THREE GENERATIONS

/THREE GENERATIONS

GEORGIOS MELISSINOS, Founder of the business

Gheorgios Melissinos, Stavros Melissinos’ father, established the store in 1927, at 89 Pandrossou St. at the foot of the Acropolis, in the Monastiraki area

STAVROS MELISSINOS, Poet Sandal Maker

Stavros Melissinos was born to a historic family of Greece, on September 10th, 1929, on No 6 Poikilis Str., in Plaka, the old quarter of Athens.

PANTELIS MELISSINOS, Artist Poet and Sandal Maker

Pantelis Melissinos as a young art student in Florence His hand [...]

History of our Workshop

MELISSINOS THE POET SANDAL MAKER OF ATHENS was established, in 1920, by an [...]

THE FAMOUS CELEBRITY CHAIRS

These are four of the famous celebrity chairs which were inside our old [...]

The House of Melissinos

THE MELISSINOS (also: Melissenos) FAMILY The Coat of Arms of the Melissinos [...]

BARBRA STREISAND’S TRAVELLER’S CHECK

This is a photocopy of Barbara Streisand 's Travellers Cheque. Her favourite, the [...]

PETER O’TOOLE WEARING OUR SANDALS IN A SHAKESPEAREAN PERFORMANCE

Peter O'Tool (in the center) wearing a pair of Melissinos -The Poet Sandal [...]

CELEBRITIES

Since 1920, the Melissinos -The Poet Sandal Maker has been featured in countless [...]