In Canada and the United States, a men's size 6 shoe is equivalent to a women's size 7.5. Conversely, a women's size 8 shoe is equivalent to a men's 6.5. Other countries use different shoe sizing.
The United States, United Kingdom, Australia and Europe use a number scale to size shoes, but other countries use centimeters for sizing shoes.
These are the conversions for an American men's size 6 shoe:
These are the conversions for an American women's size 8 shoe:
According to a 2012 report by the National Shoe Retailers Association, the average American woman's shoe size is between size 8 1/2 and 9. This is a worldwide trend, as a 2012 British report found that the average British woman wears a British size 6, or U.S. size 8 shoe.Full Answer >
A size 11 in U.S. women's shoes is the same as a men's size 9, according to About.com. This is based on a size chart that most companies use to create unified products for their customers.Full Answer >
The size of a shoe box depends on the type of shoe being sold, which typically varies based on the age range of the person wearing the shoe. Standard shoe box sizes exist for toddlers, children, women and men.Full Answer >
The equivalent youth size of a woman's 6.5 size shoe is roughly 4.5 in the United States. The 4.5 is considered a size for big kids, and does not include toddlers or infants.Full Answer >