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