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The 9 Best Brands for Cute, Comfy Vegan Sneakers

The 9 Best Brands for Cute, Comfy Vegan Sneakers

I am really excited about all of these vegan sneakers! Whether hitting the trails, the beach, or just looking cute, finding the best pair of summer sneakers is a must. These companies are also all doing things in a responsible manner while being cute and chic at the same time. How great is that? I’ve found a few really incredible sustainable and vegan brands I’d love to share with you. 

The best vegan sneakers

Whether you’re hitting the trails, the farmers market, or the summer festivals — a good pair of sneakers is essential. And even better when they’re all vegan and sustainable!

1. Sylven

These cute sneaks are made from apple leather, from (now fully!) vegan shoe designer, Sylven.  The outsole is made from a sustainable material — lactae hevea — a highly renewable natural rubber derived from the sap of the hevea tree. Awesome!

2. Soludos Yebo

Made from biobased leather, recycled polyester, and the laces are organic cotton, too. These cute and comfy stylish sneaks come in four colors. 

3. Nike

Like a number of mainstream brands, Nike is now doing sustainable shoes. This style is called the Space Hippie—and it keeps selling out. (I can’t even get my hands on them!) It’s the lowest carbon footprint shoe that Nike has made. The shoe features 25% recycled materials, and 75% recycled upper, made from recycled plastic bottles and t-shirt scraps. Keep it up, Nike!

4. Lane Eight

I like my grey sneakers from Lane Eight. I wear them hiking and for working out. They are made with vegan microfiber, recycled polyester threads, and each shoe is made from 11 recycled plastic bottles! The insole is made from algae that give back 31.5 liters of water back to the oceans, and reduces 64 cubic meters of carbon from the atmosphere.
Shop my comfy grey ones:

5. Veja

I love my Veja sneakers with jeans, dresses, and leggings. The company offers a few vegan options and has cute kiddo styles, too. I have a white pair and find that I’m wearing them in the spring and fall the most. They are made of faux leather, or canvas. Mine are faux leather with a rubber sole.
Looks like mine are sold out but shop a similar pair on the site.

6. Cariuma

This brand is not entirely vegan, but has a few really nice vegan options and has sustainability practices: responsibly sourced materials, fair wages, and givebacks to charitable organizations. I like the white canvas lace-ups with jeans and dresses to style them down. 

Adidas Astir

7. Adidas

These lightweight shoes are made partly from recycled materials including deadstock and post-consumer waste. Adidas isn’t entirely vegan but like Nike it has put a focus on sustainable materials and reducing its carbon footprint.

Alohas shoes.

8. Alohas

Alohas’ TB.65 sustainable sneakers are crafted in Spain from eco-friendly apple leather and detailed with subtle gold lettering on the side and raised leather patch at the heel counter. The thick rubber soles make these a great walking shoe, too. (I love Alohas boots, too!)

Merrell shoes.

9. Merrell

Merrell is known for its outdoor gear and these waterproof and comfy shoes are perfect for outdoor activity with a high-performance outsole. The shoes feature recycled laces and webbing and there’s recycled foam in the footbed, too.

Happy Shopping!

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