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, Los Angeles, and Canada have discovered them. Platform Shoes are generally seen in chic, casual, and trendy style. Popular brands of Platform Shoes are Forever 21, Aldo, Cute to the Core, Jeffrey Campbell, and Steve Madden.
There are currently 310 streetstyle photos of bloggers wearing Platform Shoes. Most recently, blogger FashionZen of fashionzenblog.com styled her Prada platform shoes with a jeans and asos bandana scarf.