Monsieur Christian Louboutin transports us back into the 70’s with his groovy Super Dombasle cork platforms. Well, describing these just as platforms might be a slight understatement. SUPER MEGA BADASS PLATFORMS would be a more fitting description I guess. To be honest, I don’t know whether I would be daring enough to rock these 6 inch cork heels, but I sure love the bright turquoise suede on these and cork wedges are so cute to wear in the summer.
Christian Louboutin Super Dombasle Cork Ankle Strap Platforms, $595 || Neiman Marcus
Franco Sarto Franny Platform Sandals
Update (03/07/2019): Spotted these stylish ankle strap platform sandals at Franco Sarto and was instantly reminded of these old school Louboutins above. They come in a variety of colors (including leopard print pony hair and textured snakeskin) and retail for $128.95.
Franco Sarto Franny Platform Sandals, $128.95 || Nordstrom
C Label Denda-1A Platforms
Update (04/18/2012): Yay, just came across another Louboutin look-alike. These faux-cork/faux-leather platforms by C Label cost a very wallet-friendly $39.95 and come in 4 colors: turquoise, fuchsia, black and brown.
C Label Denda-1A Platforms, $16 || Amazon
Steve Madden GURLLEE Cork Platforms
To no one’s surprise Steve Madden has copied Louboutin’s mega platforms, but tamed them a little by reducing the platform by 1.25 inches which I actually prefer because it makes them so much more wearable. If you’re not into bright colors, these beauties also come in blue or black floral print.
Steve Madden GURLLEE Cork Platforms, $129.95 || Steve Madden
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