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Our style tips for adopting the chunky soles trend in autumn

Autumn is just around the corner, the leaves are turning brown and despite the still summery temperatures, the fashion trends are all about soft materials and warm colours. This autumn 2023 also marks the return of the cult shoe. You may have already spotted them on your Instagram feed or on the catwalks, they are undoubtedly the shoe trend for autumn 2023. With the nostalgia for the 90s, this season offers a new life to shoes with a chunky sole, wedges or platform shoes, very well known in pop culture. A perfect design for a slim appearance, and a look that's sure to make an impression.

Men's Sneakers Harvey 9 Melvin & Hamilton

These leather shoes can be flat and have a platform along the entire length of the sole, or have a heel and a wedge sole. Essential for this autumn and perfect for gaining a few centimetres while remaining stable on your feet, they come in a variety of styles and are suitable for all morphologies.

Easy to wear, platform shoes will accompany you all year round, from casual and everyday looks to more formal looks for special occasions. For a simple daytime style, the reference models are the platform sneakers. Super comfortable, their thick rubber sole will give you more height while remaining flat. For evening wear, opt for Chelsea boots and platform ankle boots, or wedge sandals.

What's the best way to wear platform shoes? Below you'll find all our fashion advice and our selection of the most elegant platform models to defy the laws of gravity in style.

01 For her, how and with what to wear wedges?

Whether it's a cool winter day or a spring evening, platform shoes are the perfect way to make a statement. They provide the perfect balance between casual and elegant. At the office, loafers with notched soles or chunky sneakers can easily be paired with a long skirt or rolled-up jeans that show off your ankles.

How to wear your platform shoes to a wedding or a party? Choose a mini-skirt or a short dress, platform sandals and fancy or patterned tights to shine on the dance floor. Do you dream of faraway places and balmy summer nights? For the evenings, wedge mules will be perfect with a long dress.

Women's loafers Jade 6 Melvin & Hamilton

For autumn, winter or if you're in the mood for a more masculine look, opt for thick-soled ankle boots, boyfriend jeans and a well-fitted blazer. These shoes will not only elongate your figure, but will also provide comfort, stability and support.

Our favourite women's models:

02 For him, how and with what to wear platform shoes?

Men's Sneakers Harvey 104 Melvin & Hamilton

For those of you who love to have an easy-to-wear outfit in mind every day to avoid wasting time in the morning! You don't have to be a fashionista who knows all about the latest trends to wear a pair of platform sneakers. The easiest way to wear your thick-soled sneakers or chunky sneakers is surely to combine them with jeans and a fleece sweatshirt. Your shoes will give a twist to this streetwear combination that has become a classic in men's wardrobes. These shoes bring a touch of modernity and elegance to any basic piece, from blue chino to white cotton shorts.

Men's ankle boots George 1 Melvin & Hamilton

Looking for the perfect platform shoes to wear with your favourite suit? When in doubt, keep it simple: for example, pair derbies with thick sole to a white shirt and flannel trousers.This foolproof look will withstand the cycles of fashion and trends. In summer with a linen shirt, and in the winter with a navy turtleneck, these shoes will be perfect for staying chic and cool. Make sure you take special care of the outsole of your shoes to keep it clean and spotless.

Our favourite men's styles:


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