Timberland footwear uses the Mondo sizing system, where each whole size is equivalent to exactly 1cm in length. To ensure the best fit we recommend:
● If you have owned Timberland before, buy the same again; their sizing has not changed.
● Shop using Mondo or US sizes.
● Follow our "How to Measure Your Mondo Size" advice and video lower down this page.
For women's shoes, Timberland's size conversions from Mondo to UK are correct, as shown below.
For men's sizes Timberland have made a mistake because there is no difference between men's and women's sizes in the UK! Please refer to the "Absolute" column which shows the correct size conversions. Timberland's UK men's sizes are a half size too small so, if you need a UK 10, buy a Timberland UK 10.5 = Mondo 29.
We recommend you do not shop using EU sizes because Timberland have made some mistakes. There is no difference between men's and women's sizes in Europe. If you prefer to shop using EU sizes, please refer to the "Absolute" column which shows the correct size conversions.
On Our Website.....
On our website we use Timberland sizes (even though they are not always correct) because these are what appear on the shoe boxes and the shoes themselves.
Timberland Shoe & Boot Sizes
|Size Conversions by:|
|Mondo||US Men's||US Wmn's||UK Men's||UK Wmn's||EU Men's||EU Wmn's||UK||EU|
Source: Timberland / Absolute
* UK men's overstated by a half size. If you need a UK 10, buy a UK 10.5 = Mondo 29
This situation has arisen because Timberland's shoe sizing system was developed with errors and inconsistencies from the outset. At a time when all shoes were bought in store, inaccurate size labelling was not an issue because it was easy to try several pairs to find the best fit. Now, with more shoes being bought online, it is important for sizing to be accurate and reliable. As a specialist footwear retailer, Absolute-Snow have seized the initiative by publishing this guide; hopefully Timberland will catch up one day soon! We are experts on shoe sizing and are confident in the information we have provided because we:
Have been selling shoes in Sports Shop for years.
Carefully research shoe sizing for every brand.
Are very proud of our low returns rate.
Have been selling footwear online since 2004.
How to Measure Your Mondo Size
The Mondopoint size of a shoe is the length of the shoe's insole measured in cm. To work out your size, the best way is to look it up on a pair shoes which fit you well or to measure the length of the insole on your best fitting pair of shoes. Remove the insole and measure, using a steal measuring tape, from the extreme tip of the toe to the extreme tip of the heel. The measurement will ALWAYS be exact to the nearest 0.5cm. You will never get 30.2 or 28.8; it will always be 30.0 exactly. This is your mondo shoe or boot size. Checkout this video to have Adam explain it all in plain English. He is using a snowboard boot but the same principle applies to all footwear.
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