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Welcome to another KCL Beauty Edit! I've really loved so many of the beauty and makeup products I tried last month. There is usually at least one dud in the bunch that I reluctantly have to give a bad review, but I have something good to say about each one of these products. A few of them I very highly recommend, so grab a cup of coffee and check it all out. If you have a question about any of the products mentioned, please leave it below in the comments section. And if you don't have time to read this, you can skip ahead and listen to my video review here while you work or whatever. Enjoy!


The new skincare line I tried last month was from LHB Natural Skincare, which included a facial wash and two different facial serums. I recently posted about LHB in an anti-aging skincare routine blog and video to show how I use each of these products. Of course I started with the facial wash, which I really loved. The LHB Coconut & Sea Clay Mineral Face Wash is great for any skin type…

How to Wear Knee-High Lace-Up Gladiator Sandals


The knee-high gladiator sandal, particularly the lace-up gladiator, is bigger than ever this summer, though styling this trend is still elusive to the average gal. If you're a newbie to the trend, stick with one of these silhouettes, and you can't go wrong. 


1. SHORT T-SHIRT DRESS

This is one of my favorite ways to style the trend. It shows off the legs and really highlights the sandals. This is a really cute summer date look. It's sexy and polished but still casual enough for daytime. Play it safe with a solid-colored dress or pair silver lace-up sandals with a geo-print dress. If you have brown gladiators, pair them with a crisp white button-down shirt dress.


2. FLARED MIDI SKIRT

It's important too pair tall gladiators with a skirt the is knee length or shorter in most cases, but this flared midi skirt hit just below the knee. The thin straps on these particular lace-up gladiators keep the outfit from looking too bottom-heavy. Paired with a sexy crop top, it's perfect for summer. It's a cool look for a summer cocktail party.


3. SHORT SHIFT DRESS

This is the same concept as the body-con T-shirt dress pictured above but in a more relaxed way. It's the perfect look for a weekend girls trip.


4. SHORT SHORTS

Whether you go with dressy shorts, cut-off denim, or a summer romper; short shorts look great with knee-high gladiators. The lace-up sandals like the ones featured in this post look best with a slightly dressy pair of shorts. Pair denim shorts with the classic knee-high gladiators or some cool fringed gladiators.


5. OPEN-FRONT MAXI

While you may not want to pair lace-up gladiators with a long maxi skirt, this is an exception to the rule. A hi-low or front-slit maxi is the perfect way to wear this trend on vacation.

Pictured Above:  Reformation JANE DRESS  //  Reformation LORELEI TWO PIECE in rouge  //  Reformation CALI DRESS  //  Reformation BAHAMA SHORT  //  Reformation WESTLAKE DRESS in Solitaire  //  All images via Reformation.


 

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  2. Quite dramatic style, says the guy who's glad he's a guy. :)

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  3. Really cool ways to wear the gladiator sandals, thanks for the inspiration!

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  4. Thanks for the ideas! I am short, I like to appear tall and I feel senuous in a heel. I wish to find a Knee-high Gladiator sandal with 2.5" to 3 inch heel. Most are flat or 4" high. Do you have any suggestions??

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