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Old 11-29-2005, 05:33 PM   #1
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Default What does the M in 8.5M shoe (mens) size mean?

I am looking at some shoes at macys and they have some sizes which have a M after them. I assumed it meant medium (normal), but they also have an 8.5 without the M (not for the same shoe..but the same brand).

Anyone know what the M stands for?

http://www1.macys.com/catalog/product/i...RA_PARAMETER=BAG&PseudoCat=vt-ba-xx-xx

thats the shoe I am looking at..looks like they have certain sizes with the M and others without.
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Old 11-29-2005, 05:34 PM   #2
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Default What does the M in 8.5M shoe (mens) size mean?

Medium width.
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Old 11-29-2005, 05:34 PM   #3
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Old 11-29-2005, 05:35 PM   #4
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im pretty sure it stands for Medium. because i see shoes with 8W and that means wide, 8N means narrow
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Old 11-29-2005, 05:36 PM   #5
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Default What does the M in 8.5M shoe (mens) size mean?

Its medium. I wear a 13W or a 14/15
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Old 11-29-2005, 05:38 PM   #6
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Default What does the M in 8.5M shoe (mens) size mean?

arent shoes normally medium width? if so, why do they need to advertise it is M

The shoe I am looking at, some have no "M", some do. I have similar shoes (same brand) that says 8.5, would I be safe in ordering 8.5M?


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Old 11-29-2005, 05:39 PM   #7
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Default What does the M in 8.5M shoe (mens) size mean?

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im pretty sure it stands for Medium. because i see shoes with 8W and that means wide, 8N means narrow
Then what do B, D and E stand for smart guy?
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Old 11-29-2005, 05:40 PM   #8
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Medium Girth
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Old 11-29-2005, 05:41 PM   #9
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Old 11-29-2005, 05:42 PM   #10
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B=Big
D= dont care
E= mc2
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Old 11-29-2005, 05:42 PM   #11
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Default What does the M in 8.5M shoe (mens) size mean?

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im pretty sure it stands for Medium. because i see shoes with 8W and that means wide, 8N means narrow
Then what do B, D and E stand for smart guy?
Well, B is breaking, D is dealing, and E is entering. XD
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Old 11-29-2005, 05:46 PM   #12
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Default What does the M in 8.5M shoe (mens) size mean?

There are two scales for shoe width depending on manufacturer

n=narrow m=medium w=wide

and

a,b,c,d,e,ee with a being the narrowest and ee being the widest
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Old 11-29-2005, 05:51 PM   #13
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what if nothing is mentioned? assumed medium?
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