Size 8.5 UK in US shoes
What is the equivalent of United Kingdom shoe size 8.5 in the USA?
United Kingdom size 8.5 has different equivalents to USA sizes depending on gender. That is, UK size 8.5 is equivalent to US size 10.5 for women and size 9 for men.
It should be noted that this equivalence between a British size and a US shoe size usually applies to almost all brands. However, for certain shoe brands this may not be the case.
What are the dimensions of size 8.5 shoes in the United Kingdom?
A size 8.5 in the United Kingdom refers to feet whose measurement is 10 1⁄2 inches (26.7 cm) regardless of gender. For a correct choice of the shoe size to be used, it is recommended to know the exact measurements of the foot to make a correct choice of size.
To know the exact measurements, a correct measurement should be taken, for which the foot should be measured from the heel to the longest toe. In the case of shoe sizes, only the length of the foot is taken into account, since the width is calculated in proportion to the length.
Thus, if a foot measures 10 1⁄2 inches or 26.7 cm a British size 8.5 and a US size 10.5 would be used in the case of a women's shoe and a 9 for men's shoes.