Thursday, September 21, 2023

It’s Sandal Season: 7 Must-Have Sustainable Styles From Stiletto to Strappy


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. Stella McCartney Falabella Sandal

A fan favorite for all things sustainable, McCartney’s Falabella Sandal definitely 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.

2. 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.

3. 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.

4. Matt and Nat Nira

Matt and Nat first arrived at the scene with the best in leather-free handbags and has now set out to make chic shoes as well. The asymmetrical design and powder blue color of their Nira sandal has us clicking: Add to Cart.

5. Doc Martens Gladiators

In the look for a statement pair of vegan gladiators? Look no further than Dr. Martens. This platform version is the iconic brand’s latest spin on the gladiator. Featuring a slight wedge for height and a padded collar for comfort these sandals are unlike any other.

carmona collection sandal

6. Carmona Collection Estefania

The sustainable, vegan leather of the moment, cactus, meets its partner in crime with these platform heels. The shoes are crafted in the same origin of the cactus leather, Mexico, making it the perfect shoe collab.

7. Bhava Ines Strappy Sandal

Bhava creates some of the best leather-free foot attire. Handcrafted in Allicante, Spain by generations of artisans, the detail in the designs make these classic styles swoon-worthy. Created with soft eco-suede and European hardware these Ines Strappy Sandals are made to last.

Not a sandal fan? Try our list of gorgeous leather-free mules and clogs instead.

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