If my mom could’ve predicted the fashion future, I’m sure she would have liked to save me a few hundred dollars that I now spend on vintage trends that are back in style. In 2011, we got a little taste of the platform’s arrival in the form of a flatform; essentially, a platform with a sandal on top. Perfect, if you ask me. And even though the flatform is still around, this fall the original platform is making a comeback … a huge comeback. From Steve Madden to Forever 21, the platforms are a trend not to be taken lightly.
With its high demand this upcoming season, the prices for this beloved ’70s trend are pretty steep. For those of you who are holding on tight to your wallets this fall but also want to join in on this high wave, here are 10 perfect platforms for under $200!
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Click through the slides to see which 10 platforms are perfect for the new season!
Steve Madden J Fresh Platform 2 of 11
I love how these are sky-high platforms with a modern twist. The white platform makes them funky, but the black leather makes them perfect for the work place.
Kickin’ It Complex Sneaker 3 of 11
I don't purchase sneakers often, but with its high platform and gold form, this is on my "to buy" list.
The Flatstack Platform 4 of 11
Madewell has this amazing way of making everything chic, simple, and classic.
Kimchi Blue Laser-Cut Flatform Sandal 5 of 11
I have to say, when it comes to the platform trend, Urban Outfitters is leading the pack. Flatforms by title, I love the ankle strap with the buckle; it gives the platform the sophistication it needs.
Steve Madden JJ Flash Platform 6 of 11
This silver pair would look great with a leather-pleated mini and a button-up shirt.
Glam Squad Flatform 7 of 11
I love the idea behind this velvet pink platform. It looks kind of like an oxford, but also like a boot.
Deena & Ozzy Ankle-Strap Flatform 8 of 11
With a straightforward view, you can't even tell these are platforms. They are casual and sweet — perfect with a pair of jeans or a simple dress.
BDG Hiker Lace Up Flatform-Sneaker 9 of 11
I love that you can be casual and trendy with these lace-ups.
Colorblocked Disco Platform 10 of 11
I've seen these in person and even tried them on. They are comfy and come at the whole platform trend at a different angle — by splitting the platform.
Daphne Platform 11 of 11
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