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Child "Academy" 1" Heel Canvas Character Shoe

Style No: 457C

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Capezio's "Academy" character shoe features a brushed canvas upper and a suede sole. Other features include a pink elastic strap with snap closure and a 1" heel. Sole not designed for taps.

Brushed Canvas/Suede

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Suggested Fitting: Children order street size
Available in sizes: (child) 10.0-3.0 M,W
Converting Child to Adult Sizes
First increase the child street shoe size by two. Then follow the suggested fitting for the adult shoe you are purchasing.
Child Street Size Adult Street Size
1.0 3.0
1.5 3.5
2.0 4.0
2.5 4.5
3.0 5.0
3.5 5.5
4.0 6.0
4.5 6.5

This information is shown as a guide only and not a guarantee.
Actual fitting may vary.

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  • Great for RAD dancers

    by: balletsupremacist - 02/08/2013



    I wore these when I was younger and went to a RAD school. They have a great quality, the suede sole makes them great for character. The short heel also makes a difference. Overall, I have fond memories of dancing in these as a child.

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  • Run big

    by: Nancy - 01/15/2010

    I ordered the 13.5 for my daughter as this is her normal size and they were way too big, had to return. Ordering 1/2 size down in this size range is recommended.

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  • A beautiful shoe !

    by: Richard - 04/18/2008 - Portland, Or,

    We use these shoes daily for adults and children in our Russian Character Ballet. The pink strap is almost invisible with pink ballet tights. As a professional school, we only use the best quality gear, and these shoes are what all of our students wear.

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  • OK

    by: Mallory - 06/25/2007 - New York,

    We use these for character in Ballet, and sometimes they're hard to bend when pointing the foot. Also, they tend to squeak while turning on any floor, very distracting.

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  • by: Destiny - 01/20/2007 - Pennsylvania,

    I like the whole idea of the shoe, it's just the pink strap looks a little tacky and takes away from the costume. Especially if you wear them with an all-black outfit. It can give an unwanted 'POP'!

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