The Serenade pointe shoe has extra support controlling the foot laterally as well as offering a narrow, snug fit
The Serenade pointe shoe shank/insole gives support under the metatarsal which assists in holding the foot back in the shoe. The oblong shaped platform with less height in the box helps give lateral support when 'en pointe'. This platform shape can help support a dancer inclined to sickle or fall off pointe sideways.
Narrow heel shape - Hugs the heel and reduces creasingOblong platform - Lateral support 'en pointe'Shank/insole - Provides support for the foot 'en pointe'Standard 'A' paste - Has resilience and is less affected by climatic conditions such as heat and humidity