Pointe Shoes

Dance Store Direct stock a wide variety of pointe shoes by major brands including Grishko, Freed and Capezio. Our pointe shoe collection is varied to cater to the diverse needs of classical ballet performers. Box styles include tapered, medium and square box to suit different foot profiles. Both hard and soft shanks are available as are V-cut or U-cut designs to cater to dancers with different in-steps and arch types. With our varied range of pointe shoes, you can rest-assured you’ll find a shoe that’s right for you, provides great security, maximum comfort and does what you need your shoe to do… Hug your feet, support your toes and make you feel like you’re right on top of the box with every performance. Not give you bunions, blisters and corns. We got you…

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Grishko 2007 pointe shoe

These pointe shoes are more suited to the intermediate to advanced dancer. The box is shaped perfectly and fits a wide variety of foot shapes. The shank of these dance shoes is medium and is shived beneath the ball of the foot to speed up breaking in. Our favourite pointe shoe which looks beautiful en pointe.

Grishko Triumph pointe shoe

Based on the original Fouette last, the Triumph pointe shoe from Grishko is ideal for student and professional dancers. Developed based on features requested by world famous ballerinas, it features a wide platform, double upper, and a hand applied and stitched non-slip sole. Longer supportive wings, lower heel height and lower vamp for dancers with a lower arch.

• Satin upper
• Medium shank
• U-Shaped vamp
• Most suitable for dancers with shorter toes

 

**Ribbons not included

Pointe shoe ribbon

£3.00

This ribbon is designed especially for use with pointe shoes and definitely a ballet dancer’s essential.

• Strong Nylon Ribbon
• Non-slip surface
• 2.2 metres (enough for one pair of shoes)

Stays Put | The Original and Best Sock Glue

£9.99

Ideal for dancers who find their socks slipping down during practice or competitions. Sock glue is a gentle roll-on body adhesive that washes off with water, leaving no stain. It is useful in any situation where clothing needs to be held in place, whether that’s bra straps, strapless dresses or theatrical costumes.

Tendu mesh bag

£3.50

Soft mesh bag from Tendu for keeping your pointe shoes in to and from classes. Drawstring and toggle fastening. Contrast colour logo print.