Our newest style is part mule, part sandal, with a stacked heel to give you just the right amount of lift. Show off your pedicure all season long in this classic peep toe handcrafted from supple, high-quality leather that’s sustainably sourced in Peru.
Handmade in Peru | Meet the Shoemaker
Outer Sole: Leather
Heel: Leather-wrapped wood
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Classic and perfect shoe
Love the Rachel - part sandal, part heel, goes with everything. Beautifully made. Takes a bit of breaking in but super comfy once you do.
Wear Them Everywhere
I literally wear them everywhere - work meetings, casual weekend events, everyday Trader Joe's runs - you name it, I'm wearing my Rachel's. They are comfortable, chic yet casual, and easily go from day to night. Easily the best shoe decision you'll make to date
Go-to every day shoe!!
My co-workers keep calling me out for wearing these EVERY DAY because I can wear them with everything from jeans to dresses to wide leg cropped pants (my fave combo). I LOVE the Caramel color, looks great with everything and the leather is very high quality--I can tell these will last forever!! Honestly, my plan is to slowly get rid of all my other shoes and phase Fortress of Inca into my closet....next up is the Michelle--I'm coming for you!!!
Beautiful but didn’t work for me
I was so excited to see a blush slide from Fortress and ordered a pair in my normal size (7.5 or 38). Unfortunately the slide was too narrow for my foot and I had to send them back. I did consider keeping them with fingers crossed that the leather would stretch over time but my practical side took over and they went back. The shoe was high quality and very stylish, it just didn’t fit me right.
I'm in-between sizes so I sized up and these fit perfectly. Simple and classic style. Well made.
Fit & Sizing
This style runs true to size. If you are in between sizes, we recommend sizing up. If you are a whole size, we recommend ordering your usual size.
Stylist tip: It is often best to buy leather shoes that fit snug upon first wear. This will allow them to soften and stretch around your feet.
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SHIPPING & DELIVERY
Orders are processed Monday through Friday excluding holidays. Orders received on weekend days, holidays and after 1 PM CST generally will begin processing the next business day. Please allow 1-2 business days for order processing. We are unable to re-route packages once they have been shipped, so please check all shipping details carefully before submitting your order.
ALL MARKED DOWN SALES ARE FINAL.
NO returns or exchanges for merchandise that were purchased during price markdown promotions or final sale markdowns.
FOR ORDERS WITHIN THE UNITED STATES (excluding orders shipping to/return from Alaska, Hawaii , Puerto Rico, or other U.S. territories):
We offer FREE ground shipping and FREE returns/exchanges for orders in the contiguous United States.
Express shipments, UPS 2nd Day Air or Next Day Air, are available for additional charge.
FOR ORDERS SHIPPING TO ALASKA HAWAII, PUERTO RICO, AND OTHER U.S. TERRITORIES:
A FLAT RATE of $15 per item shipped will be charged.
YOU are responsible for shipping and handling charges for all returns and exchanges.
FOR INTERNATIONAL ORDERS:
A FLAT RATE of $35 per item ship via USPS to most countries. International customers are responsible for all additional duties/fees/VAT that might apply.
INTERNATIONAL ORDERS, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF CANADIAN CUSTOMERS, ARE FINAL SALE.