Dance inspired Plie has a perfectly positioned leather pad that provides superior traction for turns and stops while cushioning the metatarsal head during lands and releves. Half toe design lets toes touch surface for a more barefoot experience. Five toe design allows toes to move and spread naturally. Partial patented grip provides superior foot placement. Fitted heel keeps sock in place to eliminate bunching and twisting. Made with organic cotton. Open foot design feels barely there. Leather pad comforts metatarsal head from repeated impact with floor and provides the perfect traction. It is made with 90% Organic Cotton, 8% Spandex, 2% Other Fiber Printed: 48% Polyester, 25% Leather, 24% Cotton, 3% Other Fibe.