Magazine article Pointe

The Objects of Our Affection

Magazine article Pointe

The Objects of Our Affection

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Your go-to guide for all things slippers

You're so used to wearing slippers that it's easy to think you already know everything about them. But remember, your feet change over time. Your skill level increases. And slipper construction constantly evolves. So take a look at these shoes. The more informed your choice, the better it is for the health of your feet. Plus, you might find a shoe that makes your feet look even better in the mirror!

Zenith by Bloch, Inc.

A split-sole shoe with a stretch canvas upper featuring elasticated binding; designed to provide a streamlined fit that hugs the contours of the foot; in pink or black.


Maria totalSTRETCH Canvas Ballet Slipper by Body Wrappers/Angelo Luzio

A canvas slipper with new low vamp front; in peach.


Sculpture Il Ballet Slippers by Capezio/Ballei Makers. Inc.

A split-sole stretch canvas shoe with contoured suede sole patches with pleats; features a seamless, sculpted arch, elastic drawstring and pre-attached elastic.


C Slippers by Chacott

A canvas flat with split suede sole. Includes presewn, crisscross elastic; in black, white or European pink. Purchase from Freed of London.


Vegan Slipper by Cynthia King

A 100 percent vegan split-sole canvas ballet shoe with a nonslip synthetic leather sole and stretch drawstring; in pink or black.


Ladies Top Spin Canvas by Freed of London

Features a split suede sole; available in sizes 1 through 9, including half sizes; narrow, medium or wide widths; in pink, white or black.


#SSC 501 by Fuzi

A canvas slipper with a hand-stitched, split leather sole; designed with pre-arched stitching meant to hug the foot; in pink, black, white, tan or gray.


Model 6 Performance Slipper byCrishko

A split-sole canvas slipper with elastic under the arch to enhance the line of the instep, plus presewn elastic at the heel and heel cushion shock absorber; in pink, white or black. …

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