Fortress of Inca is a fair trade company based out of Austin, Tx. GO LOCAL!
In 2004, Texas native Evan Streusand discovered his first pair of Peruvian boots while backpacking through South America. This discovery lead him and his partners to create one of the most unique, up-and-coming shoe brands on the market today.
Fortress of Inca channels a free-spirited and vibrant lifestyle, while bringing the finest quality leather and woven Peruvian textiles (locally known as mantas) to each pair of shoes. Their collections feature traditional eye-catching patterns and designs that boast originality, bold colors, and intricate detailing. Their line brings a unique high-end look to the contemporary market, while staying true to its Peruvian roots. They only work with artisans who treat their workers ethically, which includes paying each worker a fair wage. They also believe in environmentally sustainable and moral business practices. All of their products are handmade from premium materials in Peru by some of the finest artisans in the world.