In Russia, the demand for eco-shoes is not so great as in Europe or America, but thanks to the Internet today, the Russian consumer does not remain on the sidelines of eco-fashion. The range of shoes, the production of which does not harm animals, is already quite wide, and vegan boots are now no more expensive than any other. It remains only to find the right pair and arrange delivery ... Do not know which manufacturer to give preference to? Start with our environmental compilation!
The range of animal friendly shoes is already quite wide, photo © vegetarianshoes
Iron Fist is a company with almost 20 years of experience working under the slogan “Made with love for a heartless world.” Once its founders were engaged in sewing street clothes for men, but today they have expanded the range and offer consumers of both sexes 100% ethical designer shoes, clothes and accessories. IF does not use materials of animal origin at all and seeks to completely exclude from production those that are harmful to the environment.
At the same time, Melissa, a Brazilian brand that has been on the market for a quarter of a century, has been producing absolutely eco-friendly women's shoes. Stylish Melissa's shoes are made from recycled plastic, and their price starts at $ 100. True, in the assortment of a hot Brazilian there are models ten times more expensive, which is not surprising, given her many years of experience working with Vivienne Westwood, Jean-Paul Gaultier and other eminent designers.
Melissa's shoes made from recycled plastic, photo © melissashoesusa
But the British brand Collection & Co is almost a newcomer to the fashion world, but its products are 100% vegan and approved by PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals). The company established production in Portugal, where it is now constantly experimenting with materials and technologies. Today, Collection & Co. makes boots, ankle boots and slippers from fibers of pineapple leaves, hemp and recycled plastic, and the brand’s price line starts at 50 pounds.
Here, in Portugal, there are small factories and French women Marion Hanania, a convinced vegetarian who once decided that her work should be environmentally friendly. In 2011, she created Good Guys, which produces classic shoes of exceptional quality under the motto “Good guys don’t wear leather!”
Collection & Co shoes are approved by PETA, photo © collectionandco
Canvas, vegan suede, recycled plastic and even apple peel skin allow Good Guys to be called animal friendly without a twinge of conscience. The company has its own online store, so today anyone can buy a high-quality humane pair of shoes or loafers directly from Paris.
Briton Robin Webb is another famous vegetarian who produces eco-friendly shoes. He doesn't meat since the mid-70s, and in 1990 created the company Vegetarian Shoes, which today has become one of the most eminent and experienced eco-brands in the world. Now he produces nine lines of ethical shoes, as well as outerwear and accessories for men and women. It is noteworthy that the company does not adhere to one style - in its assortment there are classic models, sneakers, informal sandals, and even army boots.
Vegetarian Shoes is famous eco-brand, photo © Veg.Shoes
Americans also know a lot about eco-shoes. For example, the manufacturer Sydney Brown in Los Angeles equally appreciates people, animals and the environment, and therefore abandoned the use of animal raw materials, provided fair working conditions to its workers and strived to minimize hazardous substances, waste and non-renewable resources in its production. The brand produces luxury shoes using organic cotton, wood, grains, seeds, recycled plastic and more, and the Sydney Brown concept itself has also received PETA approval.
Sydney Brown makes luxury eco-shoes, photo © sydneybrownshoes
Many other shoe brands work exclusively with organic materials, including VEERAH, Nae, ROMBAUT, Bourgeois Boheme, Rothy’s, Rafa, Matt & Nat, Beyond Skin and more. Without changing their idea and making products of excellent quality, these and other manufacturers every season prove that the future of the industry lies in a sustainable, ethical and vegan fashion. Be in trend!