This beautiful snake print boot is authentic hair on hide. It is built for comfort featuring an extra soft foot bed. It is made with leather and has a rubber sole. Also has a sewn in invisible expandable band for a more flexible fit at the ankle! The approximate measurement from the bottom of the boot to the top of the ankle is 8 1/2" with an average heel of 3 1/2". If you are a half size or having trouble deciding on a size, we suggest sizing up with this collection!