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New Year's Good Luck Charm Highlights 200 years of Greek Independence

In 2021, Greeks will celebrate 200 years since the Greek Revolution of 1821; the armed uprising waged by the Greek revolutionaries against the Ottomans, which resulted in the eventual overthrowing of the Ottoman Empire and creating an independent state. As...

Ministry of Culture Markets Facemasks With Patterns Inspired by Ancient Greece

Acknowledging the current need for their widespread use, The Greek Ministry of Culture is now marketing fabric facemasks inspired by Ancient Greece so that citizens can stay protected from Covid-19 -- while promoting Greek history. The masks, with patterns featuring...

Anna Bulgari, Heiress of the Iconic Luxury Brand, Dies at 93

Anna Bulgari Calissoni, heiress to the Italian jewelry dynasty Bvlgari, the iconic luxury brand, has passed away at the age of 93. The heiress died on Friday; however a spokesman of the family announced her death only on Sunday. She made...

Acclaimed Greek Fashion Designer Yannis Tseklenis Dies at 82

Internationally-acclaimed Greek fashion designer Yannis Tseklenis passed away on Wednesday at the age of 82. The public announcement of his passing was made on Thursday by the Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation, in a Facebook post. ''It is with great sadness that we...

Greek Artist Presents Innovative and Eco-Friendly Origami Fashion Creations

A paper dress may not be the right outfit choice for rainy weather but Greek artis Mirto Dimitriou's signature origami fashion, which includes clothes, jewelry and paper accessories, is not only original but also ecological since the young artist...

Nine of the Best Greek Gifts for This Holiday Season

There’s nothing better than a holiday gift to show love and affection to those you care for. It might seem difficult to find the perfect gift for each person, but shopping online has made things much easier. When thinking of...

The Fascinating History of Greek Fashion Featured in New Athens Exhibit

A new exhibit casting light upon a century of Greek fashion opened at Athens' Hellenic World Cultural Centre on October 31 and will continue until January 21, 2020. As can be easily seen in the show, fashion trends in Greece...

Greek Model Voted 2nd Most Beautiful Man in the World

Twenty-five-year-old Greek dietician Andreas Botaitis came in second at Wednesday's ''Mister Universal Ambassador'' competition for 2019, which took place in Tokyo, Japan. The young Greek professional, who is currently working as a model, represented Greece in the international competition and...

Internationally-Acclaimed Fashion Designer Sophia Kokosalaki Dies at 47

Sophia Kokosalaki, a London-based and internationally-acclaimed Greek fashion designer, died on Monday at the age of 47. Media reports suggest that Kokosalaki had been fighting bravely for more than two months against cancer, eventually succumbing to the disease on Monday...

Fashion Show for Charity Dazzles Audience at Sounio's Temple of Poseidon

Internationally-acclaimed Greek fashion designer Mary Katrantzou and the organization "ELPIDA - Association of Friends of Children with Cancer" put on an impressive fashion show at Greece's Cape Sounio, under the shadow of the Temple of Poseidon, on Thursday evening. This was...

Greece's Temple of Poseidon to Host First-Ever Catwalk Show

Greek fashion designer Mary Katrantzou will soon stage a fashion show at the Temple of Poseidon in Greece. The event, which will take place on October 3, will be a showcase for Katrantzou's Spring/Summer 2020 fashion collection, making her...

A Scent from Ancient Greece in New Dolce & Gabbana Show

Dolce & Gabbana succeeded in making a jaw-dropping difference with their new fashion show. This time the show was based on ancient Greek culture. The fashion runway was surrounded by columns, while models were wearing laurel wreaths and embroidered bands,...

Yorgos Lanthimos Shoots Gucci’s New Fashion Campaign

Highly acclaimed Greek filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos has been recruited by Italian fashion giant Gucci to film its latest fashion campaign. Shot in support of Gucci’s "Cruise 2020" show – which took place in Rome last month – the lookbook is...