Ask Amy: My Vamp Is Digging Into My Foot

Ask Amy: My Vamp Is Digging Into My Foot

I got professionally fitted and my shoes were fine in the store. Now in class, the vamp is digging into my foot in demi-pointe and the heel is sliding off. Is it the size, the width or both? —Mandi I consulted with Mary Carpenter, a professional fitter whose popular...
Ask Amy: How to Superglue Pointe Shoes

Ask Amy: How to Superglue Pointe Shoes

Can you superglue your vamp? I am new to pointe and don’t know where to apply it. —Amanda Industrial-grade superglues, such as Jet Glue and Satellite City Original Hot Stuff, can extend the life of your pointe shoes. But you have to be smart about where...

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