Platforms – the shoe trend that Paris Hilton loves and Manolo Blahnik hates!

platform high heels

If you want to get *really* high on heels then there’s a simple answer: platforms! Combined with a high heel, a platform can add many inches of height but without the pain from a really high spike stiletto. The key to these awesome leather ankle-strap stilettos is indeed in the platform. While the heel is 7.9 … Read more

Stepping Out

If your must have list for shoes includes a super high platform, skinny heel and ideally, a splash of animal print, these instant classics may just have found their way into your heart. New in from cult online brand Missguided, these street style beauties have Friday night dancing and Saturday night partying written all over … Read more

It’s a Leopard Thing

If there’s one thing every Friday and Saturday night outfit needs, it’s a healthy dose of animal magic. In brown leopard print pony skin, these caramel-toned, pointy toe platforms are pretty and practical – in other words easily a weekend essential. While the statement print will add an eye-catching element to any disco ready ensemble, … Read more

A New Take On Sports Chic

Sporty chic hits the style radar just once every few years and with a more laid back, grungy aesthetic now in vogue, there’s never been a better time to try on the trend. These chunky sole platforms just in at Topshop are the perfect starting point with an easy-on-the-feet 4 inch heel and super sturdy, … Read more

Hey, Stud

Cult shoe designer Jeffrey Campbell is known for his fierce styles and super high heels. These studded Cheetah shadow platform ankle boots take that reputation to a whole new level. The epitome of fierce urban cool, the suede silver stud booties sit atop at towering 14.5cm heel and 6.5cm platform. Decked all over with silver … Read more

Buckle Up

If extreme platforms don’t yet have a guaranteed place in your closet, the sassy Harrieta may just have you rushing to clear a space for a few new additions. Fresh in this week at Missguided, the Harrieta double buckle makes an instant impression with a choice of two statement colors. Pick from luscious lime or … Read more

Sassy Sling Back Platforms

There is something very retro cool about a stacked wooden heel, harking back to the glamourpuss sirens of the 60s and 70s. These rose gold slingbacks with a chunky wooden stacked heel follow in the very same fashionable footsteps. Oozing style and sparkle, the sling back platforms are party shoes made for nights on the … Read more

Dreaming Of Dasia

Sublime sassiness meets snakeskin cool in these bombshell cut out Dasia boots by Brit brand, Missguided. Described by the designer as classic with a twist, the show stopping platform beauties sport a faux suede finish which adds a touch of luxe and a huge 6.2” heel. Made wearable by a 1.6” platform, they are downtown … Read more

Fanatical about Floral

If you’re hankering after some beautiful flowers to liven up the week, these totally tropi-cool floral platforms could be just the ticket. With floral being one of those trends that comes around every year, these hot printed peep toes are – it could easily be argued – an investment buy. The statement pattern is set … Read more

Wearing Your Heart On Your Feet

Whether you’re an incurable romantic or just crazy for prints, these heart stamped high heel platform sandals are a fun way to nod to the trend. With a chunky sole and towering 5.5” heel, the multi-colored sandals pack a huge retro cool hit. With an open toe and look-at-me motif in a thoroughly modern mix … Read more