What Width Is an Extra Wide Shoe?
The width of an extra-wide shoe, denoted by the letter ﾓE,ﾔ depends on the size of the shoe and whether it is a womanﾒs or manﾒs shoe. A manﾒs extra-wide size 8 shoe is 3.9 inches wide, while a womanﾒs size 8 extra-wide shoe is 4 5/16 inches wide.
In menﾒs shoes, the difference between narrow, medium and extra-wide shoes varies in width by one-tenth to four-tenths of an inch. For instance, a size 10 shoe for men is 3.8 inches wide in a ﾓCﾔ or narrow width, 4 inches wide in a regular or medium length, and 4.3 inches wide in an extra-wide width.