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
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
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
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.