Tagged: medium vamp

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...

Rubin

Rubin

The Rubin has been around a long time and for good reason – it’s a lovely shoe for low profile Giselle feet.    Russian Pointe claim they are suitable for wider feet of all types.

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...

Stretch

Stretch

When I heard about these shoes I thought, “What? Stretch pointe shoes? Impossible!” And of course no, it’s not possible – they are not stretchy!  However, they do use stretch satin to create a much better, more snug fit -...

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...

Pointe Til You Drop

Balance European

Bloch’s Balance European pointe shoes aren’t for everyone.   Some students complain it makes their feet look fat or that they sink down into the box – but if you have wide feet, especially with narrow heels, Balance Europeans could be...

Signature

Signature

The Bloch Signature is designed for professionals and comes in two styles, Rehearsal and Performance.  The idea is that a professional dancer can wear the more durable Rehearsal version for class and practice, and switch to the Performance version for...

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.  ...

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