We like our summer sandals stylish but not too fashiony and comfortable but not too Jesus-like. So we were rather thrilled to discover Ancient Greek Sandals. The name is taken from the ancient greek myth that the gods and goddesses had their sandals made on the island of Crete by a gifted sandal maker who enriched each pair with magical powers. Famous for having made the flying sandals for Hermes, the sandal maker also embellished them with his personal signature: a ‘golden wing’ buckle (hence their logo). Ancient Greek Sandals are traditionally made using long-wearing leather (which you can get in a variety of colours from gold to natural) making them ultra- comfortable to wear and they come in a variety of designs from super-strappy (see Iphigenia) to spare and simple (see Thalia). You can buy them directly from the website, from Net-A-Porter or from shops such as Matches, Selfridges, Harrods and Liberty. Perfect for that holiday in the Greek Islands…or anywhere else at all.