Saturday night nostalgia: The fashion that took us to fun new heights

Platform shoes
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.

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These SO cute #70splatforms need LOVE! But only $24 sz.7

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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

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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

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There was no glam rock without these babies, full of bright colour and glitter.

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Why did they never come back? Wanting/needing/missing. #glamrockplatformsforblokes.

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They were made for all types of fashion styles; to wear with pretty party dresses…

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For those summer fun times …

Natural looks for natural living …

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Rad Vintage 70's Jute Espadrille Platforms // Excellent Condition. Size 7 // DM to pre-purchase before they hit the shop. SOLD!

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When just clowning around…

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and the unexplainable.

What sort of platform were on your feet?