1970s Famolare Hi There Platform Wedge Sandals

 

 

 

 

For those born too late to experience the Famolare wave for yourselves, allow us to provide a little FYI. In the early 1970s, shoe designer Joe Famolare created a line of rubber platform shoes, the first of which was named Get There, followed by the high heeled version, Hi There, Shortly thereafter, the Go There, Hi Up, and Very High versions made their debut. With their wavy rubber sole, ergonomically designed Famolares had a very unique and distinctive look and were totally comfortable to wear all day long. These sandals are Hi Ups, in a caramel colored leather that borders on burnt orange. Featuring  a  braided strap vamp and buckled ankle strap, they sit atop a .75" high platform with a 3.5" heel, and will display your long, lithe, Bain de Soleil tanned legs beautifully. Made in Italy, they are a size 5 M, and in excellent, nearly mint  condition. $170