuts with a twist, skillfully constructed patterns and the love for quality fabrics have found its followers among well dressed men.

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Marques' Almeida — The British fashion label which debuted in 2011. The label was founded by Portuguese designers Marta Marques and Paulo Almeida, who met while they were both students at Central Saint Martins in London. In 2015, the label won the prestigious LVMH Young Fashion Designer Prize. The distressed denim looks of MA surely is part of their signature but they have much more to offer.

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Linda Farrow — The story begins with a rather accidental discovery: Simon Jablon and Tracy Sedino stumbled upon an old warehouse filled to the brim with old sunglasses. These were old stocks of the luxury eyewear label Linda Farrow, founded in 1970 and put on hold in 1980 for family reasons. Brought back to life in 2003, the label "by Linda Farrow" collaborates with designers such as Dries van Noten, Ann Demeulemeester and 3.1 Phillip Lim and became iconic by itself in the process.

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Felix Doll — The Berlin and Paris educated designer offers genderless, minimalistic jewelry. The individually handcrafted pieces in clear, geometrical lines are fair produced and available in gold, silver and brass. Felix Doll gained experience as a craftsman by working with Haider Ackermann, Ann Demeulemeester, Yohji Yamamoto, Lutz Huelle as well as Sadak. 

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Hien Le — Since Hien Le debuted with his first collection in Autumn 2010, Opia has been selling his designs. His straight cuts and his affinity for fine materials combined with skillfully elaborated details have rapidly found followers in Switzerland. All garments are manufactured in Germany. Not only are we very happy to represent Hien’s work at Opia but to have also found a like-minded friend in him.

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Earl of East — Niko Dafkos and Paul Firmin, as well as their like-minded team, offer hand-poured scented soy candles in seven signature scents. These candles from London – ranging from peaceful and relaxed to smoky and musky – are created using bespoke blends of the finest botanical fragrances and essential oils and are non-GMO. Thanks to self-trimming cotton wicks, a clean burn, and excellent scent throw are ensured.

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Desta — Desta (meaning "joy" in Amharic) combines high-quality design and beautiful details. Their textiles are designed in Zürich and handwoven by Ethiopian artisans in Addis Ababa with locally produced cotton. They come in limited editions of 100 pieces, and they are a luxury you can afford. The production is fair, and the local craftsmanship in Ethiopia is profiting from it. Desta is supporting and promoting the culture that inspires them.

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Laurin Schaub — This young ceramist from Bern works predominantly with porcelain. His primary focus is to explore contemporary pottery. On offer are both easy pieces for the household in the form of an essential collection as well as elaborate creations between art and object.


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Anker Tipi — Barbara Postiasi channels her upbringing in Austria, her relationship with nature and working with her hands to create unique pottery pieces using the raku technique. Raku (楽焼, raku-yaki), which translates to "being happy" is a century-old Japanese method of creating pottery and ceramics which are perfect in their imperfection.

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moïtoï — This brand offers all-natural and hand-made body oils produced in Switzerland. The current range comprises of 3 different oils to either clear your mind, lighten up your mood or to calm down.

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