CLASSIC POINTE SHOES by Freed of London SBTD. These pointe shoes are the legendary original Freed of London Pointe Shoes and still the most popular. The Classic Pointe shoes are suitable for all levels of dancer which have standard strength and gives support whilst enabling the fluidand quiet movement of the foot. The shoes have a regular strength insole, a deep round vamp standard weight block, naturally angled platform and straight cut sides and cotton drawstring. These Classic Pointe Shoes are hand lasted and manufactured in the traditional turn-shoe method and painstakingly handcrafted by a highly skilled maker and made in London, England and are constructed from natural and biodegradable materials. INSOLE ; Regular Strength. AVAILABLE IN UK SIZES 1 TO 8 1/2 including half sizes and four width fittings. Narrowist width (no x stamp), medium/narrow (X width), medium/wide (XX width) and widest width (XXX width). IT IS IMPORTANT TO HAVE YOUR POINTE SHOES FITTED BY AN EXPERIENCED FITTER AND IT IS ADVISABLE TO BUY AT THE HIGH STREET SHOP. PLEASE RING FOR AN APPOINTMENT .Our Pointe Shoes Frederick Freed, started to handcraft and customise pointe shoes for professional dancers in the heart of London's theatre land, today nearly 250,000 pairs of Classic Pointe Shoes are manufactured in the traditional 'turn-shoe' method by Freed of London every single year, each and every one painstakingly hand crafted by a highly skilled maker. Two thirds of all Classic Pointe Shoes are made to Dancer's individual specifications which require accuracy to within 3 mm. In 1996 Freed of London developed and launched the Studios pointe shoe range. This heralded a new era in pointe shoe production for Freed of London with the marriage of the latest manufacturing technology together with the history and experience of our founder. The unique making technique of the Studios pointe shoes ensures consistency and uniformity with every pair of shoes, while still encompassing the world famous key features our pointe shoes are known for. It is the combination of skill, expertise and dedication to the customer that gives the Freed pointe shoe its world renowned reputation of excellence.