If you are a self-confident fashionista, platform sandals are real must-have items for your spring/summer closet. Platform sandals come in a wide range of styles, textures and colors, so you will surely find a trendy pair that matches your clothing style and flatter your body type. These lovely footwear items are extremely advantageous choices for petite women while they will add a bit of extra height to their figure, creating the illusion of a nice, elongated body.

Platform sandals have heels but at the same time they are comfortable all day long. Casual platforms and sexy platform pumps will wonderfully complete a hip urban look or a casual, classy outfit. Platform sandals can be worn by virtually anybody as they create a gorgeous, leaner silhouette, giving a nice shape to your calves. These statement fashion items can transform an everyday outfit into something dramatic and fabulous. Check out our tips and learn how to match and wear stylish platform sandals with success.

Top: Bebe, Dereon Bottom: Guess, Dereon

If you are searching for the wow factor, patent-leather platform sandals can create a perfect combination with your favorite skinny jeans. You can also match them with trendy floral print dresses and they work really well with semi-formal attires as well.

Interesting T-strap platform wedge sandals are all at rage this year. Cork heels are also great choices for the upcoming summer season. Pair them with colorful capris, stylish shorts, flouncy blouses, tunics, tees or feminine dresses. Mix and match in order to create chic urban outfit that is suitable for afternoon shopping trips, weekend getaways with friends or parties.

Printed, colorful platforms are fun and feminine. Spice up your wardrobe with a new, trendy acquisition and pair zebra or leopard printed platform sandals with denim capris, neutral-toned skirts and many other outfits, giving them a soft, feminine touch. Funky animal prints will add a glam chic to your style, making you feel like a real diva.

Platform Wedges Sping Summer 2010Top: Sam Edelman, Guess Middle: Charles David, Bottom: LAMB, Jessica Simpson

Platform sandals with ankle-straps are wonderful choices if you want to achieve a sophisticated, classy look. Not only you will create a stunning look, but these stylish sandals will also add some fun and uniqueness to your regular outfits. You can visually lengthen your legs by wearing ankle-strap sandals with extra short shorts, miniskirts and mini dresses. Create a glamorous look for an evening party by matching a funky pair of metallic ankle wrap platform sandals with chic leggings and an oversized printed tee.

If you are an avid fan of casual platform sandals, you will surely enjoy this summer season while you can play out your creativity by paring them with many trendy outfits. As possibilities are endless, you only have to follow our tips, adding your good sense of fashion and imagination. These casual platform sandals will make you feel totally comfortable and chic. Go for delicate summer colors and match them to your outfits to create a super-stylish look. Add a little individuality by shopping for unique designs and tasteful embellishments and platform sandals with attitude.

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Platorm Sandals Shoe Trends Spring Summer 2010Top: Jessica Simpson, Luichiny Bottom: BCBGirls, Baby Phat