The "Rosa" is ideal for Latin/Rhythm social dance styles! Features include a 2.5" flared heel, crisscross ankle strap for extra support, PU upper, suede sole, cushioned insoles and speed buckle. Ladies "Rosa" 2.5" Latin/Rhythm Ballroom Shoe
I am a technical dancer by trade, but purchased this shoe for professional ballroom performance and I LOVED IT. The shoe felt very secure on my foot and hugged my arches nicely when articulating through demi point and moving quickly around the stage. While they were easy to turn in, I felt secure in not slipping. I am a size 5.5 and found these shoes to be true to size. I got several compliments on how flattering they made my feet and legs look white dancing. Will certainly buy again.
This was one of few options for a larger size foot. Size 12 runs true to size and after 2 hours on the floor no blisters. Had to punch a hole in the strap to fit it and cut about 3"off not sure what that was about. But fit is good other than that.
I bought these shoes trying to branch out and try a different shoe brand (I have always bought 'Very Fine' - which are excellent!)...poor choice. I picked these because they were cute, all black, and had overall good reviews. The suede on the bottom is very thin and I slide all over the floor, even after brushing. Would not recommend to anyone.