Tango Shoes Manufacturers' Comparison

Women's Shoes

Tangolera Madame Pivot

Origin

Italy, utilizing Italian leathers and Italian & US materials.

Italy, utilizing Italian leathers and Italian & US materials.

Sizing

European sizing, corresponds to USA sizes. See sizing chart. Fits slightly less generous than Madame Pivot.

European sizing, corresponds to USA sizes. See sizing chart. Fits slightly more generous than Tangolera.

Half Sizes

✓   Yes; custom order with +$45 fee; non-returnable. Please be advised half sizes do not mean a longer shoe but only slightly wider sole.

✓   Yes; custom order with +$15 fee; non-returnable. Please be advised half sizes do not mean a longer shoe but only slightly wider sole.

Footbed Padding

✓   Yes, US made Poron memory foam padding. 4mm-7mm, depending on model.

✓   Yes, US made Poron memory foam padding.

Heel Heights

5cm | 1.9"                     ✗

6cm | 2.4"                    

7cm | 2.7"                    

8cm | 3.1"                    

8.5cm | 3.3"                 ✗

9cm | 3.5"                    

10.5cm | 4.1"               ✗

5cm | 1.9"                   ✗

6cm | 2.4"                   ✗

7cm | 2.7"                  

8cm | 3.1"                  

8.5cm | 3.3"              

9cm | 3.5"                   ✗

10.5cm | 4.1"             ✓  special request only, non returnable

Sole

Leather sole especially treated for dancing.

Leather sole especially treated for dancing.

Custom Adjustments

✓   Yes; with +$45 fee; non-returnable. Options are heel height, width, suede sole.

Vegan Options

Men's Shoes

Tangolera Madame Pivot 2x4 al pie

Origin

Italy, utilizing Italian leathers and materials.

Italy, utilizing Italian leathers and materials.

Argentina, utilizing Argentine leathers and materials.

Sizing

European sizing, corresponds to USA sizes. See sizing chart. Fits slightly more generous than Madame Pivot.

European sizing, corresponds to USA sizes. See sizing chart. Fits slightly less generous than Tangolera.

US size converts half size larger than 2x4 al pie sizing. Example: size 9 2x4 al pie = size 9.5 US.

Half Sizes

✓   Yes; custom order with +$45 fee; non-returnable. Please be advised half sizes do not mean a longer shoe but only slightly wider sole.

✓   Yes; custom order with +$15 fee; non-returnable. Please be advised half sizes do not mean a longer shoe but only slightly wider sole.

Yes if shown in stock at Axis Tango; no special orders possible.

Footbed Padding

✓  Moderate.

✓   Moderate.

Heel Heights

2.2cm | 1"

2cm | 0.8"

3.1cm | 1.25"

Sole

Suede sole.

Suede sole or leather sole, depending on model.

Leather sole.

Custom Adjustments

✓   Yes; with +$45 fee; non-returnable. Options are width, leather sole.

Vegan Options