Monday, May 21, 2012

Kickers Review and Giveaway


I'm always excited to try out shoe brands that are new to me, so I was tickled when the lovely folks at Kickers contacted me about a collaboration. This company was launched in 1970 in France, and has had several surges in popularity since then, many of them spurred on by by celebrity fans. Today, they offer a fabulous selection of boots, shoes, and sandals for both men and women.

I was sent this pair of Lilou gladiator sandals to review and keep.*



Reasons I love these sandals:

  • They are red.
  • They are slightly iridescent.
  • They are fabulously comfortable.
  • They have decorative dangly bits.

This pair of gladiators doesn't have much in the way of arch support, though there is a very small heel and the sole is extremely flexible. The leather is supple and resilient, so the thin straps are quite flexible and never dig. They're a great casual, slightly boho option for summer wear.

I've got another pair of Kickers Lilou sandals to give away to one lucky Already Pretty reader! Here's what you've got to do to enter:
  1. Be a U.S. or Canadian resident.
  2. Visit Kickers to check out the gorgeous selection.
  3. Like Kickers on Facebook. You MUST do this to qualify for entry.
  4. Leave a comment on this post telling us if you'd pick the Lilous in red, black, or white if you won, and A VALID E-MAIL. Comments without a valid e-mail in the comment will be disqualified. (Best policy: note your e-mail like this: sally [at] alreadypretty [dot] com)
  5. Cross your fingers!
Enter by midnight CST on Sunday, May 27, 2012. I'll draw a winner at random the following day. This giveaway is open to U.S. and Canadian residents only.

 *CMP.ly/2

106 comments:

Lab geek said...

I love the red ones! I am a big fan of kickers.

Thanks for the giveaway :)

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Nicola said...

White! Totally summery.

I love the Whoswho shoes in red, though!

Jessiclaws said...

I'd pick red! So cute.

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Beth said...

I would choose red!

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Samantha said...

Oh my goodness! I live in gladiators during the summer, and my current pair is certainly not going to last another year ... in black, please!

I looooove the Diva style. Gorgeous.

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Bee said...

Thanks for the giveaway! I'd love a pair of white ones!

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Margaret said...

Those sandals are so much fun, I would have to get red!

L Joelle said...

I'd pick red. Likely swayed by how fabulous they look with your outfit. :)

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Silke said...

I would pick the Lilous in Red as well. Thank you for the giveaway.

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Anonymous said...

I'd pick red!

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Jackie said...

Definitely Red!

Wow, what great shoes!

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Anonymous said...

Love the red! iamdawn [at] gmail [dot] com

caitlin said...

Great sandals! I'd choose white, although all three colours look awesome.

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Devon said...

I liked them on facebook. I think red or black.

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Rebecca said...

I liked them, and I'd get the black.

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Megan Mae said...

They are fabulous. I'd definitely choose white because I have been looking for the perfect white sandal for years to no avail. These are stappy, flat, have a metal detail! Perfect.

I liked on facebook

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Kaelin said...

lilous in red of course!

Evelyn said...

I'm on the lookout for a go-to summer sandal in black. Evel8yn at gmail dot com.

Shannon said...

I had never heard of kickers. They're pretty great! Given the choice, I think I would like black.

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Anonymous said...

Black please. Never heard of then until now but the other styles on their FB page are great too. Vicky383 (at) Yahoo (dot) com

vulpicula said...

What fun sandals! I would take them in red.

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unmitigated me said...

I am longing for a pair of Red shoes, know what I mean? Love the look of these sandals...mwyatt@twmi.rr.com.

Olivia said...

Red! I need some more color on my feet these days. Great giveaway!

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Susan said...

I love the red so different! suelee1998@ gmail.com

Fashion Flirt said...

I love those shoes! They're super adorable... I'd love to wear them with a pair of white skinny jeans!

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Adria Clark said...

Red. No question. I love shoes in colors!! These are adorable.

Adria

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Anonymous said...

Black

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Kaki said...

Red. Most definitely red!

On a critical note, the website is...busy. I would have much preferred browsing static objects than that ever-flowing wave of shoes. That said, I'm now lusting after the Divas in green.

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Ania said...

I would pick the red ones as I totally need some color in my shoe wardrobe.

Anonymous said...

White would be perfect with summer dresses.

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Southern Girl said...

Red!!

They have some really cute kids shoes on the website, too.

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C'estChic! said...

Red Lilous would rock my feet! Thanks to you & Kickers for this contest, Sal. Also THRILLED that it's open to Canadians!

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Have a wonderful Tuesday!

Susannah said...

I love them in white!

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Beth S. said...

Who doesn't need a fabulous pair of red sandals? Red, red, red for me!

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Shana said...

Red, red, definitely red!

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Anonymous said...

I'd pick black, though it's hard for me to say no to the red ones!

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Jrose said...

I'd pick the red ones! Thanks for this giveaway.

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Margaret said...

Love the red but I'd probably go with black as my choice.

Margaret
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Emily said...

I was just thinking the other day I need new black sandals for this summer! These would be perfect.

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Kaitlin said...

I'd love these in black!
liked on facebook!

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Sheryl said...

Red please!

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Fiona said...

I would definitely go for red!

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EvaNadine said...

what fun and summery shoes! they have several pairs of sandals that i wouldnt mind if i found in my closet. ;)
i have liked them on FB, and if i win, i would totally choose the red for a little Kicker to my casual summer outfits!

Cléo said...

I cannot believe you made me like something on Facebook for a giveaway! And under my real name too... But I love Kickers. I had one pair as a kid which I loved, and its the one thing I put my "cool" money in as a very young adult going to live for a few months in the UK. I don't think there is any other shoe brand that I have any such attachment to.

ANYWAY. I'd love the red.

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Lisa said...

Either black, or red. My only reservation is that I have a wide foot. Besides that, they're interesting-looking!

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mccroryle said...

Gorgeous shoes! I heart the red.
Thanks for the giveaway!

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Kimberly R. said...

liked the facebook page.
I love it in the red.

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BnonB said...

Red for sure. Thank for the intro to a new brand for me. Your recommendations are always great! veronica dot combs at gmail dot com

ingrid said...

Why, the red pair for sure, I can never have too many red shoes, and I don't have any gladiator style shoes. There's a hole in my collection!

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rebecca said...

fun! i would go with the white!
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Anonymous said...

red!!!

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Megan Ruyle said...

Red, red, red please! Gorgeous.

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yuletidekoala said...

The red is gorgeous, but I'd have to go with the white.

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erin dorney said...

Love the red ones!

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SouthernBelle83 said...

This is such an awesome giveaway!
I love kickers!
If I'd win, I'll definitely choose the Lilous in red.

I "Liked" Kickers on Facebook -FB: Ella C. Parker

Fingers crossed!
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beautynapps said...

I would choose black. I have been looking for black sandals.

Meshell said...

I was missing your awesome giveaways :)

I absolutely love those kickers. I would rock a pair of white ones so hard. I have this beautiful skirt that is similar to your dress (but with purple and white hues). The kickers would also go well with my ceremony clothes :D

I liked kickers on facebook as well.

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Minneapolis Mom said...

Black! Thanks.

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Anonymous said...

Definitely the red! Those shoes are awesome!

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Mai-Huong said...

Red all the way! Especially if they're slightly iridescent :)

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becky said...

black! so pretty!
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Psuke said...

The red. I usually do black...but the Boho element just squeals for something more offbeat.

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Anonymous said...

Definitely red!
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Katharine said...

I love the white.
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Caly said...

Those red ones are totally rad with your outfit. But as a redhead who avoids wearing red like the plague, I would pick the white if I were to win!

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shannon said...

I'd totally go for them in red...so cute!

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Anonymous said...

The red for sure.
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Anonymous said...

I like the white sandals.

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Anonymous said...

I'd have to go with the black, just to be practical (black matches everything), but the red ones are so pretty :)

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tami said...

definitely the red ones!! they are so beautiful.


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Brianne said...

Definitely the red. I love red shoes. Been meaning to add another pair or two to my wardrobe.

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Anonymous said...

Those sandals are awesome, I'd want them in black and my email is carmenmcmanis [at] charter [dot] net

Anonymous said...

I Would love these fun sandals in red. cm3001[at]hotmail[dot]com

cpuls said...

Red!
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ismay said...

I would pick red too!

I like many of the colrful, strappy sandals with a walkable wedge.

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Anonymous said...

Black, please! Fingers are crossed! :)
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Jen said...

Love those red ones! This year I've been adding more and more red shoes to my shoe wardrobe and have found them amazingly versatlie. These would be a great addition to my summer shoes!

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Flora said...

What cute shoes! I love them in white!

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Reva said...

lOVE THE BLUE GALDIATORS!!!
I love em'!
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Reva said...

PS-small R in reva ;)

Rachael said...

Those are great! I think I'd go with white. I have no white shoes and I've been feeling a gap.

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Cindy said...

I like Kickers on Facebook and would choose the Lilous in red. Thank you so much for offering such a generous giveaway!

Facebook: Cindy A.

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Tina Barker said...

I Like Kickers on FB as Tina Renee Barker
I would choose the Lilous in black! Thanks!

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Britta Kallevang said...

I love the black ones!

M said...

I would totally go for the red!

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Scribbler said...

I'd pick red. Such a great colour!!

Seema said...

I would choose black, I love the red but with my limited wardrobe I need something that could look good with anything!
Thanks!

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Ruth said...

Red! :)

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Correction

Monika said...

Red, of course!

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Amy Mendoza said...

I liked Kickers on FB
I would love them in RED
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Elisabeth said...

I would love to have the them in black! :) I also liked their FB page.

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Hannah said...

I love them in white! I've been looking for a fun pair of sandals for this summer.
I liked them on Facebook.
Thanks for the giveaway!

Nadia said...

i would love them in red - that would be a fun variation for me, i usually wear brown or black sandals.

i liked them on facebook!

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Amanda said...

I would love these sandals in white!

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Alexus1325 said...

Woah, those ARE nice! I'd take them in off-white, though red sure is tempting! Some of the other sandals on the Kickers site are also pretty drool-worthy. Wonder if they make boots in winter...

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Crystal said...

I think I'd have to go with black! Or white! Wait, no black. Yes.

And I like them on FB (Crystal W)
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Anonymous said...

I like them on FB. The red shoes are super cute.

Jen
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brunette said...

RED RED RED!
I'm convinced that a lady cannot have too many red shoes!
And, a pair of gladiator sandals would be lovely!

liked on FB

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Kim said...

I was going to default to red, but the white just looks so cute for my summer skirts and even for walking to work?

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Angel said...

Although any of the 3 would be loved , I suppose White in a us size 5( lol) would be my perfect fit :) <3
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