Plateau boots are a sub category of shoe basic boots and boots have their name by the used paragraph type, the so-called plateau heel. The term plateau heel comes from the French word "plateau", which means high surface means and describes a particularly strong heel in the sole area of the front or the whole shoe or boot. Platform soles are used on shoes as well as boots and also clogs and sandals are offered with the eye-catching heel.
The Story of the Plateau Boots – From Zoccoli to Glamrock
The platform shoe goes back to the so-called Zoccoli, which were very popular in the 15th century in southern Europe and England and also under the term stilt shoes were sold. These shoes were women's boots with wooden wedges under the soles, which could be up to twenty inches high and enjoyed great popularity until the 16th century, as they the Impression of endlessly long legs produced.
At this time, the wooden plateaus were still attached to the actual boots with straps. Also in other cultures, such as in Asia and Africa, plateau boots have been considered for centuries inherent part to shoe fashion.
In Europe and America, the musical and popular cultural development of the 70s led to a renewed trend and boots boots were liked and often worn by men and women alike. Today, boots with plateau elements are more associated with ladies' fashions and are Available both as everyday shoes and as fetish shoes,