Tagged: low vamp


The Bloch Heritage pointe shoe is basically Bloch’s version of a classical Russian-style pointe shoe, with it’s low v-shaped vamp and tapered toe. This is a good shoe for that hard-to-fit combination of wide feet with tapered toes and a...

capezio tendu pointe shoe


Capezio describes their Tendu pointe shoe as being “for the broader toe configuration” (i.e the square or Giselle foot).   They are good for wide feet but note the vamp is low, so they’re strictly for short, square toes. Some people...


The Grishko Elite features a broad, flat box and a low vamp – one of only two Grishko shoes suitable for wide, square feet with short, even toes (Giselle).   The other is the new Triumph pointe shoe, which is (if...


Mirella’s Advanced pointe shoe is a lightweight but durable shoe with a short U-cut vamp and cutaway sides to reveal the instep.  The square box and low vamp mean it’s a comfortable and flattering shoe for those with short, even...


The Prima Soft Russe pointe shoe model has a plunging Russian-style v-cut vamp, ideal for short toes.  It has a somewhat tapered box (suitable for Grecian feet) with a low profile.  The graduated roll-through shank requires very little break-in.  

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