Customized Vegan Leather ShoesThe world is made up of many things, big and small. Since this definition was first created by Leslie J Cross, considerable progress has been made, particularly in reducing the testing of cosmetic products on animals and fur production (more big brands announced they have gone fur-free in the past year).
Wherever we can we have endeavoured to position ourselves alongside other non-vegan footwear brands showing that fashion and ethics are not mutually exclusive, but more importantly to place vegan products in the mainstream which is where they need to be in order for long-term change to take place and to fundamentally make a difference.
If you're looking for shoes that are not just cruelty-free, but also made ethically and with organic and sustainable materials, Ethletic is it. Based out of Germany with sites in Pakistan, India, and Sri Lanka, Ethletic is committed to ensuring all workers have fair and safe working conditions while producing comfortable and effortless vegan shoes.
Beyond Skin vegan shoes and boots are more expensive than the high street because our footwear is made within the European Union by talented shoemakers who are protected by employment laws and health & safety regulations, avoiding the unsafe conditions and poverty pay that happens elsewhere in the fashion industry that normally allows prices to be so low.
The things that make boots great have nothing to do with what they're made of. It's their shape, not their materials, that make us feel strong, confident, sexy, and prepared to take on anything the world wants to dish at us. It's all about the way they look, the way they make us look, and the way they make other people look at us. We're not attracted to boots because they're leather, we're attracted to the human inside the boots - so like the rest of our wardrobes, our vegan boots are readily available in a wide variety of colors, cuts, and materials.
It is commonly believed that vegans don't eat food or wear clothing produced by animals because it is cruel to the animal to keep them in harsh conditions to produce these for us. Whilst this is true for some vegans, there are some products that do not subject the animal to cruelty (consider a fully free range hen laying eggs as it would do naturally); here it is important to consider a key philosophy behind veganism - it is based on the belief that we as humans do not have the right to use animals to produce products for us.
As if you needed any more evidence that the fashion world has embraced vegan footwear, environmentally-conscious Brazilian brand Melissa has collaborated with designers like Jean-Paul Gaultier, Vivienne Westwood, and, for these rose gold sandals, Jason Wu. Piper says these shoes are designed with sustainability and style in perfect harmony,” and that their jelly material is completely recyclable.
The pores in the material always allow the foot to breathe and shoes made from leather are stylish and versatile (suitable for a wide variety of occasions). Amazon carries a huge range of faux leather kicks from a variety of brands, including some that are harder to find.
The Leather Industries of America trade association says that very few animals in the United States are raised specifically so that their hides can be used in leather products. Beyond Skin's philosophy is to offer fashion and quality in a sustainable way. Be it in the name of the environment, fears about animal cruelty, health reasons or a mix of all three, more and more people are eliminating animal products from their diet and lifestyle.
Will's Vegan Shoes' has a fab selection of vegan dress shoes for men. These shoes offer the same sturdy construction, comfort, and durability gentleberg on kickstarter as the leather models. There are a large amount of websites on the Internet, providing different styles, colors and brands of shoes.
If you want to reduce your environmental impact on a personal level and avoid negatively affecting the planet we all live on, do your part by opting for vegan work shoes. I have been following Trade in House for a few years now, and it's been inspiring to see their collection of vegan shoes and accessories expand.
This is partially due to the materials used as well as the careful handicraft that goes into making the shoes. Our designers are continually exploring the latest advancements in sustainable materials to incorporate, including algae foam, recycled plastics, and other innovative options.