Make Your Own Gladiator Sandals With This Easy Step By Step Procedure

DIY Gladiator Sandal


DIY Gladiator Sandal

Gladiator sandals have been around for a long time, and they remain a classic fashion item.

There are various patterns and styles of gladiator sandals. There are quality ones that are a bit pricey, however, you can still have gladiator sandals that look super cute yet are very cheap and easy to make.

Necessity, they say, is the mother of invention. It’s all about being settled and tapping into the various resources around you.

Here’s a DIY gladiator sandal you can try this weekend.

Materials Needed


  • Flat Leather Slippers
  • Chiffon Scarf
  • Scissors


Step 1

Ensure that the scarf you want to use is good quality as that is key to the success of the gladiator sandal. It is important that the scarf is oblong and lightweight.

Then use your scissors to cut the scarf into equal halves so that you have two long pieces of fabric.

Step 2

DIY Gladiator Sandal

Fold the scarf and slide it under the “V” of the flip flop, place the loose ends of the straps through the loop and pull tight, then equally slide the knot to the bottom of the “V” and separate the two fabric straps

Step 3

DIY Gladiator Sandal


Once you are done with stage 2, wrap the fabric straps around the “V” of the flip-flops. There are many styles to wrap the ankle straps and you can wrap it whichever way suits you but ensure it comes out beautiful.

Now you have your finished gladiator sandal.
DIY Gladiator Sandal
Remember that the scarf should be considerably long, depending on how long you want your gladiator lace to be so that you have enough to tie around your leg.
You can pair this gladiator sandal with your casual outfits, e.g off-shoulder dresses, crop tops, short skirts, etc.