Forget Me Not - located on Adrianou Street in Plaka, Athens - is a new style shop that aims to showcase some of the best contemporary Greek designers. This unique shopping destination collaborates with both well-known and upcoming names, such as Greece is for Lovers, Dreamer, Ble Aspro, LoveGreece and Typokomeio, just to mention a few.
The objects on sale range from t-shirts to sunglasses and from notebooks to books, CDs, fashion, handbags, decorative objects and much more. The collections are continuously renewed, with items from the whole spectrum of design and applied arts. So far, Forget Me Not has been a great success both with locals and with visitors who are looking for that different kind of souvenir to take home.
Forget Me Not shop in Athens — Photo courtesy of Forget Me Not
Worth noting is the blue-and-white tin food container, an iconic yet everyday object used to store and transport olive oil and feta cheese, which has been transformed by STUDIOLAV into a witty fashion accessory to carry on a stroll in the city or to decorate the interior of a home.
Paperkingdom is the result of a collaboration between distinguished Greek designers who create practical paper objects and combine aesthetics with high-quality material and production.
DIG Athens is a new fashion label, founded by Nikoletta Ververidou, that manufactures silk dresses and cotton T-shirts.
The idea of the Traveller’s Check postcards derives from the well-known bank traveler's cheques. There are six postcards in each check book, all drawn and designed by Eirini Deligeorgi,
Bijoux Bizarres is an art studies on jewelry and imaginary journeys of those who wear them. The team works on several projects and collections inspired by the Mediterranean tradition, with a touch of abstraction and a modern twist.
All Rainy July products are handmade and locally produced with carefully selected and sustainable materials. The main idea is to create contemporary summer accessories inspired by original Greek design objects, using local craftsmanship.
Zylo Eyewear is handcrafted wooden eyewear from carefully selected lumber and high-quality polarized lenses, all manufactured and assembled in the center of the Mediterranean sea.
LoveGreece is a visionary label creating the most stylish souvenir clothing and promoting what is known as "Greek chic" in a cool and contemporary way. The brand is actively supporting Greek agriculture and industry, producing 100% “Made in Greece” products, using the finest Greek raw materials and ensuring that all stages of production take place in Greece,
Cooking to Share is a Greek cookbook honoring family, un-compromised tradition, cooking and life. The recipes you will find in this cookbook are tried and tested. They are healthy, homey and utterly Greek. They are traditional but also have a refined touch. Cooking to Share was written by Alexandra Stratou and designed by G Design Studio
Salty Bag is an upcycling company based in Corfu, making bags and travel accessories from used and decommissioned sailboat sails. Adding to the unique nature of each bag, the company tracks down and curates the life-story of each sail they use, including it in a booklet that comes with each bag.
Typokomeio Art and Hand Printing make notebooks, tote bags and art prints that illustrate typical shops of everyday Greece.
Seeking an unforgettable souvenir from your travels in Athens? Forget Me Not is the place to shop.