Porselli is the emblem of the Italian Ballet Shoes craftsmanship's excellence.
Worldwide famous thanks to its quality, elegance and comfort, this brand started its exclusive production for the Dance / Ballet scene in 1919 in Milan, near to the Alla Scala Theatre.
The Porselli Factory and Store opened to satisfy the requests and the needs of the famous Milan's Theatre Dancers, in a historical era where the relationship between persons was important and people started to collaborate together with advices, new friendships and requests to create the perfect ballet shoe.
For someone, the tradition says that the first Ballerina who started to wear the classical dance Pointe, was the uber-famous Maria Taglioni, for others was the sensational Amalia Brugnoli; The fundamental thing is that thanks to this first ballerinas the first Dance Pointe Shoe was created and this creation brings an important change in the world of the Classic Ballet World.
Porselli created the first street ballet shoes in the 50s to satisfy the request of a shoe that could look perfect with the "Capri" Trousers, from that moment every woman became a dancer also outside the dance class.
The Porselli street are ideal to bring you in the great stage of your everyday life and makes you the brightest star of that wonderful show called life.
Even if Porselli is famous all over the world and has high request of ballet shoes, decided to maintain only one exclusive factory where the main rules are to keep a high level of traditional crafting, attention in details and choosing the top materials for its production.
The Street Ballet Shoes are totally hand crafted and 100% made with leather; the leather sole is robust and the materials are top quality.
Since today Porselli created five different models of Street Ballet Shoes and their fame reaches the entire globe: "TOTAL FLAT", "BALLET FLAT", "DECOLLETE'", "JAZZ" and "BOOT".
TOTAL FLAT (Cookie Shaped)
The First Ballet Street Shoe ever created by Porselli: total flat without heel, with the famous "biscuit" or "cookie" shape, was born with the same sole as the Classic Ballet Pointe just a bit longer, to cover the entire length of your feet.
The Right and the Left side have the same shape and will adapt to your own feet once wearing them! Comfortable, and super light weight, they are the perfect model if you want a street ballet shoe that is more similar to a real dancer's ballet shoe.
Comfortable, feminine and elegant the "Right & Left" Ballet Flats are the second model of ballet street shoes created by Porselli.
This model has two new features that differ from the total flat model: a 0,5 cm heel to improve the comfort while walking, and a pre-defined shape of the left and right shoe. These are probably the most wanted and famous model of Porselli street shoes and are perfect for every occasion.
Relaxed and casual, The Decolleté are perfect for the ones who are looking for both comfort and elegance: the 3 cm heel will add femininity and style in a comfortable way. The heel is entirely covered with leather, in the same colour as the upper part and has a protective rubber surface that makes the shoes anti-slip. This model is perfect for a business woman who wants comfort without losing the style.
Porselli Jazz is relaxed, casual and perfect for every occasion.
This model with laces brings Porselli into a new era in Street Ballet Shoes appealing not only to ladies, but also to men offering a new UNISEX model in leather. The Jazz version is another style to add to your precious Porselli collection.
Elegant, comfortable and perfect for every outfit and season! The Boots are the last creation of Porselli Milan innovative but with the same softness and characteristics of the Classic Porselli models. These shoes are UNISEX, perfect for both him and her and are the future of Street Ballet Shoes. Nowadays versatility is not only an option but a need and Porselli Ankle Boots are the perfect choice! These Leather Boots also have a fold over top so you can decide to show the lining whenever you want.