An interesting (and definitely modern) adaptation on gladiator sandals are those that extend to the knee. They are now for fashion, not function, and are a statement piece. Ankle gladiators are also popular.
Jeffrey Campbell Levluv Heel at Free People Clothing Boutique - Knee high suede lace-up wrap around heeled sandals. The best way to spice up date night with the perfect dress or just add some pizzazz to your everyday.