With winter knocking at the door this is probably a good time to go over where you can find some Vegan Boots. I always dread winter, not only because of the cold and little sunlight, but because I will inevitable see fur-lined coats.
But luckily now there are lots of vegan options for winter attire and even Canada Goose is going fur-free.
Where to find Vegan Boots in a Brick and Mortar Store
Dr. Martens, a renowned footwear brand, has embraced ethical fashion by offering a range of vegan options, catering to the growing demand for cruelty-free products.
Their vegan boots mirror the classic Dr. Martens designs, including the iconic 1460 boot and 1461 shoe, ensuring that style is not compromised.
Made from synthetic materials, these vegan versions maintain the brand’s signature aesthetics, like the yellow stitching and air-cushioned sole, but replace leather with high-quality, durable vegan leather.
This not only offers a more sustainable alternative but also provides the same comfort and durability the brand is known for.
John Fluevog is another brand that has introduced vegan boots to their offerings. These boots, upholding the brand’s reputation for distinctive and artistic design, are made with high-quality, animal-free materials.
Maintaining the signature Fluevog flair, these vegan boots offer a sustainable alternative without sacrificing style or durability.
Call It Spring is an ALDO footwear brand and they are located in the Eaton Centre here in Toronto and Dufferin Mall (In JCPenney stores in the US). What is so great about this line is that they use forest-friendly packaging, no single use plastic and they are a certified Climate Neutral company.
Their products are made from vegan leather and post-consumer waste.
Vegan Boots – Online
Most of these places listed below are marketplaces and offer boots from various companies. There are more and more companies offering vegan boots around the world but this section will mainly focus on the online marketplaces that offer multiple brands.
Matt and Nat is a company founded in Montreal and they were inspired by MAT(t)rial and NATure. All of their products are vegan-friendly and the linings are made from 100% recycled plastic bottles. You can find their amazing products from their website or in over 800 boutiques in Canada, US, Uk, Japan, Germany and Australia. They offer free shipping over $100.
Got Nice Shoes has a store but it’s located in Vancouver. So for the rest of us we have to order online. It is a great shop because they are an independently owned vegan business and they have loads of items to choose from. They offer free shipping over $59
The Grinning Goat – Vegan Boots
The Grinning Goat is Alberta’s only vegan boutique they offer free shipping in Canada and the US for orders over $100.
Their name comes from Arwyn who was the first rescued goat rescued at The Alice Sanctuary.
What is really great about The Grinning Goat is that the offer a couple of CSA approved began boots! They are a really great company so be sure to check out their boots.
Moo Shoes is based in NYC but also deliver to Canada. They are a vegan-owned business and they offer great boot along with many other items. Their store was founded in 2001 and it was the first one of its kind. They have a great selection of vegan boots and they are super stylish.
Voes and Co is a sustainable footwear company committed to ethical and compassionate practices. They focus on creating 100% vegan, plant-based designer fashion, footwear, and accessories, with a strong stance against using animal-based materials like leather or suede.
The company’s founder, Desirée Dupuis, is an advocate for sustainable living and animal rights. I first met her at the Vegan Fashion Show in Toronto where we discussed how she was motivated by the challenge of finding stylish, vegan-friendly footwear that wasn’t made from harmful synthetic materials like PU or PVC. This led her to create footwear that’s not only vegan but also ethically and sustainably produced.
In essence, Voes and Co is more than just a fashion brand. It represents a movement towards a more compassionate and sustainable future, aligning fashion choices with environmental consciousness and ethical considerations.
Noah offers a great selection of vegan boots that come from Italy. Everything on their site is listed in Euro and a little more expensive than the others on the list but they have some very nice items with a European Style to them obviously.
Native – Vegan Boots
Native shoes is aiming to make their each pair 100% life cycle managed. It’s not clear to me what that actually means but as of now they are able to recycle their shoes which is pretty amazing. And yes they offer boots as well! Right now they have a 20% off gratitude sale on select items with the coupon “GRATITUDE” and an additional 20% off Last Chance products so go check em out! Returns are easy as well because they add a shipping label with delivery and you have 30 days to return.
Avesu states on their website that they are the worlds only completely vegan shoe factory! They have a very large inventory of vegan items to choose from, which includes many stylish boot options. They offer so many styles because you can order from different companies from their website but, from what I understand, their signature brand is called ‘Ahimsa‘. My first pair of vegan boots that I ordered were from this product line actually and I still have them to this day, many years later. They take returns within 100 days as long as they haven’t been worn.
Have I missed any places? If so please leave a comment below!