If you are an 8 1/2 would you get an 8 or...
If you are an 8 1/2 would you get an 8 or a 9? Do these boots run big or small?
I would get an 8. I wear a 7-1/2, and I went with the 7, as it still left plenty of room to wear a thicker sock. When I tried on the 8, the boot was TOO roomy, and I had a lot of heel slippage.