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A soldier recruit measuring for shoe size during uniform issue at the Afghan National Army training site in Kabul, Afghanistan, 2002
A soldier recruit measuring for shoe size during uniform issue at the Afghan National Army training site in Kabul, Afghanistan, 2002

A shoe size is an indication of the fitting size of a shoe for a person.

There are a number of different shoe-size systems used worldwide. While all shoe sizes use a number to indicate the length of the shoe, they differ in exactly what they measure, what unit of measurement they use, and where the size 0 (or 1) is positioned. Some systems also indicate the shoe width, sometimes also as a number, but in many cases by one or more letters. Some regions use different shoe-size systems for different types of shoes (e.g. men's, women's, children's, sport, and safety shoes). This article sets out several complexities in the definition of shoe sizes. In practice, shoes are often tried on for both size and fit before they are purchased.

Deriving the shoe size

Foot versus shoe and last

The length of a person's foot is commonly defined as the distance between two parallel lines that are perpendicular to the foot and in contact with the most prominent toe and the most prominent part of the heel. Foot length is measured with the subject standing barefoot and the weight of the body equally distributed between both feet.

The sizes of the left and right feet are often slightly different. In this case, both feet are measured, and purchasers of mass-produced shoes are advised to purchase a shoe size based on the larger foot, as most retailers do not sell pairs of shoes in non-matching sizes.

Each size of shoe is considered suitable for a small interval of foot lengths, typically limited by half-point of the shoe size system.

A shoe-size system can refer to three characteristic lengths:

All these measures differ substantially from one another for the same shoe. For example, the inner cavity of a shoe must typically be 15 mm longer than the foot, and the shoe last would be 2 size points larger than the foot, but this varies between different types of shoes and the shoe size system used. The typical range lies between 12 to 23 inch (12.7 to 16.9 mm) for the UK/US size system and 43 to 53 cm (13.3 to 16.7 mm) for the European size system, but may extend to 14 to 34 inch (6.4 to 19.1 mm) and 23 to 63 cm (6.7 to 20.0 mm).

Length

Sizing systems also differ in the units of measurement they use. This also results in different increments between shoe sizes, because usually only "full" or "half" sizes are made.

The following length units are commonly used today to define shoe-size systems:

Since the early 2000s, labels on sports shoes typically include sizes measured in all four systems: EU, UK, US and cm (Mondopoint).

Zero point

The sizing systems also place size 0 (or 1) at different locations:

Width

Some systems also include the width of a foot (or the girth of a shoe last), but do so in a variety of ways:

The width for which these sizes are suitable can vary significantly between manufacturers. The A–E width indicators used by most American, Canadian, and some British shoe manufacturers are typically based on the width of the foot, and common step sizes are 316 inch (4.8 mm).

Difficulties

There could be differences between various shoe size tables from shoemakers and shoe stores. They are usually due to the following factors:

Conversion tables available on the Web often contain obvious errors, not taking into account different zero points or wiggle room.

Although shoe size systems are not fully standardised, the ISO/TC 137 had released a technical specification ISO/TS 19407:2015 for converting shoe sizes across various local sizing systems. Even though the problem of converting shoe sizes accurately has yet to be fully resolved, this standard serves as "a good compromise solution" for shoe-buyers.[3][4]

Common sizing systems

United Kingdom

Shoe size in the United Kingdom, Ireland, India, Pakistan and South Africa is based on the length of the last used to make the shoes, measured in barleycorns (13 inch) starting from the smallest size deemed practical, which is called size zero. It is not formally standardised. Note that the last is typically longer than the foot heel to toe length by 12 to 23 in or 1+12 to 2 barleycorns, so to determine the shoe size based on actual foot length one must add 2 barleycorns.

A child's size zero is equivalent to 4 inches (a hand = 12 barleycorns = 10.16 cm), and the sizes go up to size 13+12 (measuring 25+12 barleycorns, or 8+12 inches (21.59 cm)). Thus, the calculation for a children's shoe size in the UK is:

child shoe size (barleycorns) = 3 × last length (in) − 12

equivalent to:

child shoe size (barleycorns) ≈ 3 × foot length (in) − 10.

An adult size one is then the next size up (26 barleycorns, or 8+23 in (22.01 cm)) and each size up continues the progression in barleycorns.[5] The calculation for an adult shoe size in the UK is thus:

adult shoe size (barleycorns) = 3 × last length (in) − 25

equivalent to:

adult shoe size (barleycorns) ≈ 3 × foot length (in) − 23.

Although this sizing standard is nominally for both men and women, some manufacturers use different numbering for women's UK sizing.

In Australia and New Zealand, the UK system is followed for men and children's footwear. Women's footwear follows the US sizings.

In Mexico, shoes are sized either according to the foot length they are intended to fit, in cm, or alternatively to another variation of the barleycorn system, with sizes calculated approximately as:

adult shoe size (barleycorns) = 3 × last length (in) − 25+12

equivalent to:

adult shoe size (barleycorns) ≈ 3 × foot length (in) − 23+12.

United States

In the United States and Canada, the traditional system is similar to British but there are different zero points for children's, men's, and women's shoe sizes. The most common is the customary system where men's shoes are one size longer than the UK equivalent, making a men's 13 in the US the same size as a men's 12 in the UK.

Customary

The customary system is offset by 14 barleycorn, or 112 in (2.12 mm), comparing to the UK sizes. The men's range starts at size 1, with zero point corresponding to the children's size 13 which equals 24+34 barleycorns or 8+14 inches (20.96 cm).

However, most US manufacturers are using greater offsets, such as 12 and 1 barleycorns.[6] Therefore in current practice, US men's size 1 equals 25 barleycorns, or 8+13 in (21.17 cm), so the calculation for a male shoe size in the United States is:

male shoe size (barleycorns) = 3 × last length (in) − 24

equivalent to:

male shoe size (barleycorns) ≈ 3 × foot length (in) − 22.

In the "standard" or "FIA" (Footwear Industries of America) scale, women's sizes are men's sizes plus 1 (so a men's 10+12 is a women's 11+12):

female shoe size (barleycorns) = 3 × last length (in) − 23

equivalent to:

female shoe size (barleycorns) ≈ 3 × foot length (in) − 21.

There is also the "common" scale, where women's sizes are equal to men's sizes plus 1+12.

Children's shoes start from size zero, which is equivalent to 3+1112 inches (11+34 barleycorns = 99.48 mm), and end at 13+12. Thus the formula for children's sizes in the US is

child shoe size (barleycorns) = 3 × last length (in) − 1134

equivalent to:

child shoe size (barleycorns) ≈ 3 × foot length (in) − 934.

Alternatively, a Mondopoint-based scale running from K4 to K13 and then 1 to 7 is in use.[7] K4 to K9 are toddler sizes, K10 to K13 are pre-school and 1 to 7 are grade school sizes.

Brannock Device

Drawing of a Brannock Device (from US Patent 1,725,334)
Drawing of a Brannock Device (from US Patent 1,725,334)

The Brannock Device is a measuring instrument invented by Charles F. Brannock in 1925 and now found in many shoe stores. The recent formula used by the Brannock device assumes a foot length of 2 barleycorns less than the length of the last; thus, men's size 1 is equivalent to a last's length of 8+13 in (21.17 cm) and foot's length of 7+23 in (19.47 cm), and children's size 1 is equivalent to 4+14 in (10.8 cm) last's length and 3+712 in (9.1 cm) foot's length.[8][9]

The device also measures the length of the arch, or the distance between the heel and the ball (metatarsal head) of the foot. For this measurement, the device has a shorter scale at the instep of the foot with an indicator that slides into position. If this scale indicates a larger size, it is taken in place of the foot's length to ensure proper fitting.[2]

For children's sizes, additional wiggle room is added to allow for growth.[2]

The device also measures the width of the foot and assigns it designations of AAA, AA, A, B, C, D, E, EE, or EEE. The widths are 316 inches apart and differ by shoe length.[8]

Some shoe stores and medical professionals use optical 3D surface scanners to precisely measure the length and width of both feet and recommend the appropriate shoe model and size.[10]

UK and US children's shoe sizes
Last length Foot length/Brannock UK sizes US sizes
(in) (mm) (in) (mm) Children's Children's
3+1112 99.483 3+14 82.55 0
4 101.6 3+13 84.66 0
4+112 103.716 3+512 86.783 0.5
4+16 105.83 3+12 88.9 0.5
4+14 107.95 3+712 91.016 1
4+13 110.06 3+23 93.13 1
4+512 112.183 3+34 95.25 1.5
4+12 114.3 3+56 97.35 1.5
4+712 115.71 3+1112 99.483 2
4+23 118.53 4 101.6 2
4+34 120.65 4+112 103.716 2.5
4+56 122.76 4+16 105.83 2.5
4+1112 124.883 4+14 107.95 3
5 127.0 4+13 110.06 3
5+112 129.116 4+512 112.183 3.5
5+16 131.23 4+12 114.3 3.5
5+14 133.35 4+712 116.416 4
5+13 135.46 4+23 118.53 4
5+512 137.583 4+34 120.65 4.5
5+12 139.7 4+56 122.76 4.5
5+712 141.816 4+1112 124.883 5
5+23 143.93 5 127.0 5
5+34 146.05 5+112 129.116 5.5
5+56 148.16 5+16 131.23 5.5
5+1112 150.283 5+14 133.35 6
6 152.4 5+13 135.46 6
6+112 154.516 5+512 137.583 6.5
6+16 156.63 5+12 139.7 6.5
6+14 158.75 5+712 141.816 7
6+13 160.86 5+23 143.92 7
6+512 162.983 5+34 146.05 7.5
6+12 165.1 5+56 148.16 7.5
6+712 167.216 5+1112 150.283 8
6+23 169.3 6 152.4 8
6+34 171.45 6+112 154.516 8.5
6+56 173.56 6+16 156.63 8.5
6+1112 173.56 6+14 158.75 9
7 177.8 6+13 160.86 9
7+112 179.913 6+512 162.983 9.5
7+16 182.03 6+12 165.1 9.5
7+14 183.4 6+712 166.51 10
7+13 186.26 6+23 169.3 10
7+512 188.383 6+34 170.45 10.5
7+12 190.5 6+56 173.56 10.5
7+712 192.616 6+1112 174.97 11
7+23 194.73 7 177.8 11
7+34 196.85 7+112 179.916 11.5
7+56 198.96 7+16 182.03 11.5
7+1112 201.083 7+14 184.15 12
8 203.2 7+13 186.26 12
8+112 205.315 7+512 188.383 12.5
8+16 207.43 7+12 190.5 12.5
8+14 209.5 7+712 192.616 13
8+13 211.6 7+23 194.73 13
8+512 213.783 7+34 196.85 13.5
8+12 215.9 7+56 198.96 13.5
(in) (mm) (in) (mm) Children's Children's
Last length Foot length/Brannock UK sizes US sizes
UK and US adult shoe sizes
Last length Foot length/Brannock UK sizes US sizes
(in) (mm) (in) (mm) Adults' Men's Women's
8 203.2 7+13 186.26 (12) (12.25) 1
8+16 207.43 7+12 190.5 (12.5) (12.75) 1.5
8+13 211.6 7+23 194.73 0 (13) 1 (13.25) 2
8+12 215.9 7+56 198.96 0.5 (13.5) 1.5 2.5
8+23 220.13 8 203.2 1 2 3
8+56 224.36 8+16 207.43 1.5 2.5 3.5
9 228.6 8+13 211.6 2 3 4
9+16 232.83 8+12 215.9 2.5 3.5 4.5
9+13 237.06 8+23 220.13 3 4 5
9+12 241.3 8+56 224.36 3.5 4.5 5.5
9+23 245.53 9 228.6 4 5 6
9+56 249.76 9+16 232.83 4.5 5.5 6.5
10 254.0 9+13 237.06 5 6 7
10+16 258.23 9+12 241.3 5.5 6.5 7.5
10+13 262.46 9+23 245.53 6 7 8
10+12 266.7 9+56 249.76 6.5 7.5 8.5
10+23 270.93 10 254.0 7 8 9
10+56 275.16 10+16 258.23 7.5 8.5 9.5
11 279.4 10+13 262.46 8 9 10
11+16 283.63 10+12 266.7 8.5 9.5 10.5
11+13 287.86 10+23 270.93 9 10 11
11+12 292.1 10+56 275.16 9.5 10.5 11.5
11+23 296.3 11 279.4 10 11 12
11+56 300.56 11+16 283.63 10.5 11.5 12.5
12 304.8 11+13 287.86 11 12 13
12+16 309.03 11+12 292.1 11.5 12.5 13.5
12+13 313.26 11+23 296.3 12 13 14
12+12 317.5 11+56 300.56 12.5 13.5 14.5
12+23 321.73 12 304.8 13 14 15
(in) (mm) (in) (mm) Adults' Men's Women's
Last length Foot length/Brannock UK sizes US sizes

Continental Europe

In the Continental European system, the shoe size is the length of the last, expressed in Paris points or 23 cm (6.67 mm), for both sexes and for adults and children alike. Note that the last is typically longer than the foot heel to toe length by 43 cm (13.33 mm) to 53 cm (16.67 mm), or 2 to 2+12 Paris points, so to determine the shoe size based on actual foot length one must add 2 Paris points.

Because a Paris point is 23 of a centimetre, the formula is as follows:

shoe size (Paris points) = 32 × last length (cm)

equivalent to:

shoe size (Paris points) ≈ (32 × foot length (cm)) + 2.

The Continental European system is used in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany,[11] Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain,[12] Sweden, Switzerland, and most other continental European countries. It is also used in Middle Eastern countries (such as Iran), Brazil—which uses the same method but subtracts 2 from the final result, in effect measuring foot size instead of last size[citation needed]—and, commonly, Hong Kong. The system is sometimes described as Stich size (from Pariser Stich, the German name for the Paris point), or Stichmaß size (from a Geman name of a micrometer for internal measurements).

Mondopoint

Measurement of foot length, width and perimeter (cirсumference) as defined in the Mondopoint standard
Measurement of foot length, width and perimeter (cirсumference) as defined in the Mondopoint standard

The Mondopoint shoe length system is widely used in sports industry to size athletic shoes, ski boots, skates, and pointe ballet shoes; it was also adopted as the primary shoe sizing system in the Soviet Union,[13] Russia,[14] East Germany, China,[15] Japan, Taiwan, and South Korea, and as an optional system in United Kingdom,[16] India,[17] Mexico, and European countries. The Mondopoint system is also used by NATO and other military services.

The Mondopoint system was introduced in the 1970s by International Standard ISO 2816:1973 "Fundamental characteristics of a system of shoe sizing to be known as Mondopoint" and ISO 3355:1975 "Shoe sizes – System of length grading (for use in the Mondopoint system)".[18] ISO 9407:2019, "Shoe sizes—Mondopoint system of sizing and marking",[19] is the current version of the standard.

The Mondopoint system is based on average foot length and foot width for which the shoe is suitable, measured in millimetres. The length of the foot is measured as horizontal distance between the perpendiculars in contact with the end of the most prominent toe and the most prominent part of the heel. The width of the foot is measured as horizontal distance between vertical lines in contact with the first and fifth metatarsophalangeal joints. The perimeter of the foot is the length of foot circumference, measured with a flexible tape at the same points as foot width. The origin of the grade is zero.

The labeling typically includes foot length, followed by an optional foot width: a shoe size of 280/110 indicates a foot length of 280 millimetres (11.0 in) and width of 110 millimetres (4.3 in). Other customary markings, such as EU, UK and US sizes, may also be used.

Because Mondopoint takes the foot width into account, it allows for better fitting than most other systems. A given shoe size shall fit every foot with indicated average measurements, and those differing by no more than a half-step of the corresponding interval grid. Standard foot lengths are defined with interval steps of 5 mm for casual footwear and steps of 7.5 mm for specialty (protective) footwear. The standard is maintained by ISO Technical Committee 137 "Footwear sizing designations and marking systems."

East Asia

In Japan, mainland China, Taiwan, and South Korea, the Mondopoint system is used as defined by national standard Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS) S 5037:1998 and its counterparts Guobiao (GB/T) 3293.1-1998, Chinese National Standard (CNS) 4800-S1093:2000 and Korean Standards Association (KS) M 6681:2007.

Foot length and girth (foot circumference) are taken into account.[20] The foot length is indicated in centimetres; an increment of 5 mm is used.

The length is followed by designators for girth (A, B, C, D, E, EE, EEE, EEEE, F, G), which are specified in an indexed table as foot circumference in millimetres for each given foot length; foot width is also included as supplemental information. There are different tables for men's, women's, and children's (less than 12 years of age) shoes. Not all designators are used for all genders and in all countries. For example, the largest girth for women in Taiwan is EEEE, whereas in Japan, it is F.

The foot length and width can also be indicated in millimetres, separated by a slash or a hyphen.

Soviet Union (Russia, Commonwealth of Independent States)

Historically the Soviet Union used the European (Paris point) system, but the Mondopoint metric system was introduced in the 1980s by GOST 24382-80 "Sizes of Sport Shoes" (based on ISO 2816:1973) and GOST 11373-88 "Shoe Sizes" (based on ISO 3355:1975), and lately by GOST R 58149-2018 (based on ISO 9407:1991)

Standard metric foot sizes can be converted to the nearest Paris point (23 cm) sizes using approximate conversion tables; shoes are marked with both foot length in millimetres, as for pointe ballet shoe sizes, and last length in European Paris point sizes (although such converted Stichmaß sizes may come 12 to 1 size smaller than comparable European-made adult footwear, and up to 1+12 sizes smaller for children's footwear, according to ISO 19407 shoe size definitions). Foot lengths are aligned to 5 mm intervals for sports and casual shoes, and 7.5 mm for protective/safety shoes. Optional foot width designations includes narrow, normal (medium or regular), and wide grades.

Infant sizes start at 16 (95 mm) and pre-school kids at 23 (140 mm); schoolchildren sizes span 32 (202.5 mm) to 40 (255 mm) for girls and 32 to 44 (285 mm) for boys. Adult sizes span 33 (210 mm) to 44 for women and 38 (245 mm) to 48 (310 mm) for men.

ISO 19407 and shoe size conversion

ISO/TS 19407:2015 Footwear - Sizing - Conversion of sizing systems is a technical specification from the International Organization for Standardization. It contains basic description and conversion tables for major shoe sizing systems[3] including Mondopoint with length steps of 5 mm and 7.5 mm, European Paris point system, and UK 13-inch system. The standard has also been adopted as Russian GOST R 57425-2017.

The standard is maintained by ISO/TC 137, which also developed ISO/TS 19408:2015 Footwear - Sizing - Vocabulary and terminology; in development are companion standards ISO/TS 19409 "Footwear - Sizing - Measurement of last dimensions" and ISO/TS 19410 "Footwear - Sizing - Inshoe measurement".

Shoe sizing

The adult shoe sizes are calculated from typical last length, which is converted from foot length in millimetres by adding an allowance of two shoe sizes:

where L is foot length in millimetres.

Direct conversion between adult UK, Continental European and Mondopoint shoe size systems is derived as follows:

Using these formulas, the standard derives shoe size tables for adults and children, based on actual foot length measurement (insole) in millimetres. Typical last length ranges are also included (13 to 25 mm over foot length for adults, 8% greater than foot length plus 6 mm for children).

Exact foot lengths may contain repeating decimals because the formulas include division by 3; in practice, approximate interval steps of 6.67 mm and 8.47 mm are used, and sizes are rounded to either the nearest half size or closest matching Mondopoint size.

ISO/TS 19407

Adults' shoe sizes
Foot length Mondopoint EUR UK
(mm) (cm) (inch) 5.0 mm 7.5 mm 6.6 mm 8.46 mm
210.0 210 210 33.5
211.6 8+13 2
213.3 21+13 34
215.0 215
215.9 8+12 2.5
216.6 21+23 34.5
217.5 217.5
220.0 22 220 35
220.13 8+23 3
223.3 22+13 35.5
224.36 8+56 3.5
225.0 225 225
226.6 22+23 36
228.6 9 4
230.0 23 230 36.5
232.5 232.5
232.83 9+16 4.5
233.3 23+13 37
235.0 235
236.6 23+23 37.5
237.06 9+13 5
240.0 24 240 240 38
241.3 9+12 5.5
243.3 24+13 38.5
245.0 245
245.53 9+23 6
246.6 24+23 39
247.5 247.5
249.76 9+56 6.5
250.0 25 250 39.5
253.3 25+13 40
254.0 10 7
255.0 255 255


256.6 25+23 40.5
258.23 10+16 7.5
260.0 26 260 41
262.46 10+13 8
262.5 262.5
263.3 26+13 41.5
265.0 265
266.6 26+23 42
266.7 10.5 8.5
270.0 27 270 270 42.5
270.93 10+23 9
273.3 27+13 43
275.0 275
275.16 10+56 9.5
276.6 27+23 43.5
277.5 277.5
279.4 11 10
280.0 28 280 44
283.3 28+13 44.5
283.63 11+16 10.5
285.0 285 285
286.6 28+23 45
287.86 11+13 11
290.0 29 290 45.5
292.1 11+12 11.5
292.5 292.5
293.3 29+13 46
295.0 295
296.3 11+23 12
296.6 29+23 46.5
300.0 30 300 300 47
300.56 11+56 12.5
303.3 30+13 47.5
304.8 12 13
305.0 305
306.6 30+23 48
307.5 307.5
309.03 12+16 13.5
310.0 31 310 48.5
313.26 12+13 14
313.3 31+13 49
315.0 315 315
316.6 31+23 49.5
317.5 12+12 14.5
320.0 32 320 50
321.73 12+23 15
mm cm inch 5.0 mm 7.5 mm 6.6 mm 8.46 mm
Foot length Mondopoint EUR UK

ISO/TS 19407

Children's shoe sizes
Foot length Mondopoint EUR UK US
(mm) (cm) (inch) 5.0 mm 6.6 mm 8.46 mm 8.46 mm
118.53 4+23 19.5 3.5 4
120 12 4+34 120 20 4 4.5
123.3 12+13 4+56 125 20.5 4.5 5
126.6 12+23 5 21 5 5.5
130 13 5+112 130 21.5 5.5
133.3 13+13 5+14 22 6
136.6 13+23 5+13 135 22.5 6 6.5
139.7 14 5+12 140 23 6.5
141.816 5+712 7
143.3 14+13 5+23 23.5 7 7.5
146.6 14+23 5+34 145 24 7.5
150 15 5+1112 150 24.5 8
153.3 15+13 6 155 25 8 8.5
156.6 15+23 6+16 25.5 8.5 9
160 16 6+13 160 26 9
163.3 16+13 6+512 26.5 9.5
166.6 16+23 6+712 165 27 9.5 10
169.3 17 6+23 170 27.5 10 10.5
173.3 17+13 6+56 28 10.5 11
176.6 17+23 7 175 28.5 11 11.5
179.916 18 7+112 180 29 11.5
183.3 18+13 7+14 29.5 12
186.6 18+23 7+13 185 30 12 12.5
190.5 19 7+12 190 30.5 12.5 13
192.616 19+13 7+712 31 13 13.5
196.6 19+23 7+34 195 31.5 13.5 1
200 20 7+56 200 32 0.5 1.5
203.3 20+13 8 205 32.5 1 2
206.6 20+23 33 1.5 2.5
210 21 210 33.5 2 3
(mm) (cm) (inch) 5.0 mm 6.6 mm 8.46 mm 8.46 mm
Foot length Mondopoint EUR UK US

Size marking

It is recommended to include size marking in each of the four sizing systems on the shoe label and on the package. The principal system used for manufacturing the shoe needs to be placed first and emphasized with a boldface.

The standard includes quick conversion tables for adult shoe size marking; they provide matching sizes for shoes marked in Mondopoint, European, and UK systems. Converted values are rounded to a larger shoe size to increase comfort.

Mondopoint conversion
Mondo EUR UK US
Men Women
215 34 2.5 3.5 4.5
220 35 3 4 5
225 35.5 3.5 4.5 5.5
230 36.5 4 5 6
235 37 4.5 5.5 6.5
240 38 5.5 6.5 7.5
245 38.5 6 7 8
250 39.5 6.5 7.5 8.5
255 40 7 8 9
260 41 7.5 8.5 9.5
265 41.5 8.5 9.5 10.5
270 42.5 9 10 11
275 43 9.5 10.5 11.5
280 44 10 11 12
285 44.5 10.5 11.5 12.5
290 45.5 11 12 13
295 46 12 13 14
300 47 12.5 13.5 14.5
305 47.5 13 14 15
310 48.5 13.5 14.5 15.5
315 49 14 15 16
320 50 15 16 17
European shoe size conversion
EUR Mondo UK US
Men Women
34 215 2 3 4
34.5 215 2.5 3.5 4.5
35 220 3 4 5
35.5 225 3.5 4.5 5.5
36 225 4 5 6
36.5 230 4 5 6
37 235 4.5 5.5 6.5
37.5 235 5 6 7
38 240 5.5 6.5 7.5
38.5 245 5.5 6.5 7.5
39 245 6 7 8
39.5 250 6.5 7.5 8.5
40 255 7 8 9
40.5 255 7.5 8.5 9.5
41 260 7.5 8.5 9.5
41.5 265 8 9 10
42 265 8.5 9.5 10.5
42.5 270 9 10 11
43 275 9.5 10.5 11.5
43.5 275 9.5 10.5 11.5
44 280 10 11 12
44.5 285 10.5 11.5 12.5
45 285 11 12 13
45.5 290 11.5 12.5 13.5
46 295 11.5 12.5 13.5
46.5 295 12 13 14
47 300 12.5 13.5 14.5
47.5 305 13 14 15
48 305 13 14 15
48.5 310 13.5 14.5 15.5
49 315 14 15 16
49.5 315 14.5 15.5 16.5
50 320 15 16 17
United Kingdom shoe size conversion
UK Mondo EUR US
Men Women
2 210 34 3 4
2.5 215 34.5 3.5 4.5
3 220 35 4 5
3.5 225 35.5 4.5 5.5
4 230 36.5 5 6
4.5 235 37 5.5 6.5
5 235 37.5 6 7
5.5 240 38 6.5 7.5
6 245 39 7 8
6.5 250 39.5 7.5 8.5
7 255 40 8 9
7.5 260 40.5 8.5 9.5
8 260 41.5 9 10
8.5 265 42 9.5 10.5
9 270 42.5 10 11
9.5 275 43.5 10.5 11.5
10 280 44 11 12
10.5 285 44.5 11.5 12.5
11 290 45.5 12 13
11.5 290 46 12.5 13.5
12 295 46.5 13 14
12.5 300 47 13.5 14.5
13 305 47.5 14 15
13.5 310 48.5 14.5 15.5
14 315 49 15 16
14.5 320 49.5 15.5 16.5
15 320 50 16 17

See also

References

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