When it comes to the summer season, sandals are a mainstay. They are easy, breezy, comfortable and come in endless styles. This summer, give your basic sandals a major makeover and choose a sartorially savvy pair of gladiator sandals. Gladiator sandals also known as Grecian sandals generally have a low or flat sole attached to the foot by interlaced straps crossing the toes and instep and fastening around the ankle. They have literally been around since ancient Jerusalem and have experienced a resurgence in popularity around 2010.
Gladiator sandals are divided in three types according to their height:
- Ankle High: The straps on this one close in on the ankle, and are usually accompanied with a flat or low heel. They work best as casual sandals for everyday use.
- Mid Calf: The strappy details on this one go up across the calves and remain below the knee. They come in both mid to high chunky heels and the regular flat soles. These are the perfect option for semi-formal events and can be teamed up with flowy dresses.
- Knee-High: Here, the strap detailing is much higher than the previous ones, and goes up to knees. Knee-high gladiator sandals work best with outfits that sit above the knee.
The gladiator sandals recently had a huge fashion moment in the Chanel’s Cruise Show which had an ancient Greece theme. Gladiator sandals in colorful shades of orange, pink, yellow and blue with matching block heels were flaunted by models. Apart from the runway, these sandals have also been spotted on celebrities like Kendall and Kylie Jenner, Kate Moss, Sienna Miller and even Rihanna, who wore a pair to the last year’s Met Gala. To add one of these latest designer gladiator sandals to your shoedrobe, check out Limeroad’s amazing collection of gladiator sandals by top brands like Marc Loire, Mochi, Van Heusen and many more.
How To Style Them
For a casual everyday look pair an ankle high black faux leather gladiator sandals by Sherrif Shoes with white high waist shorts and a t-shirt. For dressier occasions scheduled in the daytime, wear a lace panelled maxi dress with a pair of mid-calf tan TPR gladiator sandals by Kielz to look absolutely chic and gorgeous. For your next beach holidays, team up a light frilly dress with mid-calf blue faux leather gladiator sandals by the brand London Rag to look cute and feel comfy. You can also pair a sharp white jumpsuit with green tie up gladiator sandals featuring block heels to look utterly chic and sharp for your next office event. For all the college going girls out there, team up your denim skirts with ankle high gladiator sandals and shirt dresses with knee high gladiator sandals for a hip and edgy look.
Ladies, rock those boho gladiator sandals and reconnect with your inner greek goddess this summer. Check out Limeroad’s collection of gladiator sandals ASAP to find the one that perfectly matches your personality because we have something for everyone!