The Bloch SFX Split Flex enables the dancer to better articulate as it works with the foot to provide a great range of movement and a beautiful, extended line when the dancer is pointing. ; A versatile character shoe, the SFX Split Flex I suitable for character dance and interdisciplinary demi-character work. ; Smooth leather upper. ; T-strap with adjustable buckle and small hidden elastic gore around ankle for a comfortable, personalized fit, allowing movement of the foot. ; Shorter shank and elastic goring that wraps around the underside of the shoe combine to enhance the dancer's pointe. ; External stabilizer reinforces the heel without compromising the flexibility of the shoe enabling the dancer to feel supported and secure. ; Soft leather lining. ; Cushioned insole for comfort. ; Suede forefoot outsole facilitates turning and sliding while providing some grip. ; This style runs smaller than marked. The manufacturer recommends going a half size larger than your normal size (if you are trying to accommodate a wide width, please order a full size larger than your normal size). Measurements: ; Heel Height: 2 1 2 in ; Weight: 6 oz ; Product measurements were taken using size 7, width Medium. Please note that measurements may vary by size.