Best concept stores in Athens
34 Solonos Str., Athens, Τ. 210 3608936, www.graffito.gr
By Titi Velopoulou Photos: Eleanna Kourkoulopoulou
What is common between the silk scarves from Thailand, the Greek herbs, jewelry, designer furniture and cosmetics? They all have found a common roof to the first and most comprehensive European style concept store in Athens. In a 450 sq.m space in Solonos street, rigged with Bohemian and simultaneously cosmopolitan style, the experience of shopping is only a passage from the most famous design shops in Europe to the most exotic bustling markets. The fact that there is a large range, but also the fact that it is continuously updated with new codes, have highlighted it as the most comprehensive and innovative gift shop in the capital.
Casual and high end Greek and foreign artists series meet under the roof of Graffito. Several options on French brands such as Comptoir des Cotonniers, Paul & Joe, Parakian, Antwepp. On the plus exclusive partnership with the Belgian company Myrine.
Here Greek women designers hold an honorable place with handmade creations and original designs.
Must have the innovative design glasses (optical/Sun) See Concept in various designs and colors.
Best seller the collection with its excellent quality leather bags and accessories made from python in a wide range of colors and designs, combined perfectly with the matching ballerinas.
Highlight this year in this category the trendy vintage style speakers with bluetooth from a Danish company.
Apart from furniture, mainly of a country aesthetic style, you will find from air fresheners and candles to lanterns, pouf and decorations from around the world. Several collections of design lamps and outdoor furniture.
From handmade soaps to complete series of 100% natural, innovative, Greek cosmetics.
Food & Beverage
On the shelves one can find from Anassa herbs, tea, sweets and essences to Cretan rusks and Greek chocolates. Its fine honey and oil stand out not only for the quality but also for the innovative packaging.
Silk scarves and ethnic pareo in cheerful patterns, unique qualities and various designs will take you to the magical landscapes of Thailand and Bali.
And of course... there are gifts and accessories for your favorite pet!
Info: Mon.-Fri. 09:00-21:00 & Sat. 09:00-17:00
FORGET ME NOT
www.forgetmenotathens.gr (& e-shop) | 100 Adrianou Str., Plaka &
corner in Attica (9 Panepistimiou Str., Athens)
By Titi Velopoulou, Photo: Giannis Papargyris
Since 2014, in this innovative gift shop, similar to those of European museums, Filippos Chouri has gathered
under the same roof renowned and rising Greek artists. Elegant souvenirs harmoniously coexist with special
clothes and accessories like the collections of Mary Katrantzou, Zeus & Dione, Eleftheriadis, the men’s clothes
Dante (exclusive distributer in Athens), the Aegean series of Aggelos Bratis, handmade cosmetic products,
gadgets (cellphone cases by Phee made of seaweed), decorative items and Greek products (exclusively sold
at the Forget Me Not in Plaka) – by contemporary Greek artists and… visionaries, that stand out for their innovative design, their quality as well as their unique packaging. Discover the ground floor, which functions us a pop-up store! Mon.-Sun. 10:00-20:00 (winter season), 10:00-22.00 (summer season).
Witty t-shirts by Love Greece.
Tin bags by studio LAV.
Handmade candles, Scent of Greece by Tomy K with aromas which take
you on a journey through Greece…
Glasses made of wood by Zylo and the retro style Urban Owl!
Mini ouzo and olive oil bottles by Gogreek.
Jewellery, among others, by Katerina Ioannidis, by Mary Gaitani and the
ceramic creations by Anna Kitsou.
Sandals by Ancient Greek Sandals.
Complete series of Homer care products for men and the natural cosmetic products by Aeolis.