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AKiS (pronounced ah-KEES) – is a brand new line of sandals, baskets, and fashion accessories designed by A. Defne Veral and Eugenie A. Perret, and made by Turkish and American artisans. Our aim is to sustain a living heritage by partnering with creative communities and using local and natural materials. We blend functional and timeless design with traditional craftsmanship, seeking to preserve quality and culture.