A jazz-style upper of strong, soft leather combined with a full leather sole make this a strong stable tap shoe. The toe tap is secured to a resonating board for a full sound and perfect stability. Other features include a rubber instep pad and reinforced eyelets. Bloch recommends choosing a half size up from your women's street shoe. For Tweens/youth they recommend choosing two and a half sizes up from your street shoe.Children's sizes available here.Men's sizes available here.