Our new soft ballet shoe SOLIST!

This brand-new stretch canvas split-sole soft ballet shoe is uniquely light weighted with a medium-low vamp and profile for a perfect balance of aesthetics and comfort. It’s soft stretch drawstring-free contour reduces pressure on the Achilles tendon and on the dorsal surface. Sewn crossed elastics ensure a perfect hold in all circumstances. A breathable soft […]

Be the first Etoile Merlet !

Be the first Etoile Merlet ! We are launching our Etoile Merlet ambassador search for 2020/2021. We are looking for dancers who love our shoes so much that they only swear by Merlet! Does that sound like you? Are you 16 years old + and active on social media? Ready to share your experience of […]

Our new revolutionary all in one pointe shoe … LISA

LISA, handmade in France, the revolutionary all in one pointe shoe that is made to last ! Whether you are working at the barre or performing on stage, LISA has every type of support you will need thanks to its multitude of shanks that you can swap and change as you need. Lisa’s reinforced box […]

Conseil fitting

Fitting your pointe shoes – what you need to know

Preparing for your pointe shoe fitting … Always arrive prepared! Bring the essentials with you to ensure that you have the same feeling in the shop as you will when you get back on pointe in class. • Bring clean tights • If it’s your first pair of pointe shoes, ask your teacher what type […]

It’s never too late to dance

Not the right silhouette, flexibility, coordination, age …  not true! Perceptions are just that, they are not the reality. Beginning classical dance at an adult age is possible!   At Merlet, with passion and tenacity, everything is possible. Dance is a passion but also a rigorous discipline. You have to work and shape your body, […]