BLOCH Amelie Pointe Shoes S0103L Colour: Pink Satin Amelie is an introductory pointe shoe featuring a medium shank. Designed for dancers with less developed muscles in the feet and legs, who may be new to pointe work. The graded medium strength shank allows the foot to roll up onto pointe with ease Angled platform stabilises the foot Makes moving from flat to pointe easier and emphasises the line of the instep Medium sides Slight V shaped vamp and shallow box (which gently curves at the sides) support the toes laterally and keep the foot in correct alignment on pointe The gently curved sides of the box encourage the foot into correct alignment when on pointe, while the shallow box encases and supports the toes laterally B paste Elastic drawstring draws the shoe in around foot Noise reduction under the pleats The combination of these features makes the Amelie styles suitable for a variety of foot shapes, especially for the beginner or elementary level dancer who requires a flexible shoe. AVAILABLE IN THREE WIDTHS Narrow=1X Medium Width =2X, Wide =3X. Bloch sizing in Pointe Shoes are similar to UK sizes. It is important to get Pointe Shoes fitted in person. Pointe shoes should fit perfectly and never leave room for growth, so in order to ensure they support feet precisely and comfortably, we recommend getting fitted by our professional fitters before you buy a new pair of pointe shoes. Please make an Appointment.