9 Chic Gladiator Sandals on Amazon — Starting at Just $24

Gladiator sandals are a perennial favorite, but many find the shoes to be unflattering. With flat shoes and straps that wrap around the foot — and sometimes up to the leg — gladiator sandals can make your feet look bigger and your legs look shorter. Thus, it’s important to consider your height when choosing a pair of shoes.

Picking the right pair for your body type: If you’re on the shorter side or have thicker calves, try to find a pair of gladiator sandals with ankle straps, or go for a pair with shorter, thinner straps. Stay away from wide-strapped shoes, and consider purchasing heeled sandals if you feel comfortable walking in a higher shoe. Women with long legs and thin calves may want to try mid-calf or knee-high styles, which make a bigger statement.

How to style your gladiators: Gladiator sandals work great with summery dresses, and a heeled pair can be the perfect choice for taking your sundress from day to night. Ankle-strap gladiators can be fun alternatives to flip-flops or other casual sandals, and they team well with a wide variety of warm weather looks, from a maxi dress to boyfriend jeans and a T-shirt. Avoid wearing your sandals over pants.

While summer sandals can often be expensive, Amazon has a slew of reasonably priced gladiators on the cheap. Shop nine of our favorites here, with prices starting at just $24.

Onlymaker Women’s Gladiator Sandals

With a sensual 4.7-inch stiletto heel, these shoes are meant for a night out. The heels feature thin straps, which makes them flattering on a wide range of body types.

Onlymaker Women's Gladiator Sandals
Onlymaker women’s gladiator sandals.
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Steve Madden Women’s Delmar Sandals

These adorable Steve Madden sandals feature a flat sole with chunky black straps and a suede-like upper.

Steve Madden, delmar sandals
Steve Madden women’s Delmar sandals.
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Dr. Martens Women’s Adaira Sandal

Made of cowhide and full-grain leather, these Dr. Martens sandals have a ridged outsole similar to the brand’s famous work boots.

Dr. Martens women's Adaira sandals.
Dr. Martens women’s Adaira sandals.
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Dream Pairs Women’s Open-Toe Sandals

For just $24, grab these Dream Pairs sandals, which come in shades like gold, red and white. They feature an easy to walk in 1-inch heel.

Dream Pairs, gladiator sandals
Dream Pairs women’s gladiator sandals.
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Fergalicious Women’s Zaille Gladiator Sandals

With braided detailing and a flat sole, these Feraglicious sandals are visually interesting and designed with comfort in mind.

Fergalicious women's Zaille sandals
Fergalicious women’s Zaille sandals.
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Sam Edelman Women’s Gilda Flat Sandals

Coming in a range of colors and materials, these Sam Edelman sandals provide a fashion-forward update to a classic gladiator silhouette.

Sam Edelman women's Gilda sandals.
Sam Edelman women’s Gilda sandals.
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Vince Camuto Women’s Shandon Wedge Sandal

These embellished Vince Camuto sandals feature lace-up detailing and straps going up to the halfway up the calf.

Vince Camuto
Vince Camuto Shandon sandals.
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Rockport Women’s Briah Gladiator Sandal

These wedge sandals are more comfortable than the typical heel, with a memory foam insole.

Rockport women's Briah gladiator.
Rockport women’s Briah gladiator.
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Chinese Laundry Women’s Monroe Heeled Sandal

With a low block heel, these sandals are perfect for wearing to work or for a summer night.

Chinese Laundry Monroe heeled sandals
Chinese Laundry Monroe heeled sandals.
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