Leather upper, suede sole. "Dansoft" is an ideal student ballet shoe with a full sole and elastic already attached over the instep. It has a strong yet flexible leather upper and a cotton lining. Official Ballet Shoe for the Boston Ballet School. Made In Thailand. Original Bloch dance product. FITTING GUIDE: Same as street size for children sizes up to 1.5; for women's sizes, go down 2 sizes down from street size.