Our sandals are hancrafted in Chania, Crete. Since it’s a family business, you can choose the color as well as the leather of your preference.
Helena sandals are high quality leather sandals combining comfort with style. Their design is inspired by the Greek Helen of Troy who was said to have been the most beautiful woman in the world. The sandals are 100% handcrafted in our family business with “meraki”* in the island of Crete – Greece, from durable leather, tanned without the use of chemicals. These slip-on pair of sandals are easily matched with all clothes!
35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42
Metal Platina Gold, Metal Rose Gold, Metal Silver, Natural Black, Natural Light Brown, Natural Natural, Natural Oil Dark Brown, Natural Oil Green, Natural Oil Orange, Natural Oil Petrol, Natural Oil Purple, Natural Oil Red, Natural White, Nubuck Beige, Nubuck Black, Nubuck Brown, Nubuck Ciel, Nubuck Dark Grey, Nubuck Green, Nubuck Khaki, Nubuck Light Grey, Nubuck Natural, Nubuck Orange, Nubuck Puce, Nubuck Taba, Nubuck Yellow, Stamped Brown Croco, Stamped Dark Brown Cracked, Stamped Red Croco
|Heel Height:||1.5 cm|
|Linining & Inner Sole:||Leather|
|Available leather styles:||Nubuck, Natural, Metal, Stamped|
|Women’s Shoe Size Chart|
How to find the correct footwear size
1. Stand on a piece of paper and mark the distance from your longest toe to the heel end.
2. Measure the distance between these two marks to find out your foot length.
3. Repeat the same procedure also for the other foot (right and left foot are hardly ever the same in lenght. Please, always consider the longest one).
4. Don’t forget to save some additional room on the toe area.
In Greek mythology, Helen of Troy, Helen, Helena, (Ancient Greek: Ἑλένη Helénē, pronounced [helénɛː]), also known as Helen of Sparta, was said to have been the most beautiful woman in the world. She was believed to have been the daughter of Zeus and Leda, and was the sister of Clytemnestra, Castor and Pollux, Philonoe, Phoebe and Timandra. She was married to King Menelaus of Sparta “who became by her the father of Hermione, and, according to others, of Nicostratus also.”
The usual tradition is that after the goddess Aphrodite promised her to Paris in the Judgement of Paris, she was seduced by him and carried off to Troy. This resulted in the Trojan War when the Achaeans set out to reclaim her. Another ancient tradition, told by Stesichorus, tells of how “not she, but her wraith only, had passed to Troy, while she was borne by the Gods to the land of Egypt, and there remained until the day when her lord [Menelaus], turning aside on the homeward voyage, should find her there.”