converse all star ox platform sequins
If you’ve been keeping up, you’ll already know that the flatform silhouette is a huge deal this season with the style forecast set for the rest of 2017 as well. It’s time to lift your look and replace those go-to flats with a little added fashion sass from the 70’s. We’ve already discussed Vans getting on-board with the trend when they introduced their Old Skool Platform, and given you a low-down of the elevated street-wear staples you need now from big brands like Superga, adidas and PUMA. However, Converse are now in our spotlight as the latest brand to rise into this must-have trend with some edgy flatform trainers.

Allowing you to hop on board the 70’s revival train, the flatform profile was first introduced in this eccentric decade. Since its heyday, the flatform has continued to resurface into the world of fashion with a killer come-back in the 90’s; accepted in part thanks to everyone’s favourite throw-back girl band, the Spice Girls. Serious trend-setters in their time, everyone wanted the Spice approved footwear. Nowadays, seen on influencers like Gigi Hadid, Chiara Ferragni and Suki Waterhouse, flatform trainers represent a chic and contemporary way to boost your height without compromising on comfort.

Seen across the Spring/Summer 17 catwalks from big names like Gucci, Versace and Balmain, ‘establishing a podium’ was the trend to watch. The designers did not disappoint as they sent stand-out flatforms adorning crazy prints and embellishments strutting down the catwalk; ‘podiums’ of true couture craft we would all be honoured to stand on.

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Taking cues from these fashion houses, the classic Chuck has been brought to new heights. Converse put their own spin on this must-have trend by not only adding a 4cm platform to the All Star Ox profile, but encrusting the classic canvas upper with stand-out sequins for that designer look. The elevated sole brings a luxe-look to the go-to casual trainer to revive your off-duty wardrobe. Keeping it versatile, this high-fashion flatform trainer arrives in a classic white or all-black colourway so you can add some serious edge to any outfit.

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Don’t let your footwear serve as an afterthought this season and get ahead of the curve with an embellished flatform from Converse that wouldn’t look out of place on the catwalk. Or browse our full range of women’s flatforms and find your perfect style.