Shank Strength (Purple Bag) = Pianissimo/Very Flexible
The Gaynor Minden Classic Fit Pointe Shoes feature their original "U" shape design, where the metatarsal, midfoot, and heel areas are generously cut (versus the Sculpted Fit Pointe Shoes which have a more snug midfoot and narrower heel).
• Non-collapsing box to promote correct alignment
• Pre-arched shank for better support and a prettier line
• Textured sock liner for impact absorption, comfort, and grip
• Pleatless platform with noise-reducing material
• Side-open drawstring for comfort