10 Platform Shoes That'll Give You Height, Not A Charley Horse

Let's face it: We weren't all born with Karlie Kloss' eternal stems, or Naomi Campbell's longer-than-long gams. That's why, when it comes to leg-lengthening footwear, we've got to fake it 'til with platform shoes that'll add inches without the pain. (Bonus! There's also a fascinating history behind the stompers — who knew?!)
Whether you're into a platform or a flatform (flat shoes with a platform underneath the entire sole), the ten styles ahead will have 'em fooled into thinking you're 5'5 even if you're really just 5'1 (well, 5'2 on a good day).
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Rachel Zoe Abby, $149.99, available at Piperlime.
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Topshop Laurent Cross Over Platforms, $112, available at Topshop.
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Jeffrey Campbell Don't Care Heels, $157, available at Pixie Market.
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Prada Studded Platform Oxford, $439, available at Barneys New York.
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Luxury Rebel Two Tone Pumps Veronica, $78, available at Bloomingdale's.
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Ralph Lauren Sharie Calf Platform Sandal, $795, available at Ralph Lauren.
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Office Alexi Studded Oxford, $47.20, available at Nasty Gal.
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Calvin Klein Kendall Platform Pump, $79.95, available at DSW.
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Charlotte Olympia Debbie Suede Heart-Platform Pump, $795, available at Bergdorf Goodman.
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Jeffrey Campbell Solitaire Platform Pump, $140, available at Nasty Gal.

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