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Kim Kardashian just brought gladiators back to Rome and no, we’re not talking about the Colosseum warriors.
In Kardashian’s latest look from her summer vacation to Eternal City this week, she took the ankle-length sandal to new heights with a wrap-around knee-length strap. The pair also featured a nude heeled sole with minimalist glitter sliding straps. The media personality wore the shoes that made the statement with a white miniskirt and one-shoulder sleeveless top, as well as a high, sleek ponytail for added volume, while posing in the Spanish Steps.
The ankle tie is one of the most popular sandal styles this summer, thanks to its strong support and sleek silhouette. Kardashian made style her choice in Rome, sporting similar models in neutral tones from Yeezy, Manolo Blahnik and DSquared2. While her pair from last night technically didn’t feature ties, she also supported her heels with wrap-around straps.
This isn’t the first bold styling choice that the founder of KKW Fragrance has made since arriving in Rome. Throughout the week, she donned a range of stylish, monochrome outfits from Miamoun Amarre, Clio Peppiatt and Bevza, as well as vintage sets from Christian Dior, John Galliano and Dolce & Gabbana. The vintage shoes of Manolo Blahnik and Prada also appeared in his unusual looks.
The former “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” star has a long list of daring outfits to her credit, from sheer leggings to mesh dresses. The shoes and clothing from her ex-husband Kanye West’s Yeezy collections are one of Kardashian’s staples. These pieces are often paired with monochrome outfits or complementary to a dizzying array of top brands, including Balmain, Balenciaga, Maison Margiela and Mugler, among others.
Aside from her status as a fashion icon, Kardashian has a range of stylish projects under her belt. The media personality was previously the main star for 20 seasons of the hit reality show “Keeping Up With the Kardashians”. She is also the creator and founder of many brands; most recently, she launched her shapewear line Skims in 2019. Kardashian also founded her makeup and perfume brands, called KKW Beauty and KKW Fragrance, respectively, in 2017. Previously, the mogul operated clothing and accessories store Dash with her sisters Kourtney and Khloe, and was a stylist for Paris Hilton.
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Browse the gallery for other Kim Kardashian’s more daring style moments over the years.