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The Best Platform Heels 2022

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The Best Platform Heels 2022

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Platform heels have dominated the fashion scene in recent months with countless celebrities, models, and muses towering above us in the sturdy heels. Spotted on everyone from Anne Hathaway at the Valentino Haute Couture show to Lily James at The Met Gala, and even Nicola Peltz-Beckham on her wedding day, it's clear that platforms are settling in to be the shoe trend of 2022.

It might have been a while since platform heels were a fashion favourite but, as we all know by now, fashion always comes back around. And platforms go way back. From the Middle Ages when platform heels were used to lift up the upper class (literally), so they could avoid mud on clothes to Greek Theatre to elevate the most important actors, platform heels have been making style statements for centuries. And let's not forget to pay homage to more recent pop culture, from '70s supergoups to '90s Spice Girls girl power.

This season, think about keeping it fun, too. Try pairs in Barbiecore hot pink or shiny metallics for a standout look. And it's not just the aesthetic appeal that makes us platform fans, but the comfort factor, too. Unlike the platforms cousin, stiletto, they appear to be super high, but the extra layer at the front of the shoe means they are often deceptively comfortable. Although, our advice is to give them a practice run by walking in them at home before venturing out.

We've rounded up the best platform heels to buy now, from the celebrity-adored Versace Medusa heels to high street heroes to suit every budget and occasion. Read on to see our picks.

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