Bloch Aspiration Pointe Shoe. (S0105). Bloch Aspiration Pointe Shoe is a shoe built for the student. This pointe shoe features a harder, more supportive box that assists the beginner. Itís full shank is designed to flex at the three quarter position.
Bloch Serenade Square Pointe Shoe. (S0131L). Bloch serenade square Pointe Shoe. Wide toe platform is excellent for balance on pointe. This shoe is very popular because of itís flattering appearance and excellent fit and durability.
Bloch Suprima Pointe Shoe. (S0132L). Bloch Suprima Pointe Shoe. Blochís Suprima is perfect for beginnerís through to advanced students. The Suprima pointe shoe provides good flexibility through releve, yet retains good arch support. This pointe shoe has a very flattering appearance because of itís excellent fit and tapered platform.
Capezio Glissť Pointe Shoe. (C102). Capezio Glissť Pointe Shoe. A unique pointe shoe tailored by Capezio for the European dancer. The flat crown, high vamp and extended platform are crafted to offer maximum support for balance, comfort and stability. The tapered satin around the heel and sole of the pointe shoe eliminates unwanted bagginess resulting in a beautifully moulded fit. The top quarter of the shank is shaved so the sole follows the foot enhancing the instep on and off pointe, increasing fluidity of movement. The shoe also features an elastic drawstring and attractive U-shape vamp. With a hard (#3) skived shank and elastic drawstring. Ribbons are not pre-attached.
Capezio Glissť MS Pointe Shoe. (102MS). Capezio 102MS Glissť MS Pointe Shoe. Featuring the same performance features as the Glisse,the Glisse MS has a hard,extra strength #5 shank to accommodate higher arches. Tapered satin around the heel and sole,reinforced wings and a 1/4" (0.64cm) lower back height reduce excess material and provide a beautifully moulded fit. Colour : European Pink.
Capezio Demi Soft Pointe Shoe. (317). Capezio Demi Soft Pointe Shoe (317). All signs pointe to the Capezioģ Demi Soft. It's Capezios new student pointe shoe based on the Glissť, the pointe shoe dancers choose most. Constructed on the same last as the Glissť, this pointe shoe features a broad, lightly feathered and hand-molded toe-box with a higher platform. The full 3.5mm DRYZ footbed is soft with just the right amount of cushion and youu will discover DRYZ will enhance the overall performance of this shoe by absorbing moisture and extending the wearability. DRYZ also provides odor control. This pre-pointe shoe is shankless so it can help beginners build strength and confidence. A satin upper has a beautiful U shape throat which allows a dancer to roll straight from flat to pointe with more support, more comfort and better overall line. This shoe should not be used when going en pointe. Fits like original Glissť Pointe Shoe.
Capezio Contempora Pointe Shoe. (176). Capezio Contempora Pointe Shoe (176). An American style, broad, feathered box and a wide platform for excellent balance. A pre arched, medium (#2) shank. Comfortable support from a medium box. Longer vamp (1/4") with lower heel height and a shorter sole. Ideal for dancers with a moderately broad forefoot and toes that taper. The moderate shank and toe box make this shoe perfect for dancers with strong feet or high arches. It is also well suited for dancers looking for a reliable, long-lasting toe box. Students appreciate the durable support that promotes balance en pointe while more advanced dancers enjoy the stability of the larger platform, longer vamp and the security of the forefoot. The slightly narrow heel gives a custom fit. Size Availability : 1 UK to 5 UK B, C, D Fitting. 1 UK to 4Ĺ UK E, EE Fitting. Colour : European Pink.
Grishko 2007 Pointe Shoe. This Grishko model has been designed for all kinds of foot. It has a medium flat platform and a U-shaped vamp with a cotton drawstring. The specially designed extra light model with a suede machine-stitched sole provides an easy transition from Demi-Pointe to Pointe and back. The shoe has perfect balance and placement, and outstanding durability and comfort.The 2007 is easy to fit and is suited to a fairly standard type foot with no extremes in arch, toes or width. It has a U-shaped medium vamp that is very supportive without being constrictive, and a much-appreciated ĺ shank. It is supplied with a drawstring that can be pulled out or stitched down on either side of the heel so as not to damage the surface blood vessels. The shoe is one of our lightest and has a stitched suede sole for quietness. The platform is similar in size to a Fouette.
New GRISHKO ballet pointe shoe for professional dancers that is almost silent on stage. The shoe is based on traditional GRISHKO-2007 and feature: ∑ The new, noise-reducing strip on the pointe platform and on the sole under the toes ∑ A new, unique glue with latex to give the box additional elasticity ∑ A new box assembly reducing the length of the stiff part of the vamp slightly The specially designed extra light model with a suede machine-stitched sole provides an easy transition from the demi-pointe to the pointe and back. The shoe is distinguished by its perfect balance and placement, outstanding durability, lack of noise and perfect comfort.
Distinctive features: wide platform; new glue; double upper; non-slip sole; longer supportive wings; heel is 5 mm lower than the Fouette; a new set of shanks with a roll-up to demi-pointe.
The Triumph Pointe shoe has been developed based on the features most requested by world-famous ballerinas Diana Vishneva and Svetlana Zakharova, for their own customised shoes. Lightweight, with beautiful balance on the generous platform, ease of roll-through, a hand-applied anti-slip sole, lower heel height, supportive wings and a graceful U-shaped medium vamp, Triumph provides contemporary appeal, superb performance and timeless beauty.
Made on the the Fouette last, this design mostly applies to dancers who have more even toes and shorter toes. A Fouette dancer will like the feel of the foot being well into the shoe. The lower vamp is well suited to dancers who don't have a big arch. The new triumph shoe comes with a drawstring as standard unlike the Fouette model.
This all handmade shoe has V-shaped high vamp, no drawstring and is ideal for a narrow forefoot with a high flexible arch.The Vaganova design is for feet that are well arched, as it has a long vamp. It is very useful for people with long toes as it will grip the foot around the metatarsal arch and prevent the foot from collapsing into the shoe if fitted tightly enough. If toes are uneven lengths, for example 2nd or 3rd toe is longer than the rest, it is vital to fit a Vaganova to prevent injuries. These shoes are also a good fit on people with little toes that stick out, as the wings should enclose this problem.
Grishkos Vaganova "ProFlex" A unique design that allows the shoe to be very flexible, comfortable and quiet. The pliable innersole made from a new type of resilient cardboard and a shank made of regenerated leather, which during the roll thru process assists in achieving perfect pointe. This shoe will help develop strength in toes and lift, so you do not sink down into the shoe. The break-in time is fast.
The Fouette design mostly applies to dancers who have more even toes and shorter toes. A Fouette dancer will like the feel of the foot being well into the shoe. The lower vamp is well suited to dancers who don't have a big arch. This shoe in its original format is firm and extremely durable. It is also available in the Pro Flex variation to make it a little quieter and more flexible. (This shoe does not come with a drawstring as standard).
The very improved variant of the Fouette, one of the most popular Pointe shoe styles, using two innovation technologies - PRO and FLEX. The sound absorbing PRO technology makes the shoe practically silent on stage. It has a V-shape medium vamp with a medium platform This Pointe shoe is suitable for both beginners and professional dancers.
The Demi Pointe/soft block shoes are made especially for the beginner. I strongly recommend them for use in preparation for Pointe work. They will strengthen the foot and ankles and get the foot used to working in the confined space of a Pointe shoe. It also makes the fitting of an actual pointe shoe much easier. It is highly recommended that dancers use these shoes for at least 3-6 months before going onto pointe. These shoes have a V-shaped medium vamp, and 1/2 box which provide no pressure on the forefoot. The medium toe platform provides perfect balance and placement. The shoe is all handmade and fits standard feet. They are made of pale salmon satin with a glued smooth leather sole.
Capezio Bella Pointe Shoe has been engineered to provide a better fit for todayís feet. Featuring a tapered toe and heel, with a slightly shorter vamp in comparison to the Capezio Glisse (1/4 in shorter). Hand moulded with a strong toe box. The Capezio Bella 129 features a #3 shank skived from 3/4 down to 0 for quick break in and greater flexibility. The Bella offers a generous platform for stability and ease of balance with moderate length feathered side wings for support and smooth roll through. The buffed outsole helps shoe contour to foot and allows sole customisation. Crease resistant back and quarter panels. This Capezio Pointe shoe if good for dancers of all levels but especially for those needing moderate support and those having difficulty getting on top of the platform.
The Capezio Bella MS has a slightly tapered, feathered toe box. Medium vamp, low sides. Round shape throat and hand flattened crown. With a wide high platform and cotton lining. Features nylon binding with elastic drawstring and short leather outer sole. a #5 leather board shank and 3/4 scived to zero.