Ten vegan shoe brands not tailored to hippies

We all know the look. Boho is in right now, granted, but not everyone wants a look that screams “I wear natural deodorant and go to ecstatic dances.

While there is nothing inherently wrong with either of these things, or the hippy esthetic, it’s simply not the vibe all shoppers are looking for.

Rest-assured, there are vegan shoe options for those who want something different. The following 10 brands are not only ethically made and vegan, but a perfect fit for those looking to avoid that earth-child esthetic.

Ethletic Sneakers


No matter what kind of sneaker you seek, Ethletics has you covered.

A great substitute for Converse’s classic Chuck Taylors, the brand offers canvas shoes in a variety of bright and basic colours.

You can style these any way you want, but slap on some thick black eyeliner and skinny jeans, and you’ll be ready for that Panic At The Disco concert in no time.

Vegetarian Shoes Boots

Vegetarian Shoes

Vegetarian Shoes may be the most diverse brand on this list. From boots to sandals to hiking shoes, there’s something for everyone.

This brand’s got the shoes to polish off that granola look, and the heels perfect for asserting your dominance at the office.

You better tell Brenda to watch out.

Bourgeois Boheme Boots

Bourgeois Boheme

Bourgeois Boheme is home to timeless, practical footwear.

If you want something that you’re going to be able to rock for years, this brand’s a safe bet.

Although, with the way things are going, we may not be around for much more than a decade. At least you can count on looking cute while the world is ending.

By Blanche Shoes

By Blanch

By Blanch offers sneakers, heels, boots and sandals in a variety of faux-leather designs.

If you feel like a big kid but you’re trying to convince people you’re a real adult, this brand carries the understated but stylish designs that just might fool people into thinking you know what you’re doing — in fashion or in life.

Beyond Skin Shoes

Beyond Skin

Beyond Skin offers a variety of designs that boast all of the luxury, with none of the dead animal that comes along with conventional shoe brands.

Included in the line are a number of classic and statement pieces, so you’re sure to find the right match, whether you’re playing Minesweeper at your desk or going shot-for-shot with Brenda at the company Christmas party.

Might be time to think about getting some help, though.

Blue Novacas Shoes


Novacas makes men’s and women’s shoes that look sensible, understated and sophisticated.

If you’re looking for a shoe that says “I pay my taxes and my purse isn’t just full of loose receipts and candy wrappers, this is the perfect match for you.

Nae Boots


Portuguese vegan footwear brand Nae is another company with something for everyone.

From ultra-alternative to super-classic, Nae’s designs will help you blend in or stand out as much as you want to.

So, whether you want to be the life of your next office party or go unnoticed while you scoff hors d’oeuvres in the corner, you can kit yourself out accordingly.

Mink Shoes


Mink Shoes offers luxury, high-impact shoes for those looking to make a statement.

While the brand is already far from mundane, and offers footwear covered in glitter and faux fur, its recent partnership with Kat Von D for the vegan star’s upcoming shoe line means things are about to get wilder.

Brave GentleMan Shoes

Brave GentleMan

For men, or anyone who enjoys men’s footwear, Joshua Katcher’s line of ultra-luxurious shoes should fit the bill.

It doesn’t matter which pair you buy. They all say I have a bar cart in my office.

Wills Vegan Shoes

Will’s Vegan Shoes

Will’s Vegan Shoes offers a wide range of designs for men, women and children.

The company also happens to be carbon neutral. So, if you’re trying to save the earth from impending doom, or at least not speed it up, and want to look cute while doing so, this just might be the brand for you.

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