The real problem lies in the fact that uniform sizing is a fiction that continues to perpetuate.
There is no such thing as 'US' and 'UK' sizing in terms of a standard, quantifiable measurement.
Especially today, there are only brand sizes as reliable indicators of how a shoe will fit for you foot.
A size 10 in Nike is not the same as a size 10 in Adidas, regardless of whether they're both UK/US, and so on.
So, as rough as it is, we make comparisons such as: an Alden...