Platform sandals first surfaced on Chictopia's streetstyle gallery in Winter 2011 seen on Cluj-Napoca blogger alinaceusan of alinaceusan.wordpress.com. She wore her burnt orange La Perla platform sandals with a cream Topshop suede shirt and yellow Roxana Simon fringed skirt. Since then, Platform sandals have grown in popularity as bloggers from Denver, Seattle, and Richmond have discovered them. Platform sandals are generally seen in chic, bohemian, and casual style. Popular brands of Platform sandals are thrifted, H&M, Amazon, Zara, and Steve Madden.