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Vegan Boots & Shoes

I always have the WORST time finding professional, good-looking dress shoes that are vegan.  So does my husband.  This week we both found shoes we are very happy with.

My husband's shoe is the JUSTIN, available at Mooshoes.com. It comes in brown and black.

My shoe is the "WOMEN'S CHOICE" by LifeStride, available at shoes.com.  It comes in dark brown, light brown, and black.

At shoes.com, you can type in "vegetarian" in the search area and get their non-leather shoes.  At zappos.com, they have a vegetarian shoes link on the right side of the screen.

Hope someone finds this helpful!

Did you check out these Target ones?  http://www.target.com/gp/detail.html/601-5434258-6068926?ASIN=B000VAUMSY&AFID=Froogle&LNM=B000VAUMSY
Unfortunately, they received 2 crappy reviews.  :-\

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Did you check out these Target ones?  http://www.target.com/gp/detail.html/601-5434258-6068926?ASIN=B000VAUMSY&AFID=Froogle&LNM=B000VAUMSY
Unfortunately, they received 2 crappy reviews.  :-\

Yes, thank you! I did check those out earlier, but I decided against them because they looked a little...cheap, and they had two bad reviews! But thanks for the link; I do like the style!

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They are Asics. They say "synthetic leather upper" on the tag. Is this enough info?

They took some breaking in though & are not as comfy as my mizunos, I should write mizuno & ask them if they use real leather.

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"Synthetic leather" is an oxymoron, surely? Like saying "true lies"? I mean, it IS or it ISN'T.

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asics does make some nice shoes. my DR runs with them. i have some socanys (however the heck you spell that!). that are pretty sweet also.

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I thought your thread title meant you found out that some good vegans were "running sneaks" as in they were sneaking non vegan food--I feel really lame that it was about shoes now...

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LOL @ capture. that is the craziest thread definition i have heard!

I need new running shoes (probably thousands of miles ago)! i have definitely not been getting them due to price and wanting to get vegan ones....

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Can the people who have found running shoes up there please post a link to them?  Like, if you know the brand and style name, if it is on the shoe or something.  I am also shopping for new (workout) shoes, and I'll be a monkey's uncle if anyone else can find any vegan ones around me over here, because I sure as hell can't.

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Well I'm not SURE that there are vegan. I just looked at the tag inside that said what materials they were made from. Maybe you just need to check each pair when you try them on? I'll email the companies when I get a chance!

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I bought some last year, they were Onitsuka by Asics...SO comfortable.  They were advertised as vegan by Asics, but not by Zappos (where I bought them from)

I love how lightweight they are. But the only ones they had left were butt ugly colors....so I just run in the morning before it's light outside  ;)
And for some reason the heel of it feels a little high too me....maybe it's just me and my sensitive heels, but I had so blisters for a while.  Other than that, they're best running shoes I've ever had

http://www.zappos.com/n/es/d/722001352/page/1.html
(some of these are definitely not vegan)

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i'm just not comfortable buying running shoes online. i want to try them on.

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i'm just not comfortable buying running shoes online. i want to try them on.

I agree, it's just so hard to find exactly what I want in a store (and the nearest shoe store is now an hour away from me), and then there's the whole "trusting sales people" thing that's hard to get over.

But if you do HAVE to buy shoes on the line, zappos is better than most because they offer free shipping both ways...in case the size isn't right

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Actually, I think most running shoes are vegan.  Running shoes should be lightweight which is why most aren't leather.  Leather is a lot heavier.  Personally, I have Brooks Adrenalines.  The last ones I bought were from www.shoebuy.com (also offers free shipping, free return shipping, and no tax!).  For those that don't like buying shoes online, what I did was go to a running store and try on several pairs.  If you don't have a lot of experience with running shoes, I highly recommend this.  It's important to get the correct type of shoe for your foot (arch, support, etc).  I found a pair I liked and then went home and ordered online.  At the time, my shoes were on sale at Shoebuy, plus I used an online coupon code.

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i'm just not comfortable buying running shoes online. i want to try them on.

I agree, it's just so hard to find exactly what I want in a store (and the nearest shoe store is now an hour away from me), and then there's the whole "trusting sales people" thing that's hard to get over.

But if you do HAVE to buy shoes on the line, zappos is better than most because they offer free shipping both ways...in case the size isn't right

awesome.

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Nice, thanks guys!

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Asics are awesome- I just got my first pair of actual running shoes! Yay!

Do y'all have the store Dick Pond's?  They fit you for shoes and are so knowledgeable.

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I have a pair of inov-8 running shoes.  I like them.  I have made the concession to buy vegan adhesive when possible, but settle for non-leather if that's the only option I can find.

Inov-8's website doesn't describe the materials, so I emailed the manufacter before I posted here about them.  I pasted in the response.  The part about the boots is kind of funny.  They used to use leather accents on the boots, but they might have changed that to nubuck.    :o

"All of our shoes are made with synthetic mesh upper, no leather.

The Boots (Roclite 390 and Roclite 370) were initially designed with
leather accents in the ankle area but I believe were changed over to be
nubuck, but I cannot claim that for certain unless I check with the
designers in the UK."

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Vegan shoes come up a lot, so I'm combining them here for future reference.  If anyone remembers any others, add 'em.

Vegan Shoes
VegLinks Vegan Shoes & Sandles
Help please... need vegan shoes and a purse  November 29, 2007
*SQUEE* Vegan boots Oh My!  September 19, 2007
Vegan Boots  September 12, 2007
Bleh...shoes. (kinda VR) Humble Request for Advice.  August 18, 2007
Vegan shoes...  July 31, 2007
No Sweat Pink Canvas Shoes on Sale   March 20, 2007
vegan shoes & boots   October 22, 2006
Vegan shoes recommendations  September 13, 2006
Vegan Boat/Deck Shoes   September 03, 2007

Running Shoes
I think I found good vegan running sneaks!  December 19, 2007
Running Shoes (NVR)  August 08, 2007

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i just ordered 3 pairs of the pink no sweats....since theyre discontinued and only 15 bucks a pari

woo, shoes for years

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