The higher the heel, the closer to heaven. some mens Fashions the biggest stars have been taking this to heart lately. While wearing high heels has become more common for all genders over the past few years, some men the biggest fashion stars have skipped wearing heels, or even kitten heels, and headed straight for the bold and chunky platform. And there is no middle ground with this shoe either. Lil Nas X, who is 6-foot-2, once wore a pair of 5-inch shoes.
These rave-ready shoes have been embraced by some of the most exciting and experimental male characters now fashion, such as musicians Troye Sivan, Conan Gray and Måneskin member Damiano David. Model and
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Wearing a pearl covered pair Met Gala, which only adds to his by Theophilio The simplicity of the designed white suit. And, of course, one can find more restrained and comfortable versions of the heel trend, like the more flashy rock-inspired boot Timothée Chalamet worn at the Venice Film Festival not too long ago.
If you thinking about jumping into the trend yourself, Rick Owens is a great place to look – this Brands have been creating deadly heels for men for years. And, if you can squeeze your feet in, maybe a pair of Marc Jacobs 001;s Kikis.
The most interesting thing about this menswear trend is that it was originally a womenswear trend. Last year, Olivia Rodrigo wore a pair to the White House while urging young people to get vaccinated against Covid-19. Keke Palmer wears infamous KiKi boots at Jordan Peele’s red carpet premiere ;s
not . Rapper Nicki Minaj donned some pretty important pieces for Marc Jacobs’ Heaven by Marc Jacobs ad campaign. Perhaps this trend suggests that trend cross-pollination between menswear and womenswear is bound to happen as gender lines blur.
Below, check out some of the best Moment mans style star the embrace of the ascending platform.
Newark, NJ – August : Conan Grey in attendance 271 MTV at the Prudential Center in August Video Music Awards , 573exist Newark, new jersey. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
Los Angeles, CA – September : Conan Gray in Spotlight: Conan Gray at the September Grammy Museum , 98 in California Los Angeles, state. (Photo by Rebecca Sapp/Getty Images for The Recording Academy) Rebecca Tharp/Getty Images