If you’re looking for a way to elevate your shoe game (both metaphorically and literally), platforms sneakers are the way to go. To alleviate the hassle of shopping for the right pair, we’ve compiled some of our favorite rhinestone platform sneakers on the market. These styles feature layered glittering designs for a high glam look on top of the added height — without the potential of arch pain with sky-high stilettos. Whether you style these sneakers with denim and a sweater or cutoffs and a bodysuit, they’re sure to be a hit.
1. Skechers Double Up Sneakers
Skechers’ sneakers have a faux suede upper with a 1.5-inch platform.
Pros: These easy-to-wear sneakers feature a cluster of small rhinestones layered on the tongue of the shoe, matched to metallic detailing on the heel for more subtle shimmering effects. They also have the brand’s Air Cooled Memory Foam insole for a cushioned and breathable feel.
Cons: These run large.
2. Carlos by Carlos Santana Stella Sneakers
These slip-on style sneakers decorate the front panel of the shoe with dark rhinestones for a mixed material look that can go from a more casual to a fancier setting.
Pros: Faux suede adorns the heel. The shoe are set atop a 1.5-inch platform.
Cons: These run small.
3. Mackin J Platform Sneakers
Mackin J makes its sneakers with perforated faux leather and a 2.5-inch platform.
Pros: Boost your height and look stylish with Mackin J’s lace-up sneakers, featuring rhinestones along the platform and color-coordinated stripes for added fun.
Cons: These shoes may run long.
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