Our designers created these split-sole canvas demi-pointe ballet shoes for intermediate ballet dancers for extra flexibility. Split-sole, canvas demi pointe shoes that offer greater suppleness and flexibility at the arch of the foot. The very soft canvas gets even more supple with use.The elastics are pre-sewn onto the heel.
Demi-pointe shoes are often used in ballet lessons.
The differences are between two main criteria, which are the sole and the material.
Full soles are recommended for ballet beginners of any age. They offer good support to the foot.
Split soles are more flexible at the arch of the foot and provide an attractive line through the foot. Often recommended for intermediate or advanced students who already have good technical mastery.
Why choose fabric demi-pointes?
The choice is very much a personal one: your teacher may recommend fabric demi-pointes rather than leather ones.
They are more supple and stretch a little with use.
They can however develop holes when they are towards the end of their life.
How to choose the right size?
The toes shouldn't be able to move around within the shoes: they should be held in place without being too tight. To be confident in your choice, when trying them on, stand up and test a few movements like flex/point, and stand in demi-pointe.
All demi-pointe shoes have a tightening cord to make sure they can be perfectly adjusted to your feet. Once adjusted, the excess cord should be cut off. The remaining length should not hang longer than the shoes, nor be made into a loop.
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This product has undergone tests to ensure it retains its shape and colour. These tests are performed regularly by an external laboratory to confirm that our quality requirements are always upheld.
Upper of : 100.0% Cotton Lining and sock of : 100.0% Cotton Outer sole of : 100.0% Leather - Bovine