Why are mens and womens sizes different?

Men’s and women’s garment sizes are generally based on different systems. Men’s clothing sizes are primarily defined in terms of body measurement, which were based on chest size. Women’s clothing sizes are given in coded numbers that correspond to bust, waist, hip and height measurements.

Why are mens and womens shoes different?

Men’s and women’s shoes differ in more than just size. Men’s and women’s shoes are designed differently because our feet are different. In addition to foot shape, foot pronation is different in men and women. Women have wider hips than men, so the angle that the foot strikes the ground is different from that of men.

Is there a difference between male and female shoe size?

There is an approximate 1.5 size difference between Men’s and Women’s sizing. NOTE: Unisex styles are in men’s sizing. Women should size down 1.5 sizes. Women who wear a women’s size 6.0 or smaller may be able to wear our Kid’s shoes.

Is a mens 7 equal to a women’s 9?

Men’s/Women’s Size Conversion Chart For example: A women’s size 9 would wear a men’s size 7.