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UPDATED—> Sandal Boots, the Wickedest Shoes, Ever!

Tis’ the season for sandal boots and there are a lot of contenders this summer.

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Photograph: Salvatore Fergammo  | Altuzarra embellished leather cage sandals $1357 (Net-a-porter.com) | Alexander Wang  | Tom Ford strappy buckeled sandal boot $2472 (Neiman Marcus)

However, hands down, the Tom Ford sandal boots are the wickedest shoes that I have ever seen. If I had $3,000 plus of disposable income, I would have purchased these heavenly creations too. The best part about these summer boots, is that they are perfect for 20-somethings, 30-somethings and 40-somethings. Yep, finally a trend 40-somethings can actually wear.  Both 40-something style icons Jennifer Lopez and Anna Dello Russo rocked these bad boys and they looked dope!

20-something Rihanna rocking nude Tom Ford sandal boots with shorts and a graphic print top. Image via Tom Ford (Facebook)
30-something looking model rocking gold Tom Ford sandal boots with a silver metallic beaded dress. Image via Tom Ford
40-something Jennifer Lopez rocking silver Tom Ford sandal boots in a short metallic dress. Image via Harpers Bazaar February 2013 issue

Affordable Alternatives

If these knee-high sandals are a “must have” to turn up your summer wardrobe and $3,000 plus is a stretch for your wallet, try these:

La Cage Gladiator Sandal from NastyGal.com
La Cage Gladiator Sandal $255 via NastyGal.com

La Cage Gladiator Sandal – Studded Black ($255) available on NastyGal.com


Breckelle Diva-22 studded knee-high open toe strappy gladiator sandal heels. ($69) available on Amazon.com

image via apairandaspare.com
image via apairandaspare.com

For DIY’ers, check out Geneva’s DIY Alexander Wang Inspired Gladiator Sandal via A Pair & a Spare.

XoXo, Natasha

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  9. perhaps on a good day, i could see myself working the Alexander Wang’s into my life! and as much as i love me some Ferragamo, i can’t be walking around drawing attention to my kneecaps like that! LOL!
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  10. the guy who makes my sandals did one of these two years ago!!!!

    • Andrea, thanks as always for stopping by and for leaving your comment. Well aren’t we lucky that we have a “guy who makes my sandals” person in your life. I think that’s totally awesome! By the way, what local guy? I remember that we visited a leather store in Montego Bay during my last trip… I can’t say for sure why these are so popular this year, but its a known fact that designers get their inspiration from “local” artisians. (-:

  11. YES…the Tom Ford’s are breathtaking and bankbreaking, but I would love to own them. I am going to watch for the Summer sale at Macy’s to see which one of these styles I can buy. Have you purchased yours already??

    • Hi Primus. Thanks for stopping by the blog and for leaving your comment. Oh how I wish! I think even if these go on sale they will still be over a thousand $$. Neiman Marcus is the only store that listed these online, by the way. Since these are super popular this year, I am hoping and waiting for the Jeffrey Campbell’s of the world to come out with their option. I will post an update when that happens. (-:

      • I looked in my local Macy’s yesterday and none of the items shown were there not even the “look likes”. BTW I am doing a feature this month on young & upcoming Jamaican Fashion designers. . .are you following my blog? I hope to see your comments.
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        • Hi Primus. All of the shoes shown here are available at NeimanMarcus.com. Here is a link to the Tom Ford ones http://bit.ly/19zk6WH. I know Nasty Gal also carries these. Here is a link to a few that are available on that site. These are $215.00 http://bit.ly/16BgpRt The studded ones are $255.00 I will update the blog and add the links to the Neiman Marcus site for the Tom Ford shoes just incase anyone else is looking for them. They are really expensive. My sister said she had some gladiator sandals made in Jamaica. I will ask her for the details. One Love. Natasha