Not to dwell on it too much, but Gen Z fashion trends can be quite confusing for this millennial writer. Couldn’t we have left low-rise pants in the early years? (But honestly, accessories for anyone bold enough to wear them!) Now, Emma Chamberlain reminds me of another Gen Z trend that’s also pretty daring: super-high, and I mean, super-high platform shoes.
Appearing on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonChamberlain wore Unif Crypto boots ($222) with impressive 5.5″ heels. With the under-25 set in mind, exaggerated platforms are definitely a major trend in 2022 – in fact, they have shortlisted my recent roundup of the absolute boldest. Scroll down to see how Emma Chamberlain styled them to perfection and shop the platform trend for yourself.