Does gals shoes fit on guys feet ?

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  1. Decker

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    Hi Guys,
    Has anyone try to fit a pair of women shoes on your feet, if the length of shoe is the same ? Just wonder if the fitting of forefoot would be too tight, etc.
    Some of the colorway of those gals tennis shoes are quite nice !
    Many thx !
     
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  2. Sumo

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    I think the convention is a men's 10 = women's 12
     
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  3. kimguroo

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    Once I tried at local store for 2.3 courtballistec.
    I wear 7.5 size and tried 9.5 and fit was okay. Since I did not play with women's shoes, I can't really comment how good is women's shoes in the court though.
     
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  4. hobnob

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    I have wide feet and I generally feel that the women's regular shoe is narrow. The guys shoes is more a better width for me.

    Sizing guide is right... guy 10 is a women's 12.

    Expect them to just be more narrow than you're use to though.
     
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  5. Rusty669

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    I wouldn't recommend wearing women's shoes as a guy or vice versa.
    There are actually quite a few differences between them. Apart from the obvious cosmetic differences, women's feet are genereally more narrow than those of men. In addition, women's shoes are also often more low to the ground due to the anatomical differences in the foot.
    Lastly, women often weigh a lot less than men, which is considered by the manufacturer immensely, hence making a "lighter" shoe for women and a "heavier" one for men.
     
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  6. TW Staff

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    A standard width for a women's shoe is B, and a standard width for a men's shoe is a D so women's shoes will fit narrower. Generally, it is a size and half different. So a guy's 10 would be a women's 11.5. (Note: Some manufacturers stop making half sizes after a size 10 for women, and the largest women's size is usually a 12.)

    At the bottom of this page, there is a men's to women's conversion chart: http://www.tennis-warehouse.com/LC/shoesizing.html

    Tiffani, TW
     
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  7. LanEvo

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    Yea, I asked a while back, I really liked the Pink B6s, but they only had a 11.5 tops, I wear a size 12 mens...
     
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    Dude...........
     
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  9. LeeD

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    I always thought a woman's shoe would be narrower at the heel and instep, but WIDER at the forefoot.
    Most women's feet are wider at the front than mens.
     
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  10. hobnob

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    nope, women's shoes run narrower. I've found guy's shoes to always be wide at the toes area... but then again Men's feet are larger all around than women's feet so it's all perspective.
     
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    Sorry but we have to take back your Man Card based on this post.
     
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    Are we talking the same size, not the number size, but the same physical size shoes?
    I can fit my foot into every one of my g/f's shoes, if they were size 8-10. I'm men's 10.5. The length doesn't work, but the width at the forefoot is more than enough.
    Some of my g/f's had to wear my shoes in a pinch. Not at all wide at the forefoot, but waaaay too long, of course.
    Women might have narrow instep and heel, but most have wide forefoots, from what I've seen.
     
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    It will wreak havoc on your hormone system.
     
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  14. jason586

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    I found 2 pair of near new, women's all white Nike Air Max Breathe Free for only $6 ($110 retail) at the local Goodwill. I usually wear a men's size 8 and have a fairly narrow foot. One was a women's 9.5 and one was a 10, so I bought them both and have been wearing them for a few months now. They fit fine especially for only $12 total!
     
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  15. Uvijek Argen

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    The fit is just right, My size is 10.5 and bought woman pink Nike 2K10 size 12(change the laces from white to grey) and didnt see a difference being narrow or such. Felt the same as my other 10.5 size.
     
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  16. Ronaldo

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    So does Venus but she would never wear Pink.
     
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  17. Decker

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    Many thx for all your inputs & TW staff clarification !
    Yeah, my major concern would be women's shoes would fit narrower... would definitely give it a try, if I find some bargain. But I'm pretty happy with my B2K10 & Vapour 9 now.
     
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