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Last updated on Aug 17, 2021

Looking for original handmade Greek gifts? You've come to the right place!



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Christina Kakavas

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Christina Kakavas


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About Loukoumaki

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On Etsy since 2009

You Greek? Well I am—and I’m proud of it!

My name is Christina Kakavas and I created Loukoumaki to satisfy the sweet tooth of cool Greek babies and kids of all ages, everywhere, who are looking to wear original T-shirt designs and proudly display their Greek heritage. Loukoumaki’s Greek T-shirts also make unique gifts.

Loukoumaki’s purpose in the universe is to say no to the status quo! Loukoumaki wants you to embrace your inner child and let it all out. Be silly. Make up your own words to songs. Cook up some bad puns and proudly serve them. Dance in your living room. Laugh out loud at your own jokes. These things are Loukoumaki.

There is an inexplicable genetic obligation for people of Greek descent to proclaim to the world that they are Greek. After the birth of my nephew, I looked for some cute Greek baby gifts to fulfill this need and fit my style. It was quickly evident that there were no such things! When it was my turn to populate the Earth with more Greek babies, the quest for these things resumed. Perhaps it was the drive of every Greek person to carry on the tradition of self-employment, but those initial fruitless searches were just some of the many inspirations to start Loukoumaki. With some gentle pushing and prodding by friends and family, along with a giant leap of faith, I decided to put my art degree and years of creating for other people to good use. As if it wasn’t enough to be born Greek and have such a rich culture to draw from, I am surrounded by the cutest, craziest, funniest, silliest muses to inspire me on a daily basis—my own children and beloved nieces and nephew.

Loukoumaki is a woman-owned small business based in Chicago. Our original Greek T-shirts can be found at the National Hellenic Museum in the heart of Chicago’s Greektown, at Roost in the Andersonville neighborhood, and at various local Greek festivals.

Click on the link below to "like" us on Facebook and to stay up do date with Loukoumaki news and other yummy stuff :-)

Loukoumaki does its part to be sensitive to the environment by obsessively recycling and reusing. Loukoumaki gives its business to local mom-and-pop shops and utilizes 100% recycled paper for its bags and business cards.


Shop members

  • Christina

    Owner, Mom, Chocoholic.

    I am usually seen spending time with my family or eating. When I am not, I am the owner of Loukoumaki, specializing in original Greek T-shirts.

Shop policies

Last updated on August 4, 2012
Loukoumaki would be happy to hear from you. Please send us any questions or concerns and don't forget to favorite, or heart us. Stop by our Facebook page and "like" us there ( http://www.facebook.com/pages/Loukoumaki-a-sweet-treat-for-a-bland-wardrobe/165738327167 ) too! You can even send us a photo of you or your little ones modeling Loukoumaki shirts and we'll post it on our Facebook page and at www.loukoumaki.com once it's finished. Thank you!

Accepted payment methods

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Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
Loukoumaki loves its customers and likes to make people happy. Convo us if we leave a bad taste in your mouth. :-(
Loukoumaki accepts Paypal or money orders. If you choose to pay via money order, funds must be received and cleared before your item will ship.
Loukoumaki uses Priority Mail Flat Rate Envelopes for shipping within the U.S. Priority Mail arrives in 2-3 business days. These envelopes are water proof to ensure there is no water damage in the shipping process.

For international shipping we use First Class Mail. The prices may vary depending on the weight PLEASE CONVO us before you purchase anything for international shipping. The shirts will be placed in a plastic ziplock bag in a padded envelope to ensure there is no water damage from the shipping process (please re-use your bag!) Please note that buyers are responsible for any and all duties and customs charges that may be incurred.
Additional policies and FAQs
If your Loukoumaki purchase is a gift, please let us know! We can provide you with a 100% recycled kraft paper bag, colored tissue and a special Loukoumaki sticker seal to create the perfect presentation.

For international shipping, your shirts will arrive sealed in a plastic ziploc bag to ensure there is no water damage in the shipping process. Please make sure you re-use the bag for something :-)