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Sunday, January 15, 2017

Right Shoe Height

What is the right height for your shoes?  Well, that obviously depends on many factors.  One of which would be the activity or event you plan to attend.

How to measure the heel height of a shoe?  Many companies measure from the middle of the top of the heel at the back of the shoe through to the top of the heel cap (not all footwear companies measure the exact same way). The heel cap is usually about half a centimeter, in addition to the height of the heel.
Shoe Heel Cap

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The shoes pictured above can be found at Saks Fifth Avenue (if you shop soon).

Please understand that the heel heights aren't always exact. Heel height can depend on what size shoe you are, as well as other factors. So don't get upset if you take out your ruler and find that the advertised height is a millimeter off from the shoe you purchased.

Shoe height Tips:

If you’re not one for heels, ballet flats are a good option.

The 1.5" heel is your go-to heel height if you want a little lift. It's feminine but practical. 

A 2 inch stiletto heel provides enough lift to give your step a spring, but it’s not too high that the balls of your feet will be aching all day.

The 3 inch heel is what most would classify as a classic heel height.  Perfect for many occasions.

If you wish to be a bit more sassy, you can go with a four inch heel.  Fab for dinner parties.  This height can provide an elegant look of the shoe itself is also classy.  Keep in mind, you would now be walking at a higher angle.

When going to a higher heel, make sure to purchase a pair of shoes with good stability.

If you get up into the 6" range, you will look gorgeous, but this height of heel is not for everyone.  Be a high heel pro before going this high.

Let's keep in mind, height is not only in the heel.  Shoe inserts or shoe lifts can be used to help elevate the wearer.

You will find many articles online regarding how to choose the right heel height. It is suggested that you read a few.  Selected between low heels, mid heels, or high heels has many factors.  You may also want to hunt around for articles about heels that will make your legs look fantastic.  Yes, the height of the heel can help.

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