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Gladiator Sandals: Shoe Comeback of the Year

Gladiator Sandals parade at the final of the Chloé show.
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2015 will be back! The Roman sandal is back

Two straps, three or thirty? No matter, in the trend record counts only: Gladiatorensandalen are back! The oldest footwear in the world is experiencing a renaissance in 2015. Who cares, how to wear them and where to buy the sandals.

The designers will make you a tempting offer in the spring / summer 2015 season: How about a young Roman as a lover? For Roman strappy or gladiator sandals are announced as in years no longer. Labels such as Valentino, Chloé, Isabel Marant, Erdem, Rodarte, Dsquared, Alexander McQueen or "Untitled", they all rely on high-laced footwear in their new collections.

Left: Black gladiator sandals are laced over the pants at Rodarte. Right: The label "Untitled" turns the Roman sandal feminine with stiletto heel and delicate ribbons.

And as soon as the catwalk is tied again, gladiator sandals split fashion fans into two separate stores of taste: Modists love them, all others are at a loss. How do you wear them? To mini skirts. Are they beautiful? Only on narrow shackles. And if I do not have them? Then you take a sandal with a high heel. End of the discussion.

Because the great thing about the new sandals is that they go with everything: dresses, skirts, boyfriend jeans, shorts ... by the way, flattering clothes are especially pretty. Hach, what do we want for summer! For even more anticipation, the first gladiator sandals that have already arrived in the stores. Here: Our top 3 and many other strappy sandals for after-shopping.

Light brown, flat Roman sandals in leather look of Glamorous on www.asos.de, about 30 euros.

High leather gladiator sandal in brown gray from Zara, about 100 euros.

The luxury version: leather sandals "Amy" with ankle straps by Étoile Isabel Marant on www.net-a-porter.com, about 290 euros.

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