What does the M in 8.5M shoe (mens) size mean?

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  1. jaybert

    jaybert Diamond Member

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    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.
     
  2. CycloWizard

    CycloWizard Lifer

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    Medium width.
     
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    im pretty sure it stands for Medium. because i see shoes with 8W and that means wide, 8N means narrow
     
  5. TallBill

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    Its medium. I wear a 13W or a 14/15
     
  6. jaybert

    jaybert Diamond Member

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    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?


    -jason
     
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    azazyel Diamond Member

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    Then what do B, D and E stand for smart guy?
     
  8. Remy XO

    Remy XO Golden Member

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    Medium Girth
     
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    B=Big
    D= dont care
    E= mc2
     
  11. Leper Messiah

    Leper Messiah Banned

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    Well, B is breaking, D is dealing, and E is entering. XD
     
  12. GuitarDaddy

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    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
     
  13. jaybert

    jaybert Diamond Member

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    what if nothing is mentioned? assumed medium?