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The love for Greek cultural heritage and a desire to share it with the whole world led to the creation of Greek brand SOPHIA, now being sold worldwide including at the iconic Louvre and British Museums.
Inspired by the recognition that Kastellorizio’s once thriving culture was being lost and scattered, Nick Bogiatzis’ latest book ‘Kastellorizian Jewellery. A Dispersed Archive of a Past Culture’ provides an absorbing and informative insight into the island’s jewellery.
Whether you prefer to take a leisurely stroll and window shop, or head to a hub where you can find all your favourite brands and stores in the one spot, Athens has all of your shopping needs covered. Read our guide for shopping in Athens complete with shopping tips.
Founded three short years ago, MISS POLYPLEXI 100% handmade in Greece creations have caught the eye of celebrities such as Eleni Menegaki, Vaso Laskaraki, Maria Iliaki, Apostolia Zoi, Baya Antonopoulou, Nia Vardalos, Lenka Josefiova aka @thetravellingbeautyqueen, Best Travel Blogger 2019 and Erika Santos @erikasantos, World Blogger of the Year. Founder and Designer Vasiliki Theodorou tells Greek City Times how her decision to crochet her first handbag changed everything.