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Bloch's History

Jacob Bloch, a shoemaker by trade, emigrated to Australia from Eastern Europe in 1930. This was during the height of The Great Depression. Three years later, he had saved enough funds to bring his wife and three children over.

Jacob's love of music and dancing took him to the local ballet schools. At one of these schools, he noticed a young dancer struggling to stay 'en pointe'. Jacob promised he would make her a better pair of pointe shoes to dance in. And so he did. It was 1932 when the first Bloch ballet shoes were made in a candle lit workshop in Paddington, Sydney. Paddington, at that time, was a far cry from the fashionable and affluent area that it is today.

Jacobs reputation for making high-quality dance shoes spread quickly. In the late 1930s, many overseas ballet companies toured Australia, including The Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo.

Since that time the rapid growth of Bloch's reputation has established the brand as one of the most trusted within the dance industry.

Bloch...Three Generations Dedicated to Dance!

Founded in Sydney, Australia in the early 1930's by Jacob Bloch an Eastern European immigrant, this craft-man began his career producing exceptional hand-made pointe shoes for revered ballet dances worldwide.

Today (third-generation of Bloch's family) the company's international recognition has marked it as a leader in this technical dance market. Recently, the introduction of the dance inspired fashion line for the street has been an instant success worldwide.

Quite simply,,"Our business is all about dance!"

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Bloch Covert 1" Pointe Shoe Elastic

Style: A0185

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Bloch Elastorib Pointe Ballet Shoe Ribbon

Style: A0525

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Bloch Stretch Ribbon

Style: A0526

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Bloch Pointe Shoe Bag

Style: A317

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Bloch Mini Pointe Key Ring

style: A0604m

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Bloch Ladies Coby Brief Knickers

Style: R3114

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Bloch Girls Endura Stirrup Dance Tight

Style: T0938G

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Bloch Girls Adaptatoe Tights

Style: T0935G

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Bloch Ladies Endura Footed Tights

Style: T0920L

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Bloch Ladies Shimmer Tights

Style: T0922L

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Bloch Ladies Endura Footless Tight

Style: T0940L

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Bloch Girls Convertible Tight

Style: T1935G

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Bloch Ladies Endura Adaptatoe Tights

Style: T0935L

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Bloch Ladies Endura Stirrup Tight

Style: T0938L

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Bloch Tutu Girls Tank Dance Leotard

Style: CL5405

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