As far as brand names go, this one is pretty self-explanatory. Ancient Greek Sandals are just that. Except, not really ancient of course. But they are handmade, using traditional cobbling techniques. Simple and very timeless, they are a little bit of an investment — but a worthy one.

Fun trivia: According to an Ancient Greek myth, the gods and goddesses had their sandals made on the  island of Crete by a gifted sandal maker who enriched each pair with magical powers.

$185 at Net-a-Porter.