Satin Upper, leather sole. Constructed on the Y-last which has been developed for the more advanced dancer and has a full outer sole for support. The Y-last is wider around the metatarsals joints to accommodate bunions. The box is constructed with paste that is designed to shape itself to the dancers foot when moist. This combination of paste and pasting method promotes fast and easy break-in, and is also reduces noise on the floor. Ideal for pointe dancing. Made in Thailand. Original Bloch dance product. FITTING GUIDE: Begin three to three and one half sizes down from street size.