Freed's "Classic Professional" 3/4 shank pointe shoe features a pitched and angled platform for optimal placement and balance, as well as a medium shank. Features a graduated insole design that is strong under the metatarsal and flexible under the heel, an extra deep vamp cut to a slight V shape, and a light wing block. Other features include a flexible demi-pointe, an elastic drawstring, a contoured side, lower back measurements, and a long vamp and stronger box made from biodegradable material creating extended durability. Suitable for experienced pointe work students, who require a more technical shoe. Ribbons not included.