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How To Wear Knee High Gladiator Sandals

Sandal Craze

What’s the biggest craze in sandals for summer 2013? We’ll give you a hint: up, up, up and away. The higher the better this season, as designers from Altuzarra to Alexander Wang showed knee-high bondage style sandals on the runway for spring/summer and inspired a massive trend.

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One, Two…

Buckle my high-impact shoe. Or nineteen, twenty, as this season’s buckles seem never to end. Whether you opt for a pair of designer leather gladiator boot-style sandals, or go for a lower priced version to dip into this trend, you’re surely imagining outfit combos to make the most of your purchase. We’ve got you covered (above the knee!) with this Altuzarra inspired look.

Related: Choose A Budget-Friendly Bag To Boot

How To Wear Them

While we love the edgy combo of a sexy mini dress with knee high sandals in place of heels (total fashion statement), we’re also enamoured with this printed skirt/chambray top idea we snatched from Altuzarra. We say go for a shorter hemline, though, and this floral mini is a perfect pick for the Stuart Weitzman sandals seen here. Pair it all with a budget friendly top, pretty mint cross-body bag and bold neck piece.

Soots, or bandals, whatever you call them, they’re bold. What do you think of the sandal-boots trend?

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