Guide to Freed pointe shoes

I have received a few questions from readers with a request for advice about ordering Freed pointe shoes. I understand that this brand can be difficult to access, while it is the ideal shoe for most ballet companies and vocational schools. So, I've decided to put this guide post together. Choosing a shoe It is…

My pointe shoes!

I have had quite the journey with my pointe shoes...I have worn Capezios, Grishkos, Bloch, Suffolks, and Freeds; and a handful of different styles within each of them. I count my pointe shoes (to hold me accountable for how many pairs I use...it is a good but painfully guilty exercise), and I am on pair…