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Women's Shoe Width Chart

For truly comfortable shoes, you need to consider shoe width as well as shoe length. Both are very important. But, when it comes to width, how do you know the difference between sizes AAA, B, EE, and 2XW? If all these letters are confusing to you, keep reading.

The chart below compares various ways companies express width sizes.  While it isn't all-inclusive (6A and 7E do exist), use it to help determine what size you should get.  In general, the more letters, the slimmer or the wider the shoe.

Width Sizes Chart
Super Slim 4A AAAA SS
Slim 3A AAA S
Narrow 2A AA N
Medium A B M
Wide C D W
X-Wide E WW XW
XX-Wide 2E EE 2XW
XXX-Wide 3E EEE 3XW
XXXX-Wide 4E EEEE 4XW

Tips for Finding the Perfect Fit

  • The difference between shoe width sizes is approximately 1/4". For example, going up from size A to size C adds on 1/4" to the width at the ball of the foot. Going down from size 2E to size E decreases the width by 1/4".

  • With each increase of a full shoe size, the width automatically goes up by 1/4" even though the width sizing letter remains the same. For example, going from a size 11 to a size 12 increases the width by 1/4" even though they are both width size A. Basically, an increase in shoe size makes for a larger shoe overall, both length and width.

  • If you need a wide width and no wide width shoes are available, try ordering the next shoe size up in the regular width.

  • The width of the ball of your foot will only give you an idea of what width size to get. Consider the overall shape of your foot as well. Thickness, foot length, arch height, and other foot features are, also, important when determining width size.



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