Summer flats I have fallen in love with…

Les Assorties

Elvira Panagiotopoulou grew up in a powerful environment of sophisticated, energetic women who inspired her to pursue a career out of what she was most passionate about – fashion. With studies on Shoe Design and a master’s degree in Accessories Design from Istituto Marangoni, Milan, Elvira cut her teeth next to elite luxury houses – Bruno Frisoni, Diego Dolcini, Narciso Rodriguez, Madeleine Vionnet and Dolce & Gabbana. After seven years crossing between cities, she took the leap of faith and launched her footwear company of luxury sandals, Di Gaia. Read on as she discusses her debut line and reflects on her Greek heritage, explaining, ultimately, what is it that keeps us coming back to ancient-Greek inspired footwear every summer.


What attracted you to Greek history and culture, and made you use it as an inspiration for a fashion line?

I was inspired to name my brand Di Gaia –…

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