Monday, May 05, 2008

have you got your gladiator sandal?

must-have shoes for the summer! i havent got mine yet! you can see them all over on the s/s runway, from balenciaga to chanel to givenchy, check it out! however gladiator sandal is nothing new. its a trend roll-over, which is when a trend from the previous year (same season) 'rolls over' to the next year (same season). i did some research and its been rolling over since 2005. or maybe even 2000 when russell crowe started wearing them! i guess this year is more about getting up to knee length. i was actually looking around for a nice pair to go with the 08APR E tube dresses, but i didnt have enough time and i had to leave for singapore. now that i am back in hk, i shall continue my search! all photos from
those who already got something similar, you can match it with APR E tube dresses and look totally cool! or with your denim shorts and a loose flowy top!
p.s. remember when you were a kid, do you have a pair of gladiator sandals from bata? hahaha i vividly remember my brown one. its funny i think almost every kid owns at least a pair! cute.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi Suyin...

I got mine from H&M at Hongkong! Its very comfy, and it only cost $249HGD... :)

P.S. I am from spore... I was in HK for holidays, during mid march this yr. Hope there are remaining stocks. :D


May 05, 2008 4:57 PM  
Blogger Evil Zin said...

OH YEAH!!! Even the guys are into this trend in London (all thanks to Balenciaga where I got mine hehe)!!! Can't wear them out without being stopped! Oh the next big thing? High waisted super baggy pleated and tapered trousers!?

Evil Zin wearing them now with cargos and stripey shirt!

May 05, 2008 6:29 PM  
Anonymous jo said...

you can try finding them online... i got my pair from, which is pretty cheap and good :D about 60SGD with shipping and all? ineedmore haha

May 05, 2008 9:20 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

i loveeeeee gladiators! but too bad i can't get them in my size coz i m a small size 4.. mayb kyurii can bring in some shoes as well? hehe!
li zhen

May 05, 2008 9:57 PM  
Blogger Suyin @ Kyurii said...

thanks guys for your comments! will check them out! oh i have to squeeze some time out to go shopping!

May 06, 2008 3:25 PM  
Anonymous ellen said...

ebay has some really fanatical ones. =D i love gladiators but i'm too short for them. ESP since i love the really high ones! haha i hope u have great luck in looking for them and post them on your blog soon. it will be inspiring to see what you pair them with.

May 06, 2008 11:50 PM  
Blogger Geraldine said...

Hoping that you guys can bring in some pretty gladiator sandals... I love those that are calf length high!
But its so hard to find :(

May 07, 2008 12:22 AM  
Blogger Suyin @ Kyurii said...

hi ellen, yes thats the problem with the knee length ones, i am also short. have to match with a really short dress or short skirt, to elongate the legs. hehe. i hope i can find one which is about shin length! : )

May 07, 2008 4:26 PM  
Blogger Suyin @ Kyurii said...

hi geradline, i also love those calf length one! but yes, quite hard to find one which is cool in style and price. hehe. keep on looking!

May 07, 2008 4:27 PM  

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