Satin upper, leather sole. This is a long lasting shoe for dancers who are "on their way up" and is well suited for dancers with a wide forefoot and toes that taper. The Russian-style, tapered box lends to a very flattering line. The Aerial is created with a medium box and medium #2 shank. The smooth forefoot provides good stability and the narrow heel follows your heel profile closely. This shoe also features a low vamp. Made In U.S.A. Original Capezio dance product. FITTING GUIDE: Begin fitting 3 sizes smaller than street shoe size.