“Inspired by the many shapes and texture of the sea, as well as the draped garment of the ancient times that would sculpt the silhouette in the most flattering way, our new collection offers a large range of day to night garments in bright, vibrant colours. […]
“Universally, art is blossoming across many fields of design while creative minds worldwide are struggling to get exposure and reach a wider audience. Therefore, we launched MANTILITY with a mission to create an eclectic online scarves gallery that provides a platform of expression to artists and offers worldwide meticulously crafted scarves at accessible prices. […]
“Back in May of 2020 Nuez Resort Wear was born out of our desire to create the perfect vacation wardrobe. A wardrobe that will be versatile and timeless, meaning that you can use it summer after summer. Having the wandering souls of travellers in mind, and the “less is more’’ as our philosophy we want to offer unique pieces that are conceptualising a luxury lifestyle yet down to earth. […]
Ancient Kallos new high summer 2021 collection offers fresh designs with an emphasis on the Greek traditional embroideries and attention to details! The collection is defined by natural fibers, beautiful finishings and colorful patterns. […]
Ηaáls is a new premium resort-wear brand, created in its entirety in Greece by the hands of experienced craftsmen. All the creations are designed by the brand’s in-house team and draw inspiration from the timeless style of the 50s and the aesthetic of minimal lines, adapted to the spirit of today. Their goal is to utilise and showcase every feminine aspect of contemporary woman. […]
This years’ collection by Sophie Deloudi is wrapped in a powerful feminine aura and symbolism. The maturity of the designer is present in all levels; in the concept, the design, the purpose and the aim. There is consistency and respect in the way that Sophie Deloudi defines the feminine substance but with every new collection there’s an innovation to that definition. […]
The lockdown, the isolation, the loneliness and the changes in our daily routine, were the driving forces of the designer Magdalini Kleio Eftaxiopoulou that resulted in her new summer collection under the brand m.k.e, characterized by positivity and optimism for the future. The collection that has been named “Platia Amerikis” derived from the well-known square in central Athens, and it strives to project a new kind of getaway. […]
The sea is one true place of escapism.
Walking by the surf and playing with the waves.
The sound of them.
The sun sparkling on the saltwater.
Digging your toes in the warm sand.
Surprised by the colors of the sunset. […]
“Our new collection is inspired by a trip around the Mediterranean and a free spirit of all travelers visiting Greek Islands, Italian and the French Riviera. […]
Greece is marking 200 years of independence in 2021. To commemorate the 200-year anniversary of the historic event, Zeus+Dione takes the revolutionary heroes and heroines that paved the way for independence as a reference for the creation of the spring/summer 2021 collection. […]
Ancient Kallos, through the anniversary Capsule 1821 ‘‘Bouboulina’’ Collection, is inspired by the dynamic figure of the Greek heroine Bouboulina and in her face honors the feminine power and instinct. […]
Stellar evolution is the process by which a star changes over the course of time.With a look towards the future and strongly influenced by art, the designer Ioanna Kourbela creates a new universe. Colorful planets with the deep blue space as their background, each outlining its own course of evolution. […]
Over the past 12 months at The Greek Foundation, we’ve been trying to showcase some of the best projects related to Greek design, architecture, photography, the arts and cultural production in general. Our aim has been to bring our readers articles that will interest and inspire them, but also to connect artists to the world and bring the world closer to them, too. In this context, we have compiled a list of the most popular articles of 2020, which essentially offers an opportunity to go through some of the most impressive projects of the year, step by step. […]
‘Pin Board’ philosophy is based on endless possibility of change & sustainability. Usually variety comes with a cost to “slow fashion practices”. Or maybe not? With ‘PinBoard’ innovative concept you can change your look without even having to change clothes. Natural textiles and up-cycled materials are used for producing a variety of looks that are designed to live many years. […]
Walking lengthwise RÉSO, passing by interconnected office towers, hotels, shopping centers, residential and commercial complexes, convention halls, universities and performing arts venues, an endless underground city; stunned by the information overload, you stop to take a break at the Cinema Du Park. […]
Freedom, harmony, Doric austerity. Characteristics of a collection that focuses on the modern woman, a woman that juggles between dynamism and her ethereal nature, who needs simplicity, comfort and purity regarding the silhouette of her clothing. […]
DI GAÏA is a high-end footwear brand based in Athens, founded and designed by shoe designer Elvira Panagiotopoulou. […]
Καρίς (Κārī́s) is a conceptual jewellery brand, founded in 2020 by Ismene King. Ismene is an Athens based sculptor, who works in ceramics. For Καρίς, she works with clay, creating gestural jewels, letting the hand create quick, weightless forms out of the soft material, to be worn as a gesture on the body, both by women and men. […]
Greek Archaic Kori is a premium clothing brand that highlights resortwear and its style signifies the sun, the light, the sea, the islands and the wind. […]
Cynāne was launched in 2017 and debuted with a swimsuit line, with the idea of creating beautiful pieces that could be worn all day long. A clothing line followed in 2020, with the same concept in mind. […]
The traditional Greek sandal that can be found in the alleys of the islands, is a timeless product that is linked to Greece’s identity. The main idea for KYMA, is preserving this historic concept but in a version of higher quality and elegance. […]
YIORGOS ELEFTHERIADES / YESYMPHONY SS ’20 collection is inspired by a fusion of tropical and Mediterranean element. As the climate is quickly evolving, the collection perfectly harmonizes with it. Comfort and style become the main creative references of the collection, while high aesthetics, timelessness and quality determine the new era we experience. […]
Tilia beeswax is a multi-awarded skincare series. Kytio Natural Habits is the company that produces the series exclusively in Greece and distributes worldwide. […]
m.k.e was founded in 2014 by the textile designer magdalini.kleio.eftaxiopoulou. Her passion for expressing her emotions through her designs and after screen-printing them on a variety of fabrics, led her to develop m.k.e., her life project. A brand full of patterns specialized in limited edition silk scarves and unisex accessories. […]
Wéngko Molé [pronounced wˈengkō mōlˈe] describes the action of wrapping the sarong around the body as a means of protection, when the day fades into evening. A concept based resort-wear brand represented in London (UK) and Athens (Greece). […]
Ancient Greek Sandals are handmade locally by skilled craftsmen using traditional techniques that have existed for centuries. A raw, yet feminine aesthetic distinguishes this sandal brand. The chemical free, natural tan leather ages beautifully with time and wear. Ancient Greek Sandals are available at the world’s best retailers including Net-a- Porter, Selfridges, Matches in London, Le Bon Marche, Colette and Merci in Paris, Antonia in Milan, Theresa in Munich, Bergdorf Goodman, Forty Five Ten and Maxfield in the USA, and Luisa via Roma, Moda Operandi and My Theresa.
Sophie Deloudi negotiates in a brand new way with her kind of feminism for her new collection, summer 2020. Consistent to her values according elegance, she manages to reposition simple, primary principles. Sophie Deloudi worships women, respects their bodies and always designs driven by attention to details and quality – her way of being. […]
Helios is the god and personification of the Sun, worshiped by the ancient Greeks. […]
Rastoni: noun, Greek. Definition: pleasant idleness, carefree relaxation. A word that can be used to describe how wonderful it can be to, for example, have a leisurely vacation, or to deeply enjoy a sweet rest during the hottest hours of a perfect summer day. Often associated with the Spanish “siesta” and the Italian “dolce far niente”. Rastoni is not just a concept. It is a state of mind and soul, totally worth diving into. […]
The IOANNA KOURBELA BASICS SS ’20 collection draws inspiration from Greek art, tradition and the Greek summer. Cycladic art is this seasons’ main theme. […]