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10 Shoes Every Vegan Woman Should Have!

Written by PETA | January 16, 2013

Whether you’re a vegan shoe fashionista or a lady who’s simply trying to keep her animal-loving toes warm, our list compiles the top 10 types of shoes that every woman should have in her wardrobe. Be prepared with cruelty-free footwear for every occasion!

From the cold winter months to the toasty days of summer, with these 10 items, you’ll be ready for work, play, and everything in between!  And best of all, you won’t be harming a single animal in the process. Compassion is definitely on trend this season.

Here are our 10 vegan footwear must-haves:

1.  Vegan Sneakers

A comfy pair of sneakers is perfect for running errands or taking a stroll around the neighborhood!

Earthwise Slate Women’s Classic by Toms

2. Tall Faux-Leather Tan Boots

A must-have staple shoe to pair with jeans in the winter and sundresses in the spring, providing year-round coziness!

Daniel Tan Knee High Riding Boots by Mixx Shuz

3. Black Ankle Boots

Perfect to go with black pants, tights, or leggings or to tone down a super-bright outfit! Warning: dangerously adorable when paired with a hot faux-leather jacket.

Showstopper Black Studded Motorcycle Boots by Dirty Laundry

4. Pop-of-Color Shoe

A bright-colored shoe is fun to pair with basic looks to provide that “pop of color” that makes the outfit complete!

Cameo So Cute Wedge in Coral from ModCloth

5. Basic Black Pumps

A basic heel is an absolute necessity in any wardrobe! It can be dressed up or down and can transition from day to night. Something like this is a great “splurge” item—shop around and find a comfortable pair that you can actually walk in.

Getta Patent Pump by Madden Girl

6. Tennis Shoes

Hiking, biking, walking, running, working out at the gym, dancing—whatever your exercise routine, a comfortable, nonleather pear of athletic kicks is a definite must-have in any wardrobe!

NBGRUVE 1157 by New Balance

7. Sandals

Every woman needs a casual sandal to let her feet breathe in the summer months. Give yourself a pedicure with your favorite cruelty-free nail polish, and you’re good to go!

Women’s Merona Esma Sandal from Target

8. Basic Flats

A basic pair of flats can be dressed up or down and are a great versatile shoe for all seasons.

Too Sliver Patent Wedge Flat by 2 Lips Too

9. Animal-Themed Shoe

Whether you pick a cute pair of leather-free leopard heels or prefer to paint a cat face on your favorite pair of vegan sneakers—show off your animal love with pride!

Feline Fortunate Flats from ModCloth

10. Wildcard!

Treat yourself to a pair of synthetic shoes that you know aren’t practical but you absolutely love! You might not be able to wear them every day, but you love just looking at them in the closet and pulling them out for a fun night out.

Spicy Rose Gold Mesh Metallic Platform Wedges by Dollhouse

What’s your favorite place to shop for vegan shoes? Share in the comments section below!