December 20, 2010

Shoeaholic

I just received an amazing Christmas present yesterday: a pair of Aldo Giombetti gladiator sandals.  Technically, it's not really a present because it's actually a hand-me-down from my friend, but she has only worn it once, and the shoe is in pristine condition.
I also received a pair of gold Tory Burch flip-flops, in somewhat less of a pristine condition, but still only worn a couple of times:
As much as I'm ecstatic to own a bit of Tory Burch, the gladiator sandals really steal the show.  I've always wanted a pair of gladiator sandals, but I didn't want to spend a lot of money on such a trendy style.  The sandals are not made from real leather, but that's not really a problem in this case.  And I'm so glad that there's a slight wedge on the sandals, because I love having a bit of a heel on all my shoes, even my flats.  I can't wait until Spring comes so that I can finally wear them out!  Whoever said you can never have too many shoes is a genius.

Image Source: Aldo, Tory Burch

26 comments:

  1. The last sentence is the most expressive "fashion-slogan": I can understand that you descirbe him/her as a genius....Anyone needs a new pair of shoes almost every day...so really true statement.

    Btw, I don't liek the first sandals are a bit heavy and I don't know too much "Gladiator style" so I don't like them a lot. But the Burch sandal is really interesting....especially the heel!!

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  2. Thank you for dropping by our blog! Lucky you getting an early christmas present, love the sandals!!

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  3. ooh LOVE these sandals! wish i could wear them right now...too cold in new jersey! i love tory burch

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  4. I like the first one. Really beautiful.

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  5. Torture!! You'll have to wear those around the house! I'm like you, flats are too flat!
    Cupcake

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  6. Wow!!! You are one lucky duck!! My favorites are probably the Tory Burch sandals, as I'm not a huge fan of gladiators, although I like the style of those ones! http://thearcenciel.blogspot.com/

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  7. My wife definitely agrees on a girl cannot have too many shoes, I had to modify the biggest cupboard to house her shoes. She also likes a high(est) heel, and likes a bit of a heel even on her flats. Some women are so alike... :)

    Thanks for your welcome comment on wearing fishnets, I tend to agree with you.

    Have a lovely day.
    Colin.

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  8. those gladiators are sssoooo gorgeous! love the little wedge :) what great hand me downs!

    xoxo

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  9. Hey! Thanks for your lovely comment on my blog!

    Your blog is awesome! I am following it and I hope you will follow mine too!

    xoxo,
    MissAnnnn

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  10. Those gladiator sandals are amazing!

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  11. The gladiator sandals are gorgeous. The slight wedge is a nice detail.

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  12. I'm crazy about Gladiator style sandals! It will always be trendy for summer/spring season. They're beautiful gifts and shoes can be never enough in your closet! xoxoxoxo

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  13. great sandals! love the gladiatorlook!

    xxx

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  14. Loves it! Gladiators rock. Cool gift to get. XOXO

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  15. too bad its winter and sandals are not something comfy for this time of the year :( -the only reason i dislike snow and below zero temps

    but i would love to have them in my wardrobe, you got a perfect gift there :D

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  16. Ah! Those gladiotors are gorgeous...and I'm quite jealous. I'd count them a gift too! They would look great with a flirty floral skirt, floaty top, and vest...

    Thanks for commenting on my blog...I'm your newest follower and eager to see more :)

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  17. @E and Dahl: I know what you mean. I have seen more badly designed gladiators than good ones. But these, although at first I thought they might be too much, actually look quite sleek on the foot.

    @Cupcake: That is exactly what I'm tempted to do! I love the way the sandals feel on the foot. Hurry up Spring!

    @sexylegsandbody: Nice to hear your wife is the same! Heels, even if just slight, make women feel more confident...at least that's how I see it. And besides, I love the sound of a good heel on the sidewalk.

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  18. I agree...the gladiators definitely take the cake!

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  19. Those flip flops are fabulous! They are so glamorous and elegant. I love them!

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  20. love the gladiators sandals!

    now i´m following you, love your blog.

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  21. thanks for your sweet comment!!
    i am following you!

    xx

    fashionbit

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  22. Oh my word! WANT those shoes and I want warm weather!!

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  23. love the sandals. I can see why you can't wait to wear them. i would too

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  24. Love love love the gladiator sandals! I have a very similar pair that I bought last summer and I wore them to death.

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  25. I too love gladiator sandals - I just love that particular look/style. I have a similar pair like your Aldo Giombetti gladiator sandals, which are my absolute favourite!

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