Capezio Daisy 205 Ballet Shoe (Toddler/Little Kid)

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they LOOK better than the picture and I am so pleased that I told all the other parents where to go.
The shoe holds up great, the color is nice (we have pink), and my little ballerina loves them!
This is the 2nd pair we bought only because she grew out of the first pair.
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  • Leather sole
  • Refer to the Shoe fit guide in images for proper sizing.
  • Constructed of high quality, lightweight, soft, durable leather
  • Full chrome tanned suede leather outsole for durability
  • Daisy print on hung cotton lining, Unisex no-print lining for black colorway
  • 5/8" pre-attached one-sided plush elastic rolls with the foot and does not dig in
  • Please note that Childrens shoes are cut wider and a size 1 child is equivalent to a size 3 adult

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CAPEZIO DAISY SOFT BALLET SLIPPERS BALLET PINK 205C-BPK

She'll love every minute of wearing Capezio's Daisy ballet shoe. The leather shoe features a lightly padded footbed, suede sole for ultimate flexibility, and a pre-attached elastic strap keeps her foot snug and in place.

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  • Product Dimensions: 12 x 8 x 4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Origin: Thailand
  • ASIN: B002G9UFNK
  • Item model number: 205C
  • Date first available at Amazon.com: October 24, 2004
  • Domestic Shipping: This item is also available for shipping to select countries outside the U.S.
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  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #16 in Shoes (See Top 100 in Shoes)
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    Capezio Daisy 205

    Soft, quality leather, whimsical lining, and a no-lose-it ID tag make this the perfect beginner’s shoe. Moms and teachers especially love the tacked down drawstring you can’t pull out and a treated suede outsole that resists moisture for long-lasting wear.

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    Capezio is the foremost name in dance. With 130 years of quality craftsmanship, dedicated customer service and timeless design to its name, Capezio has been making footwear and apparel that have inspired greatness in studios and on stages and runways the world over. It is this rich heritage of… Read the story & more in Amazon's Capezio Store.

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    Ballet shoes (and even different brands) all have their own strange system of sizing - the sizes do not compare to normal street shoe sizing. According to the Capezio manufacturer, their toddler/little kid ballet shoes are to be ordered one full size up from their current street shoe size. Bloch brand kids ballet shoes are to be sized up 1/2 size. (If you order adult shoes, they're often sized down 2 or 3 sizes...) Any dancewear store will have this information, but unfortunately Amazon doesn't provide this tidbit, so it can be quite confusing as to what size to order. I hope this helps any future purchasers!
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    Size: 10 N US ToddlerSpecial Size Type: Little Kid (4-8 Years)Color: Ballet Pink Verified Purchase
    I am not a dancer nor do I have any previous experience with ballet slippers, but I do know a quality shoe when I see one. I wasn't happy with the options at retail stores in my area, so I found these on Amazon for less than what I would have paid in store.

    My 3 yr old wears size 8.5 normally, even fits into a size 8--so I read these reviews and ordered up (size 10 D). "D" is the normal width and was perfect. These fit with only a little room to spare, so I think I will actually exchange them for size 10.5 D. They run extremely small.

    I ordered both the Capezio Daisy 205 Ballet Shoe (Ballet Pink,10 N US Toddler) and the Bloch Dance Bunnyhop Slipper Ballet Flat (Pink,10 D US Toddler). Please see the pictures for comparison that I posted in the image gallery.

    Both shoes are extremely well made and have nice leather flexible soles for movement.

    The Bloch Bunnyhop shoes win in my comparison. I wanted a PINK ballet slipper to match the other shade of pink that is sold in most dance shops for leotards, tights, etc. These are perfect!! The lining in the Capezio shoes is nice, and I like the name tag. Unfortunately, they look too "nude" and won't match the pink leotard and tights that we own. And for that reason I will be sending them back and keeping the Block Bunnyhops.

    The other reason that I like the Bunnyhops is that the elastic string can be pulled tight in the front, and it cinches up the rest of the shoe all the way around the ankle, for a tighter fit. The Capezios have an elastic string but it wasn't efficient in cinching up the shoe to make it smaller or tighter. It was just for looks.
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    These are cute and sweet ballet shoes, and Capezio is a stalwart in ballet wear. I saw all the confusion on sizing, and noticed that the size chart Amazon provides is the chart used by Amazon for all footwear. Having a few dance years under my belt, I'm familiar with the tendency toward sizing discrepancy in ballet shoes. I looked on dancedepot.com to find Capezio's size chart: [...] According to that chart, style 205 (this shoe) is one of the ones that runs comparable to street size. Best bet is still to measure your child's foot anyway. Might I STRONGLY recommend going to a shoe store so they can do it with their magical slidey foot scale. It's *made* for measuring feet for shoes (unlike the tape measure in your sewing kit). Besides, if your (3-5 year old) is like mine, they'd much rather play along with the nice shoe store salesperson than Mama (eyes roll)...
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    I did not purchase through Amazon after reading the reviews about sizing issues; we ended up going to a dance apparel store to have her fitted. My daughter is between a 6.5 and 7 size toddler street shoe. The size 8T medium capezio Daisy 205 was a good fit with room to grow (but not too loose). The elastic around the outside of the shoe allows for adjustment. She is very petite but the narrow shoe seemed like it could become too tight as her foot grows. Hope this review helps other moms choose a size! The quality of the shoe is just a good as I remember when I took dance for years. I definitely think this shoe will get us through a year of ballet classes.
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    Size: 7.5 M US ToddlerSpecial Size Type: Little Kid (4-8 Years)Color: Ballet Pink Verified Purchase
    Pictures tell 1000 words, so please see my picture. As of early November 2013, Amazon's description for these slippers states that they are sized like street shoes, as does Capezio's website. However, you can see from my picture that that is clearly not the case. My daughter wears a 6.5 to 7 and I thought she'd have room to grow in a size 7.5...obviously, not so much.

    There were many reviews for these ballet shoes that said that the sizing was off, yet others that said the sizing is consistent with street shoe sizing. Amazon's description currently states that these are in street shoe sizes, however, to be extra sure I went to Capezio's website, which confirmed that these shoes should be in street shoe sizes. The size chart can be found on Capezio's website here (I hope Amazon doesn't delete this link!):
    capezio.com/site/co-template/charts/footwear-childrens.jpg

    So as of November 2013, these shoes run several sizes too small...so much, in fact, that I don't feel like I can reorder them because I would have no idea what size to get.
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    Size: 12.5 M US Little KidSpecial Size Type: Little Kid (4-8 Years)Color: White Verified Purchase
    Will work fine for beginning dance for 4 yr old. I bought this to compare to bloch's slipper. The bottom sole is a bit wider especially in toe area so less chance of slipping but not sure how would affect an older dancer with more need to turn, balance, etc. The leather was equally good quality on both. I preferred the bloch inner footbed better as it's a softer suede like piece and the capezio is more like thin canvas. Capezio ran smaller than Bloch. The capezio has shorter toe length so may be better for shorter wider feet and bloch better for longer, more narrow feet. The elastic band is nicer on capezio because it has a soft backing. Both held securely for us.
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