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:
- United Kingdom and Australia: men's 5.5
- Europe: men's 38.5
- Centimeters: men's 24
These are the conversions for an American women's size 8 shoe:
- United Kingdom: women's 5.5
- Australia: women's 6.5
- Europe: women's 39
- Centimeters: women's 25