Freed's "Studio Professional" offers maximum support and comfort to meet the requirements of today's high-level pointe work. Perfect for the more advanced dancer, this shoe offers a deep cut vamp, a strong supportive block, an internal absorbing component in the platform to diffuse stress, a strong Wing block, a tapered platform, dipped sides, and elastic drawstrings. Technically manufactured in the Freed of London factory with natural and biodegradable components. Worn by intermediate students and professional dancers with great success. Ribbons not included.