Elevator Shoes Selection Guide

Kitajima Shoes offers a variety of styles and widths, so you can choose the ideal shoe for your needs. If you're new to wearing elevators, we suggest trying 2 inches (5 cm) first.

Size Chart

Please refer to the chart below to determine your size. All of our shoes, including casual models, should be referenced to your business shoe size.

Select by Style

Our elevators have a luxurious feel, look like regular shoes, and are so comfortable that you'll want to wear them daily. Made by skilled craftsmen in Japan, they are designed to raise your stature, improve your posture, and boost your confidence. We offer a wide range of styles, from formal to casual, to suit any occasion.

Select by Height

Kitajima's stylish, genuine leather elevator shoes offer height boosts from 5 to 7 cm (2 to 2.8 inches) for a natural and comfortable walking experience. Our highest 2.8 inches (7 cm) model uses a Magic Insole that makes the depth of the sole optically invisible when the shoes are taken off.

Select by Width

Our elevator shoes are available in 2E, 3E, and 4E widths. 2E is favored by those with narrow feet. 3E offers a wide range of variations. 4E is favored by those with wide feet.

A Holistic Solution

Our elevators are designed to help you stand taller, walk with comfort, and move with confidence. We only sell elevators with a raise of up to 2.8 inches (7 cm) to ensure you maintain healthy feet and a natural gait. This care for our customers has led to us becoming Japan's leader in elevator shoes.

Superior Insole Design

Our unique 3D arch curve insole gives you 2 to 2.8 inches (5 to 7 cm) of extra height. We call it our Magic Insole because it makes the sole depth optically invisible when the shoes are taken off.Its flexible synthetic rubber material provides a bulge in the center of the sole to prevent the foot from shifting forward. Our shoes are designed with this special insole, providing comfort and a natural walking appearance.

COOLMAX® Technology for Comfort

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Premium Quality You Can Trust

Established in 1961, our company has remained true to the craftsmanship and quality that made us famous worldwide. Each of our elevator shoes is carefully crafted by master artisans dedicated to your satisfaction.