Elevators now — all elevators are manufactured by especially planning to allow that extra height by constructing the footwear so those dimensions inside the boot to your comfort and moveability are allowed for — so if you purchase a set of 3″ elevator casual shoes, the interiors and distance are tailored so — they are therefore very different to usual footwear even if they seem similar. Now the remarks about not being able to walk etc above 2.5″. Well let us leave my own experience aside for a moment but I promise you all I have not ceased walking into my mid 30s and’m not lying down 24/7 unable to maneuver around, laid low by my 4″ GuidoMaggi Ischias that I wear all the time! However there ARE concerns out of the intense world of internet’fact’…I spent years wearing lifts alone and at the end got up to the maximum poss in big oversized boots and the styles of pants which, at the time, were in my favour to include more. It took me a long time. The concept that it’s’not possible’ to use these is simply untrue and false. The same with all the’everybody can tell’ arguments. No-one knows I put in height and in seconds, if they did know, it would be merciless and outside there within my company working in nightclubs. There is no polite discretion within my field of work. And the fact is nuanced more intriguing and helpful. Being cautious I know really that the men at GuidoMaggi are more likely to promote the cautious height additions, for a variety of factors. Comfort is a key reason and starting off with 5″ lifts is just a total no no. You DO have to learn how to accommodate to adding heightat a lower degree, and 4 or 5″ elevators are not the answer until you are prepared. And you’re more restricted concerning the type of pants you’re wearing. You are able to get away with 4″ boots at a match, but not the 5″ ones (imho) unless you’re making a statement in certain times when the fashion is right for suits and big boots. However at a lower level (say around 3″) you are much much less limited in the type of pants you’re wearing. However, it took me a while and had I never finessed it I wouldn’t have done it I would have traded on looser ones. You’re developing a new skill depending upon a science Whenever you are adding men height boots. You’re mistaken, if you just expect to throw a set of boots and operate around a foot taller then. Add your first couple of inches, when you have the cash purchase another pair at the same time an inch or which are alike, and experiment. Yes if you wear 4″ lifts, fairly fast you may indeed find it feels (and looks) awkward. But after you are used to walking at the lower ones, it falls into place. I shall never forget when I got my very first 4″ lifts — they were really comfortable. However, initially it felt strange to walk more than a certain space (I’ve always been somebody who walks a lot). It took me two weeks. By the end of the two weeks I was really wondering”will this feel’normal”…and then 1 day I realised something”OMG it seems like normal now”. When it really happened I can’t set, it just did. I was back to being able to walk the very same distances as I did without being mindful of the difference. Test walk your boots that are And this is the actual point — and it is why I tell guys to go out and do lots of’test walks’ if they first buy. Distances that are short and long. You are getting used to the science of the boots and a new height you’ve purchased. And once you’re used to it, I let you know it seems NOT to be wearing them. In ways it was my girlfriend who gave me the hint for this — she works in the club business just like myself and wears those crazy 8″ stiletto and platform combos, the kinda poledancer boots, and some she has are even higher, only for being stood or sat. I queried her and it was. “God these new ones are extremely catchy,” she would say. But after a week or so they would then be nice and I’d hear no more complaints. Familiarity breeds comfort in most footwear — it may not believe it but when they are bedded in, and you have your extra 4 inches. Well you feel good. It says something which I myself am now in the level where I’d like to see when I could try out a set of 6″ elevators when they are developed; it’s never been done before but it might, I’m sure, and I’m prepared to wager that it will be the same story — there will probably be compromises, it will feel fresh and different…but that you will get used to them in exactly the same way.