START YOUR DAY WITH A TOUCH OF CHRISTMAS SPARKLE
Kokina is an old Istanbul tradition to celebrate the arrival of Christmas and the winter. To make kokina, you put together two plants that grow in the wild in Istanbul: Knee Holly and Anatolian Sarsaparilla. The making and selling of kokina is a tradition passed down from the Rum (Roman from the East Roman Empire, in other words, the Byzantium) who are the Turkish Greeks who made up a large number of the inhabitants of Constantinople, later Istanbul. It is said that the name kokina comes from kokkino, the Greek word for red.
- Point-toe flat mules
- Leather lining
- Leather insole and sole
- Composition: Velvet fabric
- Suitable for both inside and outside use
- Made in Anatolia