Platform Porn

Photographed by Julian Allason

Photographed by Julian Allason

Why is the stripper platform (grotesquely curved with a spindly, wizened heel) currently so ubiquitous? There is little to recommend it, especially when compared with such beauties as these. I weep…

Scanned by Miss Peelpants from Harpers and Queen, December 1971

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One Comment on “Platform Porn”

  1. Joyatri says:

    Amen! Will someone please make shoes and boots like they did in the late 60s and early 70s — colorful with short, sturdy heels and roomy toes. I have actually looked into shoe-making courses to see if I can learn to reproduce these styles that I love so much.


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