That said, the best heel height for you might be lower or higher than the average. Low heels are typically 1-2 inches, or 2.5-5cm. High heels are generally 3-4 inches, or 7.5-10cm. These are typically reserved for dressy occasions like parties or evenings out, as they can be a little more difficult to walk in.
What is a good heel height?
What is the most comfortable heel height? The most comfortable heel height is thought to be between 30mm and 90mm (1.2” to 3.5”). Heels higher than this dont offer as much support or protection of the foot, which can lead to achiness and pain by the end of the day.
When should I size up my heels?
Select a comfortable shoe size For high heels between 2 to 3 1/2 inches — go with 1/2 size larger. For high heels between 4 to 6 inches — go with 1 full size larger. For high heels 6 1/2 inches and above — go with 1-1/2 sizes larger.
Should you buy a size smaller in heels?
Some say high heels sizing is usually bigger than flats, so we should go one to two sizes down when shopping for heels. For instance, if you wear a US7 in flats, go for US5 to US6 when buying heels.