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Did you know designers and brands are making kids’ shoes that look identical or very similar to their women’s shoe designs, but typically at a lower price point? It’s true, and finding your women’s to kids’ shoe size conversion can save you loads of money.

Kids’ shoes sizes are split into two categories: Toddler and youth (or “kids” shoes). Youth sizes run from size 3.5 to 7. You can convert women’s shoe sizes to kids’ shoe sizes, but not toddler sizes.

Ladies, if you wear a size 8.5 or smaller in shoes, you’re in luck. Men, you’re only lucky if you wear a size 7 shoe. Check it out:

 

Women’s to kids’ shoe size conversion chart

Here’s the formula: Your Shoe Size – 2 = Your Youth Size

To convert your women’s size to a youth size, simply subtract 2 sizes. For example, a women’s size 7 shoe is equivalent to a youth (“kids”) size 5 shoe.

big kids shoe sizes compared to womens shoe sizes

 

Here are examples of on-trend shoe styles that are available in nearly identical (except for the price) women’s versions and kids’ versions:

 

1. Adidas women’s to kids’ shoe size saves about $15.
womens shell toed adidas compared to identical kids shoe

Womens: Adidas Advantage Sneaker, $49.98
Kids: Adidas Baseline Youth Sneaker, $34.98
Savings: $25

 

2. Vans women’s to kids’ shoe size saves about $25.
womens pink classic vans compared to kids same shoe

Womens: Ward Lo Sneaker, $59.98
Kids: Ward Toddler & Youth Sneaker, $34.98
Savings: $25

 

3. Vans women’s slip-ons to kids’ shoe size saves about $10.

womens classic checked vans compared to nearly identical kids rainbow checkered vans

Womens: Asher Slip-On Sneaker, $49.99
Kids: Asher Checker Slip-On Sneaker, $39.99
Savings: $10

 

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4. Nike women’s to kids’ shoe size saves about $25.

womens' nike with white swoosh compared to kids with black swoosh

Womens: Air Max Motion 2 Sneaker, $84.99
Kids: Air Max Motion 2 Sneaker, $59.98 (currently sold out but check back)
Savings: $25.01

 

 

5. Converse women’s to kids’ shoe size saves about $20.

womens classic white low top converse compared to nearly identical kids shoe

Womens: Chuck Taylor All Star Sneaker, $54.99
Kids: Chuck Taylor All Star Sneaker Toddler & Youth, $34.99
Savings: $20

 

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6. Roxy women’s to kids’ shoe size saves about $5.

roxy gray womens sneakers compared to nearly identical kids sneakers

Womens: Roxy Bayshore II Sneaker, $34.98
Kids: Roxy Bayshore III Toddler & Youth Slip-On Sneaker, $29.99
Savings: $5

 

 

7. UGG women’s to kids’ boot size saves about $40.

womens and kids short tan ugg boots identical

Womens: Classic Short II Boot, $170
Kids: Classic II Boot, $130
Savings: $40

 

8. Dr. Marten women’s to kids’ shoe size saves about $80.

totally identical womens and kids doc martins

Womens: 1460 Women’s Combat Boot, $139.99
Kids: Delaney Boot, $59.99
Savings: $80

 

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9. Hunter women’s to kids’ boot size saves about $70.

hunter black wellingtons identical in women and kids

Women: Original Short Gloss Adjustable Rain Boot, $149.99
Kids: Original Gloss Kids Waterproof Buckle Strap Rain Boots, $85
Savings: $64.99

 

 

10. Crocs women’s to kids’ shoe size saves about $10.

womens and kids rainbow crocs identical

Women: Classic Clog, $44.99
Kids: Classic Clog, $29.99
Savings: $15

 

11. TOMS women’s to kids’ shoe size saves about $19.

womens and kids identical black slip on toms

Women: Navy Heritage Canvas Women’s Cupsole Alpargatas Venice Collection, $54.95
Kids: Navy Canvas TOMS Youth Classics, $35.95
Savings: $19

 

12. Flojos women’s to kids’ sandal size saves about $6.

womens and kids identical black flip flops from flojos

Women: Fiesta 2.0 Shimmer, $23
Kids: Girls Fiesta, $17
Savings: $6

 

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