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      • Authentic Argentine leather inner

      • Aguayo textile, hand-spun by indigenous tribes

      • Handcrafted by artisans in Argentina

      • No two pairs are exactly alike

    • Free 2-day shipping, free returns!

  • Order your typical size. If you wear a half size, round down. For example, if you generally wear a 9.5, round down to size 9. If you generally wear a size 7, stick with 7.

    The shoes will mold to your foot because of the leather, so don't worry about them being a bit snug!


For over two decades, Rafael has handcrafted beautiful shoes using traditional Argentine techniques and indigenous textiles. No one pair is mass-produced; no two pairs are exactly alike.


Priding himself in the quality of his craft, Rafael has not sacrificed his meticulous ways as the world has shifted to rely on mass production for their shoes. He sources locally, from the leather interior to the Aguayo upper. 

Rafael sells his shoes at a local artisan fair in Argentina. Tourists crowd at his stand, buying many pairs at a time to take with them overseas. A true family business, Rafael's son tends to the stand on weekends and likes to speak with customers.


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Brenda V.
United States


El Primero Q is beyond my best purchase. From the customer service and social media rep Josh who helped me along the way to receiving the shoes right on time for my trip. The leather has a very soft hand and amazing treatment, they are padded enough for a comfortable stride and the look good with just about anything.

Carrie P.
United States

Amazing Shoes! Amazing Customer Service!

I am extremely happy with my Patos. They came after 3 days as promised and fit perfectly. Beyond that, the bag included with the purchase is really cool and super useful and the sticker included in the box is amazing as well. Beyond that, I really enjoyed receiving a picture of the Peruvian artisan that handcrafted my shoes. The whole premise of Patos as a company is amazing and I highly recommend buying a pair.

Angela D.
United States


These shoes are so cute and extremely comfortable! I highly recommend getting your own paid!

Rosanne C.

My favorite shoes

Love the concept, love the execution, love the shoes! I bought from the original Kickstarter and still have bought more!

Jacque C.
United States

Highly recommend!

Love the concept behind this company and the shoes are so comfortable! Highly recommend!

Shoes run true to size, and are slightly narrow. Read below to find your exact size :)
PATOS Shoes sizing chart

Sizing notes 

Our shoes are made in EU sizes. Use our size chart to find which EU size you are based on your US size. If you already know your EU size, select that one.

How PATOS sizes run: PATOS are slightly narrow and run true to size. If you don't have wide feet, select the size that you normally wear.

If you wear a half size: If you wear a half size, and don't have wide feet, round up to the next size. For example, if you have narrow feet and wear US 7.5, your best fit is likely an 8.

If you have wide feet: If you have wide feet, we suggest buying an entire size up. For example, if you typically wear 7, you should probably get an 8.

If you have wide feet and wear a half size: If you have wide feet and wear a half size, you should round up 1.5 sizes. For example, if you wear 7.5 and have wide feet, we suggest ordering size 9.

If you wear a number of different sizes: If, for example, you wear a 7 in some brands and 8 in others and don't know which one to base your size off of, you should probably go with the larger size.