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Opening Times to start the Scholastic Term

We all know how busy it gets with the beginning of the new scholastic term.  Not only do mums and dads have to buy the new stuff for school, or students get their gear together, for school, college or university, but one has to plan  the purchase of new things that may be required for the new scholastic dance term. This year you can opt to beat the queues by ordering online and simply collecting, especially if you are sure Read More...

How are Pointe Shoes made?

Pointe shoes involve a complex manufacturing process requiring great expertise. Each manufacturer uses unique methods and designs; however, most pointe shoes are made using basic components and a basic  form. The upper part of the shoe (the body) is sewn together from several pieces of satin.  There often is a lining made of cotton. A toe box is created on the body from many layers of paste and burlap. Typically, a sole has three parts: the outer sole, the insole and the shank. Read More...

The size dilemma

As the end of the scholastic year approaches, we are in the process of re-stocking our shelves, and are offering many items on sale.  We are thus encouraging everyone to get their stuff by the 1st September, which is when the sale expires.  We are sure you will find much to please you. Note, however, our FAQ on sizes: if you are buying dancewear or shoes for a child, make sure the sizing is more or less correct closer to Read More...