Men’s to Women’s Shoe Size | Quick Conversion

What is a women’s size 8 in men’s shoe size? How can you easily convert men’s shoe sizes to women’s? Check out our guide, conversion charts and FAQ below. We’ve gathered the most relevant information you’ll need to convert men’s to women’s shoe size easily and accurately.

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Conversion: Men’s Shoe Size to Women’s & Women’s to Men’s Shoe Size

mens to womens shoe size

Use this table to easily convert men to women shoe size and women to men shoe size.

US Women's Shoe SizeUS Men's Shoe SizeFoot Length in InchesUK Shoe Size (Uni­size)EU Shoe Size (Uni­size)
64.59436.5
6.559 1⁄64.537
75.59 1⁄3537.5
7.569 1⁄25.538
86.59 2⁄3639
8.579 5⁄66.539.5
97.510740
9.5810 1⁄67.540.5
108.510 1⁄3841.5
10.5910 1⁄28.541.5
119.510 2⁄3942.5
11.51010 5⁄69.543.5
1210.5111044
12.51111 1⁄610.544.5
1311.511 1⁄31145.5

At a Glance

  • There is a size and a half between men’s and women’s shoe sizes. Add 1.5 to convert a men’s size to a woman’s size. (A men’s 7.5 is a women’s 9). Or subtract 1.5 to convert from a women’s size to a men’s size. ( A women’s size 11 is a men’s size 9.5).
  • Shoe width stays the same. A men’s D width is exactly the same as a women’s D width. However, women’s feet tend to be slimmer on the whole; most women have a shoe width of B, while most men have wider feet and therefore the average width is D.
  • There is no differentiation in shoe size between genders in the UK, Europe or Asia. A EURO size 40 is the same for men and women.

Width Conversion: Women’s to Men’s Sizes

Men and women have at last achieved sexual equality—in shoe width! Which is to say it’s the same for men and women. Example: A men’s D width shoe is the same as women’s D width. However, all feet were not created equal. Thus, the average men’s shoe is a D width, whereas women on average have a shoe width of B.

Convert Men’s to Women’s Shoe Sizes in Nikes

What is a women’s 9 in a men’s Nike? A 7.5! Take a look at this conversion chart.

Nike Shoe Size - US Women'sNike Shoe Size - US Men'sFoot length (inches)
3.528 1 ⁄ 6
5.548 5 ⁄ 6
64.59
6.559 1 ⁄ 6
75.59 1 ⁄ 3
7.569 1 ⁄ 2
86.59 2 ⁄ 3
8.579 5 ⁄ 6
97.510
9.5810 1 ⁄ 6
108.510 1 ⁄ 3
10.5910 1 ⁄ 2
119.510 2 ⁄ 3
11.51010 5 ⁄ 6
1210.511
12.51111 1 ⁄ 6
1311.511 1 ⁄ 3
13.51211 1 ⁄ 2
1412.511 2 ⁄ 3
14.51311 5 ⁄ 6

FAQ

How to convert an 8.5 men’s shoe to a women’s shoe size?

A US men’s shoe size 8.5 is a US women’s shoe size 10 and an 8 UK and 41.5 EUR. More info about shoe size and right width here.

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8.5 women’s to men’s shoe size

An 8.5 women’s shoe size US is a US 7 in a men’s shoe. Also, it is a 6.5 UK and 39.5 EU. Refer to this chart for more info converting men’s shoe sizes to women’s and vice versa.

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Women’s size 8 in Men’s

A US women’s shoe size 8 is a 6.5 US shoe size in Men’s. Check this women’s to men’s shoe size chart for more info converting men’s to women’s shoe size and vice versa.

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What’s a women’s size 9 in men’s?

A woman’s size 9 shoe is a 7.5 in a men’s shoe. Refer to this chart for more info converting men’s shoe sizes to women’s and vice versa.

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How to convert a 9.5 women’s to men’s?

Easy! A woman’s US 9.5 shoe size is a man’s size US 8. Just subtract 1.5 from your women’s size. See this conversion chart for further conversions.

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Men to Women Shoe Size

In the US, there is a size and a half between men’s and women’s shoe sizes. Add 1.5 to convert a men’s shoe size to a woman’s shoe size or subtract 1.5 to convert from a women’s shoe size to a men’s shoe size.

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What is the difference between women’s and men’s shoe sizes?

The main difference between women’s and men’s shoe sizes is length and width. Women’s and men’s shoes have a size difference of roughly 1.5 sizes. If you want to convert a man’s shoe size to a women’s, for instance, a US women’s shoe size 8.5 corresponds to a man’s shoe size 7. In terms of shoe width, the women’s shoe tends to be wider in the toe and forefoot area, and it gets narrower towards the heel. Men’s shoes, on the other hand, are generally built to be wider than women’s shoes in the sole and heel area, as on average they support a heavier body.

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How to convert women’s shoe size to men’s shoe size

The easiest way to convert men’s shoe size to women’s is to subtract 1.5 from your existing US women’s size to get the equivalent men’s size. Example: A women’s size 10 in men’s is an 8.5. A size 10 men’s in women’s is an 11.5. As a rule of thumb, women should size down 1.5 sizes from men’s shoe sizes. See this conversion chart.

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