Style Tips by Big Rob

The World’s Largest Elevator Shoes Store – In the Heart of Europe

Now I have mostly bought my elevators online…in fact, what am I saying: I have  ALWAYS bought my elevators online, from my 4” Ischia to my 5” Shanghai to my 6” Hong Kong. But if I had the option, in the final analysis, I would just LOVE to be able to run riot in a shoeshop and check out the whole lot Read more

Age | Growing in to your style – mid/late 20s to early 40s

Last time, I talked about adding height at the first stage when you might wish to be taller. Your teens and early 20s. Well, by your mid to late 20s, you have kinda worked out your style (or will do fairly soon!), the way you live your life…and how that affects the way you add height, and the degree to which you do it or want to. What are the upsides and downsides of adding height in that mid 20s to early 40s period? Read more

Age | Young guys getting taller – Part 1

We don’t talk much about age and adding height. But age makes a very big difference in how you go about adding height – the way you do it and the various limitations are greater at some ages than other. Read more

Size is important!

Well great news for all those guys whose feet are Size 46 or over (that’s 12 in the UK and 13 in the US). GuidoMaggi is now the only maker of elevator shoes that can offer you boots and shoes in sizes greater than 46 Read more

Ups and downs. Surely people NOTICE if your height varies?

Well actually, people are not as observant about others as you might think. Out and about, people are so wrapped up in their own issues and lives that they tend not to be as observant about others’ heights etc. If this worries you about adding height, then take it slow. But do not listen to people who have never worn elevators to tell you how it all works… Read more

My journey up in height…

I have recently been doing a Marie Kondo tidy-up and throwaway on stuff I have hoarded at my parents’ place for 15 years+. And going through my old boots and sneakers etc, it just brought flooding back to me every stage of my journey upwards in height. Read more

Chelsea boots – my own take on them

I was on a flight at the weekend and saw two guys wearing Chelsea boots in the airport lounge, and I just thought “how cool they look”. And how timeless – somehow always in style. Read more