THE perfect summer sandal…

This time last year…I was prancing around Greece on the most amazing vaca ever! On the top of my to-do list in Athens was to pay a visit to Pantelis at Melissinos Art. Pantelis is a third generation sandal-maker. His father made sandals for Jackie-O (Love her!) and the Beatles, just to name a few.

Here’s a picture of us with Pantelis. I was so excited to be at the store and sit in the exact chairs that the Beatles and Jackie-O sat on when they were fitted for sandals!

Here’s Pantelis working on my Jackie-O’s!

I got 2 pairs…the Jackie-O (shown at the top) and the Theta(pictured below). The best part is..they were so affordable at around $35-40 each. These hand crafted sandals are PERFECT for running around on hot, summer days and they are extremely comfortable.

You can order them online at the Melissinos Art website. Enjoy!!
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  1. great price on those
    We Were Damsels

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  2. I never put my order in! I think I was directed to call at one point :P

    I can’t believe that was a year ago!!!

    (um… what’s wrong with Ray’s eye?)

  3. eatyourbap: there was a rock necklace hanging down from a string and the picture made it look like it was in his eye. he looks like a pirate. rrrr!!

  4. wow so much has happened in one year! love the sandals!

  5. Those sandals are gorgeous!

    Lizabeth xoxo
    http://euphoriaswarmsin.blogspot.com

  6. thanks for visiting my blog! you are lucky to have gotten these made just for you — and at such a great price! they are lovely. :)

  7. I went to Melissinos as well when I was in Athens! I got the gladiators maybe 3 years ago and I am still wearing them this summer! I love how the leather changes color and gets so soft. It is the perfect sandal, isn’t it :)

  8. I love this – I’m going to Athens in 2 weeks. I also had a pair custom made when I was in Positano 2 years ago. So cool! ;-)

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