places don't make products, people do...

AKiS is a collection of uniquely handcrafted pieces made by artisans from around the world. Our aim is to sustain a living heritage by partnering with creative communities and using local and natural materials. We blend function and timeless design with traditional craftsmanship, providing quality and elegance, seeking to preserve quality culture. Our culture...

 
 

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Focusing on handmade materials, AKiS designers are elevating the handcrafts of disappearing ancient trades to contemporary products. In our desire to support artisans, we work closely with second and third generation craft people both in Turkey and the US. Whether it's the beach or the resort, our handmade and authentic women's and men's sandals are perfect for everyday fashion. Here at AKiS, our sandals and bracelets are made from genuine leather. Our woven Tote Bags are handmade in the USA.