platform shoes

Do Not Want: Mega Platforms

These leather peep-toe oxfords boast a 5.5 inch platform, which I’m pretty sure qualifies them as a circus prop instead of a shoe. Standing perfectly still they’re kinda cute, I…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | March 25, 2012 - 8:00 am

Meet Some Very Dedicated Followers Of Platform Shoe Fashion

In this vintage video from the 1970s, a bunch of average Brits were asked for their take on the burgeoning platform shoe trend that was sweeping the streets of London.

Julie Gerstein | March 24, 2012 - 8:00 am

An Open Letter To Platform Shoes

Dear Platform Shoes,

I have an issue that I need to resolve with you, but I want to do it in a sensitive and productive way so I’m going…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | July 26, 2011 - 11:40 am

Would You Wear: Bright Blue Walter Steiger Platforms?

These clown car Walter Steiger platforms will add an extra 4.5 inches to your height, but on the flip side, they may make you look like a circus freak. If…

Julie Gerstein | April 4, 2011 - 5:20 pm

The Higher The Platform Shoe, The Closer To God

It turns out women have always submitted their feet to extreme fashion. This is a picture of a woman in Damascas, Syria, in 1873. Notice anything weird about her outfit?

Julie Gerstein | September 13, 2010 - 2:40 pm

Platform Shoes Can Seriously Eff You Up

OK, ladies, I’m going as crazy for platform shoes right now as the next fashion-obsessed lady, but I will state for the record that I’m a heel wimp. When it…

Erin Flaherty | February 8, 2010 - 7:20 pm

Guo Pei Makes Platforms For The Modern Geisha Girl

Trend de la Creme points us to these totally bonkers geisha girl platforms created by Chinese fashion designer Guo Pei. The Beijing-based couturier is known for her style nods to…

Susannah Breslin | January 21, 2010 - 2:40 pm