The Luca

$245.00

Size Guide: Roomier fit. Order ½ size smaller if you are between sizes.

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The Luca has a rating of 4.9 stars based on 150 reviews.

The Luca

Meet the Luca, our take on the timeless penny loafer. Details like a classic penny bridge, supple full-grain leather, and a sleek toe shape provide everything you need in a loafer, and more. An instant upgrade to your everyday attire.

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Details

Features

- Made-to-order for any length and available in narrow to extra wide widths
- Customizable design
- Goodyear welted & fully resoleable
- High density memory foam insoles provide all-day comfort
Stacked leather heel
Proudly handcrafted by a skilled Guatemalan craftsman, introduced at purchase
- Ethically made: Craftsman paid over the Living Well Line

 

Materials

Upper: Full-grain (caramel, desert, denim blue, pomegranate) or Nubuck (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)

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Sizing

Sizing

This style has a roomier fit. If you are between sizes or prefer a snug fit, order ½ size smaller. Otherwise, order your standard shoe size, or take our sizing quiz to confirm your length and width.

Delivery

Delivery

Your products will arrive anywhere in the continental United States within 2 weeks of purchase. Delivery to P.O. boxes will take longer.

We are currently experiencing delays due to COVID-19 safety measures we’ve implemented at our workshop. Your order may be delayed by 1-2 weeks.

Adelante does not cover any potential tariffs on orders shipped to countries other than the United States. 

Warranty

Warranty

We offer a year warranty on your Adelante products for any defects in workmanship or materials.

Exchanges & Returns

Exchanges & Returns

We offer free exchanges and returns for store credit on un-damaged goods from anywhere in the United States within 30 days of receipt. Read our full return policy here.

Meet The Craftsmen

Rudy Noel Melendez Xicon is a 22-year-old shoemaker who works toward a degree in mechanics on weekends and as an expert Adelante craftsman on weekdays.

Meet The Craftsmen

José Calixto Pocón Morales is a 22-year-old shoemaker who either spends his free time with family, or planning a trip to Spain to see FC Barcelona in action.

Meet The Craftsmen

Nery Alesander Valle López is a 36-year-old, second-generation craftsman saving to buy a motorcycle because he’s tired of driving his rickety ‘97 Tata.

Meet The Craftsmen

Gustavo Alexander Melendez Xicon is a second-generation shoemaker who dreams of one day opening a store that provides good employment by selling the daily essentials to his community.

Meet The Craftsmen

Nelson Ivan Imuchac Cabrera is a 25-year-old craftsman who lives with his parents and enjoys working in their fruit garden during his free time.

Meet The Craftsmen

Juventino Gómez Colchaj is a 38-year-old, second-generation shoemaker who is renowned as the best sandal maker in town.

Meet The Craftsmen

Selvin Amilton Valle Chiquitó is a 36-year-old, second-generation shoemaker who wants you to know that the national dish of Guatemala is NOT beans, but rather such delicacies as pepian and estofado.

Meet The Craftsmen

Julio Cesar Valle Chiquitó is a second-generation shoemaker who would like to learn to surf despite not being sure that he can swim.

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