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Shoe Insider: Naya ‘Palomi’ Sandal

Raise your hand if you’ve ever experienced the joy of finding a gladiator sandal that you knew you couldn’t live without? *Raises hand*

Ever since my black gladiator sandals died (the heel broke off), I’ve been on the hunt. Not only do I want cute, by I want comfy. You know that’s my favorite phrase.

That’s when shoe company Naya walked into my life and just in the nick of time. I was seriously ready to give up. Enter the Palomi Sandal ($129.95), in all its glory. I love the herringbone braid feature that runs down the front of the sandal. They have vegetable-tanned leather straps, a contoured footbed, an outsole containing 10-15% cork or rice husk, and an adjustable Velcro®-strap closure.

Photo after already wearing them a couple of times! LOL!
Photo after already wearing them a couple of times! LOL!

At first, I wasn’t sure I was going to like them. I’m so hesitant when choosing shoes over the internet. You don’t know how they’re going to fit. That’s the most stressful part, isn’t it? I’ve already worn these sandals a few times and have done quite a bit of walking in them and I have NO complaints yet. They’re comfortable, easy to put on, and chic! They run pretty true to size and I can’t wait to wear them more. I already know I’ll wear these out too! You can find them at Nordstrom in various colors and up to a size 12!


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