Most men even of average height wish they were taller by a few inches, why Well, the reason is, height has been equated with authority and power since ancient times and our brains are programmed to look up to people who are taller than us. A short stature man is more insecure and less likely to do well in life when compared to tall men. With women things are a bit different and short women can easily gain a few inches by using high heeled shoes. So, what are the options for men Thankfully there is way for men to gain height and with it the confidence to face the world - Platform shoes and Elevator shoes. Platform shoes have however gone out of fashion and today instead of increasing confidence of the wearer it invites ridicule and scorn. Elevator shoes instead are very much like any ordinary dress shoe, the only difference is that they have in-built shoe lifts. These shoe lifts create an illusion that you are taller by almost 3 inches without any noticeable difference on the outside. The shoe lifts may slip in the shoe or may be fixed permanently in the shoe. However, a shoe with an in-built shoe lift is more comfortable and preferred by most. These shoes are also called as height increasing shoes. Platform shoes have an outer sole that is 1 - 5 inches high, whereas elevator shoes come with insoles that can increase your height from 1 inch to almost 3 inches. gel bra inserts They are made from the finest of leather and are available in the latest styles and designs. The insole itself is made of a tough shock absorbent material and is as comfortable as a normal insole. The shoe looks like any other walking shoe on the outside. So if you are 5 feet 8 inches tall and want to appear a natural 5 feet 11 inches get yourself a pair of elevator shoe with a 3 inch insole and walk tall.