Would You Wear Gold Platforms Like Heather Graham's?

01/30/2007 at 06:00 AM ET

Forget her short dress! How Heather Graham even managed to walk the length of the SAG red carpet in her sky-high Versace heels is still a mystery to us (maybe she took flats or slipped them off under the table?). The Bobby actress even joked about them in the pre-show, calling the super-high platforms “stripper shoes.” Hmm. Perhaps it’s okay to go over the top to an awards show, but we can’t imagine wearing them out for just a regular night on the town. Tell us: What do you think of these platform heels? Will you be wearing them?

If you love ’em, we’ve rounded up a few styles that are pretty similar to Heather’s.

Marc by Marc Jacobs square buckle and T-strap satin lightweight platform sole, $345, nordstrom.com

BCBGirls Women’s Rinaldo Platform Slingback gold crisscross toe with buckle accents, $110,

Dr. Scholl’s Swivel platform peep-toe metallic slingback with cushioned footbed, $70, piperlime.com

To see even more about the SAGs, visit our Red Carpet Confidential blog.

Photo: Lisa Rose/jpi, inset: Tammie Arroyo/AFF

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KT fr Cda on

I’d fall wearing them!

Meg on

these completely clash with the soft, romantic dress… i don’t know if she was trying to be trendy or fashion forward or what, but it’s a very bad look.

Frab on

UGLY. That’s all I can say.

j on

are there a lot of strippers out there wearing versace shoes?

funfun100 on

Never EVER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

michele. on

i have a thing for platforms even though im fairly tall myself ,, so YES!!

Susan on

Personally, I do not like the shoes and would not wear them. They are too flashy for me. As for Heather Graham, she seems like a fun-loving, crazy sort of girl. I think they suit her well. And they are D&G after all. You average pole dancer does not wear designer shoes!

Tina on

Personally, I would not wear them to an awards show, but it is good to she that she did not take herself too seriously and had fun with fashion. That is what fashion should be all about!

Heather S. on

Hmmm… they do kind of look like stripper shoes. And with such a pretty, feminine dress, I’m sure she had better choices.

Regardng the other shoes, I would probably buy the BCBG pair in a moment of weakness and then never find anything to wear with them…

Christabelle on

While those shoes are cute, you have to be prepared for the discomfort! Platforms are the most uncomfortable shoes ever (well, next to stilettos). More power to Heather for trying something different!

Kaye on

Why are these “famous” designers giving women a hard time….. wearing an almost impossible heel with an almost impossible price! God help us!

Heather on

While I love tall heels, I think that platforms are one of the ugliest shoes ever next to those wedge heel shoes so no I would not wear them. I would not have worn them with the dress she is wearing simply because they do not go. I think the dress would have looked much cuter with like a strappy sandle heel instead of the ones she wore.

Elda on

I love the dress but feel the shoes just ruined her whole outfit!

Trinity on

Just awful. There is not much else to say, but awfully, lucky she did not fall flat on her face! Lol.

KC on

I personally would definately wear the gold platforms. My boyfreind agrees that I should wear them as well. We were watching the red carpet interviews and he loved how “hot” she looked in the shoes and suggested that I get some as well. My response was “the shoes are great and where can I get some, but I not with that dress babe not with that dress”.

Jackson on

I would wear those shoes only if I wanted to break every bone in my body!

Colette on

The ones she is wearing are ugly, but I think I’ll get those BCBG ones. Yummy!

Stephanie on

These are shoes you see on a stripper……

h on

Of course I’d wear these shoes!

That is, if things got bad and stripping was a last resort…

C on

Did she leave her stripper pole at home? Ugly!

Stephanie on

I love the shoes, would wear them myself!

Mary on

The only people I know who wear those type of shoes are the short, overly trendy Asian girls. I myself (as a tall Asian) would never be caught dead in those.

Chrissy on

I kinda like them actually!

Teresa on


Ellie on

I like the shoes (looove the dress), but seriously, Heather is already 5’8″, does she really need the height? She must be 6’2″ with those on (Ryan Seacrest must’ve just about died interviewing her lol)

Cherish on

Those shoes are practically screaming for a stripper pole, they would look better if the heels were a little lower

Kristen on

I don’t wear platforms now, but if you can pull them off,
more power to you. I think the gold color is nice, very trendy for the times. Pretty gorgeous!!

jenb on

no r u kiding me those i would were in cinderella

KT fr Cda on

C and H, you two are so funny! Good one!

andreina on

First, I’m a tall girl so I don’t need to. Second, I don’t want to look like a porn star.

BC on

she looks terrible in that particular dress

Brittany on

Correction to Susan: they’re Versace, not D&G

michele. on

platforms are simply easier to walk in.

Robyn on

ummm, no. imo they look like stripper heels.

Maura on

well i wouldnt wear them no but if i was unbelievebly short and i was able to walk in them then sure why not they dont look bad…they just look painful!

enigma on


KT fr Cda, thanks pointing out h’s and C’s comments!!

Yes, they are funny and like you, I would fall too!!!
Plus, I am almost 6ft tall and would look terribly silly if I wore those stripper heels!



never, they are completley ugly and do not look good w/ the dress at all!!!!!!!!!!!

Tracie on

No. They are very tacky, but so is she!

Teo on

Ugh..NO!!! Ugly, just plain ugly!

jacqui on

LOVE THEM!!!!!!!!!!!! They are so freakin awesome. if only i could afford them. she’s fabulous!

Marcia on

absolutley hideous. It does nothing for her. The shoes probably weigh more than she does….

Asheley W. on

I’d only wear those if I was 5’3″ or under and trying to look tall. Yeash. Whatever happened to pretty, dainty shoes to go with pretty, dainty dresses?

Anastasia on

No the look like they are from the 1970s!

Kiki on

The dress is technically pretty but looks strange on her frame–like it’s falling down. Not flattering.

On the other hand, the shoes are just plain dumb looking. They are a cross between seventies platforms and stripper shoes, and the gold hue just makes them look more ridiculous.

And who is she anyways? She was in Bobby? Well I have heard of her before that but I don’t know where.

Tayme on

I’m short myself, and I always wear big shoes to bring the illusion that I’m tall. I own all different kinds of heals. I have a few platform shoes and wedges. However, I don’t wear the platform shoes with dresses, I mostly wear them with cuffed trousers or wide legged pants, boot legged pants or a nice pant suit. I wear my wedges with cropped pants or shorts. You can look classy while wearing a “stripper” shoe. I agree with most on here, I like the platform on Heather Graham, but I just love the dress and the platform ruins it, but Versace made the shoe look very classy and I love the gold.

andreina on

don’t like them, Though the dress is really pretty. However… to wear a strapless you need to have perfect shoulders and perfect posture too! She doesn’t have either…

Elizabeth on

This dress had such great potential and the shoes COMPLETELY ruined the entire outfit. Where were her “fashion advisors”? They need to be fired!! If that dress was just a little longer and she was wearing beautiful, classy heels then the outfit would look spectacular!

Annie on

Yuck! I don’t like that with that beautiful dress.

andy on

unlike many ladies out there, she could wear anything she wants and still look good!

Amanda on

I think they are so hot I mean I would lick them if i had the chance!

Molly on

Man, those platforms are rockin’. I dig the contrast of the girly lacey dress and those sassy shoes.

karl anglin on

Heather Graham did a great balancing act with those shoes.

Dixie Marie on

NEVER! Would not be able to walk in these. Too ugly anyway.

Kasandra on

The shoes arent so great, but kudos to Heather for trying something different…they’re really not so bad :) Could be worse….a lot worse. Do I need to remind everyone of Rose Mcgowans chain backed dress and no underwear ! Lol

Amal on


wicky on

i dont think so.coz heather is one of the tallest actresses in the world.so she doznt need to wear these type of heels.

wicky on

no doubt she z the tallest

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