Larisa Costea: Gladiator Sandals for the Summer

Summer is right on its very peak and getting dressed in summer starts from the feet up. Gladiator sandals are other fashionable and practical footwear choices perfect for a summer look. Whether you’re capturing the sunshine, exploring the city streets, or dancing till morning, you can wear them with dresses to shorts in order to vamp your style. For those lucky enough to have fun with some sunshine, let’s have some serious inspiration for your stylish feet.

Born in Bucharest, Romania, Larisa Costea is the style blogger behind the fashion blog, The Mysterious Girl. Apart from being a blogger and a writer, Larisa has also started her own clothing line, branded Hush Hush. And, in her leisure time, she loves to dabble with modeling and acting. Her chic and carefree style tends to be mysterious by styling her gladiators in very different ways, from jeans shorts to maxi dresses. Gladiator sandals can look both laid-back and dressy depending on what are you going to wear with them. So, let’s have a look how Larisa matched her gladiator sandals to create stunning outfits.

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Most gladiator sandals are flexible and is fine with either basic or stylish dresses, mini or maxi. You may try channeling the Roman feel by wearing your gladiators with a long tunic dress or maxi-style halter dress. Grecian gown wraps are also a perfect match to carry on the “ancient” theme. Plain brown, short gladiators would go really good with a white dress. Also, lace and sheer dresses look great with knee high gladiator sandals as they add a cool and casual feel to the outfit. As for printed and vibrant dresses, make certain the color of sandals is solid-colored and the style is simple for a balanced look. Nevertheless, if you want to make a bolder style impact, get a pair of sandals in one of the colors in the print, or in a color that complements the colors in the print.

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Not only gladiator sandals will look fabulous with dresses. These sandals will also look great with jeans and trousers that fit close to the ankle. For a dressy look, wear a stylish shirt and cardigan, or pick a colorful shirt and layers for a fashionable outfit. For a fashionable work outfit, select a pair of gladiators with heels. For an effortless laid-back look, grab a pair of leather trousers and show off your gladiator sandals. And, if you desire to look slim and tall, you can mix the colors of your sandals, hosiery, and trousers in skin tones or neutral shades.

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Be gorgeous in the city look. Gladiator sandals look great with shorts and skirts. Shorts such as denim shorts, bermuda shorts, and printed shorts look edgy with gladiators. Turn up your denim shorts with brown or black knee-high gladiator sandals and style it up with the basic T-shirt and classy gold necklace and bracelets. Mid-calf or knee-high gladiators look much better with shorts or miniskirts while ankle-high gladiators are seamless with outfits in any length. Your denim skirt with a pair of gladiators gives the 70s-preppy-meets-boho feel. Look fashionable with flats or cool with high-heeled gladiator sandals.

Spice up your fashion style with gladiators and surprise everyone with your cool and stunning outfits this summer!

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