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SIZE GUIDE

Women's Shoes Size Chart

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Men's Shoes Size Chart

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HOW TO DETERMINE YOUR SHOE SIZE? 

  • Measure your foot with a ruler and a measuring tape. See the "Measuring Tips" below to make sure that you measure your feet correctly. ​​

  • Check your size from the size tables above. Our sizes are standard in EU sizing system.

  • Custom Sized Orders: If your exact size does not exist on the table you can either choose the closest size (select the greater, not the smaller size) or you can place a custom sized order for shoes that will be made exactly for your feet's measurements. On the product page, just select "Custom Size" in the size box and enter your measurements (foot length and metatarsal girth) to the Custom Sizing box as described in our size guide. Custom sizing takes much more time and effort than usual, so there is a little supplement to the price for custom sizing.

  • Example: If you are a woman with foot length 24 cm and metatarsa girth 21.5 cm, you can choose size 37. If there is a large difference between your measurements and the table, then custom sizing is the best option. For example; If you are a woman with foot length 25 cm, and metatarsa girth 23.5 cm, that means our standard size 38 EU with a length of 25 cm will be too small for you at the metatarsa and you should consider placing a custom sized order.

MEASURING TIPS

  • Measuring the length of your foot

    • Take a piece of paper and stand with your full weight on it. ​Shift your weight a bit forward to flatten your foot. You can place your right next to a wall for the correct position as seen in the image below. 

    • Take a pencil and draw around your foot as close as possible. Make sure the pencil is perpendicular to the paper.

    • Measure between the toe and the heel as a straight line as shown in the picture below.

    • Make sure you measure both feet separately. Many people have different feet. 

    • Your feet swell and expand when you dance. If you can measure your feet after dancing or when they are otherwise swollen that will be much better and more realistic.

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  • When measuring the girth (circumference) of your meta-tarsa, use a tape measurer and roll it around the widest part of your foot, not too tight, not too loose, as in the example below. For men's shoes, always wear socks when measuring.

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HEEL TYPES

WOMEN'S HEELS

Pont is the heel height of the shoes. The value of "Pont" changes as the shoe size change.

For example, 13 pont heel of a size 40 shoe is 8,7 cm and 13 pont heel of a size 35 shoe is 8,2 cm.

 

Approximately; 

11 Pont: 7 - 7,5 cm (~3")

13 Pont: 8,2 - 8,7 cm (~3.5")

15 Pont: 9,8 - 10,4 cm (~4")

IMPORTANT: In our online store, shoes heels sizes are usually 13-Pont in product photos.

With other heel-heights the shoes will look different because the shapes are different; as you can see below.

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men's heels

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sole types

WOMEN'S SHOES

ErgoFlex: Super Comfortable Sole with Suede Cover
This is a superb option for those who prefer feeling the ground perfectly with feather-weight tango shoes. You will feel as if they are not there! 

It is a good choice for experienced milongueras & milongueros and professionals. It is perfect for glamorous performances as it allows the ultimate flexibility and points & flexes.

This sole provides a good grip on the surface thanks to its suede cover, but has much less friction than neolyte soles. We use one layer of cushioning in this sole type to let you feel the ground as much as possible for a perfect and natural feeling of balance.   

It is ideal to use this type of sole on a dance floor. Non-ideal surfaces (concrete, outdoors, etc.) may damage this sole quickly. It is a performance tool; a very good and elegant choice for intense dancing. 

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Standard Sole: Neolyte Rubber
Neolyte is a durable, rubber-based material that provides a firm but elastic structure. When compared to hard leather, neolyte is much more elastic, more ergonomic, comfortable and it is suitable for long hours of dancing.
 

It is a good choice for beginners, experienced milongueras & milongueros and professionals. Neolyte, unlike leather, is also good at enduring a certain level of wetness/humidity. 

This sole has a good grip on the surface, but also allows pivots easily. It works well with the cushioning to support your feet.   
 
Additionally, neolyte is also good for dancing on non-ideal, non-wood surfaces as it is both durable and provides an ideal level of friction. 

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MEN'S SHOES

Standard Sole: Leather Covered
This is the usual and trustworthy choice for men's shoes. Perfect grip and durability, comfort and elegance comes with this classic choice.















Suede Covered Sole
For dancers who prefer less friction and a softer contact on the dancefloor, suede is a very good choice.





 

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