Clothes of the Nineties, Index Platforms
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Description: Shoes with large thick heels on them very similar to the look of the 60's and 70's. Some were made of plastic and some made of cork, even wood.
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melody - October 06, 2007 - Report this comment
wow. i forgot about platforms until i read this. i think every little girl in the 90's had some platform tennis shoes to be just like the spice girls. i know i did haha
Lacey - November 25, 2007 - Report this comment
haha I did too! I was always Sporty Spice whenevr I played Spice Girls with my little friends!
caitlin - December 09, 2007 - Report this comment
i loved teh spice girls they were my idol but they got old but i still love them
mandy - December 26, 2007 - Report this comment
yup, like staight up frankenstien soles. Kiss, if you will.
dee - February 10, 2008 - Report this comment
OMG! I used to beg my mom to let me get them and me and my cousin would pretend we were the spice grls haha
cathy - March 04, 2008 - Report this comment
I had a rainbow metallic color platforms that where maryjanes. people called them my wonka shoes,lol
g-wiz - May 12, 2008 - Report this comment
the ravers had their platforms professionally done so they had different layers of color glued together--like a rainbow..on their Nikes, Adidas, etc.
Latasha - May 16, 2008 - Report this comment
I soo had the official spice girl platform shoes.. I still see them clearly as anything. Metallic silver and white with like a bubble glittery puffed out plastic part going round the shoe in a wave shape and the platform itself was like bubbled layers of a foamy plastic. ;D I miss those, much tbh. :[ Then I went to high school in 2001 and got black platform shoes and wore far too big flared black trousers. x]
Emma - July 03, 2008 - Report this comment
Haha... my mom bought me a pair of black and white ones, calling them "Spice Girl shoes", and the first day I wore them to school, I tripped off the sidewalk on the way to the car. My mom never let me wear them again. I was so mad, because it really was just a random accident; I could walk in them just fine.
Short-E - September 03, 2008 - Report this comment
I just remember the spanish girls wearing them WAY before the spice girls....often wondered where they got them. ("tiendas") lol!
JOSIE - January 01, 2009 - Report this comment
I had a pair of black and white ones from payless when I was in like the first grade.
Katie - February 16, 2009 - Report this comment
LOVE these. I have a few pairs, actually!
christina - February 17, 2009 - Report this comment
i had a pair when i was about 12...loved em!!
Jt62786 - February 20, 2009 - Report this comment
I wnated thoses Platform shoes./
Ayana - March 22, 2009 - Report this comment
OMG I had blue suede ones....and I swore I was sporty spice
DMH - March 24, 2009 - Report this comment
Omg i loved platforms
Liz - May 18, 2009 - Report this comment
Remember Buddy used to wear these all the time in the 90s? I had a couple Pairs myself :)
Liz - May 18, 2009 - Report this comment
Whoops! I meant BUFFY!!!!
Megan - November 23, 2009 - Report this comment
I remember when I was like 7 or 8 and my older sister had a friend that gave her these purple platforms with pink and blue glitter and she ended up giving them to me and I would always wear them when we played Spice Girls. God I loved those shoes and I wish I never threw them out. If I stilled had them they would be concidered as stripper shoes.
Adrianna - December 31, 2009 - Report this comment
I had dozens of these in middle school. Everything from flipflops, to boots, to dress shoes. The ones I had with wooden soles always made me sound like a horse trotting...lmao.
Allison - January 31, 2010 - Report this comment
Loved them! I alwas wanted high heels and these wwere my compromise. I actually donated a whole lot of mine last year.
Han - February 01, 2010 - Report this comment
I have a few pairs of platforms, not Spice Girls-like, but SO 90s. They're my favourite =)
Jan Griffiths - July 29, 2010 - Report this comment
I'm 5'11" tall, and platforms are pretty much all I wear, except to work.
amanda - September 17, 2010 - Report this comment
I need a pair of platforms for holloween!!! im being baby spice. does anyone know wher ei can get a pair?
Sarah - November 07, 2010 - Report this comment
I had a pair of really high black slip on Platform Wedges with like Patant uppers, i really wish i had them, does anybody know who manufactured them back in late 90's?
Dean - January 08, 2011 - Report this comment
I remember my youngest niece saying in the late 90s when she was preschool age, "I want really big shoes like the Spice Girls!"
Lisa Koffler - January 18, 2011 - Report this comment
I don't have good balance - I was afraid if I tried them I'd break BOTH feet in them!
Tori - February 07, 2011 - Report this comment
I never liked these, idk why, but when they were popular I was all tomboy grunge and whatever... lol
Heather - June 28, 2012 - Report this comment
I had white and silver platform sneakers, wtf was I thinking.
Brooke - May 27, 2014 - Report this comment
Steve Madden makes them I wanted them
Abby - June 10, 2018 - Report this comment
I had a few of mine from Payless but didn’t get any from Steve Madden like I was hoping
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