Finding cruelty-free shoes to fit your lifestyle shouldn’t have to be a chore, that’s why we’ve done the work for you by highlighting the veg-friendly brands we are loving! From athleisure sneakers to classy and sassy low tops, you are sure to find the perfect kicks for any occasion. Here are 16 eco-friendly shoes for vegans, athletes, and fashion lovers alike!
This California-based brand makes shoes designed for women on the go, as each shoe provides flexible and lightweight comfort. The Life Force Sneaker is made with threads from recycled PET (polyester) bottles, and is ideal for wearing to the gym or on your commute to work. The Limitless Grey shoe is also a great choice for a cute and casual look, and will keep your feet comfortable as you take on the day!
From sporty sneakers to everyday slip-ons, this brand offers men’s and women’s waterproof shoes that can be worn for any occasion, rain or shine! Vessi sneakers are fully vegan and come in Weekend (inspired by 90s styles), Cityscape (rain-proof, snow-proof, and slush-proof), Everyday (increased arch support and thick soles), and Everyday Slip-On varieties. Vessi sneakers are also perfect for travel as they are very lightweight, ultra comfy, and 100% stylish!
Live life fashionably and freely with vegan-friendly Freewaters kicks! The Trainer Knit sneakers will become your new go to shoe when hustling through the airport or when strolling through the park. The brand also makes cozy slippers equipped with a sponge rubber sole that can be worn both indoors and outdoors!
A staple in vegan fashion, Will’s Vegan Store offers cruelty-free kicks using Italian vegan leather—all made from plants! Ladies and gents can strut in style with the LDN Biodegradable Sneakers, which are designed to be breathable and lightweight for all day comfort. The brand also offers men’s and women’s sandals, loafers, hiking boots, and more!
NAE (No Animal Exploitation) offers animal-friendly shoes for both men and women, as well as unisex products. The Portugese vegan footwear brand uses materials such as Piñatex (fiber from the waste leaves of the pineapple plant), organic cotton, cork, vegan leather, recycled PET (a highly recyclable plastic resin and a form of polyester), and vegan velvet. Stroll through the fall foliage in a pair of Matt Black Vegan Sneakers, or flaunt your cruelty-free style with the EFE Brown Vegan Sneakers.