Two sustainable shoe brands here are Certified B-Corps, Allbirds, and Nisolo. Two others, CARIUMA and Yatay, along with using eco-friendly materials, neutralize their carbon emissions through tree plantings. CARIUMA, which is on track to becoming a Certified B-Corp, runs a Reforestation Program in the Brazilian rainforest.
For summer footwear Freedom Moses is a sustainable shoe brand worth considering because its slides are made from PCU, a recyclable Polyurethane material.
Carrie Forbes is another sustainable shoe brand offering summer sandals. The brand's footwear is handwoven by artisans in Morocco using sustainably sourced raffia from the palm tree marshes in Madagascar.
You can also find several sustainable shoe brands specializing in sneakers made from the latest high-tech materials derived from post-consumer plastic bottles and bio-leather made from corn.
This is the ultimate walkable heel with the allure of a stiletto. With a sturdy 90mm block heel, it is described as incredibly comfy.
The BEYA are the bestselling iconic collection of loafers and mules loved for striking the perfect balance between understated and statement.
Oliver Cabell makes handmade sneakers from soft Italian calfskin leather with honest pricing. The brand is transparent about its costs and what goes into making its accessible luxury footwear.
Rejina Pyo is a Britian-based, Korean-born designer giving us a modern take on footwear and bag design. Her scuptural pieces are elegant while still being fun.
Veja's sustainable sneakers have garnered a cult following from word-of-mouth. The collection is made from organic & recycled cotton, recycled plastic, and chrome-free leather.
Nisolo is a Certified B-Corp label designing ethical and sustainable leather footwear for women and men. Find simple, minimalist styles that pair with everything.
GREATS is a Brooklyn sneaker brand making timeless, vintage-inspired sneakers for men and women. Find leather, eco-leather, and canvas shoes in muted toned, made responsibly.
Koio makes luxury leather sneakers, handcrafted in Italy. Its minimalist styles are infinitely versatile, timeless, and designed for comfort.
P448 is the Italian sneaker brand creating innovative design-led sneakers for bold style pioneers. 100% made in Italy by skilled artisans.
Swedish Hasbeens is the iconic footwear brand reinventing the '70s clog for modern vintage-lovers. Handmade in the same way they were in the '70s - from vegetable-tanned leather and European-grown lime trees.