The only R-class model which is not pre-arched. This is good for dancers who have a flatted foot or lower breaking arch. As often a pre-arched model can force their foot in an uncomfortable way. The JW-AL is slightly tapered and has a narrow heel. This model comes out of the Jewels collection by R-class.
Best fit: slightly tapered feet that feel uncomfortable in pre-arched shoes. High vamp and a low profile.
Very Low Box
High side “wings”. For flat or low-arched feet, where you need the vamp and support from the side.
The JW collection is handmade pointe shoes made from traditional/ natural materials. The nickel is made by the non-folding method- Pleatless, the sole is made of modern material with an anti-slip effect. The technology of "silent pointe shoes" is used.
All JW pointe shoes have a very flat box profile.
Width: W1 to W6
Vamps: V1, V2, V3
Shanks: Standard (S, M, H): give firmer support behind the toes, for the feet which need maximum support for higher-impact movements such as springing to pointe or repeated relevés and turns. Flexible (FS, FM, FH): R-class unique cutout design of the stiffer layer behind the toes, these shanks allow more flexibility through demi-pointe.
Light salmon satin upper, cotton lining, hand-glued, natural leather machine-stitched sole
Note: It is possible to sew a wear-resistant anti-slippery leather cap at the pointe manufacturing stage (inform about this in the comment of the order).