The Marco

Adelante Shoe Co.




Fits true to size. Order your standard dress shoe size


Not your average Derby. With all the features of our classic Derby plus a statement cap-toe, the Marco is sure to stand out in the best way possible. Pair it with jeans or a suit, and step into the day with confidence.

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Upper: Full-grain leather
Lining: Calf skin
Insoles: Vegetable tanned leather
Outsoles: Vegetable tanned leather with optional rubber sole protector



- Made-to-order to your specifications
Memory foam insoles provide all-day comfort
Stacked leather heel
- Goodyear welted & fully resoleable
- 100% cow leather will form to fit
Proudly handcrafted by a skilled Guatemalan craftsman
Craftsman paid over the Living Well Line


If you wear a 10 in running sneakers, you should order a size 9.5 Marco.
If you wear a 10 in dress shoes, you should order a size 10 Marco.


Your shoes will arrive within 10 business days of order for those in the continental United States. 



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


Exchanges & Returns

Exchange or return your un-damaged shoes free of charge from anywhere within the United States within 30 days of receipt of the order. Read our full return policy here.

*The rubber protector is a rubber sole on the front of the shoe on the bottom of the leather sole. The sole protector provides additional traction and durability on your shoes. This is a free customization.


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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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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.

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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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Selvin Rolando Gallina is a second-generation craftsman with 24 years experience in his craft and a dream to own his own house.