Saturday night nostalgia: The fashion that took us to fun new heights Starts at 60 Writers September 23, 2017 Lifestyle Lifestyle Our footwear sure took us to new heights. Forget those kitten heels and comfortable flats, remember when our shoes to us to great new heights. Dangerous heights at that. When you were wearing your bell bottom pants and funky jumpsuits, you needed to match them with platform shoes. Why not add a few inches to your height while you are at it?Platform shoes were first made in the 15th century but fashion wasn’t on their mind. They were then created to simply avoid getting wet feet.Then in the 70s (even back to the late 1960s) they became a mainstay in fashion, for both males and females, thanks in a large part to disco fever.Forget the wet feet, you had more worry about getting a broken ankle in some of these styles. Ad. Article continues below. These SO cute #70splatforms need LOVE! But only $24 sz.7 A post shared by FRIENDS & CLOTHES!😀 (@squaresvillevintagela) on Dec 12, 2015 at 5:05pm PST Made for wood, cork, or even plastic, these shoes came in all colours of the rainbow. Does anyone wanna buy me one of these? Any will do, I'm not fussy 🙃 #70splatforms A post shared by ⭐️ DJ HENRY W-P ⭐️ (@dj_henry_wp) on Jul 7, 2016 at 2:24am PDT Ad. Article continues below. They were worn by some of the coolest of the cool celebs of the time, and we wanted to be just like them. Put your boots on and head over for HAPPY HOUR today from 4-7. PBR or Rainier only $2!! #happyhourcapitolhill #kissboots A post shared by Revolver Bar 🎧 (@revolverbarseattle) on Feb 24, 2017 at 2:07pm PST There was no glam rock without these babies, full of bright colour and glitter. Ad. Article continues below. Why did they never come back? Wanting/needing/missing. #glamrockplatformsforblokes. A post shared by Simon Doonan (@simondoonan) on Dec 7, 2015 at 5:47am PST They were made for all types of fashion styles; to wear with pretty party dresses… 💙🌼❤️✌🏻 A post shared by Megan ✌🏻️🌈🍄 (@meegggyyyy) on Sep 6, 2017 at 12:57pm PDT Ad. Article continues below. For those summer fun times … High gloss Fiorucci shoes, 1977 🍒 #Fiorucci#70s#1970s#1977#70sfashion#70sstyle#70sshoes#70splatforms#vintage70s#amazingvintage#vintagefashion#vintagestyle#vintageinspo#1970svibes#fashion#style A post shared by RUE ST.DENIS VINTAGE CLOTHIER (@ruestdenis) on Jul 27, 2017 at 12:05pm PDT Natural looks for natural living … Ad. Article continues below. Rad Vintage 70's Jute Espadrille Platforms // Excellent Condition. Size 7 // DM to pre-purchase before they hit the shop. SOLD! A post shared by BOHEMIAN HARVEST (@bohemianharvestco) on May 9, 2017 at 11:26am PDT When just clowning around… ZOMP! Dream shoes. Florence, 1973. #zomp#florence#1970s#70s#70sshoes#70splatforms#70sfashion#70sstyle#vintagefashion#vintagestyle#amazingvintage#vintageplatform#italianvintage#fashionphotography#vintagenyc A post shared by RUE ST.DENIS VINTAGE CLOTHIER (@ruestdenis) on Mar 30, 2017 at 1:27pm PDT Ad. Article continues below. and the unexplainable. 70s Platform Oxford Women's Size 8 #70sfashion #70s #70sstyle #70sshoes #70splatforms #platforms #platformshoes #vintageplatforms A post shared by DeCru Clothing (@decruclothing) on Apr 20, 2017 at 8:03pm PDT What sort of platform were on your feet?