These cagy lace-ups tend to make your gams look longer and leaner. Gladiators on the other hand, are only wearable by featherweight goddesses who tower above us mere mortals. Our favorite of all the lace-ups is a version by Isabel Marant. It's the perfect mixture of naughty and nice.
There are lots of other great styles, click through the lookbook above to see more than 15 great lace-up options ranging in price from $200 to over $1200.