Affordable luxury continues to make strides in the footwear industry, as seen in Aethon Ulyse, a new brand showing in the Emerging Designers area at FFANY Nov. 30-Dec. 2.
Scorpion zipper pulls and a hammered gold motif are just a few of the signature designs featured in Aethon Ulyse’s Spring ’17 collection, which glistens with ancient Greek influences.
The women’s footwear brand takes the roots of its ancient Greek name to heart. ‘Aethon’ is an ancient Greek word meaning ‘blazing’ or ‘shining,’ which is the feeling founder and CEO Payden Sewell says he want clients to feel as soon as they put on the brand’s shoes.
Other Greek influences can be found throughout the line, including architectural shapes, the use of metallic color and delicate handcrafted embroidery. Even the brand’s initials, AU, symbolize gold on the periodic table.
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