MELISSINOS ART –THE POET SANDAL MAKER

HISTORIC FOOTWEAR WORKSHOP

Historic footwear workshop. Since 1920, a favorite shopping  destination  for royals  and celebrities like: Sophia  Loren,  Jackie  O,  The  Beatles,  Maria Callas, Barbra   Streisand,  Jeremy  Irons,  Queen  Sophia  of Spain,  Bob  Saget,  Lily Tomlin,  Sarah Jessica  Parker, Jill  Biden, wife  of  Joe Biden ( Vice President  of  the United   States   and  countless  others .  A  must  for Lovers  of  unique  things and handmade quality. It was established, in 1920, by Georgios Melissinos, whose  son  Stavros ( The Poet ) took over in 1954 and he was the first one to relaunch the the art of the ancient Greek sandals in our times. Stavros  passed the business onto  his  own son Pantelis  ( Poet  and  Artist ) ,  in 2004.


Our wealth is all the love we give;
Our wealth’s the love that we receive;
Our wealth’s indeed our peace of mind
Whenever we’re humane and kind.

Athens Rap-Baiyat  By Pantelis Melissinos