The platform heel is back, and it’s higher than ever
Championed by everyone from David Bowie to the Spice Girls, platform shoes are back on the catwalks and coming to a street near you
Dominating the runway at Acne Studios, Versace, Lanvin and Victoria Beckham, a well-made platform shot will ensure that the gradient between heel and sole is gently calculated, so it feels as if you are only wearing a small heel while lending extra height.
Polar opposites to the footwear we have worn during the pandemic, key silhouettes include soaring Mary Janes, snug ankle boots and prepster oxfords, each with stacked or sky-high soles.
Without getting ahead ...