There are a growing number of vegan/vegetarian footwear companies with really fashionable, contemporary designs – there’s is no need to resort to socks and sandals (although should you wish Birkenstock do a small vegan range see below)!

Bourgeois Boheme  Visit website

Vegan boutique that also sells accessories and pride themselves on being ethical and compassionate with many practical designs.They stock not only  their own name brand products but other vegan makes too for men and women.

Stockists: Buy online

Beyond Skin Visit website

If you need something a bit dressy this site has some very sexy contemporary womens’ designs to rival any high street shop all of which are completely animal free. They even have a bespoke service for wedding shoes!

Stockists: Buy online

Birkenstock  Visit website

They currently only do a limited range for vegans colour, style and size wise but are willing to expand if the demand is there. So if you have non vegan friends who like Birkenstocks encourage them to go vegan, they look and feel just the same!

Stockists: Buy Online, Check website for nearest one

Cri De Coeur  Visit website

Not only are the ankle boots serisouly cool but all the shoes are handmade using materials such as shiny patent and luxe suede. They carry only a women’s line currently.

Stockists: Neon Collective

Ethletic Visit website

Ethical sneakers.

Stockists: Buy online

Ethical Wares visit website

Ethically based mail order company run by vegans with vegan products.  The shoes are nice 🙂

Stockists: buy online

Green Shoes Visit website

Bespoke shoes for men, women and kiddies with most designs available in the vegan variety.

Stockists: Buy online

Izzy Lane  Visit website

Tons of cute sling backs in different colours and fabrics, Vegetarian Society approved and hand made in London. The founder also has her own flock of rescued sheep. They carry only a women’s line currently.

Stockists: Buy online

Macbeth Visit website

Music inspired footwear with a ton of vegan options.

Melissa Shoes Visit website

Jelly shoes! Vegan friendly, smell like bubblegum and completely recyclable – what more do you need? Oh how about collaborations with Jean Paul Gaultier and Vivienne Westwood!

Stockists: ASOS, Fashion Conscience

Neon Collective  Visit website

The New Consumer calls them ‘fashion focused’ and that they are, this is a seriously stylish online boutique stocking some of the best vegan shoe designers.

Novacas Visit website

Shoes made from synthetic microfiber which are meant to stretch, wear and breathe just like leather. They have both men’s and women’s ranges.

Stockists: Bourgeois Boheme, Neon Collective

Olsen Haus Visit website

Uber fashionable flats and heels. Womens line only.

Stockists: Fashion-Conscience, Neon Collective

Opificio Visit website

Italian vegan shoes.

Stockists: Buy online

Sinple Shoes  Visit website

Eco shoes made from organic, recycled or sustainable materials. They have vegan ranges for men, women and kiddies.

Stockists: Buy online

SSOV  Visit website

They are Veganlines official retailer in London and also stock Bourgeois Boheme and Macbeth .

Stockists: Buy online, visit their King’s Cross store

The Third Estate  Visit website

All vegan shoe store in Kentish Town.


Tivydale  Visit website

Vegan and Vegetarian Society approved women’s shoes.


TOMS  Visit website

Every pair of shoes you purchase, TOMS will give a pair to a child in need. They have a small range of men and womens vegan styles.

Stockists: Buy online

Vegan Line Visit website

Men’s and women’s vegan shoes.

Stockists: Buy online

Vegan Store Visit website

The aim of this online vegan shop is to make going and staying vegan fun. They stock shoes for both men and women.

Vegetarian Shoes  Visit website

A site with a massive range of men’s and women’s shoes, including safety footwear, sports shoes, hiking boots and even creepers of all things (guess Teddy Boys can be vegan too!).

Stockists: Buy online, visit their Brighton store

Wills Shoes  Visit website

All vegan shoes for men and women.

Stockists: Buy online

The high street is by no means off limits, places like New Look, Peacocks and Dorothy Perkins have labels with material symbols on them so you know what each part of a shoe is made of, but this is no guarantee that the glue used in these shoes are not made from animals, it is unlikely sales staff will know this so you may need to contact customer services ahead of your visit:

Symbols for leather, textile and other materials
Symbols for leather, textile and other materials


For animal friendly equivalents to popular shoes such as Uggs, Nomads, Timberlands or Snowjoggers try Ebay or discount shoes stores but again you will need to check whether synethtic adhesives have been used.

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