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Adult Encore Pointe Shoes

Style No: ED
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Pointe Shoe Ribbon - RPRIBBON
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Standard 7/8" Pointe Shoe Elastic - RPELASTIC
4 Stars

Sewing Kit - RPSEW
3 Stars
Classic yet contemporary, the Encore by Russian Pointe combines a streamlined low crown with a moderately tapered box and medium platform to suit dancers with tapered toes or one or two even-length toes, and shallow to slightly full feet. The tapered shape from metatarsal area to heel accommodates the "diamond" foot shape. Pre-arched construction mimics the shape of the foot en pointe, decreases pressure on the front of the foot for high arches, makes it easier to reach full pointe for low arches, and minimizes break-in. Next-generation shanks provide flexibility and durability. Handcrafted in Russia in the grand tradition of pointe shoemaking. FREE Ribbons and Elastic Included with each pair!

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  • Wide Tapered Box
  • Short/Average Vamp
  • Medium Profile
  • Narrow Heel
  • Flexible Shank
  • Flexible Soft/Flexible Medium Shank
  • Medium/Hard Box Strength
  • Greek/Egyptian Foot Shape

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Available in sizes:
(adult) 36,37,37.5,38,39,40,41 W2-W5
(Flexible Medium or Flexible Soft shank)

Suggested fitting for this item:

Russian Pointe Size US Size
29 12.0
30 13.0
31 1.0
32 3.0
33 4.0
34 5.0
34.5 5.5
35 6.0
36 6.5
37 7.0
37.5 7.5
38 8.0
39 8.5
40 9.0
41 9.5
42 10.0
43 11.0
44 12.0

This information is shown as a guide only and not a guarantee.
Actual fitting may vary.

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  • AmeliaBallerina    02/08/2019

    5 star rating


    Out of all the styles of Russian Pointe shoes I've tried, these are my favorite. The shank and box break in evenly and they're a little less box and wide than other shoes I have tried. They made my feet look pretty without being to soft at the beginning, but I ended up breaking them in too fast as my feet got stronger. They twisted a tiny bit at the heel, but well placed elastic fixed that. I think these are really good for performance and made my feet look good on stage. I wore these shoes for Swan Lake and I loved how my feet looked in the pictures. (Which is unusual.) These run about a half size small like most other Russian Pointe shoes do, but if you know that, then size should be accurate! Overall, I really enjoyed these and if I was going back to Russians these would be the pair I would buy again!

    Age: 15 to 18     Fit: Runs small     Comfort: 4 star rating     Durability: 3 star rating    

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  • SABA   06/11/2014

    4 star rating


    Experimental shoes. Sizing guide is not accurate. I wear a 7 and ordered 37 per guide. Shoe was only 3/4s the size of my foot. I exchanged for a size 40. Much better fit. Box seems fairly roomy, so widths could be down-sized one. I ordered XXX, but I think XX would have sufficed. Easy to go en pointe and it doesn't pull back. Drawstrings are worthless; very inferior elastic. As are the "free" elastics that come with the shoe. Didn't really hold the heel in place. I will try again -- downsizing the width and avoiding the "free" accessories preferring to use material I know is trustworthy.

    Comfort: 4 star rating     Durability: 3 star rating    

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  • avaiskoolerthanyou   02/05/2014

    5 star rating


    i love these shoes so much they are great ( i gave a 1 in comfort because pointe shoes are not comfortable )

    Age: 15-18     Comfort: 1 star rating     Durability: 5 star rating    

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  • Leah     06/10/2015

    Question about Russian Pointe Encore

    Is this the U-cut shoe with the drawstring or the V-cut without drawstring?

    This is the ED style number. This shoe has the U shape cut and does have a drawstring.
    - DDS Customer Service (06/11/2015)

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  • jrob     02/08/2014
    Age: 45 to 54    

    I need a size 42 in th russian pointe shoe

    Help how can I order a bigger size

    Please contact customer service for all special order requests.
    - DDS Customer Service (02/24/2014)

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