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These are the Platform, Plateau and Bold Sneaker Trends 2023

October 14, 2023 6:54 PM
These are the Platform, Plateau and Bold Sneaker Trends 2023

Dear community, it is not a question, that platform sneakers are hype at the moment! By the way, when we talk about 'platform sneakers', we also talk about 'plateau sneakers' or 'bold sneakers'. These are all terms that mean the same thing: sneakers with a bigger sole.

In today's article we show you some of the platform, plateau and bold sneaker trends from 2023!

Platform, Plateau and Bold Sneaker Trends 2023

In the upcoming overview, we will show you some platform, platform and bold sneakers that are all still available in a lot of sizes. So just click on the images or the sneaker overview to check where, in which size and at what price the respective kicks are still available.

Nike WMNS Air Force 1 PLT.AF.ORM

Nike

Let's start our overview with a classic - the Nike Air Force. This model is also available in the PLT.AF.ORM version. The Kick comes with an elegantly shaped midsole and an upper made of leather.

Air Jordan 1 Low Elevate WMNS 'Panda'

Asphaltgold

This Air Jordan 1 Elevate comes with an extra high platform sole. Unlike the original AJ1 Low, the upper is made of smooth leather and is very reminiscent of the super popular 'Panda' colorway.

adidas Forum Bonega

Footdistrict

The adidas Forum Bonega is also a classic when it comes to platform sneakers. This kick also comes with a leather upper and a memory foam insole, which is super comfortable. We see the typical Forum style with a high sole for a twist on the design.

€45

adidas Forum Bonega

Available at 4 webshops
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adidas WMNS Gazelle Bold

Asphaltgold

The adidas Samba and adidas Campus are on top of the hype at the moment. But have you already seen the Gazelle Bold? This kick is straight out of the 60s and a true classic.This version has a three-part platform midsole that features the iconic adidas Trefoil logo on each section. Unlike the other Kicks, this one has a suede upper.

€86

adidas Gazelle Bold

Available at 17 webshops
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adidas Superstar XLG

adidas

The adidas Superstar has always been legendary, but this version takes the classic 70s sneaker to a whole new level of fashion. The proportions have been tuned and the typical jagged 3-Stripes have been brought into the spotlight a bit more than ususal.

New Balance 5740

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Despite its understated, almost effortless versatility, the original 574 model was a unique design for its time and is still a classic today. The new 57/40 takes on the hybrid concept and expands on it, while also giving you out of a couple of inches with the bigger sole.

€72

New Balance 5740

Available at 4 webshops
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VANS Checkerboardboard Old Skool Platform

Vans

The Vans Checkerboard Old Skool Platform combines the style of classic Vans skate sneakers with a nice platform sole. Featuring Vans' iconic black and white pattern paired with the traditional waffle sole.

Vans Knu Stack

Asphaltgold

The Knu Stack is a newer design from Vans, but still a classic 90s style kick and as fashionable as ever in 2023. The look comes with an extra thick toe, the classic Vans Stripe and in some designs also with a high, chunky sole.

€55

VANS Knu Stack

Available at 11 webshops
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Chuck Taylor All Star Platform

Converse

Basically, it's the classic Chuck Taylor All Star as we know it, only with a raised sole. Highly recommended if you are looking for a sneaker for everyday wear - a classic that you simply need in your sneaker collection.

Converse Run Star Hike

Converse

This silhouette combines the classic in the form of the iconic Chuck Taylor model with the futuristic feel of a jagged rubber sole. The Converse Run Star Hike has become a real must-have over the past years.

PUMA Mayze

PUMA

The PUMA Mayze is a super coveted women's sneaker and a rather eye-catching and bold model. This is partly due to the platform sole, which is three times thicker than usual and definitely attracts attention. Perfect for gaining a pair of inches in height!

ASICS SportStyle Japan S

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We close our review with a kick from ASICS- the ASICS SportStyle Japan S. Even though some of you may not have had the sneaker on your radar yet, this one is also an absolute trend model for 2023 with its clean style.

We hope you got a good overview of some of the most popular platform, platform and bold sneaker trends in 2023. By the way, we often write about the latest sneaker and streetwear trends in our news - so it's worth checking out!