It has been a rough year for the Greek economy and with the latest ballot figures out, the financial future of the Mediterranean nation is still unclear. Earlier this year our fashion director Daphné Hézard visited Greece on her quest to meet the ambitious small businesses working hard to revive the rich traditions of Hellenic craftsmanship – including weaving, embroidery and silk manufacturing – to produce high-quality fashion and accessories for export to foreign markets. She talked to entrepreneurs and manufacturers from Athens to Soufli and Corfu to find out how these new sprouts of a fashion revival are bringing fresh impetus to the nation’s creative industries.
Read Hézard's report below. Meanwhile, for sharp daily updates and debates about Greece's future courtesy of our editors and correspondents, tune in to Monocle 24 radio station.