Freed's "Studio" pointe shoe is available in standard or hard insoles. Available in Medium or Hard shanks. Features include a deep v-cut vamp, a very strong supportive block, a strong Wing block, a tapered platform for an elegant line, slightly dipped sides, and a cotton drawstring. Technically manufactured in the Freed of London Factory with entirely natural biodegradable components. This internationally popular shoe is worn by the experienced student through to the performance level. Ribbons not included.