How to Convert Men's to Women's Shoe Sizes

By Celeigh O'Neil

Female sneakerheads know, men's shoes are very cool and look just as stylish on women. It just takes a bit of math to figure out the conversion from men's sizes to women's. Warning: Your shoe-shopping habit is about to get crazy.

How to Convert Men's to Women's Shoe Sizes
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How to Convert Men's to Women's Shoe Sizes

Step 1

Find the men's shoe size on the inner or outer sole or the inside of the tongue of the shoe.

Step 2

Add 1.5 to the men's shoe size. If the men's shoe is a size 6, the women's version would be a size 7.5.

Step 3

Try on the shoe to confirm the sizing, as some brands run smaller or larger than others.