One Shoe, Five Ways: How To Wear Statement Platforms

If you’re looking for extra height, this season’s platforms have got it in spades. Designers embraced an extra-high heel heights and stacked soles, continuing the platform trend in new treatments such as metallic or suede.

Below are five different ways to wear platforms:

Bohemian Flair
Saint Laurent’s suede platform is a modern take on a 1970s classic. Go for boho with a floral maxi dress and rounded sunglasses.

saint laurent platforms
SAINT LAURENT plarforms, $895. Thierry Lasry sunglasses, Bottega Veneta ring, Chloe bag, Zimmermann dress.
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Weekend Wear
Let your wild side loose with Jimmy Choo’s leopard platform. Pair with denim and a striped shirt for a more casual look. 

jimmy choo leopard platforms
JIMMY CHOO platform, $1,250. Steve J & Yoni P jeans, Mulberry bag, Anndra Neen necklace, T by Alexander Wang shirt.
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Party Ready
Pierre Hardy’s platform with metallic accents is ready to hit the town. Pair with a lace minidress and silver accessories.

pierre hardy platforms
PIERRE HARDY platform, $1,035. Self Portrait dress, Stella McCartney bag, Pamela Love ring, Marc Jacobs earrings.
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Retro Appeal
Tabitha Simmons’ laser-cut platform is simple and sweet. For a retro aesthetic, wear with a gingham skirt and oval sunnies.

tabitha simmons platform
TABITHA SIMMONS platform, $845. Retrosuperfuture sunglasses, Preen by Thornton Bregazzi skirt, Rosetta Getty shirt, Marc Jacobs ring.
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Gala Statement
If you’re important enough to brace a red carpet, Gucci’s extra-high platforms are for you. Pair with a pink dress and emerald accessories.

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GUCCI platform, $990. Elie Saab dress, Eshvi earrings, Iosselliani ring, Jimmy Choo bag.
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For more “How To Wear” guides, see below:

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How To Wear Spring’s Pointy Flats

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