We put together the data from 190 brands to find out how New Balance shoe sizes measure up across the board.
Verdict: New Balance runs on the large side (from 0.5 to 1.5 US sizes) and requires sizing down from most brands. However, it’s consistent with Asics and Brooks.
To make sure you get the accurate size from the start, we recommend measuring your foot length before referring to the chart below.
New Balance men's and women's size chart
New Balance shoe sizing compared to other brands
New Balance’s sizing scheme is identical to that of Asics and Brooks, as well as Saucony’s men’s sizing. There is a half-size difference with Skechers and a half-size to a full-size difference with Nike and Adidas.
|Men's US 9||Men's US 9||Men's US 9||Men's US 9||Men's US 9.5||Men's US 10||Men's US 10|
|Men's US 10||Men's US 10||Men's US 10||Men's US 10||Men's US 10.5||Men's US 11||Men's US 11|
|Women’s US 7||Women’s US 7||Women’s US 7||Women’s US 7.5||Women’s US 7.5||Women’s US 7.5||Women’s US 7.5|
|Women’s US 8||Women’s US 8||Women’s US 8||Women’s US 8.5||Women’s US 8.5||Women’s US 8.5||Women’s US 8.5|
As one of the oldest footwear brands, New Balance follows a no-frills, clear sizing logic. There are consistent 10-mm intervals between full sizes and 5-mm intervals between half-sizes.
How New Balance shoes fit
There are typically no surprises when it comes to fitting various types of New Balance shoes. Whether you’re after the iconic 574 silhouettes, the sleek 247s, or the plush Fresh Foams, expect them to feel true to New Balance size and “at home” on your feet straight from the box.
Individual models can deviate from this feel-good formula, so it is advisable to visit the shoe’s product page just to be sure. We collect all available feedback on each sneaker’s fit and sizing peculiarities.
New Balance fits all widths and shapes!
It’s been one of the brand’s core principles from the early years of the company to
At least 30% of the currently available NB shoes can be purchased in various width options from Extra-Narrow to XX-Wide.
New Balance men’s and women’s shoe widths
|Extra Wide||4E||Extra Wide|
Unfortunately, no information is available on the exact measurements for each width option. In other brands, the differential typically measures 0.4 inch (10 mm).
Don’t have a chance to measure your feet right now? Find a shoe from another brand that fits you perfectly and input its size into the tool below. Then you’ll find out what New Balance shoe size will fit you in a similar way.