We love our highest heels as much as the next person, but it's time we got something off our chests: They can be just plain uncomfortable. Plus, while they might look amazing on Instagram, they're not always the most practical option in your closet — especially if you're running late. More often than not, our favorite pair of stilettos leaves us in the type of agony that makes us wish we had just stayed in and watched Netflix on our couches instead. Thankfully, the fashionable powers that be have blessed our feet with another, more soothing option.
Behold: the platform sandal. Whether you're looking for a sporty, hiking-inspired pair or something more sleek, designers like Ganni, Simon Miller and Simone Rocha have you covered. Not only will you look taller, but you'll walk with the confidence that comes from knowing that you'll be comfortable all night long. But, act fast: It's probably best to pick some up for yourself while the weather is still warm enough to show your toes.
Ahead, take a look through 19 of our favorites, from neon hues to simpler black pairs.
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