Maybe browse from an incognito browser session and see how it looks. I'm wondering if cookies or some sort of cached portion of the site is messing with you...
I wear an 8.5 D in the Strand, but for the Cornwallis, I had to drop down a half size (8D). V-gap is good, and they're very comfy.
Not sure the route others have had to go, but going down worked for me.