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• Foot shape : greek-square or roman
• UK sizing system : from 3 to 8
• Box : square box, low profile
• Widths : from Medium (X) to X Extra Wide (XXXX)
• Biding : elastic drawstring encased in a cotton binding
Soft Shank (Full)
Made of two layers of Texon and a single layer of leather, Alfa Soft shank provides light support to the arch and is ideal for dancers with tight ligaments or an underdeveloped arch. In most cases, a “beginner” who is starting pointe work will be best served with a soft shank. The minimal support provided by a soft shank will allow the dancer to stretch their ligaments to enable the dancer to stand fully “on top” of their platform. In other cases, a “seasoned” dancer with very tight ligaments may continue to wear a soft shank.
Color Options: Salmon – In Stock.
White, Black, Carmel and Walnut – MORE OPTIONS Program.Learn more
Sleek and elegant, the Alfa pointe shoe is ideal for the moderate-shaped Greek foot, where the second toe predominates or two toes of equal length.
Handmade in the classic "turned construction" method (made inside out) by craftsmen trained in age-old European shoemaking traditions, dancers embrace Alfa worldwide.
Its clean lines contribute to a moderate crown height with lowered side and heel measurements. An open U-shaped throat provides freedom in the vamp area. The throat of the pointe shoe features an elastic drawstring encased in a cotton binding. Its reinforced platform ensures extended wear, while a silicone gel tip pad applied to the inside of the shoe's platform offers additional comfort.
High wings provide lateral support to the metatarsals. A polyurethane (microfiber) insole and back-quarter panels prevent "sliding" in the shoe and wicks away moisture. An embossed leather outsole marked with a decorative design, including the size, width, and shank strength, provides traction.
Alfa is available with pre-stitched, high-quality satin or cotton ribbons free of charge. Alfa's sizing follows the UK sizing system.
Wear Moi ships all over the world. Please refer to our Terms of service for further details.
We take great care in the design and manufacture of our products, and processing of customer orders. However, shall you be unsatisfied, all returns must be return within 30 days of receipt. Returns are authorized only if the items are unworn, in the original packaging, and have not been washed. Please note that you are responsible for the return shipping fees.