The 1970s are back this season
, and nothing complements the new flared denim trend
more than a platform shoe. The platforms we're most familiar with from the '70s had individual blocks under the heel and toe, but the shoe flooding the market this spring is a "flatform," where the sole of the shoe is all one piece. Flatforms also differ from traditional wedges, which have little to no platform in the front and a high heel. Thankfully for women, these shoes offer an easy, wearable trend that will translate well from the runway to everyday life.
Colleen Sherin, Fashion Director at Saks Fifth Avenue
, loved the flatforms that strutted down the catwalk at shows like Fendi and Prada. "The flatform was all over the spring runways, so it is a key trend for footwear and it's something that we are definitely registering at Saks Fifth Avenue," says Sherin. "We have some on the floor right now and on Saks.com, but they're definitely coming in droves over the next month or two."
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