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Fresh & flirty flatforms

We’ve all worn our fair share of platform shoes -- which give height, without the wobbliness of scary spike heels -- but a new option gives the height without the fright, too. Flatforms are a hybrid of flats and platforms, and we’ve rounded up a few of our favorites.

Fresh & flirty flatforms


1Lace-up espadrille

Bergdorf Goodman, $165

Add some height to your summer style with these towering Tory Burch lace-up espadrilles. The '70s-inspired look and color-block design make for an on-trend addition to your warm-weather wardrobe.

2Basket weave peep-toe

Jildor, $275

The intricate basketweave construction of these unique and flirty flatforms goes great with your favorite widelegged trousers or A-line mini.

3Leather love, $525

Though pricey, these simple yet elegant sling-back Jill Sander flatforms are irresistible. The criss-cross straps make them a practical choice, while the effortless design is perfect for summer.

4Sexy & strappy

Urban Outfitters, $175

If you're looking to get noticed, these Jeffrey Campbell flatforms are for you. From the height to the bright orange hue, get ready to feel all eyes on your fabulous legs.

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