Tagged: medium profile

Silhouette

Silhouette

The Prima Soft Silhouette is designed for a medium profile Greek foot.    The deep V-shaped vamp makes this a good shoe for high arches/high insteps as the steeply rising sides help prevent “overflow”. Medium graduated shank.

Muse

Muse

Russian Pointe’s Muse model has an extra-wide square box, ideal for Giselle feet.  In fact this is a square shoe in general, as the platform is also square with quite sharp edges, which makes rolling up to pointe feel a...

Brava

Brava

Russian Pointe’s Brava and Rubin models are without doubt their most popular shoes. The Brava’s wide platform make it an obvious choice for Giselle feet, but Russian Pointe claim it can work well for all dancers who have a wider...

Lumina

Lumina

The Lumina model is ideal if you have “square” feet – and by that I don’t mean just square toes, but feet which don’t taper back to a narrower heel. Unlike some “square” shoes, these have a flattering line and...

Russian pointe Encore

Encore

Russian Pointe’s Encore model has a pre-arched construction which is helpful for low arches.  Best for Greek or Egyptian feet, but unusually for a tapered box, it’s quite wide.   It has a medium/short vamp with a medium/soft, flexible shank. Sizes...

Amelie Soft

Amelie Soft

Bloch Amelie pointe shoes are an introductory pointe shoe, designed to support the feet for students new to pointe work. They’re best for medium profile Grecian (somewhat tapered) feet, but Bloch claims they are suitable for most foot configurations.  The...

Aspiration

Aspiration

Bloch®’s Aspiration pointe shoe is built for students, although many dancers who started out with Aspirations are still happily wearing them. This shoe features a harder, more supportive box that assists the beginner. Its full shank is designed to flex...

Synergy

Synergy

The Bloch Synergy pointe shoe is made on the Y-last, which is wider around the metatarsals.   It’s also constructed using Bloch’s moisture-activated paste, which means the box will mold itself to your foot during the first 1-2 hours of wearing.  ...

Aria

Aria

Capezio’s Aria pointe shoes have a “So Suede®” lining to prevent moisture absorption, to reduce odor and extend the life of the shoe. These shoes suit wide, square toes. If you used to wear the discontinued Plie 1 model, these...

Contempora

Contempora

Some dancers swear by the Contempora as a performance shoe, because it’s quick to break in and looks good – but that means it’s not a great choice for students, because a faster break-in usually means the shoe dies much...

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