Mythical Proportions

Ancient Greek Sandals

Kate Stukenberg
Posted:
July 31, 2013

There was a mythical Greek god named Hermes, and he didn’t make handbags or H belts. The son of Zeus, he wore winged sandals while delivering messages between the worlds of the mortal and divine. Shoe designer Christina Martini of the aptly named Ancient Greek Sandals has re-envisioned Hermes’ flying footwear with handmade leather winged designs for mortals (man, woman and child), especially striking in metallic. Or strap on the spectacular gladiator sandals from the Marios Schwab collaboration, and get in that arena where you belong. At Factory Girl, Forty Five Ten, net-a-porter.com, shopbop.com; ancient-greek-sandals.com.

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