Originally Posted by Sartorially Challenged
Uh oh. I usually wear 9-9.5 US (9.5 for English-made Polo's and Allen-Edmonds and 9 for some Italian-made ones).
I ordered CT/Loake shoes in 8.5 UK.
Should I have ordered 8 UK instead?
I wear a 9.5 US in every shoe I have ever worn (except maybe cole-haan, which pinch my toes). I have some CTs in 9 UK (chelsea boots), and some in 8.5 UK (semi-brouges, captoes). I ordered my derbys and wholecuts in 8.5 UK, after having to return a pair of captoes which were 9 UK because they were to big.
Not sure how this information will help you other than to say that I think 8.5 is probably the right call.