The Respect Tap Shoe by Bloch is a classic oxford tap shoe with premium all leather upper and sole with stitched in heel counter for greater stability. Non-slip pro balance rubber pad next to the front toe tap provides secure grip to prevent slipping and levels the sole for better balance. Straight leather stacked heel for extra heel weight tone. Bloch's shockwave taps that are secured to a resonating board for a deeper sound. Soft Cashmere lining and cushioned insole for comfort and shock absorption. Heel line features a notched collar to reduce pressure on Achilles tendon.