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Im not too sure about Ballet flats, but pointe shoes used to be like a ballet flat, and very flimsy. The Italians hardened the pointe shoes. That's all I know..

I believe it was specifically Maire Taglioni, an Italian ballet dancer, that is attributed with starting to to harden the shoes at the point and danced on her toes.

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