The Best Strappy, Platform Sandals to Comfortably Boost Your Height

There’s a pair for every occasion.

Platform Sandals
This 90s trend is back and better than ever.Getty Images

If you dislike being vertically challenged, stilettos aren’t your only footwear option. Known for their thick soles, platform sandals add inches to your stature but are more pleasant for your feet.

Ready to make room for these smart shoes? Check out our picks below in a range of styles.

Soda Topic Topshoe Avenue Women’s Open Toe Ankle Strap Espadrille Sandal

Soda Topic Topshoe Avenue Women’s Open Toe Ankle Strap Espadrille Sandal
They’re available in a rainbow of colors and patterns.Amazon

Appear taller without feeling as if you’re wearing any sort of heel by slipping into these. They’re like flats with ample padding underneath. In a mix of faux leather and espadrille material, they’re on-trend, and are particularly posh peeking out of maxi dresses.

CL by Chinese Laundry Women’s Kensie Platform Dress Sandal

CL by Chinese Laundry Women’s Kensie Platform Dress Sandal
Take over the dance floor in these.Amazon

For your next soiree, swap out your three-inch stilettos for these beauties. They’re equally sexy, and their block heel, which lends stability, provides almost as much height.

Clarks Women’s Annadel Clover Wedge Sandal

Clarks Women’s Annadel Clover Wedge Sandal
The leather straps secure with velcro, allowing for quick and easy changes.Amazon

This pair takes comfort to the next level. It has a 1.25-inch platform, plus Cushion Soft technology for controlled steps, an OrthoLite footbed for support, and a lightweight outsole, so you feel as if you’re walking on air.

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