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 extra 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 an elastic drawstring, a contoured side, lower back measurements, and a long vamp and stronger box made from biodegradable material creating extended durability. Enables the dancer to feel supported while also presenting the curve of the instep. Worn by intermediate and advanced level dancers who require more support and durability from a pointe shoe.