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Our fresh take on an oxford. Extremely unique, this style is a crowd pleaser, be ready to accept tons of compliments. Carmen sports a low heel and a padded insole for all day wear, and is handcrafted in Peru with sustainably sourced leather.

Handmade in Peru.


This style runs true to size. If you are in-between sizes and narrow, we recommend sizing down. Check out our fit guide for your size recommendation!


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Upper: leather
Insole: leather
Outsole: leather
Heel: leather-wrapped wood with rubber cap

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Christie S.
United States United States
I recommend this product
Love them!

Fit perfectly (I am a solid 7 and sized down to 36) and received compliments the very first time I wore them. They are beautifully made and unique. Will have them for many years I’m sure.

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I recommend this product
Favorite shoe

The Fortress of Inca shoe, "Carmen," is my favorite pair of shoes. They are comfortable and very stylish, look good with slacks or with a dress. Every time I wear them, even perfect strangers feel compelled to compliment me on my shoes.

Jennifer F.
United States United States
I recommend this product
Love These!

These are very comfortable but do run big - I'm typically a US 8 and sized down to a 7. They fit great!

United States United States
I recommend this product
Great shoe…too big.

Love the quality and style. I purchased my normal size, but they were slightly too big and I’m worried they will stretch more. Ordering a smaller size when available.

Kathryn F.
United States United States
I recommend this product
Simply the best

The first day they were a bit tight, but stretched quickly and oh so comfortably. I get complemented regularly in these shoes. They’re all I’ve worn to work since they arrived. I will no hesitate to purchase from here when I’m ready for another pair!

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