A pair of pumps can easily elevate any ensemble — both physically and metaphorically. And when you’re getting that extra height, platform styles, in particular, can provide added stability and comfort. Of course, they don’t skimp on aesthetics, either. Some feature a peep toe and multiple straps for an eye-catching touch. Depending on what you wear them with, they can work for a variety of off-duty occasions, from weddings to brunch and more. To help you find your ideal pair, we’ve rounded up our favorite platform pumps, all heels worth adding to your wardrobe now.
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1. Dream Pairs Swan Platform Pumps
They come in a variety of different colors, so there are plenty of options to choose from.
Pros: The shoes feature a slightly padded insole to keep your feet comfortable if you plan to spend the night on your feet.
Cons: The ankle strap runs big.
2. Top Moda Pumps
These shoes feature a buckle closure that can easily be adjusted to perfectly fit your foot.
Pros: The heel is reasonably sturdy and the outsole is slip-resistant.
Cons: These run wide at the front of the shoe.
3. Jessica Simpson Women's Bansi Platform
T-straps keep your feet firmly in place, which helps keep you stable despite the towering heel height.
Pros: They’re finished in a sleek faux leather and feature a heel height of over 5 inches, giving a great boost of height. The shoe fits true to size.