The best platform trainers that will have you steppin’ in style

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by Samantha Price |
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High tops, low tops, runners - there are SO many different styles of platform trainers to choose from. Sometimes, it can make it hard to choose. But, we've made that choice a little easier by including a list of the best platform trainers that you can shop right now.

Platform trainers are a good option when you're after some fashionable footwear to dress up an otherwise casual look. They elevate your outfit - quite literally. Alternatively, if you've got that one dressy skirt in your wardrobe that you never feel brave enough to wear, a pair of platform trainers might just dress it down.

A platform or 'flatform' on a trainer can add a bit of height to your outfit, which is an especially good option for us petite babes. Like the best platform sandals, they can help to make your leg line look longer, which of course, makes you look taller if that's the look you're going for.

So, we've rounded up all the best platform trainers we could find to help add a bit of height - and a bit of style - to your outfits.

SHOP: The best platform trainers of 2023


Kicking it off with these White Canvas Flatform Trainers from New Look. They're a fab affordable

Levi's Platform Trainer in Black
Price: £31.50 (was £45)


We can't resist this pair of Levi's Platform Trainers. Made from black faux leather with a chunky

Dune London Edriss Grey Star Motif Lace Up Trainers
Price: £38 (was £80)


Dune London's pair of Edriss Grey Star Motif Lace Up Trainers add a little bit of interest to your

adidas Nizza Platform Trainers
Price: £45 (was £54.99)


These Adidas Nizza Platform Trainers are going fast at OFFICE. Luckily, there are a few different


River Island is a popular choice when it comes to footwear, and these Black River Island Monogram


We LOVE these White Leopard Print Trim Chunky Trainers from New Look. A personal favourite of

PUMA-180 Corduroy SneakersPUMA


Combining retro with contemporary, the PUMA-180 Sneakers add something different with their


Another one from River Island, these Brown Tassel Monogram Plimsols elevate the platform trainer


In beige or white, these Freelance Platform Lace Up Trainers from OFFICE have a very chunky


We are such a fan of a Vans trainer. After all, they're an absolute CLASSIC that you can wear with


With an endless amount of options, Converse has so many platform trainers to browse. It was hard


Superga do it again with these 2790 LAMEW Grey Silver platform trainers. These extra strong,


How to style platform trainers?

There are a few ways you could style a platform trainer. If you're stuck for inspiration, check out our ideas below. From jeans to skirts to summer dresses, you really can't go wrong. With so many designs of platform shoes to shop, there's a platform trainer out there for any type of outfit.

Dress down a printed skirt: If you ever feel like the maxi skirt you have in your wardrobe is too dressy, why not wear a pair of platform trainers with them to dress them down?

Throw on with a jumpsuit: A jumpsuit is an effortless option to pair with trainers that'll have you feeling cute.

Style with a summer dress: Whether it's a mini, midi or maxi, a trainer adds a casual comfy vibe to your summer outit.

Pair with mom jeans: Keep it '90s with a classic white platform shoe and a pair of mom jeans.

Samantha 'Sam' Price is a Beauty, Fashion & Wellness Products Writer at heat magazine. In 2021, Sam began her journey as a Storytelling Executive at Closer and heatworld on an internship, creating beauty and fashion content across these brands. It was 2022 when Sam was employed as a Commercial Content Writer writing about Family Life on Yours, Mother & Baby and Spirit & Destiny. Now, she specialises in beauty, fashion and wellness content across many brands.

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