Flare jeans and platforms

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Pictured: Sunglasses: Prada / Lipstick: Chanel 847 Amorosa / Shirt: Express / Bracelets: Kendra Scott / Handbag: Mansur Gavriel / Nail Polish: Chanel Lovely Beige / Jeans: Gap / Shoes: Prada (old, also love SAVE or SPLURGE)

I am in love with the 1970’s trend of the moment. Everything about the trend, from boho-chic to flare jeans to uber-casual handbags; the trend just fits my personal style. Love that!

Although platforms were in style several years ago, and then out of style the past two years; I am thrilled they are back in style for fall 2015. Standing at 5’4″, I love any type of shoe which offers both height, and comfort. There is something about platforms which I find to be more comfortable than classic flat soled shoes. The platform offers a softer base for the ball of the foot than a thin soled shoe offers when standing on hard ground, or the street. I find platforms are easier to stand in for long periods of time than flat soled shoes for that very reason. This makes them perfect for parties; or any occasion where one has to stand! Of course, walking in platforms can be challenging.

I have found Prada makes the ideal platform. Their platforms are always walkable, comfortable, soft, and on-trend. The Prada plarforms I am wearing in the pictures above are from Prada’s fall 2009 runway. They are still in great condition despite being worn to death by me over the years. I feel like they are worth every penny, and if I purchase another pair of platforms this season, I will seriously look at Prada’s collection. Feet are our base, they should be kept happy  😉

I am looking forward to wearing my platforms again this season! Which trends from the 1970’s look for fall 2015 are you excited about?

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