Friday, June 14, 2024

10 Must-Have Sandals, From Stilettos to Slides


From platforms to stilettos and everything in between we have you covered with sustainable, vegan sandals.

Footwear isn’t what it used to be. With brands like Roam and Prota Fiori giving shoes a vegan makeover without sacrificing style, sustainability is at the forefront. Even celeb-backed brands like Katy Perry’s revamped collection are getting in on the eco-action. If you’re in the market for some new chic sandals to accompany your much-deserved pedicure, we scoured the web for the best in sustainable and cruelty-free options. Be sure to add these beauties to your gorgeous summer wardrobes.

Best vegan sandals

These are the best of the best in timeless leather-free styles that work just as easily for a weekend brunch as they do a night out. Step into warmer weather and ethical footwear in gorgeous style.

1. Aera Gina Sandal

The Aera Gina flat is made with vegan leather and handcrafted by artisans in Veneto, Italy. Aera is a certified B Corp melding luxury footwear with a sustainability ethos.

Aera Gina sandal.

2. Stella McCartney Elyse Alter Sporty Slide Sandals

Stella McCartney gives the wooden Dr. Scholl’s sandal an eco makeover with these Italian, handmade slides. Like all of McCartney’s offerings, these are leather-free.

Stella McCartney shoes

3. Stella McCartney Falabella

A fan favorite for all things sustainable, McCartney’s Falabella Sandal has some edge. If you like to take chances with your footwear, these are for you. Stepping out in these with their chunky chains in silver and gold will have all eyes on you.

4. Givenchy Marshmallow Slide

You’ll feel like you’re floating on these 100 percent rubber chunky sole sandals from Givenchy. A blush pink color in matte finish give these eco slides an elevated look perfect for your summer excursions.

Givenchy rubber slide.

5. Roam Pillow Thong

Soft vegan leather gives these chic slip-on pillow thongs a soft and comfortable feel without the flop of other thongs. With their unique style you can dress them up or down.

Roam Thongs.

6. Ganni Sporty Slide

Building on its increasing sustainability commitments, including phasing out animal leather, the Scandinavian label Ganni brings a retro sporty look to slides. These come in vegan faux leather made from Vegea and Tencel. The cushioned footbed will make you feel as light as a feather. Made in Portugal with an open-toe and wideband upper, you’ll want to wear these everywhere, from the beach days to the al fresco dinner evenings.

7.Cult of Coquette Cima Pink Snake

Every closet needs a pair of snake-free snake heels. This minimalist, yet bold, design is THE sandal to dress up that LDB or a pair of jeans. Featuring a sleek toe and ankle strap this pair is chic and comfortable.

8. Birkenstock Madrid Slip-On

Slip into these Birkenstocks made with a canvas fabric upper and its natural cork inner sole and EVO sole. Whether wearing these to the market or brunch, the big buckle is a stylish showstopper.

Birkenstock slides.

9. Bottega Veneta Orange Slides

Poolside, beachside, or just enjoying the warm summer temps in your backyard, these rubber slides are the perfect go-tos from Bottega Veneta. The slip-on style features a take on the brand’s signature Intrecciato technique a tonal striped, round open toes, molded footbeds, and gripped outsoles.

Bottega Veneta rubber slides.

10. Gucci Angelina Sandals

The Gucci’s Angelina sandals are crafted in Italy from durable canvas and set on a sturdy platform with a rubber sole. Slip-on and stand out in these canvas stunners.

Gucci slides.

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