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quick shoe question - what's a 7 in euro sizing?

(11 Posts)
mwff Mon 12-Oct-09 11:28:44

okay so i said i wasn't going to buy any more boots... blush but if i can get an answer in the next half hour i'll get them tomorrow

have googled but get different answers hmm

mwff Mon 12-Oct-09 11:31:16

sorry have looked harder at the site and they do have a size guide, couldn't find it before. they have 7s as a 40.

Bucharest Mon 12-Oct-09 11:32:50

40 or 41.
(I'm a big 7 and prefer a 41)

mwff Mon 12-Oct-09 11:37:57

am confused at how it can be both!

NancyBotwin Mon 12-Oct-09 11:41:15

Well it's the same way that you can be a size 12 in one shop/style of dress and a size 14 in another. I am a 7 and would generally go for a 41 (though some shops would say that was a 7 1/2) but I have bought shoes in a 40 a few times. Where are you buying from - maybe someone else has got boots from there and can tell you how their sizes are?

mwff Mon 12-Oct-09 11:44:59

topshop - their size guide says 40 [hopeful] cos i just ordered.

MakemineaGandT Mon 12-Oct-09 13:21:37

Sometimes 40, sometimes 41 (Next is 41 for example). Very occasionally I have seen 7 as 39!

I am a 7 and ask for a 41, though sometimes a 40 fits

TrillianSlasher Mon 12-Oct-09 13:26:05

40 or 41 because UK and European sizes don't quite line up. The gap between a UK size and the size bigger is a larger gap than between two European sizes.

Like this:

(wonders if that will work)

I cn only wear 7s that are 41, if a shop says 7 is 40 it's too small for me.

mwff Mon 12-Oct-09 13:52:59

ooh very good graphic trill

[crestfallen] hope the 40s will be okay. i did get some 39s yesterday cos it was all they had and i had to have them, they're a squeeze but not impossibly so if i wear thin socks [hopeful again]

Prunerz Mon 12-Oct-09 13:54:16

I wear anything from a 39 to a 41, depending on the shop. Usually a 40. (I am a 7)

TrillianSlasher Mon 12-Oct-09 13:57:03

If you can sometimes fit a 39 then a 40 should be the right 7 for you


Some shops call 40 a 7 in girls sizes (cos they stop at 8) and 41 a 7 in mens sizes (cos that's approx where they start).

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