i've seen these gorgeous specimens all over the place lately (the charming camille of childhood flames has them in black), and granted they're so perfect i sometimes dream about them.
however, while drooling over them online, i discovered that nine west has many other ways to fulfill my strappy, be-buckled, gladiatrix fantasies:
these beauties , which the lovely jesicola of ropa vieja gives her full endorsement, which is more than enough for me
and also these
and some of them are even on sale....