• Moderate, slightly tapered inner toe box
  • Low vamp
  • Slight u-shaped throat
  • Elasticized binding with elastic drawstring
  • Plush, anti-slip microfiber lining prevents excess sweating and blisters caused by friction
  • Enhanced heel design relieves excess pressure from the Achilles (ideal for Achilles tendonitis) and provides mobility at the Achilles to promote deeper pliés and better jumps
  • Bias side seam elongates the line of the foot
  • Lowered profile
  • Feathered full wings for lateral support
  • Low hand-flattened crown
  • Wide platform
  • Thin leather sole allows for greater contact with the floor; reduced length eliminates excess at the heel - Skived ball of the foot encourages smooth roll through and articulation
  • 1139W: Half-skived #3 leather board shank
  • Quiet toe construction without pleats for smooth and sleek finish

Donatella #3 Shank

Adult Sizes
Color: Petal Pink

    • Broad Toe - 5.5 (FlexiFirm) Shank
    • .50 Tongue length
    • Slight U shaped throat flatters the arch.
    • Stitched toe construction.
    • Soft sueded, rose color lining.
    • Wrapped shank prevents the sock lining from balling up under the dancers toes.
    • Sole marks to identify the specifications of the shoe.
    • Reduced crown, narrow arch, and reduced and narrow heel cup.
    • Deep vamp with lowered sides and heel.
    • Reinforced, feathered toe box for extended wear.
    • Full wing provides lateral support.
    • Rounded edge on bottom of platform for ease in rolling up and down from pointe.
    • Platform is hammered flat to create a secure balance.
    • Quiet toe construction reduces noise.
    • Elastic binding with encased elastic drawstring.
    • Elastic and ribbons sold separately