Last Updated on February 15, 2022
Did you think we’d be wearing slippers forever? Well I’ve got some news for you: platforms are back.
Fashion should be about having fun, so don’t waste time with practical shoe choices.
Only joking. You need to be able to walk in your shoes, but there’s no harm in wearing comfy shoes that also look incredible.
That’s the beauty of platforms. Whether you opt for strappy Mary-Janes or simple heels, they’re surprisingly easy on your feet.
It’s no coincidence that one of the biggest and most dramatic shoe trends for the year is actually pretty comfy.
“I feel like the platform, because it is more comfortable, is a great alternative.
“Right now, it’s platform everything. The higher, the chunkier, the better.”
Versace introduced their now famous Medusa Aevitas platforms in their AW21 show, with models stomping down the runway with coloured tights and matching sky-high satin platforms, while designers Molly Goddard and Moschino debuted their own iterations for the season too.
Meanwhile platform Mary-Janes from Musier Paris and Nodaleto have grown a cult following, with fashion girls falling for their girly yet tough appeal.
I’ve fallen hard too and I’ve been looking for the best platform heels all day (don’t tell my boss).
Here are the pairs I’ve saved.
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Shop platform shoes
Busy Colorblock Evergreen, £154, Alohas – buy now
Escarpins Babies, £160, Musier Paris – buy now
Bulla Babies Patent-leather Mary Jane Pumps, £640, Nodaleto – buy now
Priority Platform High Heeled Shoes in black, £38, ASOS DESIGN – buy now
Satin Strappy Platform Flared Block Heels, now £36, Nasty Gal – buy now
High-Heel Platform Shoes, £69.99, Zara – buy now
Croc Mary Jane Shoe, £63.20, Warehouse – buy now
Patent Faux Leather Flare Heel Mary Jane Shoes, now £48, Nasty Gal – buy now
Fara Two Part Platform Shoes in Blue, £49, Topshop – buy now
Pluto Platform Heeled Shoes in black, £42, ASOS DESIGN – buy now
Medusa Aevitas Platform Pumps, £1,050, Versace – buy now