what is the difference between a mans shoe size 7 and a wmns 8.5?

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  • 9 years ago
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    They're about the same. The mens may be wider though.

  • Kriss
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    9 years ago

    the woman's shoe is a little smaller in length. in US shoe size a men's 7 is the same length as a women's 9 but women's shoes tend to be slightly narrower than men's shoes & the arch support in the men's shoes tend to be more towards the toe while the women's arch supports tend to be back towards the heel.

    Source(s): have to wear a men's 8 workboot for work when I can't find a women's 10. I need inserts & thicker socks when I wear the men's shoe if I want it to fit right.
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