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Heel heights measurements in the centre of the heel are always lower than if measured at the back. The table below shows the REAL heights of various heel types if measured at the centre and measured at the back.

Heel type Height at
the centre
Height at
the back
9SS - 90mm Super Slim
(Silver, Gold, Shiny black only)
3.2" / 80mm 3.5" / 90mm
90S - 90mm Slim 3.2" / 80mm 3.5" / 90mm
90R - 90mm Regular 3.2" / 80mm 3.5" / 90mm
90B - 85mm Squarish (should be called 85B) 3" / 75mm 3.2" / 85mm
80R - 85mm Regular (should be called 85R) 3" / 75mm 3.2" / 85mm
80S - 85mm Slim (should be called 85S) 3" / 75mm 3.2" / 85mm
70R - 70mm Regular 2.5" / 60mm 2.8" / 70mm
70S - 70mm Slim 2.5" / 60mm 2.8" / 70mm
70B - 70mm Squarish 2.5" / 60mm 2.8" / 70mm
50L - 60mm Semi-high 2.2" / 55mm 2.5" / 65mm
50N - 50mm Semi-cuban 2" / 50mm 2.3" / 55mm
50R - 50mm Low flared 1.75" / 45mm 2" / 50mm
45 - 45mm Stable block 1.75" / 45mm 2" / 50mm

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