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These Versace Platform Boots Might Bring Footwear to a New Low

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Today's candidates in the search for the world's most absurd shoes are the high-fashion version of those Free People clog boots that have been haunting the retinas of fashion blog readers for weeks now. The clog heel has been replaced by a seven-inch stiletto, but otherwise the concept seems strikingly similar. You've got your pattered calf-warmers, your open toes, your ultra-flattering white background, your studied clompiness. And, as with the Free People clog boots, these guys make such a dramatic statement that it's almost impossible to imagine what other clothing you would wear with them. (Net-a-Porter offers two options, one rather business-like and one straight from the runway.) The best part? Since they're Versace and not Free People, they cost $1,950.
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