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If you’re an avid reader of Who What Wear, you might have noticed that we’re all here for the platform trend that is currently on the rise. You’ve probably already seen many celebrities endorse the sky-high sandals à la Versace, but there’s another celebrity-loved trend that’s on my mind: platform combat boots. With punk and grunge aesthetics reaching popular status again, it’s no surprise that this boot style is gaining traction on the market. Celebrities such as Kourtney Kardashian and Olivia Rodrigo have been championing the trend, but it’s trickled onto the fashion set, proving that the boot style is more versatile than you think.
If you want to add a little bit of edge to your wardrobe this year, look no further. I’ve rounded up 24 of the best pairs of platform combat boots on the market, from affordable picks to luxury investments. I’ve even included some outfit inspiration if you have the trend on your wish list but are in a styling bind.
The quintessential platform combat boots.
This has the WWW team stamp of approval.
A great budget-friendly option.
The contrast sole adds a unique touch.
White just so happens to be the more unique option.
If patent is your vibe.
These are selling fast.
Ganni is always worth the investment.
Eytys is the fashion set’s go-to for edgy and chunky shoe styles.
The ultimate luxurious boots.
There’s a taller version too.
Larroude is known for comfort, so don’t be intimidated by the height on these boots.
Just take a look at that discount price—no wonder there are few left in stock.
Leave it to ASOS to give a under-$50 option.
Bottega’s price point is high, but I’ve always heard nothing but raving reviews.
The croc effect will make these boots stand out from the rest. (Plus, you can’t beat that price.)
If you want to change it up from the classic black.
It doesn’t get more grunge than R13.
Who said brown and black can’t go well together?
Sky-high platforms aren’t for everyone, and this low version still gives the perfect amount of height.
My fellow editor Anna LaPlaca sings high praises on Vagabond’s boots.
If silver isn’t your thing, I’ve found you a gold version.
A more classic look.