Just as ordering vegan food is simplest at a fully vegan restaurant, shopping for vegan shoes is easiest when buying from 100% vegan brands. Sure, you can check labels at department or big-box stores—ensuring leather, suede, fur, wool, silk, exotic skins, and other animal-derived materials aren’t listed—or you can choose any pair of shoes from these vegan brands:
Check out the limited edition NAE x PETA Unisex Organic and Vegan Goodyear Welted Desert Boots and snag a pair for yourself here.
*Companies that support PETA’s groundbreaking work to stop animal abuse and suffering through a PETA Business Friends partnership
If you do buy from a brand or store that isn’t 100% vegan, make sure that you know which cruelly obtained materials to identify and avoid—use our quick and easy guide to guarantee that you’re purchasing cruelty-free, vegan shoes: