Put on tights (recommended), a very thin sock, or go barefoot.
Put toe pad overtop of toes
Put your foot in the shoe, but make sure you put it in under the elastic
Cross the ribbons over the top of your foot
Wrap the ribbons around your ankle 3 times and tie them in a knot. After tuck the knot in so you can't see it.
Pull the draw strings tight and tie a bow
Tuck the now in so you can't see it at all, but make sure you spread it out so you don't have a not digging into your foot
Stand up and go on point so you can make sure they aren't twisted or not tight enough
If anything is wrong or they don't feel right, start over from step 1. You don't want to risk breaking your ankle, which is really easy to do if they are not on properly.
- Pointe shoes