ANCIENT GREEK SANDALS

COOK WITH AGS - Vegan Sugar-free Chocolate & Berry Cake

This rich, healthy cake is absolute proof that delicious sweet treats can and do exist without butter and sugar! For our plant-based followers, consider this your definitive year-round dessert recipe. And for our dairy-loving friends, please do give this a try. It doesn’t get richer or more delicious than Christina Kotsileliou’s perfect chocolate cake.

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AGS Crystal Collection

Here’s to the excitement of a brand new summer, escaping to the beaches with sun-kissed skin and salty hair. We’re daydreaming of hazy summertime dusks turning into opulent evenings and the return of holiday glamour. Let us introduce you to our brand new Crystal Collection, in collaboration with Swarovski.

COOK WITH AGS: Beetroot Pesto Pasta with Marinated Feta

This week’s #CookwithAGS is the perfect burst of colour for your weeknight dinner table - a perfectly, primary-hued beetroot pasta with flavourful feta.

COOK WITH AGS - HEALTHIER CHRISTMAS MELOMAKARONA

What’s that we can smell? The delicious aroma of Melomakarona baking in houses all across Greece! These traditional honey cookies are incredibly quick and simple to make, and to us are truly the scent and taste of Christmas. Sweet, warm, crunchy and dipped in honey syrup - what more could you ask for when festive baking?

COOK WITH AGS - LENTIL KEFTEDAKIA

As we head towards the holidays, it’s time to embrace the cold weather and nourish ourselves with warming, hearty meals. Who better to teach us but our good friend and #CookwithAGS partner, Christina Kotsileliou.

Commitment to Sustainability: Introducing the Upcycled Collection

Slow fashion is in the very DNA of Ancient Greek Sandals. At the heart of our brand, we are committed to reusing, rewearing, and creating timeless, classic pieces designed to be an everlasting part of your wardrobe.

AGS X YOLO JOURNAL

Few people inspire our love of travel quite like Yolanda Edwards, founder of YOLO Journal. The former creative director of Conde Nast Traveller launched her own magazine in the summer of 2019, and has since transformed the way we look at travel photography. Providing a platform for little-known photographers, as well as those you may be familiar with, YOLO is a never-ending moodboard for summer. Having scoured the earth in more depth than most people could ever dream of, who better to share their tips for successful travel, Greek must-sees and latest picks from our website?

COOK WITH AGS: Greek yoghurt, lemon and honey cheesecake

#CookwithAGS returns! This week, we’re making Christina Kotsilelou’s Greek yoghurt, lemon and honey cheesecake.The addition of fresh thyme to the base makes this a truly authentic twist on a classic summer dessert - no baking required!

COOK WITH AGS: Chickpea and greens stew

Our store may have reopened (!) and we are gradually seeing life reach a little more normality here in Greece. Although we may be able to venture to work, and know that we are lucky to do so, we are still spending the bulk of our time at home, staying safe and cooking for family. We hope that wherever you are, you have access to fresh food and are finding small comforts in the ritual of preparing it.

Create with AGS - Herbarium

Despite the testing times of recent months, spring has arrived! And what a beautiful one it’s been. Our co-founder and creative director Christina Martini has been using this time to find new and inventive ways of staying occupied, finding inspiration in her surroundings, and using them to create beautiful family treasures. We’re pleased to be sharing her techniques in our new series, #CreatewithAGS.

ANCIENT GREEK SANDALS X MARY KATRANTZOU: NEW COLLABORATION

When it comes to innovative print design, there is no-one whom we regard in higher esteem than Mary Katrantzou. The famed London-based designer has for years forged the frontier in prints, with a wealth of inspiration from the humble postage stamp, to a box of crayons, to Disney’s Fantasia.

COOK WITH AGS: TRADITIONAL TZATZIKI

Our store may have reopened (!) and we are gradually seeing life reach a little more normality here in Greece. Although we may be able to venture to work, and know that we are lucky to do so, we are still spending the bulk of our time at home, staying safe and cooking for family.

COOK WITH AGS: SWEET POTATO AND CARROT SALAD

We love seeing you try our recipes, brought to us by renowned Greek chef and close friend Christina Kotsilelou. Her take on fresh, simple vegetarian food has kept us happy and satisfied in these troubled times. This week we’re thrilled to present to you her carrot and sweet potato salad with harissa and feta.

ANCIENT GREEK SANDALS: 5 GREEK ARTISTS TO KNOW

Let us introduce you to some of our favourite contemporary Greek artists, whom you may not yet know, but will be glad you do:

COOK WITH AGS: ARAKAS

Over the last few weeks, we’ve been sharing a series of Greek-inspired recipes here on the blog and on our Instagram. We encourage you to cook alongside us and share your efforts on Instagram with #CookwithAGS.

COOK WITH AGS: GREEK APERITIVO OLIVES

Continuing our series of Greek-inspired recipes for you to try at home, we present to you our third recipe in conjunction with Christina Kotsileliou. A long-time friend of the brand, Christina is known for her fresh, simple takes on vegetarian cooking with a twist.

Ancient Greek Sandals Covid-19 Commitment

We have always eschewed a strong commitment to our home country, the one that has provided us not only with our homes and our colleagues, but also endless inspiration and joy. We are honoured to be partnering with the nonprofit organisation DESMOS during this difficult time, to bring a little relief to our healthcare system here in Greece.

Ancient Greek Sandals x Le Sirenuse

Few destinations capture the romantic summer sensibility of Ancient Greek Sandals quite like Positano’s legendary Le Sirenuse hotel. A former private residence, colours and intricate tile work abound in this rare, cliff-side gem nestled into the Amalfi coast. Think lemon trees dotted around a terracotta tiled terrace, and deep scarlet painted walls adorned with white frescoes. Put simply, this is a place that oozes glamour and provides the perfect backdrop for long, lazy summer evenings, and perennially chic holidays.

Keep Ιt Fresh and Healthy! Cook with AGS

Continuing our series of Greek-inspired recipes for you to try at home, we present to you our second recipe in conjunction with Christina Kotsileliou. A long-time friend of the brand, Christina is known for her fresh, simple takes on vegetarian cooking with a twist. We invite you to cook alongside us and share your efforts on Instagram with #CookwithAGS

How to: Style your sandals at home!

Working from home doesn’t have to mean an endless rotation of old, worn out leggings, or staying in your pyjamas from noon to night (though more on that later). As we enter our second - or for some of us, third or fourth - month of working from home, it might be time to boost your mood with some new styling tweaks.

COOK WITH AGS

During this difficult time, we are finding comfort in not only the ritual of cooking, but in sharing recipes with families and friends. If you are fortunate enough to have access to fresh food (and we sincerely hope you all do) we invite you to cook alongside us as we share some of our favourite Greek recipes, made with simple and few ingredients