Exaggerated platforms were a big hit on the catwalks this year and it seems that the wackier the style the better. These transparent PVC platforms by Chanel are the kind of thing I am talking about but I think this shoe could actually catch on. When on the foot they look quite elegant creating a nice line from the ankle to the top of the toes. The bar joining the heel to the platform give the shoe a nice edge and the simple black and cream colour means you could wear them with most outfits.
Other designer such as Givenchy and Christian Lacroix took this style to a slightly more extreme level which are less likely to catch on to the high street. These Chanel platforms will set you back £385 but I’ll keep my eye out for a similar high street version that we might be able to afford. Photograph from Vogue.com.