Is a Size 7 in Kid's Shoes the Same As a Size 8 for Women?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 27, 2020 3:21:39 AM ET

A woman's size 8 shoe is about the same size as a big kid's size 6 1/2 or 7. The length of the woman's shoe is about 9 11/16 inches, while the kid's size 7 runs approximately 9 13/16 inches. There are slight variations depending upon the type of footwear and the manufacturer.

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Women's shoe sizes are also easily converted to men's sizes. The size for women is about one size larger than for a man. Therefore, a woman's size 8 shoe is about the same length as men's size 7. However, standard men's shoes tend to be wider than women's shoes.