Thursday, February 26, 2009

Emily wants gladiators

I want a pair of gladiators (or equivalent) for summer.  But being as picky as I am I have a couple specifications; 1) I want them in black, and 2) the footbed and soles have to be soft.  In other words they can't be what I like to call floor-clappers, shoes that supposedly have a rubber sole but they sound like plastic and snap the floor annoyingly when you walk.  You know what I'm talking about, kind of like these:


Uh-uh, none of that.  They need to be silent, or as close to silent as possible when I walk.


If I had $500+ I would buy these Pedro Garcias, because they look like they have Birkenstock soles, and I love my Birks!  But alas, they are just a tad out of my price range...

I also LOVE the style of gladiator sandals that have the covered heel.







I know these aren't gladiators, but I absolutely love them anyway.





They also come in this sweet-ass chartreuse color!


Again, slightly too expensive for my being a broke-ass college student, but I am in love with these L.A.M.B. 'Fatin' gladiators, $295.00


So if anyone else has more ideas of black, non-slappy gladiator-ish sandals that are between $50 and $200, please let me know!

18 comments:

  1. what a great post! I was thinking last night about gladiators shoes due to the impending warmer weather. these are all fab-espacially the L.A.M.B ones. Her shoes are always so hot. Expensive, but hot.

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  2. I love the LAMB ones and the Deena & Ozzy ones! I know what you mean about 'slappy floor' types. They just feel so cheap.

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  3. I love them all!! I want them too :)

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  4. I WANT A PAIR OF GLADIATORS TOOO!!! I love those Dolce Vita Athena sandals. Those are simple. If I was to get a pair I dont want anything tooo over the top. Great post.

    P.S.-Lmao about the word favorite. DAMN TYPOS! *squints eyes and shakes fist*

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  5. I like almost all of them but personally I don't mind (if not like) when they're not so silent.. :)

    <3

    Nesli

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  6. Those sandals are great and I cant wait for the summer, thanks for your lovely comment and for stopping by.
    See you soon

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  7. O, I absolutely agree with you about the silent soles. Except for the first pair, all of those sandals are gorgeous. Pedro Garcia's shoes always look so stylish and comfortable.

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  8. Those L.A.M.B. 'Fatin' gladiators are beautiful!

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  9. Oh these are just darling! I can't wait to wear mine when spring arrives!

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  10. I really like the yellow pair - but I don't think I would wear them.

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  11. i agree that clapper shoes can be painful/annoying.
    and i especially love the dolce vitas!

    -Sarah

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  12. oh i totally love the first ones!!
    so simple and elegant! love it.
    and thanks so much for your sweet comment : )

    MiJi <3

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  13. I love gladiators<3 I need to buy myself a new pair this summer:))))

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  14. I so get what you mean about the sole!!! It so annoying! Especially if the people wearring them don't even lift their feet high enough when they walk...lol. I love the flashing chartruse one, so unexpected.


    xoxo
    Stephanie
    www.modernantoinette.blogspot.com

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  15. "The price of your choice is expensive, but they were one of the best gladiator sandals. Maybe you can save more to have them instead of buying a much lower price. Love the Dolce Vita Ellie sandal, I think it blends with shorts and cheapest juicy handbags, and very stylish."

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