# How much difference is a shoe size?

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Date created: Thu, Jun 24, 2021 5:14 PM
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Video answer: How much difference is there between half sizes in shoes

## Top best answers to the question Â«How much difference is a shoe sizeÂ»

There is approximately a 1/6" difference between each half-size (e.g., between 9 and 9.5, between a 9.5 and a 10, and so on) For every half size up, the width (across the ball) will increase by 1/8"

#### What size is an extra wide shoe?

• An E width shoe is considered a wide for men and extra wide for women. Measuring at the bottom of the ball of the foot, an E width stretches between 3.2 and 5.2 inches, depending on foot size. For men, a size 10E is 4.2 inches across, while a size 14E is 4.7 inches across.

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### đź‘  What is the difference between a size 10 and 11 shoe?

The difference between half sizes in the US system is about 4.23 mmâ€¦ So, an American size 11 translates roughly to an English size 10. On the surface, there's little difference between a 9.5 and 10 shoe.

### đź‘  What is the difference between a size 10 and 14 shoe?

• For example, in menâ€™s shoe sizing, a size 10 shoe of D width may be 4 inches wide at the point of the ball of the foot, whereas the same D width shoe in a size 14 may be 4.5 inches wide at the same point.

### đź‘  What is the difference between a size 9 and 9.5 shoe?

Length: There is approximately a 1/6" difference between each half-size (e.g., between 9 and 9.5, between a 9.5 and a 10, and so on) For every half size up, the width (across the ball) will increase by 1/8"

### đź‘  What is the difference between b and m in shoe size?

B means medium or average width size for women, while it means narrow for men. D means wide width for women while it means medium or average width size for men. M means medium width size. So, if you happen to see BM on a shoe tag, this refers to a pair of shoes that generally fits women.

### đź‘  What is the difference between d and m in shoe size?

• Therefore, number 9.5 D or 9.5M means the same thing for men. For women, medium is indicated is B or M. Therefore, shoe size number 7.5B or 7.5M mean the same thing for womenâ€™s footwear. They mean medium width. How much wider is EE than D?

### đź‘  What is the difference between european shoe size 44 and 39?

• Example: A men's European shoe size 44 is a US shoe size 10. Example: A women's European shoe size 39 is a US shoe size 8.

### đź‘  What is the difference between shoe size 8.5 and 9?

There is approximately 1/6â€ť between size increments, so a size 9 is 1/6â€ť longer than an 8.5 and 1/3â€ť longer than a size 8.

### đź‘  What is the difference between size 8 and 8.5 shoe?

In the same brand and shoe the difference between an 8 and an 8.5 may be up to 1/2 inch more length in the 8.5 and about an 1/8 inch increase in width. So yes, a U.K. 8 can fit into a UK 8.5 in terms of getting your foot into it but it may be too wide and too long for you.

### đź‘  What is the difference between ww and ew shoe size?

#### What is shoe width EW?

• Shoes tend to mainly be available in the medium width, which for women is a B width, and for men is a D width. Skechers also makes shoes in what we call a â€śWide Widthâ€ť on skechers.com and an â€śEWâ€ť width on the shoe box. For women, the Wide Width or EW option is a D width.

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What is the shoe size difference from us to uk?
• The size difference is 3 sizes between UK and US for womenâ€™s and the UK is the smaller of the two. So, for example, if you need a US womenâ€™s size 6, this would be a UK womenâ€™s size 3.
What is the size difference between 10.5 and 11 shoe?

Every shoes size have different width and length size. In Nike shoes size chart, shoes size 10.5 have 0.5 cm length shorter than size 11 shoes.

What's the difference between a 38 and 38.5 shoe size?
• Chart for womenâ€™s 38 and 38.5 (38Â˝) shoe size in inches and centimeters, compared with the US, Japan, Australia, Mexico and UK sizes. Hereâ€™s is the conversion chart for womenâ€™s 38 EU shoe size to US and UK menâ€™s and womenâ€™s.
What's the difference between a size 6 and 8 shoe?
• In one brand, you may be a size 6 and in another, a size 8. When you measure your feet, wear the same type of socks you often wear. If you wear dress shoes most of the time for work and casual occasions, wearing thick white socks, as what is worn in athletic footwear will throw off the sizing.
What's the difference between a size 7 and 8 shoe?
• Menâ€™s sizes are a continuation of kidsâ€™ sizes: A menâ€™s size 8 is the next full size up from a kidsâ€™ 7. This can be helpful to know if your child is outgrowing kidsâ€™ shoes. It can also be beneficial to know that thereâ€™s approximately a 1.5 size difference between menâ€™s and womenâ€™s shoes, meaning a menâ€™s 8 is roughly equal to a womenâ€™s 9.5.

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What's the difference between youth shoe size 8.5 and men's?

#### What is the difference between youth and adult shoe sizes?

• The numbers do not reset from youth to adult sizes, so a menâ€™s 8.5 is just 1.5 sizes larger than a youth 7. So if the boy is about three or four years old and wears a size 8.5, that is not the same as a menâ€™s shoe. But if the boy is 14, then yes, that is a menâ€™s size 8.5.