- Our story
How We Got Started
In 2004, Texas native Evan Streusand discovered his first pair of Peruvian boots while backpacking through South America. At first hesitant of the idea of wearing a colorful, native looking boot with lambskin lining, he decided to blend in with the locals and add some flair to his adventure. Streusand loved his new look and realized that the mix of traditional Incan textiles and the modern boot silhouette made for a very stylish product. This discovery eventually led him to bringing these handcrafted boots to the United States...and thus beginning Fortress of Inca.
Handmade in Peru to this day, Fortress of Inca channels a free-spirited and elegant lifestyle, while bringing the finest quality leather and other natural materials to each pair of shoes. Each collection features designs that boast originality, intricate detailing, and comfort.
Fortress of Inca is based in Austin, Texas and sells to independent retailers all around the USA.