Platform Shoes first surfaced on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Summer 2008 seen on Berkeley blogger connie. She wore her brown Pierre Hardy for Gap platform shoes with a black Alexander Wang for Uniqlo dress and gray knee high tights. Since then, Platform Shoes have grown in popularity as bloggers from London, Canada, and Los Angeles have discovered them. Platform Shoes are generally seen in chic, casual, and trendy style. Popular brands of Platform Shoes are thrifted, Pierre Hardy for Gap, Aldo, Jeffrey Campbell, and Steve Madden.
There are currently 283 streetstyle photos of bloggers wearing Platform Shoes. Most recently, blogger AmandaBrohman of thestylegossiper.blogspot.com rocked her black Office platform shoes with a brick red Monki wool coat, navy Topshop boxy sweater, and Johanna N gold necklace.