Shoe Spotlight: Versace Medusa Aevitas Platform Pumps

From the moment the chunky platform, sky-high heels trend hit the fashion world, there has been a long list of women who’ve flaunted them with supreme confidence. Designers have been quick to hop onto the trend too, but no one did it like Versace. In 2021, the Versace Medusa Aevitas platform pumps made their debut, and since then, they’ve certainly made their presence felt. Celebrities like Dua Lipa, Beyoncé, as well as top fashion influencers, have happily flaunted the ultra-glamorous shoe. Every now and then, there’s a shoe trend that catches the eyes of fashionistas, and this time it is the double-platform heels. Chunky, but so chic.

The House of Versace is known for creating powerful, stunning pieces for both women and men. Be it clothing, shoes, bags, homeware, or accessories, one knows instinctively that it’s a Versace item. The use of the Medusa logo and the clever usage of soft, luxe fabrics with metal elements is something that designer Donatella Versace does par excellence, and this is visible in the Aevitas double platform pumps. 

Photo Credit: DANIELE VENTURELLI/WIREIMAGE via people.com
Photo Credit: DANIELE VENTURELLI/WIREIMAGE via people.com

Touted as ‘street style’ shoes, the Versace Medusa Aevitas heels are equally perfect for parties and formal events. In true Versace style, they have oodles of oomph and are just the head-turners that one would expect a luxury item to be. The shoes have glorious 155 mm heels, rhinestone-studded ankle straps with the Medusa head logo charm on one side, a smooth satin body, and eye-catching double platforms. These characteristics are very much along the lines of the playful Y2K aesthetic, while also having the unmatched quality and intrigue of an Italian luxury fashion brand. Ever since singer Dua Lipa appeared wearing the pumps in the 2021 ad campaign, curiosity and sales increased notably. 

These beautiful platform pumps are highly coveted and might be hard to come by, so now is the right time to get your hands on a pair. As exclusive as they are, you can find some at The Luxury Closet and complete your shoe collection.

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Versace Purple Medusa Aevitas Double Platform Pumps Size 38

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Versace Black Medusa Aevitas Double Platform Pumps Size 38

Style Inspiration: Ariana Grande

We can’t stop obsessing over this understated yet utterly elegant look that Ms.Grande flaunts. The monochromes paired with the stockings and majestic black platforms scream modern chic. It balances between ‘keep it casual’ and ‘I’m ready to party’ in the most perfect way!

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Photo Credit: @MIMICUTTRELL via whowhatwear.com

Style Inspiration: Chiara Ferragni in Versace Medusa Aevitas Platform Pumps

Take cues from Chiara Ferragni and style your Versace Medusa Aevitas heels with a printed top underneath a denim jacket and shorts. Finish the OOTD with a sleek updo and some fun accessories or makeup. For an evening look, we’d suggest wearing a gorgeous flouncy or A-line dress to go with the pumps.

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Chiara Ferragni is seen on the front row of the Versace fashion show during the Milan Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2022/2023 on February 25, 2022 in Milan, Italy
Photo Credit: Daniele Venturelli/WireImage via Getty Images

The Versace Medusa Aevitas platform pumps are available in several colors, each of them so pretty that it’s quite hard to choose. Fuchsia, pink, yellow, black, and lilac are some of the lovely hues that you can select from. And just in case you’re a brand loyalist, then here is a treasure trove of incredible Versace shoes for you to shop and flaunt.

Samikshya Borse

Samikshya is an ambivert who loves all things fashion, dance, and food. She believes in communication and the power of words and visuals to inspire people. A dreamer and a thinker, you can find her consuming digital content (incessantly) when not working.

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