Spring Shoe Trends: Love or Hate?

Platform Clogs
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Chunky, clunky and loud, platform clogs are back. But they're much more open than last year's styles were. Instead of a full-coverage upper, they're sporting open toes and sandal strapping. Some even have a sling-back strap or T-tops with ankle straps, which is nice, because there's really no way to walk elegantly in shoes that are prone to flying off your feet.

Designers are having a field day with clogs, and the end results are some beautifully elegant upgrades on this simple, timeless style. We put platform clogs in the "love" column.