Welcome to the latest episode of our Podcast series ‘In Conversation‘ where we bring you inspiring stories, retail insights and conversation from fashion’s most influential business leaders.
In this week’s episode, TheIndustry.fashion Editor in Chief Lauretta Roberts speaks to the Co-founder of Ancient Greek Sandals Nikolas Minoglou.
Ancient Greek Sandals has been successful from its debut season, positioning itself in well-respected stores such as Le Bon Marche, Mytheresa, Net-a-Porter, MatchesFashion and Harvey Nichols to name a few. Since launch, Ancient Greek Sandals has experienced steady growth each season, and is now selling in over 350 points of sale, in more than 55 countries.
While studying in the USA, Nikolas noticed several of his female friends would return from holidays in Greece with two things; olive oil and traditional Greek leather sandals. His idea was to take the Greek sandal one finds on the Greek islands, elevate the design and quality and sell them to consumers outside of Greece
In this episode, Nikolas speaks to us about his family’s footwear heritage, his entrepreneurial spirit and what it takes to succeed in the face of adversity.
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