Satin upper, leather sole. Sansha's Recital pointe shoe features a medium-strength box, a low crown and a broad platform for better balance. The wide, curved box shape is ideal for dancers with square toes. Other features unique to Sansha Pointe Shoes include a Whisper platform to soften sound and wing blocks for lateral support. Sansha shoes also feature a unique Pointe System, which allow the shanks to be replaced when worn. Includes pre-sewn elastics. Ideal for pointe shoe dancing and theatrical productions.. Made in China. Original Sansha dance product. FITTING GUIDE: Begin with one to two sizes larger than street size.