The boots season is here. Wondering where to find the best cruelty-free and responsibly made pairs this year? Whether you like knee-high boots or elegant ankle boots, whether you go high or flat, we have you covered. Our ultimate #konshas boots guide is here. It includes nine different pairs from nine brands that take social and environmental responsibility seriously. Enjoy and don’t forget – buy less, choose well!
Collection & Co knee-high boots
£160.00 (approx. €185)
Elegant yet warm, these black knee-high boots are this season’s must haves. The best part – they are made from upcycled faux leather.
Why is COLLECTION & CO #konshas? The brand relies on cruelty-free materials and non-animal glues. Each design is vegan and approved by PETA. Its collections are made in limited quantities using low energy and with waste management in mind.
BHAVA KNEE-HIGH BROWN BOOTS
$299 (approx. €286)
In case you are not a fan of black, you can always opt for a caramel-coloured pair of knee-high boots.
Why is BHAVA #konshas? The brand’s products are manufactured in Alicante, Spain, where shoes are still being handmade by generations of artisans. BHAVA uses only cruelty-free and non-toxic materials.
Mireia PlayA ankle boots
€89 on sale (€145 regular price)
Looking for something fancier? These PETA-approved vegan ankle boots successfully imitate crocodile leather and add some eccentricity to your winter outfits.
Why is MIREIA PLAYA #konshas? The brand is PETA-approved and uses only vegan materials of organic and recycled origin. It has successfully eliminated plastic from its packaging and is partnering with Carbon Link to offset its carbon footprint.
nae lug sole boots
This timeless design made from Bio Eco corn can give you the comfort you need even during the coldest days of the season.
Why is NAE #konshas? The brand is transparent about the variety of cruelty-free materials it uses, including leather made from pineapple leaf fibres, organic cotton, cork, cord, recycled PET. NAE works with four factories in Portugal and Spain that share the its values in terms of social and environmental responsibility.
will’S VEGAN STORE Chelsea Boots
£158 (approx. €183)
Stomp into 2023 with a pair of Chelsea boots. They are not only fashionable but made with comfort in mind.
Why is WILL’S VEGAN STORE #konshas? The brand uses vegan and recycled materials and it has been certified carbon neutral since 2016. In 2020, it introduced its first fully biodegradable sneaker.
stella mccartney cowboy boots
The cowboy boots are a thing this season! Stella McCartney’s design is crafted from a butter-soft vegan alternative to animal leather and successfully blends tradition with innovation.
Why is STELLA MCCARTNEY #konshas? The brand is committed to low impact and responsibly sourced materials. It is cruelty-free and PVC-free. None of its raw materials come from territories that are considered high risk for child or forced labour. STELLA MCCARTNEY is also invested in waste reduction and circularity.
PROTA FIORI Sock Boots
Things are getting serious! Who said that vegan shoes cannot be sexy?
Why is PROTA FIORI #konshas? The brand celebrates Italian know-how and craftsmanship through its timeless designs. It uses plant-based and environmentally friendly materials like upcycled grape and apple skins.
o2 monde pull-on booties
$598 (approx. €570)
Looking to impress while keeping your feet warm? These vegan shearling boots are the perfect choice.
Why is O2 MONDE #konshas? The brand’s shoes are handcrafted from vegan materials like cactus leather, pineapple leather, recycled nylon, wood, wine leather, corn leather, etc. The entire production happens in family-owned factories in Italy.
loeffler randall Quilted Boot
$450 (approx. €429)
Do you also hope for snow soon? If so, now is the time to add these timeless snow boots to your winter closet.
Why is LOEFFLER RANDALL #konshas? The family-owned brand uses low impact and recycled materials and relies on renewable energy in its supply chain. It is also devoted to circularity and reuses some of its offcuts to minimise textile waste. Though LOEFFLER RANDALL still uses leather for some of its products, about 50% of the tanneries it works with are rated by the Leather Working Group, a third-party that rates based on environmental stewardship. The brand is working to increase that percentage.
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