When choosing what to buy online one of the daunting prospects is ordering the wrong size. Here at Allingtons Outpost we have provided universal sizing guides for many of our products as well as specific guides for those manufacturers who require it.
Note: There are variations in manufacturer sizing units, please see our detailed footwear sizing page to ensure you get the correct fitting shoe
Sitting comfortably on a chair, place your bare foot on a blank piece of paper so that your foot fits entirely on the paper. With a sharp pencil or fine ball point pen draw around your foot. Make sure you keep the pen/pencil vertical and perpendicular to the paper.
Use a ruler or tape measure to measure in a straight line from the end of the heel to the longest point on the toes. Use the size guide above to determine your size.
We strongly suggest you measure BOTH feet at it is very common to have one foot larger than the other. In this case you MUST fit your larger foot. The extra room in the shoe of your smaller foot can be managed by placing a thin innersole under the manufacturer’s innersole.
If you usually wear thick socks with your boots/shoes, you may like to measure your feet in the socks you will be wearing. Thick socks can add ½-1 full size to your usual size.
Heads are measured by their circumference in centimetres across the bare forehead, just above the ears. The conversion chart below will help ensure you get the correct hat size.