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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 Girls to Womens Sizes
First increase the child street shoe size by two. Then follow the suggested fitting for the adult shoe you are purchasing.
Girls Street Size Womens 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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  • 5 star rating

    Great for RAD dancers

    by: balletsupremacist - 02/08/2013

    Comfort: 5 star rating

    Durability: 5 star rating

    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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  • 5 star rating

    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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  • 5 star rating

    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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  • 3 star rating


    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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  • 4 star rating

    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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  • Hi! Are the Girl's "Academy" Character Shoes also RAD approved.

    by: Sjaun (10/17/2012)

    We believe they are, however its best to check with your dance school for verification
    - DDS Customer Service (10/18/2012)

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