Though the style has literally been around for centuries, platform shoes are inexorably linked with the 70s. The platform sandal came in Wartime rationing led Ferragamo to use wood and cork for the sole. This was a time of experimentation — all traditions and conservative styles were jettisoned in favor of anything that pushed the envelope. The platform was unleashed in teen magazines and by the s, it was the rage. Musicians took the platform to new heights pun intended — perhaps to the ultimate extreme by KISS.
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In case you haven't noticed, the '90s are making a major comeback in today's fashion world. Whether it's designers like Rihanna for Puma showing grungy looks on the runway, or celebrities like Vanessa Hudgens and Kendall Jenner paying homage to the decade in mom jeans and velvet chokers, the wildly stylish decade has definitely become relevant again. As someone who was born and raised in the '90s, the era of all things denim and leather will always hold a special place in my heart, so I'm totally on board with this resurgence. Looking back on the '90s now, certain iconic style trends immediately come to mind. Shiny leather and oversized plaid totally ruled '90s fashion hello Clueless , but perhaps the one style that most dominated the decade was the platform shoe. You know you're a '90s kid when you have fond of memories of wearing out your double-decker flatforms read: flat platforms. You know, those chunky sneakers that the Spice Girls wore all the time?
Vintage Sandal History: Retro 1920s to 1970s Sandals
Warm weather means cute vintage sandals! Slip your foot into a vintage flat, heel, espadrille or wedge sandal for a refreshing style of summer shoes. Starting in the s, sandals were casual shoes with cutouts and perforations to let air into the shoe. The cutouts grew bigger and moved onto dressy heels in the s.
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