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GLADIATOR SHOE IN CHOCOLATE SIDE
GLADIATOR SHOE IN CHOCOLATE SIDE
GLADIATOR SHOE IN CHOCOLATE OVERHEAD
GLADIATOR SHOE IN CHOCOLATE HEELS
GLADIATOR SHOE IN CHOCOLATE SOLE
gladiator shoe on model sitting on rustic metal steps wearing cuffed khaki pants

The Gladiator Shoe in Chocolate

45 reviews
$295

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Description

Elevate your dress shoe game with The Gladiator. These shoes are unlike anything in your closet. The western broguing and unique textiles are what makes these stand out from an ordinary dress shoe. Be prepared for compliments.

Product Details
Full-grain, Chocolate Leather
Brown Leather and split Suede Upper Accent
Standard D Width
Goodyear Welt Construction
Handmade by Artisans in Spain

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4.9 Based on 45 Reviews
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KM
07/30/2021
Keith M.
United States United States
Wife got them for me in Black. I got them in chocolate

Now I have all my bases covered. These are gorgeous and have the feel of a modern classic with the simple yet bold modern styling. The fit and quality are excellent.

MH
07/23/2021
Miguel H.
United States United States
My girlfriend's favorite shoe!

I've been getting ads for some very beautiful, unique pairs of Taft shoes for a while now, but have mostly been holding off as my shoe collection is already comprised mostly of other brands $400+ Goodyear Welted shoes and boots. However, once I saw the Gladiator shoe with the suede accent AND that it was goodyear-welted (as opposed to blake stitched), I knew it was finally time to give this brand a try and I'm super grateful I did! I was happy to see the shoe looked just as beautiful in real life as it did in all of the instagram pictures; the full-grain leather is smooth and supple and the suede is very rich. I was also a fan of the combination leather/rubber heel and sole; as I stated in the title, just one look at these and they instantly became my girlfriend's favorites! I did have to size down quite a bit to get the right fit, however customer service and the returns process were super simple and convenient. I'm officially a believer in Taft shoes, and have even picked up 2 of their blake-stitched boots after purchasing these Gladiators! Amazing work this company is doing.

TAFT The Gladiator Shoe in Chocolate Review
J
06/29/2021
Javier
United States United States
Amazing shoe

Normally wear a size 10 in almost everything but went by what I saw on the reviews and went a size down. The shoe fits perfectly after I redid the laces. They do have a breaking in period so don’t plan on wearing these all day the first time you put them on. Wore these for a wedding and got plenty of compliments on the unique design. These are my first pair of Taft shoes but definitely won’t be the last

MG
06/25/2021
Matthew G.
United States United States
Stylish, Unique, Solid Quality

Nothing like Taft shoes. Ridiculously stylish. Really comfortable for dress shoes. Expensive, but worth it. Highly recommend.

JC
06/20/2021
Jeremy C.
United States United States
My favorite dress shoe by far!

This is hands down my favorite dress shoe. The fit is perfect as always being that I own about ten pair of Taft shoes. Great quality and with the chocolate stripe it adds a pop to my outfit. Love them!!!!!

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How To Measure

For fail proof measure please take the time to measure your foot.
  1. Put a piece of paper on the ground next to a wall
  2. Standing firmly on the piece of paper with your heel slightly touching the wall, mark the paper where your foot is the longest (most likely at the tip of your big toe)
  3. With a ruler, measure the distance from the wall to the mark on the paper (indicating the longest part of your foot)
  4. Take that measurement and match it with a measurement in the “Inches” column in the size chart.
    • Wear socks when measuring your feet
    • Measure your feet at the end of the day, as your feet tend to expand throughout the day
    • Measure both of your feet, as one may be bigger than the other

Sizing Guide

All Taft shoes are designed to match standard US dress shoe sizes. However, to ensure the perfect fit, please make sure:
size d
All our shoes are standard D width. If you have wide feet, please select next size up.
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