Pointe Shoe Profile
Brand: Freed of London Specials
Maker: “Anchor,” but “club” and “U” are her backups
Years wearing this shoe: 7
Break-in process: After sewing the shoes, she removes the two nails from the middle of the shank and bends it to form to her foot. Then she softens the bunion area of the box with water and applies jet glue inside the tip.
Number of pairs she uses a week: Between 2 and 4