- Aug 15, 2009   Updated: Mar 24 2011
This slideshow is perfect for footwear fiends who can't get enough of sturdy platform shoes. While some of these wedges are perfect for people who aren't used to walking in heels, some of these dangerous pairs should only be worn by a practiced professional.

From heart-shaped heels to sky-high wedges, these platform shoes are sure to please.

Implications - The platform shoe has come and gone in fashion footwear more times than can be counted. A preference for platforms among fashion consumers often indicates a return to comfort dressing, as platform shoes are decidedly more comfortable to sport than the stick-mounted stiletto heel. With platform styles becoming popular again, so too may casual, sportier clothing that allow a person to look stylish without sacrificing comfort.

From Heart-Shaped Heels to Sky-High Wedges: