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Sneakers's height is 5ft 8in (173 cm)

Nike Air Force One

3cm (1.18 inches)

Nike's big seller, these have thick looking soles up close but don't give as much height as they'd suggest they might, basically 1.2 inches.
Adidas Superstar 2

2.5cm (1 inch) - 2cm (0.75 inch)

A popular style, the shell toe. Brand new this sole looks to give more than what they actually give, which is really 2.5cm. But after a few weeks of wear though this sneaker becomes 2cm, or 0.75 inch.
Adidas Oregon

3cm (1.18 inches)

New, it gives about 1.25 inches. With some trainers, after a few weeks the insole kind of gets bedded in and so it settles down a few mm less than new. I've worn this pair to 4 conventions in 2006. For pic reference, those cons were these people were at: 1) Meghan Gallagher, 2) Doug Bradley, 3) Glenn Morshower
Reebock Classic

2.85cm (1.15 inches)

New they'd give more 1.2 inch, I've worn a used pair to 2 conventions. For pic reference, those cons were these people were at: 1) Lou Ferrigno, 2) Carlos Bernard.
Nike Shox NZ, Turbo OZ

3.6cm (1.41 inches)

If new out the box both these pairs gave good 1.4 inches, a few weeks of wear and for me I found they'd creeped down a little below 1.4. Absolutely my favorite type of trainer based on comfort. I've worn these to 2 conventions, for reference: 1)Ron Glass, 2)Tony Todd.
Nike Airmax 95

3.4cm (1.34 inches)

New, seemed to give about 1.35 inches.
Nike Free

2.75cm (1.08 inches)

Extremely lightweight trainer, the sole looks like it could give you more than this, but the insole is shaped slightly curved at the heel, after a few weeks drops to basically 1 inch.
Nike Air 180

2.7cm (1.06 inches)

Just over 1 inches, used to be kind of pair I'd wear every day as they seemed very comfortable. I've worn this trainer to one convention, for reference: 1) Jensen Ackles con. They dropped to about 0.98 inches by then.
Nike Airmax Ltd

3.45cm (1.36 inches)

This is kind of similar height to airmax 360, although I think gives a little more than this limited edition.
Puma Tx 300

3.2cm (1.26 inches)

I picked this pair up thinking on the size of the heel they'd give near 1.4 inches, but surprisingly not even 1.3. I have worn this pair to C11, for reference: 1) James Marsters con.
Timberland Euro Dub

3cm (1.18 inches)

The timberlands usually have a larger heel and a lesser heel, the above new gives 1.18 inches and is the lesser heel.
Adidas Samoa

2.5cm (1 in)

This is a comfy version of the shoe, gives near 1 in new, normal samoas give bit less than this.
Doc Martin Style

3.4cm (1.34 inches)

This shows a typical doc martin style boot, where the heel is cut to a standard range. Many think such a boot gives 1.5-1.6, but not really unless its got extremely thick and cushioned insole.
Crocs Cayman

2.2cm (0.87 inch)

Popular summer shoe. Concave shape so give less than an inch in reality. Ugly looking things if you ask me.
Vans Classic Slip Ons

1.4-1.5cm (0.55 inch)

The chequered style is popular. Brand New they give around 1.6cm, but after wearing 1.4-1.5cm
Converse All Star

1.6cm (0.62 inches)

I own several classics, there are some special editions. Slimline converse give the same.
Nike Shox Arraw

3cm (1.18 in)

These are not as obviously big as normal shox, they have pretty comfy insoles. brand new I measured them as 3cm, after a year they were about 1.1 inch.
Nike Street Shox V

2.1cm (0.83 in)

A low urban style of shox, nowhere near as comfy as arraws but if you want less sole this is a good trainer.
Boat Shoe

1.9cm (0.75 in)

A lot of boat shoes have pretty slim insoles, this pair is typically the style that gives about three quarters of an inch.
Merrell Fashion Trainer

2cm (0.8 in)

I've worn this shoe at quite a few conventions over 2009-2010.
Airwalk Skate Shoe

1.3-1.4cm (0.5 in)

This is a low skate style sneaker, it appears to give more height than it actually does.
Adio Skate Shoe

1.8-1.9cm (0.75 in)

Another style of skate shoes. A lot of Adios give 0.6-0.75 inch range
Caterpiller Boot

3.7-3.8cm (1.5 in)

A thick soled Cat Boot with an insole that is a few mm thick, gives in total about 1.5 inches.
Nike AirMax 180

3.5cm (1.38 in)

One of the thicker styles of Nike Running Sneakers.

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Boo says on 15/Apr/14
I like those cat boots too Rob, looking for something in that style with a solid insole. My last choice would be these, what do you think Rob, same as the other Dr Martens? Click Here

[Editor Rob: with insole a bit over the inch zone]
Kourosh177cm says on 15/Apr/14
Hello Rob, can you tell me how much these would add? thanks alot
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[Editor Rob: brand new I think they would give a solid inch, but after a while might dip a tiny bit shy once insole thins out]
Boo says on 15/Apr/14
How much for these Cat boots do you think Rob?

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[Editor Rob: not so sure on how high the insole is on that type. My guess would be a little shy of 1 inch, I like that kind of boot more than the big cat boots.]
Taj says on 15/Apr/14
Palladiums. How much height do these normally give? They look somewhat low.
[Editor Rob: not sure which one you mean, there are a few types of those boots]
SAK says on 14/Apr/14
Would these give around 3cm/1.2"? Thanks in advance.
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[Editor Rob: yeah roughly that range, I think I had those in my hand the other day]
abc123 says on 12/Apr/14
Hey Rob, is there a big sneaker heel height difference between a us size 6, 6,5 or 7?
[Editor Rob: not really, but I noticed on some brands say a size 7 versus a size 9-10, there was a 2-3mm difference - as if the manufacturing changed the thickness of the shoe for sizes above 8! It was nike air styles I noticed it on.]
Bran says on 11/Apr/14
Cheers Rob, i believe using older insoles is a cheap way for people wanting to gain abit of height rather than buying a half inch lift or something, and do things like air max 1 and 90's really give a difference from each other, as i would guess they both look 1.3 inch ish.
[Editor Rob: sometimes old insoles can squish to nothing though! Some gel insoles for running and just orthopaedic type can give 1/4 inch. My sister was doing running recently and found she needed an insole to help and hers is like a fraction of an inch.]
Editor Rob says on 11/Apr/14
I had a look at those Nike Roche again and definitely look a good 1.3 inch style, as do the New Balance 574 range, the insole might lose 3-4mm after a few months with those ones though.
the shredder says on 11/Apr/14
Thanks Rob , Michael biehn did not have much over me at all then :) . I still stand by my eyes and say he looked 6'0. I took the pics at noon so I should be a solid 168 cm in them , C.Thomas footwear looked like 1.5 dress boots , his heel was big.
the shredder says on 11/Apr/14
Rob , how much do these add? I had them on at Comic con

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[Editor Rob: they probably look a little bit thicker than they actually are, around an inch is what I'd guess.

From doing events over the years an inch plus or minus a tiny bit is a very common size male celebrities worn. 0.5-0.6 is on the low end, 1.3-1.5 the top end. The times I've worn converse generally I would feel more of a weak 5ft 8, but then switch to 1.1 Nikes I feel a solid 5ft 8er.]
Boo says on 10/Apr/14
How much do you think on standard clarks desert boos Rob? Click Here

[Editor Rob: near inch mark]
Bryan says on 10/Apr/14
Click Here How much would these Air max 1's give ??
[Editor Rob: they should give you either 1.2 or 1.3 range, if size 9+ then I'd say 1.3]
Anon says on 8/Apr/14
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[Editor Rob: these can give near 1.3]
SAK says on 7/Apr/14
Would these provide over an inch.?
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[Editor Rob: just a little more, they are quite concave (the insole) so the outsole looks like 1.3, but it is more 1 and a little bit]
Joe says on 7/Apr/14
Hi rob, how many cm would a '3.5cm' shoe lift give in actuality? (The bottom piece claims 3.5cm on it's own) Click Here
Bran says on 7/Apr/14
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Ive got these hoping i get 1.6-7 inch with a few insoles placed inside them, have you any idea on this style Rob, looks pretty thick up close, cheers
[Editor Rob: they should give in 1.3 range plus a couple of gel insoles and 1.6 range is doable.]
JoshWoods says on 6/Apr/14
Hi rob how are you? Is there any low top sneaker that can give around 1 inch height? such as adidas super star-vans style and so.. thank you!
Phil says on 6/Apr/14
Rob, how much would these give? looking for a 'lighter' summer shoe Click Here
[Editor Rob: new maybe close to 1.2 inch]
joe says on 5/Apr/14
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what about these?
[Editor Rob: depending on how thick insole is, 1.6 inches is possible]
Alex says on 5/Apr/14
hi rob, any idea how much height these give? Click Here
[Editor Rob: 1.2-3 range]
Mr_x says on 4/Apr/14
Hi rob, what abouut this pair?

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[Editor Rob: not seen those in the shops, they might give 1.4 inches.]
Broguy says on 4/Apr/14
I think if your wearing more then 0.5 inches shoes, your not a man sorry! just my opinion
Z123 says on 3/Apr/14
Rob have you ever seen the shoes the lebron 10? So you said I might reach 6'3 in the morning with those shoes how tall do you I'd be ?
JoshWoods says on 2/Apr/14
rob can this one give 1 inch? Click Here
[Editor Rob: they look under that mark, I'd be surprised if they gave much more than about 0.6 inches]
176,2Tunman says on 2/Apr/14
Rob,two quick questions.First according to you how much gives a 7cm heel without Platform?Second,do you agree that most boots give more than the heel seems to give,seems like the insole is often thick? Thanks.
[Editor Rob: the insole is going to add a little, 2-4mm is possible.

The 7cm heel could add somewhere in 6-6.3cm range - that's if the measurement is like the back of the heel stem giving 7cm.]
joe says on 2/Apr/14
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[Editor Rob: maybe 1.25 types]
Z123 says on 1/Apr/14
Rob, if I'm 6'2 and some. How tall am I in the morning?
[Editor Rob: you might reach near 6ft 3]
Anon says on 31/Mar/14
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[Editor Rob: they are in 0.75 range]
french guy says on 29/Mar/14
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rob, how many centimeters add the boots that enrique iglesias wear ? I spotted someone in my university who wore the same!This guy seems to be 187 cm with these shoes .
thanks :)
[Editor Rob: they look a good 1.5 inches]
176,2Tunman says on 28/Mar/14
As you like Rob.It would have been funny but too dangerous though.Many beliebers would commit suicide once he's back to 5'6 and we would be held responsible.
sputnik says on 28/Mar/14
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How much? they cant give 4 cm do they?
176,2Tunman says on 27/Mar/14
Rob,what about making a joke for the Beliebers?From today till April 1st Bieber will be listed at 5'9 with fake evidence obviously.Are you tempted
[Editor Rob: I don't really do any trick listings! I don't think I even did an april fool yet!]
spoty says on 27/Mar/14
I meant these. They look a little bit thicker than 1.4-1.5 dont they? Click Here
[Editor Rob: I would say just under 1.5]
spoty says on 27/Mar/14
Any ideas rob on the ones i posted?
[Editor Rob: the sergio army boot got to be 1.6 inches, the other boot a bit less than 1.5]
Marius96 says on 26/Mar/14
Hi Rob! Is it possible that these Click Here could give near 1 inch?
[Editor Rob: more 0.6 inch range]
John P says on 21/Mar/14
hey rob how much do you think these give?
[Editor Rob: they look about 0.75 inch styles]
spoty says on 21/Mar/14
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spat says on 20/Mar/14
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[Editor Rob: no less than 1 and 1/3rd inch]
anon says on 19/Mar/14
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[Editor Rob: that's your typical converse style high top, near 0.6]
Nk says on 19/Mar/14
Hey Rob, can worn out sneakers/boots lose the amount of height they give you?
[Editor Rob: yeah, some can lose a couple mm on the outsole and many that start off with a nice insole find that the heel flattens it so it might be like 5-6mm new and like 2mm after months.]
bob says on 17/Mar/14
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bob says on 17/Mar/14
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Rob what about those two pairs? How much extra would give Nikes and how much Reeboks? thx in advance:)
[Editor Rob: the reebock new should give you in the 1.2 inch range, maybe a touch more than those roche...the inside of the nike's are a bit concave so don't give as much as the outside suggests.]
Maio says on 16/Mar/14
Rob, a friend of mine has been measured 184 cm (precisely 183,8 cm) with a pair of Nike blazer on.
How tall he could be barefeet?
[Editor Rob: just over 182cm likely]
Drew says on 15/Mar/14
Rob, I am looking to order some Converse All Star shoes online, I've never purchased them before. Since they run big, should I go 1/2 or a full size down? I normally wear a 9.5-10 in Vans, with 10 being a tad too lose.
Peter says on 11/Mar/14
What about classic 6 timberlands or similar? How many cm?
Peter says on 11/Mar/14
What about classic 6 timberlands or similar? How many cm?
Johnny says on 10/Mar/14
Hi Rob, I was wondering which sneakers gave the most height between the Roshe Run, Air Max 90 and Air Max 1. And are there any specific models with thicker soles?
Sammy says on 9/Mar/14
If i'm 167,5 cm (about 5'6"), how tall am i during the morning hours?
[Editor Rob: possibly 5ft 6.5, maybe 5ft 6.75]
Snake says on 8/Mar/14
Hey Rob. What do you think these would give:
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[Editor Rob: no more than 0.6, possibly a good 0.5 inch]
Billy says on 8/Mar/14
Hi Rob. How much should these give? Click Here
[Editor Rob: the outside of that air max looks a few mm more than it gives, it's still in 1 and 1/3rdish inch range]
David says on 6/Mar/14
I keep buying the Air Max trainer by Nike at first thinking they gave me a 2 inch height but not.Maybe they give about 1 and a half inch on height.I have measured myself even had a medical with them on once and i think it gave me a one and a half inch advantage.But when wearing Doc Martin shoes i was the same height as the Air Max trainers.I guess it does have a 1 and a half inch heel on.In normal one inch dress shoes i'm 5ft 10 and a half but 5ft 11 with Air Max and Doc Martin shoes on so there you have it.
176,2Tunman says on 5/Mar/14
Okay,Rob,I measured myself in the old Asics this night.I got 176.8 and 176.9 and barefoot I got very exactly 176.3 176.3 and 176.25 my lowest as usual.This shoe definitely doesn't give more than 6mm.I have run at least 100-120km in them,so maybe the heels became exceptionally thin.Another similar Asics gave me a good 8-9mm over barefoot height.Strangely,these same shoes had different resistance to activity.While the first pair rapidly deteriorated the other pair needed a good month to become very flexible,and the outside remained solid,quality difference obviously.
Gary_191cm says on 5/Mar/14
Rob, how many cm does the average person shrink by in the first hour of waking? What time does height "loss" stop and on average how much is this? Thanks for a great site!
[Editor Rob: height loss tails off after 6 hours, it's a bit like a steep curve...the first 2-3 hours you are going to lose a healthy chunk. Usually after being up 2 hours you could lose a cm]
ZenMaster says on 5/Mar/14
Yeah, Spockasia.. I'm thinking between 1.25-1.50" is what they add. People thinking they add 2" or more is just ridiculous.
176,2Tunman says on 4/Mar/14
Rob,I have a very old flat Asics which insoles were removed,basically I can feel the ground when I walk in them,according to you how much would they give over barefoot height,I would have thought nothing more than 5mm?
[Editor Rob: well the tigers give about 0.6ish, I don't think if you took out the insole it would drop to nothing, maybe 0.3-0.4]
JoshWoods says on 3/Mar/14
ROB, can this one give more than 0.5? Click Here
[Editor Rob: I doubt much more than 0.5 range]
Spockasia says on 2/Mar/14
TheZenMaster, I just measured my classic 6" Timberlands, they add just over 4cm of height to my barefoot height.
Dave182 says on 1/Mar/14
How much do Adidas gazelles give, Rob?
[Editor Rob: those are like 0.5-0.6 range]
TheZenMaster says on 28/Feb/14
Anyone with the classic 6" Timberlands, I seem on Amazon that the heel size is 1.25"
Jon says on 28/Feb/14
Hey Rob. What about Click Here ? Nike Air Pegasus 89
[Editor Rob: new they should give about 1/3rd over the inch mark]
tommy says on 28/Feb/14
How about Nike Air Max 90 Essential rob? Please tell me. Click Here
[Editor Rob: they should give in 1.3 range]
Bran says on 27/Feb/14
Click Here Click Here These sort of vans i meant, is it 0.5-0.6 max for each, cause on looking at them they can appear bigger ?
[Editor Rob: yeah they are between that range, vans do look bigger on the outside than what they actually give.]
viennese says on 26/Feb/14
rob, how about these? 0.6-0.7 range? Click Here
[Editor Rob: yeah around that range]
john says on 26/Feb/14
hey rob, how much do you think these pair of new balances give?Click Here
[Editor Rob: new they should give in the 1.3 inch range ]
mike says on 26/Feb/14
Click Here adidas LIFT OFF 2013 how much will give me ? thanks in advance
[Editor Rob: near 1.2 inch I believe, but it wasn't quite exact model I've seen, but pretty similar style]
Bran says on 24/Feb/14
Hey Rob, i wear the flat black popular pumps and believe they give around 0.25 inch, does that sound credible and also is the max any vans give 0.6 ?
sputnik says on 24/Feb/14
And also these Click Here
[Editor Rob: those could give nearer 1.5 range, maybe with reasonable insole of 3-4mm could give nearly 1.6]
sputnik says on 24/Feb/14
what would these give?Click Here
[Editor Rob: probably 1.3 inch range]
abc123 says on 23/Feb/14
Hey Rob, what do you think would this one give: Click Here
[Editor Rob: a little over an inch is possible but never actually seen how high the insole sits compared to the white outsole]
bmx says on 21/Feb/14
Rob, please please can you answer my questions? Thank you.
bmx says on 21/Feb/14
I have a refrigerator that is 5 feet 6 inches. I always thought that the distance from your eyes to the top of your head is 4 inches. The head of the refrigerator comes up slightly below my eyebrows, does that mean I'm 5'9/5'10 or somewhere between?
[Editor Rob: it can vary, typically 4 inch is a small eyelevel. If you had that then you might not be quite 5ft 10]
bmx says on 21/Feb/14
Hey Rob, how many inches is the distance between the middle of your eyes and the top of your head? Do you know yours? Does it vary from person to person, different head shapes, sizes?
[Editor Rob: very common range is between 4.4-4.8in range. Above that and you have a low (large) eyelevel, under that it's a high (smaller) eyelevel. Mine is in 4.5-4.6. always remember if you tilt your head up or down you effect how much it will look in photos or to other people. For height, if your eyelevel is 4 inches you are essentially going to see the world half inch taller than what you measure at.]
BigBangBoong says on 20/Feb/14
Hello Rob..what about desert boots clarks? Hug from Italy!!!
[Editor Rob: not much over an inch ]
Sean says on 18/Feb/14
Would most new standard slippers give 1cm?
[Editor Rob: maybe half inch yeah, but a lot really thin out after a bit of wear, unless they are good quality, but your 10-20 bux range, most I ever had, I'd find after a few weeks they give 1/4 or 1/3rd inch ]
JoshWoods says on 15/Feb/14
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This one rob?
[Editor Rob: depending on insole possibly 1.2 inch]
SAK says on 15/Feb/14
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Would these give over an inch.
[Editor Rob: not really]
NangaParbat says on 14/Feb/14
NangaParbat says on 13/Feb/14
Hello Rob, I need your help: Shortly I have a very important business trip with colleagues from all over the world and obviously the dress code provides formal dress, my question is: what kind of shoe gives me more inches? Let me explain, or I put the classic lace-up shoes with maybe a little 'lift inside, or I thought (which is very fashionable) I buy a pair of NewBalance, maybe using a lift too (I read here these sneakers are among the most thick), creating a nice contrast with the suit; I haven't much money right now so I can't buy a DON's pair even if it would be the best compromise..So I have to choose what to do with these 2 options..I wait your answer..thanks for your patience!
[Editor Rob: I'd just go with a 1-inch dress type shoe and then put a half inch lift, it will make your posture solid too]

@Rob the problem is that I feel always under average, I'm very young (25) and I'm 5'7'' / 5'8'' (when I'm lucky); mostly of my peers are taller than me; so I would like feel better, even with some "tricks" in this occasion..I would like to take advantage of as much extra height as I can by using the best sneakers and the best lift..That's why I asked you about NB574..sorry for my insistence but you are a great guy for me ;)) and you like help people :))
[Editor Rob: if you put the half inch inside the NB then you are going to be 1.75 taller than your barefoot, which would basically feel like being an inch taller than usual. That is maybe a better option than the normal shoe.]
NangaParbat says on 13/Feb/14
Hello Rob, I need your help: Shortly I have a very important business trip with colleagues from all over the world and obviously the dress code provides formal dress, my question is: what kind of shoe gives me more inches? Let me explain, or I put the classic lace-up shoes with maybe a little 'lift inside, or I thought (which is very fashionable) I buy a pair of NewBalance, maybe using a lift too (I read here these sneakers are among the most thick), creating a nice contrast with the suit; I haven't much money right now so I can't buy a DON's pair even if it would be the best compromise..So I have to choose what to do with these 2 options..I wait your answer..thanks for your patience!
[Editor Rob: I'd just go with a 1-inch dress type shoe and then put a half inch lift, it will make your posture solid too]
Johno says on 11/Feb/14
What about these rob Click Here
[Editor Rob: 0.6-0.7]
rj says on 11/Feb/14
Hi rob which shoes do u think would add more height the reebok ziglite? Or the nike shox nz? Thanks
James says on 10/Feb/14
Hey rob, how much do you reckon these add? Click Here
James says on 10/Feb/14
Hey rob, how much do you reckon these add? Click Here
[Editor Rob: 1.3ish, not a fan of that model]
Rams175 says on 6/Feb/14
Hey Rob! Could you tell me which is the sneaker add most height? I read here that new balance 574 is pretty thick, about 1.3 inches as a normal redwing or timberland; there is something thicker ? What about clarks desert boot ? Thanks a lot!!!
[Editor Rob: a thick boot which isn't quite huge but solid near 1.6 inch is the timberland tack head. ...Nike show can give 1.4...desert boot isn't overly thick]
dcxb says on 5/Feb/14
Hey, Rob, I measured the heels of these boots with a measuring tape and it gave me 2 inches from the top of the heel to the bottom. Do you think that's correct? The boots I am talking about, that I have and I measured: Click Here
Here are the same boots but in different color: Click Here
[Editor Rob: yes the outside part looks near 2 inches, but the inside part I'd be surprised if the insole was sitting that high up?]
dxcv says on 5/Feb/14
Hey, Rob, how much do you think these give? Click Here
[Editor Rob: might give near 1.5 inches]
Bran says on 4/Feb/14
Hey Rob, for a little while ive been taking some older insoles out of my older shoes placing them in my current shoes, ive managed to fit 3 into a boot, and sometimes just place one older one in a new shoe, alot for comfort actually, but just wondering if they add any height, if so could i stick like 4-5 in a trainer/shoe and get half an inch or something ? Thanks.
[Editor Rob: some insoles are like 2-3mm, at the point where your heel compresses them. I have seen some that are new give 1/4 inch though, so with a few of them you might manage a bit of extra height.]
john says on 3/Feb/14
Hey rob whats your guess on how much these give? Click Here
[Editor Rob: not more than 0.5 inch ]
Alex says on 2/Feb/14
Click Here Hey rob how much do you think these give? Do you think they give as much as a pair of air maxes?
[Editor Rob: not a fan of that model, but I'd say it was 1.2 inch, it looks bigger than it is. maybe even 1.1ish]
zack says on 2/Feb/14
Ey rob how much do you think an reebok zigtech would give also, I'm a 5'11 pg do you know any BASKETBALL shoe that has a 2in sole or a little over, I've heard the adidas real deal is that true? Which basketball shoes do you know of having a 2" sole/heel or more please?
ashly says on 30/Jan/14
hey rob how many inches do you think these shoes would give?hmmm??
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ashly says on 30/Jan/14
hey rob how many inches do you think these shoes would give??
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[Editor Rob: around the inch mark]
abc123 says on 29/Jan/14
hey rob,how much do these kind of Jordans give? Click Here
spainmen says on 29/Jan/14
Hi Rob, how much height do you think the adidas zx 750 the seem to have a pretty thick sole!
sarah says on 28/Jan/14
How much would these give? rob!
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[Editor Rob: near 1.2 inches]
little sue says on 28/Jan/14
My mate works in an A&E department and she says every Friday/Sat night after the drunks women who have fell over in those silly heels are the most popular visitors!
Jimbo says on 27/Jan/14
Hey how tall do nike roshe runs make you when wearing ?
sputnik says on 27/Jan/14
How much would these add? Click Here
[Editor Rob: those are near 1.7 range]
Sean says on 27/Jan/14
Yeah thanks, someone I know has a pair and she hasn't worn them yet (hope to god she never does) also seen a video of a model trying them on even she struggled, was funny to watch
Balrog says on 26/Jan/14
Sorry it was look down, my english is not very good...
Balrog says on 26/Jan/14
Rob have you seen women wearing those kind of heels? Man those are massive, 9in heels!

I once saw a lady walking in the airport and she was huge, I was wearing typical 1in shoes so over 6'2'' in that moment and she was at least 2in taller than me, easily over 6'4'', then I look up her feet and she was wearing these kind of heels: Click Here So how tall she really was?
[Editor Rob: yes I've seen some girls in these when out at night and feel like I should offer them a walking stick in case they tumble over!]
little sue says on 25/Jan/14
Lol!! I would go from an extremely short woman (4ft 11) to quite a tall woman (5ft 8) in those heels, I would still have short proportions though so you would just look like you walking round on a box!
Sean says on 24/Jan/14
Hiya Rob, I know this page is about sneakers but what's your guess how much Giant 10 inch platform heels can give please? pretty sure they're the biggest platform heels you can get
[Editor Rob: ones like These extreme heels?. Those have 6-inch platform fronts and they are called 10 inch heels, but would give more 9-inches in total.]
susan :) says on 23/Jan/14
hEy!roBi Can i run 100m in 2inch dons elevator shoes?
[Editor Rob: yeah no problem...just make sure you have a friend with you so they can drive you to the hospital with sore ankle!]
john says on 22/Jan/14
hey rob, how much height does a typical cowboy boot give?
[Editor Rob: they can vary usually within 1.25 to 2 inch range - 1.5-1.7 range is quite common for many of the heels on these boots.

Some of the heels might be called 2 or 2.25 inch by the manufacturer but actually give you 1.7-1.9 inch range]
Balrog says on 20/Jan/14
Rob what about these?
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[Editor Rob: never seen that type up looks pretty thick, maybe 1.5 inch]
jeremy says on 19/Jan/14
Click Here how much do you think these give rob?
[Editor Rob: they look half inch styles]
Gatsby says on 19/Jan/14
Heeey Rob, what's up? :) I'm 5'8'', I would like to get 5'9'', what's the best lift/insole/method you know? (comfortable method xD) thank you very much!!
[Editor Rob: a cowboy heel would be more visible but give you nearly 2 inches, as would some work type boots (1.5-1.6 plus a small 1cm lift brings you to 2 inches).

Something like a 1cm lift inside a pair of nike shox would get you nearly 2 inches aswell, that might be more comfortable.

Personally, if I wanted 2 inches total so I'm looking 5ft 9 to people I'd just go with a cowboy type boot.]
isaac007 says on 18/Jan/14
hey rob how many inches do you think these shoes would give??
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as you can see they are nike airmax LTD on you're description of the shoe above, you mention that the shoes gives you 1.36 inches.. however the LTD shoes from the link i sent you are a different style, still LTD airmax's but because of the different style would they still give me around 1.36 inches or no? i guess what im saying is are all or most same stlye shoes going to give around the same height, or not?
isaac007 says on 18/Jan/14
so the airmax ltd gives you slightly more height than the airmax 90's ??
boo says on 16/Jan/14
How much do you think this style of timberlands give Rob? Thanks Click Here
[Editor Rob: around an inch]
ajcf1995 says on 15/Jan/14
I've had my fila shoes shrink from 13/16" to barely over 1/2" within a few months of wearing it to work. I noticed I was feeling a tad shorter than usual. I suppose this is normal?
[Editor Rob: I get sometimes 1/4 inch lost, usually from a sneaker that has a nice thick insole, but that's about the most...only if the sole starts to really wear through and I don't wear sneakers till the water comes through the sole :)]
dmeyer says on 15/Jan/14
Both air max 90 give 1.2in
bobby says on 15/Jan/14
how much do these give? Click Here or any Nike dunk hightop in general?
[Editor Rob: they look just under 1 inch styles]
ricky says on 14/Jan/14
how much would you say these give? Click Here
[Editor Rob: should be giving you near 1.3 inch new]
GreyGoose says on 13/Jan/14
Hi Rob, i would like to know which of these shoes give more cm : new balance 574, docmartens like this Click Here Clarks desert boots? I mean considering also the insole inside..thank you very much :)
[Editor Rob: the 574 and doc's won't be far apart, the clarks are a little less than those 2.]
JJ says on 12/Jan/14
How much would these give me Click Here . Thanks in advanced.
[Editor Rob: tough to say, from the shape of the front I'd say the insole probably sits just under an inch]
AndyBG says on 10/Jan/14
AndyBG says on 9/Jan/14
Hey Rob what do you think it's better : heel lift or a full thick insole? Or both? I mean to get the max height i can,without walking as an idiot or having bigger feet that normal...please answer !!!
[Editor Rob: I think if you have a thick insole then on the outside it won't look as obvious.]

@Rob do you think it's possible use a small heel lift (0.5") under a thick insole? Or it's better use only insole? Sorry for my questions but u are very expert and I need help to find out my perfect mix to maximize "help height"...greets from Italy!!
[Editor Rob: a 1cm lift just on top of your existing insole is fine I would think - who is really going to see the inside of your shoes or pay attention even if they looked at it?]
john says on 10/Jan/14
rob how much do you think these boots give?Click Here
[Editor Rob: could be around 1.25 inches, I've never seen anybody wearing those in person.]
tsoutsekos says on 10/Jan/14
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Any idea how much will this give?More than air max 90?thanks
[Editor Rob: they should give near the 1.3 range yeah]
AndyBG says on 9/Jan/14
Hey Rob what do you think it's better : heel lift or a full thick insole? Or both? I mean to get the max height i can,without walking as an idiot or having bigger feet that normal...please answer !!!
[Editor Rob: I think if you have a thick insole then on the outside it won't look as obvious.]
Joshie says on 8/Jan/14
Hello friend i love your site.I need your advice.Any idea which nike shoe,air max in preference will give me the most height?
[Editor Rob: something like the air max 90's give decent enough height]
Editor Rob says on 8/Jan/14
Had a look at those LA's up close, a size 10. It looked about 1.3 inches new...a bit less after you've worn them a while and the insole thins down.

Also looked at the New Balances, the 574 is definitely a pretty thick one around 1.3 range.

Someone asked about Nike 5.0 latest model I think not that long ago and I looked at them again and think they are a little under 1 inch towards 0.75 inch.
spainmen says on 7/Jan/14
Rob,how much height do you think the adidas La Trainer give?
[Editor Rob: I'll be walking by sneaker shop later today, I will look again at that model and how thick it's insole is.]
Stan says on 6/Jan/14
Rob how much I can get ıf ı put 1inch lifts in my 1.2inch boots?
Balrog says on 6/Jan/14
Yeah I think the grand terrace are 1 - 1.1in and the other ones are a little bit thicker like 1.1 - 1.2in. Do you agree or you think they give less than that?
tsoutsekos says on 6/Jan/14
which nike or adidas sneaker will give me the most height?
Eric says on 6/Jan/14
How much would these shoes give, after they have been compressed to the max? Click Here ???

They are completely worn out, I have had them for 2 years.
[Editor Rob: I would think about 0.7 inch]
Jeremy says on 5/Jan/14
Hey rob coulf you please reply to my comments. Thanks
Balrog says on 5/Jan/14
Rob, how much on these? Click Here And also, you said that Nike Grand Terrace were about 1.2in just to make sure here's a link of them and how much do you think they shrink after wearing them? Click Here
[Editor Rob: actually the terrace might just be right on 1 inch mark. I'd say those other ones looked a solid inch and a little bit ]
sputnik says on 5/Jan/14
Click Here how much would these add?
[Editor Rob: could give 1.3-1.4 range]
Bran says on 4/Jan/14
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Any idea on the average football trainer such as the one above and also on normal football boots please ?
[Editor Rob: maybe 0.75 inch range ]
Eric says on 4/Jan/14
Hey Rob! Nothing height related but I just wanted to say thanks for running such a good website for free and giving such prompt friendly responses! All the best my friend!
[Editor Rob: I'm glad you enjoy visiting!]
sputnik says on 3/Jan/14
How much does a typical shoes such as this give?
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[Editor Rob: 1 and 1/3rd range]
jeremy says on 3/Jan/14
and also the Roshe Run. Do you think 3 cm is right for a size 8?i
jeremy says on 2/Jan/14
Hey Rob how much do these give do you think? Click Here
boo says on 2/Jan/14
Any ideas on these boots please Rob? Thanks

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[Editor Rob: they look like your typical solid inch boot]
Anthony says on 1/Jan/14
How much do you the nike huaraches give rob? Thanks.
[Editor Rob: near 1.3 range]
john says on 30/Dec/13
how much do you think these would give rob? Click Here
[Editor Rob: just in 0.5 inch range]
john says on 28/Dec/13
hey rob do u know how much these slippers would give? Click Here
[Editor Rob: not much, maybe 1/4 or 1/3rd inch]
JD says on 27/Dec/13
Hey rob,
I would like to know which one of those 3 sneakers has the biggest sole and also how much each one would give. Thx to answer I really appreciate it !
How much for the Nike Pegasus : Click Here
How much for the Nike LunarGlide : Click Here
How much for the Nike Zoom Structure : Click Here
[Editor Rob: I dont think they would give much difference, all solid inch range to start with new.]
Balrog says on 27/Dec/13
Thanks for answering Rob I'll see those nike shox, what about the nike grand terrace? You think they might give a full inch?
[Editor Rob: the bottom sections looks very similar to the air force ones, so about 1.2 I'd think.]
Bran says on 24/Dec/13
Just got these the other day; Click Here
Any ideas please
[Editor Rob: they should be near 1.2 inch]
Balrog says on 23/Dec/13
Rob, the adidas samoa give one inch brand new but what do they give after use? Also base on comfort which do you prefer, adidas oregon or samoa?
[Editor Rob: 0.9 after a few months, they were comfortable sneakers, the oregon were decent but I think mine wore out fast.

I do a lot of walking about, I managed to get 4 years use out of the shox on this page (blue ones), those were great sneakers too. At the moment I'm wearing Onatsuka's, Merrell and skechers.]
bob says on 23/Dec/13
These Diesels? Thanks

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Bran says on 22/Dec/13
Anyone know of any tricks which can be used to add height through your trainers without using lifts, for example, i take old insoles out of my old trainers and place them in my new ones, does that work ?
Bran says on 21/Dec/13
Rob, ive been told that there's an air max going round what gives 1-1.3 inch plus an extra half inch built in, you heard anything ?, if not dont feel obliged to reply my friend and have a nice christmas !!
[Editor Rob: I've not seen it yet]
boo says on 18/Dec/13
Rob, I was measured on a stadiometer first thing in the morning at 177cm with my shoes on, later that day, in the late afternoon I was measured at 175cm with my shoes on, again on the stadiometer. The shoes were standard trainers, around 0.8 in height. What do you think is a reasonable claim for my height? 5'8? Thanks.
[Editor Rob: you can safely go with 5ft 8, or if you are feeling tall say 5ft 8 and a half.]
Baines says on 18/Dec/13
What about these rob Click Here
[Editor Rob: new they might give 1 inch, after a while they probably go 3-4mm under it]
skinny says on 17/Dec/13
hey, what do you think would this one give :

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about an inch ?
[Editor Rob: don't look any more than about 0.7 inch, even possibly 0.6-0.7.]
JD says on 15/Dec/13
How much for this Model of Nike Free 7.0 Rob ?I know you're not sure, but do you think it might go till 1.2 to 1.4 ? Thx
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[Editor Rob: no chance it would be that thick.]
sputnik says on 15/Dec/13
I have some Brad Pitt look a like shoes, they give exactly 4 cm (the heel). Will people pay attention to this while being in public, or will it just melt in and nobody bats an eye?
Baines says on 14/Dec/13
What about these Click Here
[Editor Rob: they should give 1.2-1.3 range]
JD says on 12/Dec/13
Hi Rob,
How much do you think the Nike Free Trainer gives
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[Editor Rob: the 2013 model I'm not sure, there are some models of free that give like an inch and a bit, while others can give about 0.75 range.]
amber says on 9/Dec/13
hey rob how much will these sneakers give? jordan 6 rings
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[Editor Rob: not sure on those, from the style I'd say a bit above 1 inch flat]
ellie says on 9/Dec/13
Hey Rob, how much height would you say these give?
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[Editor Rob: around the inch mark]
sarah says on 8/Dec/13
hwo much do you think this shoes give
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[Editor Rob: probably close to 1.3, I don't think they are as thick as they might look on the outside.]
JEREMY says on 8/Dec/13
Rob which brand does make economic cuban heels?İs there a brand that you know?
[Editor Rob: I think a lot of the cheap brands won't last long, sometimes you are better paying a bit more money for a better name with good materials.]
Bran says on 8/Dec/13
Cheers Rob so probably about 1.3-4 then to be exact
[Editor Rob: no less than 1.4, probably pushing towards 1.5 unless the insole was like 1mm thick.]
Bran says on 8/Dec/13
Hello Rob
Have you any idea on how much these add, ive been wearing these for a while and were hoping at first that they would give 1.6-7 but after a little while im not sure, i cant measure myself accuratley in them as i dont have a standermeter just a wall with markings on which bring up different results each time, any insight Rob ?, cheers
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There pretty cheap aswell so if they do give over 1.5 inch they could be a good option for some people
[Editor Rob: that style should give close to 1.5 inches.]
JohnVolter says on 7/Dec/13
How much do these give? Click Here
JohnVolter says on 7/Dec/13
How much do these give? Click Here
someone says on 5/Dec/13
Id just like to chime in with some thoughts. Although not exact measurements here is some for shoes that I personally own. And measuring myself..

Lugz drifters. Although the sole and online when you read this it says this has a 1.25 inch heel in actuality measuring myself I only gain a little more then a inch. Id say maybe 1.1 inch or so? But definitely not a inch and a quarter.

AirMax 90s, give around 1.25 inchs I find. Maybe a smidge more 1.3 but I dont find much more than that.

Red wing 1907 actually only supposedly have a inch height when you read about them. But wearing them they are actually pretty thick. And give around a good 1.3 or so. They add a deceptive amount of height.

Premium timberlands actually come with a pretty thick insole already in them, and they deff give about 1.5 inchs just themselves if not probably a little more even as much as 1.65 if you keep that insole in. Dunno about the basic version of it. I believe that one is more or less the same but doesnt come with a insole already added into it. So those are probably more 1.25. Now the pro timberlands those have some crazy soles, and I would not be surprised if those gave 2 inchs just themselves.
[Editor Rob: here's a photo of a classic 1-inch sole up against a timberland sole from the tackhead gives almost 1.6 inches Click Here.]
Baz says on 4/Dec/13
Rob, how much do you think these give?

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[Editor Rob: a little under an inch]
edward m thomson says on 3/Dec/13
Rob, how much taller do you think the new Nike SHOX VC 1 VINCE CARTER give?
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[Editor Rob: never seen those kind in UK, so don't know if they added any thicker insole than similar models...I'd say they were roughly 1.25]
edward m thomson says on 3/Dec/13
hey rob how much height do the nike give you? thanks!
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ashly says on 3/Dec/13
how much do you think these ones give?
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[Editor Rob: again, not much about 0.3 inch. A lot of these insoles are shaped concave so can sometimes appear thicker than what you actually get from them.]
ashly says on 3/Dec/13
Hey Rob, how much height would you say these give?
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ashly says on 3/Dec/13
Hey Rob, how much height would you say these give?
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[Editor Rob: not that much, maybe 0.3 inch...I wouldn't class any of these soles as lifts, generally many give about 0.2-0.3 range.]
ashly says on 3/Dec/13
rob how much do you think these give?

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[Editor Rob: they look about 0.7 inch styles]
Sandy says on 2/Dec/13
Rob, how much do you think these ones give?

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[Editor Rob: maybe 3/4 inch]
Men\'s Gravity Defyer says on 1/Dec/13
Hey rob how much do you think these give?

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[Editor Rob: look pretty thick 1.3-4 maybe]
Hypado says on 1/Dec/13
Rob, how much do you think these give?

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[Editor Rob: got to be in 1.25 range ]
ER. says on 1/Dec/13
Rob, would you say a shoe size of EU 42 / US 9 / UK 8 1/2 is unusually small for a 6-2 male? Thanks.
[Editor Rob: you'd expect more size 10uk range as typical at that height.]
spainmen says on 30/Nov/13
Rob how much do you think the New Balance 410 give?
[Editor Rob: roughly an inch]
john says on 30/Nov/13
Hey rob how much do you think these give? Click Here
[Editor Rob: maybe 3/4 inch]
Carlos says on 30/Nov/13
Hey rob how much do you think this dress shoes give it says 3.25 do yo think thats what really gives thanks man Click Here
[Editor Rob: might be about 2.4 inch, no way 3.25]
little john says on 28/Nov/13
Rob, How much do you think these give?
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[Editor Rob: closer to 1.5]
boo says on 25/Nov/13
How about these different types of timberlands Rob? The boat shoe looks to have a pretty hefty heel. Cheers. Click Here

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[Editor Rob: the boat shoe should be near 1.3 range]
jeff holmes says on 25/Nov/13
dear rob , i respect u a lot but u r rong about some indian/bollywood actors height..
first, (salman khan) u mentioed that he is 5ft7.75inch dat is rong .his actual height is 5ft 6inch .he is wearing elevators shoes or shoelifts since 1994 .he is 1.5inch shorter than sharukh khan .
in karan-arjun(movie) u cn see the difference between sharukh and jst 20mint of movie u will know coz they both walked barefoot ....

bollywood celebrities heights
hrithik roshan 5ft9.71
salman khan 5ft 6inch
shahrukh khan 5ft7.5inch
ajay devgun 5ft8.5inch
aamir khan 5ft4inch
abhisekh bachan 6ft0.81
shahid kapoor 5ft7inch
govinda ahuja 5ft 8inch
akshay kumar 5ft10.75
ranbir kapoor 5ft11inch
sanjay dutt 5ft11.5inch
john abraham 6ft0.15inch
imran khan 5ft9inch
neil nitin mukesh 5ft8.5inch
ranveer singh 5ft9inch
anil kapoor 5ft9inch
bobby deol 6ft
sunny deol 5ft9inch
arshad warsi 5ft5inch
kunal khemu 5ft5inch
kunal kapoor 6ft2inch
amitabh bachan 6ft2inch
rana duggubati 6ft3inch
george .j says on 25/Nov/13
please tell me the truth about these....
i hve a pair of nike shoxx they gve me aprox 1.25inch pump.i m 5'9 n i wnt 2 b 5;11 ..r they really gve 0.8inch(Secret Height Increase Lifts Half Taller In Sock Shoes Pads Foot Heel Insoles)
with them n nike shoxx i cn comfrtabley walk n run.with more then 2 inch boost

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[Editor Rob: yeah 0.8 inch seems more what they'd give, with your shox getting a total of 2 inches...what do those feel like inside socks though?]
little john says on 25/Nov/13
hey rob... how much does this shoes give?and also tell me the shaft height for shoe lifts { average menz supra tk soceity}

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[Editor Rob: I don't know the total height of those, but you could fit up to 2 inch lift in them (although that might give you just 1.5 extra inches)]
little john says on 25/Nov/13
Rob how much height would these sneakers give?

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[Editor Rob: never seen that type, so not sure how high the insole comes up to inside it.]
little john says on 25/Nov/13
hwo much do you think this shoes give
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[Editor Rob: nearly an inch]
dave says on 24/Nov/13
Jeremy Thanks alot! but i dont know if i should get it cause its made for those tough worksite places and im only wearing my timbs to school LOL. BTW is it cause the pro has extra padding on the soles that gives the extra .2 inch?
JEREMY says on 23/Nov/13
Dave this is the 1.5inch one. Click Here
JEREMY says on 23/Nov/13
Dave normal timberland 6inches give around 1.3inches If ıt is new.But timberland
pro gives 1.5 inches easily.ROB you are talking about timberland pro.Because it is the only timberland that gives 1.5.OR you really wear size 11 or so.Normal timberland 6inches never give more than 1.3.Measure ıf you want to know:)
[Editor Rob: the pro one can give a good 1.5 and a little.]
Jeffrey says on 23/Nov/13
Rob is there a change for me to measure 5ft7.75 If my level is in 5ft3 range?
Please answer?
[Editor Rob: there's a good chance]
Hola says on 23/Nov/13
If that is possible of course.

I just don't want to have a significiant other try on my shoes and wonder why the hell the sole is 1 inch thick ;)
Hola says on 23/Nov/13
Hi Rob. I'm 5'5 and a quarter and would very much like to stand about 5'7 in boots, for aesthetical reasons, without wearing lifts. How would I best go about that?
[Editor Rob: cowboy boots would get you there easily, but a timberland can get you near it.

If you have spare money to spend, a brand like Jeffrey West make boots with decent thick heels, the kind that get you 1.6-1.8 inch easily. Expensive buggers though!

Here is A Hannibal Boot that would put you near the 5ft 7 mark.]
little john says on 23/Nov/13
Hey Rob. How much height you think these shoes would give?
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[Editor Rob: hard to say with that style, it might be the kind with an insole that is higher up, but having never seen it in person I don't know!]
cupcake says on 23/Nov/13
Hey Rob, how much do you think those give?
Click Here
Boot Shaft Height is 5.5 inch
[Editor Rob: they look almost 1 inch style. Not a fan of lonsdale stuff myself though. Once had a pair of londsdale sneakers and they lasted a few months before stitching came away!]
Bosnia says on 22/Nov/13
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Please Rob, hoe much these give?
[Editor Rob: 1 and 1/3rd inch]
cupcake says on 22/Nov/13
Would these give more than a inch?
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[Editor Rob: they don't look like they'd give much more than 1in]
dave says on 21/Nov/13
is there a difference in height between the premium and basic for timberland 6 inches? Click Here and Click Here cause they said something about anti-fatigue thing for the premium so i guess the sole would be slightly higher than basic? and also how much height does the 6 inch timberland give again? 1.3 or 1.5? thankss!
[Editor Rob: I think both would give similar, 1.5 range]
Cent says on 21/Nov/13
Hey Rob!
How many cm would these boots give? If I am 178 cm, will they give me 181 cm?
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[Editor Rob: if the insole isn't too thin (like 1-2mm) and is more 3-4mm then near 3cm yes.]
cupcake says on 21/Nov/13
Any idea how much these would give?
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[Editor Rob: not sure on those ones, don't think I've seen them before.]
Hypado says on 20/Nov/13
Rob, Bieber Shoes?? how much do these give?

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Bran says on 20/Nov/13
I heard vans give an inch but I thought they were only supposed give like 0.5/0.6, any idea Rob, cheers.
[Editor Rob: they don't give an inch, but much nearer half inch.]
Brandon66 says on 20/Nov/13
Hey Rob, how much do you think these sneakers give? Thanks!
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[Editor Rob: about 0.8]
Icarly Fan says on 18/Nov/13
Hey Rob, how much do these give?

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[Editor Rob: about 1.3]

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