Meet the Elena

Lace up our first-ever combat boot.

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The Elena

$265 or $66/month with Afterpay

The wait is over – our most requested women’s style has finally arrived. Meet the Elena, a bold lace-up boot that’s sure to turn heads. Expertly constructed with all the sturdiness of a combat boot, plus an elegant 2-inch block heel to give you an edge. Lace up the Elena with confidence, and get ready to strut your stuff in style.

  • Details
  • Materials
  • Guaranteed Fit

- Made-to-order for any length and width
- Customizable design
- Goodyear welted & fully resoleable
- High density memory foam insoles provide all-day comfort
- Stacked leather heel (2-inch height)
- Proudly handcrafted by a skilled Guatemalan craftsman, introduced at purchase
- Craftsman paid over the Living Well Line

- Upper: Full-grain (caramel, desert, denim blue, pomegranate) or Nubuck (oatmeal, black, mahogany) leather
- Lining: Calf skin
- Midsoles: Vegetable tanned leather
- Outsoles: Vegetable tanned leather with rubber sole protector (you can request all-leather soles in the 'special instructions for your craftsman' box at checkout)

We understand that purchasing made-to-order shoes may feel like a risk — it's not!

We offer free returns and exchanges on all orders, so we'll work with you as many times as it takes to get the fit right, at no cost to you. We guarantee you'll love your shoes — and if you don't, send them back for a full refund.

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Over 10,000 customers have experienced a new level of comfort, style and connectivity.

I so love, and I mean L.O.V.E. these shoes. They are super soft and very comfortable. They are every bit worth the money. I recommend these to everyone.

- Jennifer R.

Gorgeous shoes that are so comfortable! The leather is beautiful and the craftsmanship of the shoe is incredible. This is my fourth pair of Adelantes, and I love them as always!

- Kelley H.

I totally customized my shoes and they look unique and sassy! The process was easy. Adelante worked with me on sizing the shoes appropriately... that is excellent customer service!  

- Sheevaun T.

The Made-to-Order Process

Select Your Style

Modern, classic, and versatile -- Adelante offers a range of personalization options to design the best fit and style just for you.

Meet Your Craftsman

Your shoes will be handmade by an expert Guatemalan artisan, who will send you updates as he meticulously crafts your shoes.

At Your Door in 10 Days

From order to delivery, experience your own pair of Adelantes in less than two weeks.


Style #WorthStandingFor

Experience the impact of shoes made just for you.