Kalliniki Doris Black Sandals from Kymatismos collection, are handcrafted of finest leather with anatomical sole gels and VIBRAM® sole. All Kalliniki sandals are handcrafted upon order. The presumed time of their manufacturing is estimated to be 10 days.
Kymatismos collection is inspired from memories, senses and myths. This time the sea is the protagonist and it gives the inspiration to create sandals with feminine and simple lines, while the brand’s distinct cut out patterns take the shape of waves. The colour palette arises from the island life in its clean natural tones: beige, white, black, while the colour silver has now a special place in our collection. Kalliniki new collection is dedicated to the travels that shaped us and to the ones that will.
According to a local myth, the first people of Karpathos, loved their home so much that kidnapped the Olympian Gods and brought them to the island. It is true that even today, in some villages, the locals conserve ancient traditions that are dated back to the ancient Doris and The Minoan Crete. One of these traditions are the local clothes and shoes that are worn by the women every day. These clothes are being made through traditional methods and are dated back to antiquity.
Kalliniki sandals was created to combine the conventional methods with a modern and innovative perspective of designing. The lines are mainly geometrical and minimal and their aim is to show the power, the elegance, and the independent spirit of modern women, turning sandals into shoes that can be worn from morning to night.