Kind and stylish leather-free clothes and shoes are more popular than ever, especially since it’s impossible to determine with the naked eye whose skin the leather came from. Vegan leather can be made from all kinds of animal-free materials, including polyurethane, recycled bottles, pineapples, and other innovative options. We’ve done the heavy lifting and compiled a list of some of our favorite vegan dress shoes for easy shopping. (Just click on the links to order!) These shoes are gorgeous, durable, and perfect for the professional person to wear to the office as well as stylish enough for an evening of dinner and drinks.
Suit up and sport a classic look in these sleek, synthetic lace-ups.
The 100 percent cotton upper on these Oxfords repels water as well as it dominates the scene in casual and formal settings.
Laces are overrated, so slip on some loafers in a flash and exude the confidence that only someone who saves precious time in the morning can.
For the budget-conscious consumer, Payless offers a variety of vegan leather shoes, both in store and online. This slip-on is great for dressing up jeans or pairing with slacks for a more professional look. For those with larger feet, Payless stores often have 14+ sizes available.
Designed to replicate Dr. Martens’ most definitive styles, the vegan collection retains the classic design, including the air-cushioned sole, and introduces a more natural-feeling heel loop. These shoes could be your comfy go-to pair with slacks and jeans.
If these vegan dress shoes don’t fit your style, there are limitless other options. Check out MooShoes.com, VeganChic.com, or Vegetarian-Shoes.co.uk for a variety of styles and price points. Visit your local mall or retailer and look for synthetic, polyurethane, vegan leather, or micro-suede materials.