Katie Holmes Pairs Gladiator Sandals With Evening Gown for Global Citizen Festival

Summer is officially in the books, but Katie Holmes is keeping one of the season’s trends alive — the gladiator sandal.

Holmes wore a floral embroidered evening dress from Chloé ($3,150 on the designer’s website) as she hit the streets of New York en route to the Global Citizen Festival Sept. 28.

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Katie Holmes in a Chloé dress with gladiator sandals in New York Sept. 28.
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A close-up look at Katie Holmes’ gladiator sandals.
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For footwear, the 40-year-old actress chose a pair of strappy gladiator sandals with a buckled ankle strap. The open-toed silhouette was perfect for showing off her midnight blue toenail polish. Dubbed the Lyda, the shoes were by Giuseppe Zanotti.

Characterized by wide criss-cross straps, the gladiator dates back to ancient times — when Greek and Roman warriors would suit up in the style for battle. Although the shoe comes in a variety of heights, an ankle-length silhouette like Holmes’ is ideal for women on the shorter side or with thicker calves who want to test out gladiators.

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Katie Holmes en route to the Global Citizen Festival in New York on Sept. 28.
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While Holmes went for summery sandals yesterday, she opted for transitional footwear — pointy-toe, crystal-covered Manolo Blahnik pumps — at the premiere of “The Irishman” on Friday night at the New York Film Festival. She teamed the eye-catching shoes with a pussy-bow blouse and lacy skirt, both by Marc Jacobs.

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Katie Holmes at the “The Irishman” film premiere, Sept. 27 during the New York Film Festival.
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In general, the “Dawson’s Creek” alum is willing to experiment when it comes to her wardrobe. Footwear favorites include Christian Louboutin big-toe mules, Gianvito Rossi high-heeled thong sandals and Ugg shearling boots.

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