Thursday, February 4, 2010

Gladiator sandals: giving it a try

About the gladiator sandals: I wonder how would it feel to actually own them, say, just one pair for starters? Since I don't - yet - have any experience with this type of footwear (and that is very unusual) I would probably go with something more or less clearcut in design and neutral in terms of color. Nope, as of now I'm not ready to pull off something like Oscar de la Renta's elastic strap sandals (found at

but I'm definitely game for a simpler shoe like, for example, this on by Michael Kors.

As for the rest of the outfit, I would pair the sandals with a simple shirt-style dress or a tunic and a medium- to large leather hobo bag.

The dress is by Joie ( and the bag is by Michael Kors (