Conversion charts for shoe sizes.
For women, men and children.

It often drives many shoe buyers to despair. The different specifications of the shoe sizes. The shoe sizes can be indicated in different ways. Sometimes it is EU, UK, US or international size. Therefore, country-specific formulas apply for EU, USA and Great Britain. This makes a conversion and the introduction of conversion tables necessary, if you do not have the suitable conversion size straight in the head.

No matter if EU, UK, US or international size, with ou0r shoe size tables you will always find the right size. It doesn't matter which brand the shoes are. The converter fits for international shoe sizes of different manufacturers. In this table you can easily determine the right shoe size for women, men or children.

Shoe Size Conversion Calculator

EU Sizes UK Sizes US Sizes JP Sizes FR Sizes CM Sizes

Shoe Size Conversion Table

US Sizes EU Sizes UK Sizes Inches CM
6 39 5.5 9.25 23.5
6.5 39 6 9.5 24.1
7 40 6.5 9.625 24.4
7.5 40-41 7 9.75 24.8
8 41 7.5 9.9375 25.4
8.5 41-42 8 10.125 25.7
9 42 8.5 10.25 26
9.5 42-43 9 10.4375 26.7
10 43-44 9.5 10.5625 27
10.5 43-44.5 10 10.75 27.3
11 44-45 10.5 10.9375 27.9
11.5 44-45 11 11.125 28.3
12 45-46 11.5 11.25 28.6
13 46-47 12.5 11.5625 29.4
14 47-48 13.5 11.875 30.2
15 48-49 14.5 12.1875 31

Women Size Conversion

Whether high heels, sneakers or boots. We have the right conversion table for every shoe. So that you can always find the right shoe size for your next purchase, whether online or in the shop.

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Men Size Conversion

Men know that too. The online shop suddenly lists non-country-specific shoe sizes. So simply trying them on is not possible. With our shoe size comparison for men you will find your size.

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Children Size Conversion

Children grow fast and so do the shoe sizes. In order to always find the right shoe size for your child when making your next purchase, we have created size charts especially for children.

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What you should know.

  • 1

    Shoe sizes

    The shoes do not always fit although it is actually your size. Sometimes shoes are smaller or bigger. The shoe sizes vary depending on the model or manufacturer. Experience shows that sports shoes, for example, are 1/2 - 1 size smaller.

  • 2

    Buy shoes online

    The shoe sizes are not always indicated with the country-specific abbreviations such as EU, UK or US. Make sure you have the correct country size before buying from the shop.

  • 3

    Children shoe sizes

    Although you know the shoe sizes of your child, you prefer to buy one size bigger. Children grow into the shoe - better too big than too small.

  • 4

    Trying on

    If you have found a shoe online cheaply and are still unsure whether it fits, it might be better to look in a local shop for the same model and try it on. You have the choice to buy it locally or often cheaper online.

Different shoe size systems

Shoe size systems differ in several ways. Why this happened is obvious. In the course of the industrial development, different methods and working methods developed, which for example led to differences in the calculation of the length. In addition, there are the different length measurements. For continental Europe these are the centimeters and millimeters and for Great Britain and the USA they are inches and inches, as the units of measurement on which the conversion is based.

Depending on which shoe size system is used, it is important to know how to measure. Depending on the shoe size system, the average length, the inner length or the last length of the foot forms the basis for the conversion.

However, let us first discuss the Euro shoe size common in Germany.
The Continental Size forms the basis in Europe (except the UK). Formerly referred to as the "Paris stitch", with a length of 6.67 mm, this corresponds to the normal stitch length of the double seam on a shoe.
The European size table starts with children's size 15, which corresponds to an inside length of the shoe of 10 cm. 1 stitch more, means one shoe size more, therefore there were originally only "whole" shoe sizes and no intermediate sizes.

In the EU, D, F, I, etc., the following rule of thumb is used for calculation:
Foot length (in cm) + 1.5 cm extra x 1.5
It should be noted that Italian shoes lack the addition of 1.5cm.

Example: A foot length of 28cm corresponds to shoe size 44.
28cm + 1,5cm x 1,5 = 44,25

Why is the shoe size converter useful?

But it gets complicated when importing shoes from the UK or the USA, for example. The English and Americans do not agree on shoe sizes.
The English shoe size 1 starts at 8.466 inches with a further gradation of 1/3 inches each.
The US shoe size system, however, starts 2.116 millimeters further. The following system is then the same, but the dimensions are completely different.
Customers in these two countries therefore need shoe size tables just to convert inches to inches.

Why these differences?

Great Britain depends on the "English Size" in the unit of measurement inch, also called Barleycorn. This corresponds to a length of 8.46 mm. Half the size with a length of 4.23 mm.
There are different size tables for children and adults. The tables for children start with size 0 (corresponds to 12 Barleycorn = 10.16 mm) and end with size 13 ½. For adults with size 1, 26 corresponds to Barleycorns (22 cm) and ends with size 14 (33 cm). A British shoe size 7 thus corresponds approximately to an American shoe size 8.

Calculate shoe sizes in UK and USA

Great Britain:
The shoe size is calculated from the last length (in cm) ÷ 2,54 × 3) - 25

The shoe sizes are calculated according to the following rule of thumb:
men size = ( last length in cm ÷ 2,54 × 3) - 24
Ladies size =( last length in cm ÷ 2,54 × 3) - 23


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