Pointe Shoe Structure & History

History of pointe shoes

History of Pointe Shoes

Anatomy of a pointe shoe

Anatomy of a Pointe Shoe

Pointe Shoe Toe Box

What is a Pointe Shoe Toe Box?

RP Pointe Shoe Vamps

Why does Russian Pointe offer different vamp lengths and shapes?

Russian Pointe pointe shoe shanks

What is a Pointe Shoe Shank?

Jewels and Spotlight Collection Shanks

What Shanks are Available in the Jewels and Spotlight Collections?

Pre-arched Pointe Shoe Construction

What is Pre-Arched Construction?

Russian Pointe Shoes

What’s Russian about Russian Pointe?