Lausanne: where to find the best Christmas gifts?

By My-Lausanne
English shopping

Christmas is in a few weeks and you should start looking for gifts for your family and friends.

This year, you will not offer the same pair of socks as every year, the Christmas beauty care box or this ugly pullover with a deer on it (everyone knows Bridget Jones?). No, you won’t. This year, you will find the most beautiful, the most unique and authentic gift ever. Here is a list of some of the best shops in Lausanne to find the perfect Christmas gift.

Viva Frida

Viva Friday: in this tiny shop of Marterey street you are sure to find the perfect design and unique gift. Clothes, jewellery, accessories, Viva Frida offers lots of designers clothes and small decorative items.

Any advices? Just have a look at the refine jewellery from the shop 😉 They are amazing.

boutique_vivafrida ©LT/ Laurent Kaczor

Particules en Suspension

The leitmotiv of Particules en Suspension is: originality. And for sure, you will find lots of original objects, clothes, beers, books, and so on. Just go through the shop and enjoy these incredible vibes.

Particules en suspension ©MyLausanne

Original or design mugs, craft beers as la Nébuleuse or personalised travel guides, we are sure you will find an original gift.

L’Attribut d’Iris

The showcase itself will convince you to open the door of L’Attribut d’Iris. In each corner of the shop, you will discover items from passionate designers, hand-crafted gifts (bags, head-bands,…), and natural products as beard shampoo. The owner welcome you with a large smile in a modern and design decor.



The shop Aegon&Aegon could be described with two words: mysterious and unusual. Situated on Tunnel square, the small design shop is a gold mine. You will find plenty of ideas for original Christmas gifts (vase of flowers, cosmetics from Grown Alchemist, candles, …). The black and trendy atmosphere will definitely seduce you. That is for sure!

aegon_aegon ©LT/ Laurent Kaczor

La Sonnette

La Sonnette is both a shop and a gallery for exhibitions. It is a cultural, inspiring and welcoming place where you could find different kind of books about art and design, posters and vintage furniture. La Sonnette is simply a cosy place full of surprises.



Kiss The design

Do you like vintage furniture? Then you have to go to the shop Kiss the Design. You will discover exhibitions from contemporary artists and designers in an incredible shop owned by two enthusiastic artists. You will never leave this shop after seeing their amazing furniture.

The liberty shop

In the famous Rôtillon district, there are lots of shops and concept stores where you have to go to find your Christmas gifts. One of them is The liberty shop. Pieces of clothing inspired by fashion trends from all around the world, purses, belts, boots, and woollen cap or decorative items that should make your mother, sister or girlfriend happy.

La boutique Onze

La boutique Onze is THE designer shop in Lausanne. Harald Chyoung, Pascale Cornu, Anne Glauser, Miranda Kaloudis, … In this shop, there are lots of unique pieces of clothing. This is a great place to find a design and modern Christmas gift for fashion lovers.



Christmas markets in Lausanne

It is not Christmas without the famous Christmas markets. And it is the perfect moment to find your last presents and to enjoy a delicious mulled wine: Local craft producers,  local products, craft beers, and local designers. At this time of the year, the Christmas spirit is everywhere in Lausanne. It is certainly the most beautiful season in Lausanne! When strolling in the city, you could enjoy the magic atmosphere and maybe, if you are lucky, the snow. 🙂

marche_noel ©LT/ Yannic Bartolozzi

Anyway, it is time for us to enjoy a mulled wine before shopping our Christmas gifts. We are waiting for you in St-François square. 😉