Platform Porn

1970s, Bilbo, harpers and queen, Inspirational Images, platforms, shoes
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

One thought on “Platform Porn

  1. 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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