Platform shoes are relatively eye-catching shoes, where especially the front sole is extremely high, but usually also the rear heel has an above-average height. In addition to the platform shoe, there are also platform boots or sandals.
Classification of the category platform shoes
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Features of the platform shoe
In addition to the flare pants also celebrate the plateau shoes a revival. At the same time, as today, the dizzying height of the platform shoes attracts attention. In the form of the plateau shoe can vary so; Characteristic of him is his enormous height. This is achieved by either increasing the whole sole or just the area under the forefoot and the heel.
It is not messed up but padded, because the shoe can not be high enough. So it came in the mid 90s to the fact that sneakers were raised by platform soles up to 30cm. Of course, this insane height is not typical for all platform shoes. The commercial plateau shoe is increased between 15 cm and 20 cm,
Paradoxically, platform shoes are very comfortable, even if you do not even look at them. This is because not only the heel is increased, but the entire running surface of the foot. So the viewer has in reality only the impression that the shoes are so incredibly high. In truth, the shoes are not so high, as the Funiveau is evenly increased. Thus, the heel of a platform shoe is not necessarily higher than that of a conventional high heel.