Elastic drawstring. Pre-arched shank mimics the shape of the foot ‘en pointe’. Wide box with a very stable toe platform. The box construction of this shoe suits dancers with high arched feet/slightly full feet. Heel counter. Pointe shoes should be professionally fitted – only order if you are certain of your exact style, size and width of shoe. No refunds or exchanges will be given on pointe shoes for change of mind or incorrect size selection..