best vegan shoes

8 Brands Making Cruelty-Free Footwear

There are many brands that are starting to create vegan footwear, but not all of them are created equal. Here are the best brands making vegan shoes with a small carbon footprint.

What Is A Vegan Shoe?

A vegan shoe is footwear that’s made without any animal-derived  materials, like silk, leather, wool or suede. Essentially, no animals were harmed in the making of the shoe. You’ll want to avoid brands trying to greenwash you by using the label “vegan” as a marketing tactic.


Women + men’s footwear – 65% of products are  100% veganSustainable materials – Support fair working hours  and wages – Focus on biodiverse reforestation: Plant 2 trees for every pair of shoes purchased.

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Women + men’s footwear – Vegan – Made from sustainable materials like 100% post-consumer recycled plastics – Compact and reusable shoe boxes used as shipping boxes – Excess product is donated to organizations like Soles4Souls

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Women + men’s footwear – Various vegan options – Made from innovative materials like mushroom leather and  cactus leather – Made with only 6 components – No petroleum-based adhesives  – Recycled cardboard packaging

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Women, men + unisex footwear – Vegan + cruelty-free – Made from sustainable materials like Pinatex, apple skin, cork, organic cotton, etc. – Pre-loved program allows you to send back your shoes to be recycled or resold.

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— Rothy's — Alohas — Clae — Ground Cover A good high quality pair of vegan shoes can last for several years, even with repeat use.

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