European and British sizes differ slightly from the American system. Although sizes can be converted using the tips below, it is always a good idea to try items on until you are more confident.


  • Men’s
  • Women’s – Women’s sizes are 2 even numbers larger than in the US (ie. a US 6 will be a UK10).
  • Children’s – Children’s sizes run about one size larger than in the US.


  • Men’s
  • Women’s – This conversion chart will help you find your UK shoe size.
  • Children’s – This chart will help you find your child’s correct shoe size.


Aberdeen has shopping for every budget. From a £5 pair of shoes, to a £150 dress it can be found on Union Street. Here are a few helpful places to start:

  • Primark – £
    Trendy clothes for low cost, fashions quickly change, always crowded, Union St.
  • Asda
    Similar to Walmart, good accessories and kids clothes
  • Tesco
    Similar to Target, great sales, large 24hour store in Muggiemoss.
  • Matalans
    Dicount warehouse with lots of selection, Near Beach Blvd.
  • Next -££
    A little more upscale but still affordable. Fantastic professional clothes and outerwear, petite section. St. Nicholas centre and Berryden.
  • Gap – ££
    An American classic, sizes will be marked in US, UK and EURO. Casual and comfy. Union St.
  • H&M – ££
    Younger trends with great selection
  • John Lewis -£££
    A real upscale department store. You will always find what you are looking for at John Lewis. George St, behind Bon Accord Centre.
  • Debenhams – £££
    Department store with great sales and selection. Trinity Centre off of Union St.

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