Don"t let inclement weather keep you from looking polished. Wide forefoot and small heel. I am a dance teacher and order lots of dance shoes for classes and shows for both myself and my students. These jazz shoes are my fav pair of shoes in my closet. I teach in these 3 days a week and I have had these for about a year and they have held up great!
So I ended up ordering the 5. I know that black runs small since I wear a ten street size but the 11 fit perfect. I wasn't sure what size to order for her since I saw so many of the reviews were saying that the shoes run very small. Our dance studio changed to this shoe and almost all the parents and girls are not happy. They are breathable, stretchy, and the split-sole feature really shows off your arch.
So Danca JZ45 Slip on Split Sole Leather Jazz Shoe - Adult
Some were spot on and some were two sizes too small. First increase the child street shoe size by two. The only positive was this shoe lasted about 7 months practice 5 days a week for 2 hours each practice. The Phantom by Bloch is a lightweight jazz shoe with a four-way stretch canvas for a superior fit to achieve an optimal line and aesthetic. I read the reviews and they told me to buys a whole size up. Lowest first Reference: With a sock-like fit from toe to heel, this jazz shoe is comfy and efficient.
This time the shoes were way too small and I sold them to someone with a smaller foot. Most poorly constructed dance shoe I have ever purchased. She can still wear them since they are only a half size bigger than her normal size. These shoes are cheaply made and do not even feel like leather. Do you think your friend would like to know that DDS has this item? I ordered these for the dance team I coach and was extremely disappointed with this product.