Merlet French manufacturer of Pointe Shoes and Ballet Slippers

Merlet, French specialist in dance shoes: ballet slippers, pointe shoes, ballroom dance shoes, jazz shoes

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List of products by brand Merlet


Foam Toe Pads

Price €4.17

Merlet foam Toe Pads for pointe shoe. Two sizes: S and M for a suitable width. Recommended for the small beginner dancer whose size is below a 35 and for whom the silicone pad is too large


Eva ballroom dance shoe

Price €90.83

The Eva ballroom dance shoe has a buffalo rind sole that allows both good foot flexibility and ease of rotation. These comfortable shoes are suitable for many ballroom, latin and standard dances

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Grey Leather Ballet Slipper ECLAT

Regular price €15.42 Price €10.79

Grey Leather Ballet Slipper ECLAT. This extremely comfortable ballet slipper is made of strong, very flexible leather and lined with cotton. The main features of this superb ballet slipper are its cut, full sole and entirely sewn-in overcast stitch, with a perfectly flat inside.

Pink Glitter Pointe Shoes

Price €50.00

A perfect gift for the end of year celebrations! The pointe shoes "glitter" pink color mounted on the model Pulsion is certainly not made to work on his dance class but will be very good in the room of the little ballerina! The pair comes with sewn satin ribbons


Black Women's Footless Tights - Merlet

Regular price €12.50 Price €8.75

Black opaque dance tights without feet girl and woman for ballet, jazz or contemporary dance. Microfiber, durable, sticky dance leggings without demarcation 50 deniers, an indispensable element of your modern jazz dance outfit


Black Grazia Dance Teacher Shoe

Price €37.50

The black Grazia dance teacher shoe is particularly comfortable thanks to its ultra soft leather and its wide elastic ideal for bunions. It allows to maintain the foot and ensure perfect flexibility especially for the demonstration. You can use it for teaching, modern-jazz, ballroom (beginners). With small heel of 2.5 cm


Black Greek Sandal

Price €45.83

Merlet black Greek dance sandal in soft leather. Elastic at the level of the kick. To teach all dances or to practice it in comfort. Heel height 2.5 cm. Leather sole

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White Men Half Pointe Shoes - Merlet

Regular price €30.00 Price €21.00

White Men Half Pointe Shoes. Canvas split sole ballet slipper. It's a medium sized box is made from strong attractive canvas. Its "elascambrure" system encourages the shoe to hug the arch when pointing

The history of the Merlet brand began in 1974 in Limoges. Shoemaker from father to son, Roger James Merlet, has always been around beautiful shoes and the love of work well done.

If he chooses to manufacture dance shoes, it is not by chance, it is following a meeting with Robert Béchade. This famous violin virtuoso was married to a prima ballerina for whom he made classical dance shoes. It was from this meeting that Roger James Merlet's passion for making ballet shoes was born.

Pointes made in France

In 1980, in their workshop in Limoges where the shoes are handmade (nearly 50 shoes per day), the reverse stitching will revolutionize the dance shoes. This technique will bring a better comfort to the dancers, since it allows to amalgamate all the materials which compose the shell by sewing them to the sole.

Always innovating and in a permanent concern to improve the comfort of the dancers, Roger James Merlet and Pierre Lassenne carry out studies with professors at the University Hospital of Limoges. To better understand the discipline of dance and its physical characteristics in order to make pointe shoes that correspond perfectly to the expectations of dancers and to take care of the dancer's foot.

In canvas or leather, the materials are carefully selected

Over the years, Merlet has become a leading brand in the field of ballet with its pointe shoes, ballet slippers and ballroom shoes. The leather chosen by Merlet is particularly supple to adapt to all the movements of the foot without hindering it.  The Merlet modern-jazz shoe is also very appreciated for the quality of its leathers.

The brand of the Danseuses Etoiles

Recognized by the greatest dancers, notably Marie-Claude Pietragalla and Nicolas Le Riche, the collaboration of the star dancers has enabled the design and evolution of the models. More recently, Léonore Baulac, star dancer at the Opéra National de Paris, was the muse of the brand.

At Ezabel, I aim for excellence and it is naturally that I have been distributing the Merlet brand since 2015 in my dance store in Mulhouse, in France. I send your dance items all over the world