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1921
2 november, Zurich: The brand is registered as a purveyor of hosiery.


1923
The first FOGAL shop opens on the Limmatquai in Zurich.


1939
Léon Fogal imports the first nylon stockings, which are
a sales sensation in the FOGAL shops.


1960
FOGAL produces the first pantyhose.


1962
Death of company founder Léon Fogal.


1968
Zurich banker Walter Meier buys the FOGAL brand.


1968
Meier’s son Balthasar succeeds his father as managing director.


1971
FOGAL launches the first pantyhose made of luxurious cashmere and silk.


1974
Collaboration with renowned artists begins.
Starting with Allen Jones’ graffiti work in the Zurich and Basle train stations.


1982
The first flagship store opens on Madison Avenue in New York.

2009
Philippe Gaydoul and the Gaydoul Group acquire the brand.


2010
The store in Lausanne and Hong Kong opens with the new look.


2011
FOGAL store openings in Canada: Toronto and Vancouver.


2012
FOGAL`s new packaging concept won the Red Dots Award.

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