around 1890/1900 the original Tigerfinkli was launched and distributed by the Bally company in schönenwerd.
Tiger Swiss and Jelmoli a partnership that has lasted for over 100 years.
The 1917 Jelmoli catalog features the classic tiger with pompom for children and a ballerina for ladies.
the whole switzerland wears tigerfinkli
Relatively quickly, the Tigerfinkli have become a "must-have" for boys and girls. Whether for journeys of discovery in the garden or warm feet in the living room, the Tigerli were always there.
new spheres are explored
Of course, the Tigerli were not to be missed on the first flights either.
company takeover by the "Schuhfabrik Edy Glogg AG" company
If Tigerfinkli are already produced on behalf of BALLY, Edi Glogg secures the licensing rights to the product and thus lays the foundation for the company in its current form.
Relocation of production to Wagrowiec/PL
After a change of ownership, the entire machinery is moved to a new, own factory with over 2000m2 production area. Here still and according to the original way of making our shoes are created.
Anniversary Special with annabelle
For the 75th anniversary of the women's magazine annabelle, the first special version based on a cooperation with an external partner is created in collaboration with the publisher and editorial staff.
Following a change of ownership, the entire brand identity is being redesigned and the existing range of over 100 different articles is being significantly reduced.
As of 2017, realization of various cooperations with selected partners who embody our brand values and together we can create added value for our customers.
including JELMOLI, KITCHENER, SIGG, EN SOIE, WALDER SCHUHE, annabelle, 20Minuten and more.
Expansion beyond the Swiss borders
For a long time our articles were reserved only for the Swiss market, we are pleased that after the reorientation of the brand thanks to new partners abroad the Tigerfinkli can also be found on the streets of Munich, London, New York, Milan and co.
Fair, sustainable, colorful and with the motto "JUMP AORUND!" we launched gymmyzz® - the brand will in future cover various segments in the area of exercise , play & fun, with a focus on school-age children.
Jelmoli and Tiger Swiss - a love story that has lasted for over 100 years. When Bally launched the Tigerfinkli around 1900, Jelmoli included them in its range as early as 1917 and sold the shoe with the unmistakable cuffs via its mail-order catalog.
Since then, Jelmoli has equipped countless children's feet with the classic and the Tigerfinkli quickly developed into a must-have for children and adults, which still enjoys great popularity today.
To celebrate the 190th anniversary, we have joined forces with Jelmoli to give the Tigerfinkli a new dress. The limited special edition is available exclusively at Jelmoli in Zurich.