Laced Up: 11 Gladiator Sandals for Summer

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This season's sandals are really Roman, from Zara's casual-but-golden take on the low silhouette, to Stuart Weitzman's tall, studded version, to Jimmy Choo's warrior-ready stilettos. Click through the gallery ahead to see those styles, plus eight more pairs fit for a coliseum. Plus: Five strap-happy New Yorkers on why they love the look.

*This article originally appeared in the June 24, 2013 issue of New York Magazine.

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