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From Vanessa Hudgens' Gladiator Sandals to Metal Bikinis

 - Jan 16, 2009
Whether your Greco-Roman style inspiration of choice is Angelina Jolie in ‘Alexander,’ Brad Pitt in ‘Gladiator’ or Vanessa Hudgens on the streets of Los Angeles, these ancient fashions have never been hotter. The rich history of ancient Greece and Rome has given rise to a number of modern innovations with their roots in antiquity.

Just Jared spotted Vanessa Hudgens wearing gladiator sandals during a recent outing in Los Angeles, and famous fashionistas have been seen in Greek goddess-style dresses at red carpet events season after season. Check out some of the other fashionable innovations inspired by ancient Greece and Rome below.