The Whisper pointe shoe by Mirella has a shank which is supportive and flexible at the heel allowing the foot to arch in a well-aligned manner enabling the metatarsal area to be lengthened. The shank is encased in soft cotton fabric for subtle textural difference. The last shape closely follows the natural contours of the foot. Due to the low profile features of the shoe, the aesthetic line is enhanced to highlight the profile of the foot. The innovative makeup of the internal box materials significantly increases the comfort factor which minimises the requirements of additional or bulky toe protection. The outer suede sole provides maximum lateral and level contact with the floor which assists in a stable balance. A special fabric has been placed under the pleats to lessen the sound when dancing, giving the dancer the Whisper effect.