History

We’ve been lucky enough to make shoes for customers from all over the world. Whether delivering a DeMarco Footwear original, or a luxury take on a classic, we pour our heart and soul into every pair. Our shoes are proudly handmade in the USA, in the heart of Los Angeles.

Elon Musk in custom Tesla Jordan 1s by Demarco Footwear
Elon Musk wearing custom Tesla Jordan 1s by DeMarco Footwear

The Acosta family came to the United States in search of the American Dream. They embraced a new culture and language, while leaning on each other for support. They sacrificed – sleeping in cars, working as dishwashers and fast food cashiers – all while putting their craft and family first.

Their passion and expertise for shoe making was passed down from Grandpa Salvador Acosta. After spending their lives perfecting the family trade, the father/son team of Marco Sr. and Marco Jr. founded DeMarco Footwear.

We appreciate your support as we strive to share our vision and passion with the world.