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80 Outrageous Platform Designs

These Sky-High Footwear Accessories Revive 70s Era Glamour

— August 30, 2013 — Fashion
Reviving an aesthetic made popular during the 70s disco era, these outrageous platform designs leave a lasting impression when worn by the daring style-setter. Whether rocking the lit-up rainbow platform from footwear connoisseur Jeffrey Campbell or opting for a luxe pair of wooden wedges by fashion artist Cat Potter, one is sure to look fashion-forward when wearing these sky-high shoe accessories.

The fierce footwear accessories are often crafted using a sculptural concept that makes them differ from the traditional stiletto or pump design. From unconventional geometries to heel-less constructions, platforms have always pushed style boundaries.

Amp up a simplistic t-shirt and jeans combo or transform an outfit from day to evening with these outrageous platform designs that are created with both style and comfort in mind.
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3D-Printed Wedges
3D-Printed Wedges
These 3D-Printed Pumps are Made Overnight with a System from Cubify
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DIY Vampire-Inspired Wedges
DIY Vampire-Inspired Wedges
These True Blood Shoes are Perfect for Vampire Lovers
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Two-Toned Mint Kicks
Two-Toned Mint Kicks
The Pierre Hardy Velvet and Suede Open Toe Wedges are Enticing
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High Heeled Menswear Boots
High Heeled Menswear Boots
Opening Ceremony's Leopard Print M6 Shoes Are Chunky
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Extravagantly Groovy Pumps
Extravagantly Groovy Pumps
Miu Miu Resort 2013 Gets Nostalgic with 70s Fashion Footwear
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Ombre-Heeled Platforms
Ombre-Heeled Platforms
The Vapor by UNIF Pumps Will Give Wearers Extraordinary Height
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Bedazzled Psychedelic Platforms
Bedazzled Psychedelic Platforms
Give Yourself Some Serious Height with the Alba Lola Pumps
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Backward Nature-Inspired Footwear
Backward Nature-Inspired Footwear
These shoes by Rene van der Berg Feature Backwards Heels
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Towering Maze-Patterned Pumps
Towering Maze-Patterned Pumps
The ASOS HANDLE Wedges Offer a Puzzlingly Patterned Design
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Sleek Safari Kicks
Sleek Safari Kicks
The Bonanza Leopard Fashion Shoes Sandals are Destined to Adorn a Wild Wardrobe
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Clunky High-Fashion Heels
Clunky High-Fashion Heels
The Michael Kors Mary-Jane Pumps Bring Big and Bulky Back in Style
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Smartphone-Totting Wedges
Smartphone-Totting Wedges
The 'iPhone Mashup Shoe' by Alan Nyguyen Has a Cleverly Attached Holster
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Designer Ceramic Wedges
Designer Ceramic Wedges
Laura Papp's Porcelain Heels are Lightweight and Surprisingly Stylish
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Adorable Charitable High Heels
Adorable Charitable High Heels
The TOMS Sophie Wedge Offers Perfect Summer Style
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Glittery Botanic Wedges
Glittery Botanic Wedges
The Prada Sequin Platforms are Bedazzled to the Max
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Posh Tropical Footwear
Posh Tropical Footwear
The Nicholas Kirkwood Summer 2013 Collection is Fanciful and Ladylike
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Furniture-Focused Footwear Collections
Furniture-Focused Footwear Collections
Jui Chi Chang Shoes are Inspired by Engineering and Chairs
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Fabulous Flamboyant Footwear
Fabulous Flamboyant Footwear
The Matthew Williamson Spring/Summer 2013 Shoe Collection is Opulent
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Edgy Farmer-Approved Footwear
Edgy Farmer-Approved Footwear
The Jeffrey Campbell Animal Print Big Lita Platform Boots Are Daring
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Wooden Block Wedges
Wooden Block Wedges
Fendi Sandal Platforms Adds Some Retro-Styled Height
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Savage Safari Sneakers
Savage Safari Sneakers
The Bernard Wilhelm x Camper Sneaker Collection is Wild
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Elegantly Translucent Platfoms
Elegantly Translucent Platfoms
These Alexander McQueen Plexi-Heeled Pumps Exude Glamor
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Pretty Plexiglass Shoes
Pretty Plexiglass Shoes
These Stylish Designs from Minna Parikka Feature See-Through Heels
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Soaring Rainbow Footwear
Soaring Rainbow Footwear
These Creep Up Flashing Platforms by Jeffrey Campbell are Kooky
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Sky-High Hovering Heels
Sky-High Hovering Heels
The Huvr Platforms by Jeffrey Campbell Defy Odds and Gravity
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Wooden Block Shoes
Wooden Block Shoes
The Pernilla Collection by Cat Potter is Inspired by the Art of Ricky Swallow
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Bold British Shoe Collaborations
Bold British Shoe Collaborations
The Giles Deacon for Nine West Collection is Edgy and Sleek
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Perforated Petal Platforms
Perforated Petal Platforms
These Lita Daisy Boots by Jeffrey Campbell Dress Up T-Shirts and Jeans
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Fibrous Footwear Designs
Fibrous Footwear Designs
The Liz Ciokajlo Natural Selection Collection is Made Out of Eco Material
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Geometric Graphic Shoes
Geometric Graphic Shoes
Atalanta Weller’s Autumn/Winter 2012 Shoe Collection is Striking
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Life-Imitating Footwear
Life-Imitating Footwear
The Designs of Benjamin John Hall Depict Birth, Life, Death & Resurrection
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Island-Inspired Wedges
Island-Inspired Wedges
The Rupert Sanderson Resort 2012 Collection Will Color Your World
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Minimalist Leather Sandals
Minimalist Leather Sandals
The Cole Haan x Jen & Oli Collection is Ultra Simple and Feminine
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Garden-Inspired Wonderland Heels
Garden-Inspired Wonderland Heels
The Nicholas Kirkwood Floral-Print Pumps are a Colorful Vision
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Nautical Slingbacks
Nautical Slingbacks
Opening Ceremony Lace-Up Rope Wedges Are Shipshape
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Exaggerated Crystalline Platforms
Exaggerated Crystalline Platforms
The Giuseppe Zanotti Crystal-Covered Wedge is Captivating
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Hand-Pleated Platforms
Hand-Pleated Platforms
Minimarket Designs Creative Wedges Perfect for the Warm Weather
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Psychedelic Shoe Campaigns
Psychedelic Shoe Campaigns
The Sergio Rossi S/S 2013 Collection Features Tribal-Like Designs
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Historic Sneaker Exhibitions
Historic Sneaker Exhibitions
‘Sneaking into Fashion’ Tracks the Pop Cultural Evolution
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90s Footwear Revivals
90s Footwear Revivals
The Jil Sander Metallic Purple Patent Leather Loafer is Nostalgic
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Shimmering Rapper Footwear
Shimmering Rapper Footwear
This 'Chimera' Sneaker by Lil Wayne for Supra is Eye-Catching
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Avant-Garde Architectural Accessories
Avant-Garde Architectural Accessories
The Julia Kaldy Construct Collection is Futuristically Edgy
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Phone-Integrated Footwear Art
Phone-Integrated Footwear Art
This 3D Printed Shoe Commemorates FreshFiber's Unusual iPhone Cases
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Stained Loafer Platforms
Stained Loafer Platforms
The Alejandro Ingelmo Spring 2013 Collection Amps Up Height
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Stiletto-Inspired Seating
Stiletto-Inspired Seating
The Desire Chair Assumes the Provocative Appearance of Women's Footwear
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Intergalactic Couture Footwear
Intergalactic Couture Footwear
Edmundo Castillo Creates Hot TRON-Inspired Heels
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Lavish Platform Skate Shoes
Lavish Platform Skate Shoes
These Platform Vans are Fresh, Funky and Fashion-Forward
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Employment-Providing Shoes
Employment-Providing Shoes
The Nisolo Footwear Line Creates Sustainable Jobs
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Penetrating Pumps
Penetrating Pumps
The Lauren Tennenbaum for (In)Decorous Taste DIY Spinal Wedges
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Celebrity-Worthy Footwear
Celebrity-Worthy Footwear
These Hollywood Heels are for the Inner Celebrities in All of Us
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Leather Sandal-Sneakers
Leather Sandal-Sneakers
Adidas Y-3 Steps Up Their Shoe Game With Some Wicked Wedges
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Transparent Mesh Heels
Transparent Mesh Heels
Maison Martin Margiela's Perspex Boots Are Sheer
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Clunky Printed Pumps
Clunky Printed Pumps
The Giuseppe Zanotti Platform Wedges Take a Step on the Wild Side
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Historically Inspired Heels
Historically Inspired Heels
These Edgy Shoes by Breno Cintra Honor Aboriginal Culture
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Stick-Constructed Stilettos
Stick-Constructed Stilettos
Take a Walk on the Wild Side with Julia Kaldy
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Rabbit-Replaced Heels
Rabbit-Replaced Heels
The 'Thumper' Irregular Choice Shoes Sport Unusual Heels
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Futuristic Flatpack Footwear
Futuristic Flatpack Footwear
United Nude Moon Life Shoes are a Fashion Fit to Bring to Mars
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Comic Book Wedges
Comic Book Wedges
These Archie Comic Heels Will Make You Feel Like Betty or Veronica
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Technicolor Wedges
Technicolor Wedges
The Ana Locking Fall 2010/2011 Shoe Collection Gives Autumn a Splash of Color
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Glittery Flamboyant Footwear
Glittery Flamboyant Footwear
The Lazy Oaf x Kickers Shoe Collection is Limited Edition
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Heel-Less Iceberg Platforms
Heel-Less Iceberg Platforms
Noritaka Tatehana's Christmas Collection is a Sculptural Sensation
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Cutout Wooden Wedges
Cutout Wooden Wedges
Style Bubble Rocks the Jil Sander SS10 Wedge to Perfection
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Whittled Leaf Wedges
Whittled Leaf Wedges
The Alexander McQueen Sculpted Sandals are Stunningly Artistic
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Sci-Fi Platform Concepts
Sci-Fi Platform Concepts
The Puma 'Speed Kitty' Heels Concept Brings Electric Color to Sport Heels
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Tribal Print Wedges
Tribal Print Wedges
ALDO for Julian Louie Spring 2011 Footwear Features Peep-Toe Shoes Aplenty
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Architecturally Abstract Heels
Architecturally Abstract Heels
The United Nude Abstract Wedge Makes a High-Fashion Statement
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Cinderella Glass Wedges
Cinderella Glass Wedges
The Jeffrey Campbell Dina Jewel Heel Accents a Clear Heel
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Psychedelic Wedges
Psychedelic Wedges
Karim Rashid's Shoe is a Twist on the Traditional Heel
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Deceiving Wedged High Heels
Deceiving Wedged High Heels
The Jeffrey Campbell Teramo Sneakers Feature a Hidden Platform
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Patriotic Platforms
Patriotic Platforms
These Jeffrey Campbell American Flag Sandals are All Stars & Stripes
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Skyscraping Wedges
Skyscraping Wedges
Givenchy's Spring 2010 Runway Show Featured Statuesque Footwear
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Celebrity Wedge Sneakers
Celebrity Wedge Sneakers
The Alicia Keys x ReeboK Wedge Sneaker Collection is Bold & Beautiful
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Extreme Haute Platforms
Extreme Haute Platforms
The Omar Perez Stilett"O"s Collection Shows Shoes Fit for Gaga
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Stud Muffin Wedges
Stud Muffin Wedges
The Jeffrey Campbell Tick Shoes Will Have Stylish Hunks Knocking at Your Door
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Sky-High Patterned Shoes
Sky-High Patterned Shoes
The Jeffrey Campbell for Black Milk Collection is out of This World
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Naughty Dancer Shoes
Naughty Dancer Shoes
7" Wedges Have a Sexy Carving of a Woman and a Pole
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Strikingly Surreal Stilettos
Strikingly Surreal Stilettos
Yoriko Youda Astounds with Her Quirky Shoe Design Drawings
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Heart-Shaped Heels
Heart-Shaped Heels
Glittery 7.5" Wedges for Valentine's Day
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Basket-Weaved Footwear
Basket-Weaved Footwear
The Jeffrey Campbell for Convert Shoes Collection is Vegan-Friendly
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Chic Floral Wedges
Chic Floral Wedges
These Ego and Greed Bowler Esp Shoes are Perfect for Spring
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