Q: I am a freshly minted vegan. Can you suggest where I can find shoes that use no animal products?
So, you want to give leather the boot? Here is a list of sources for vegan shoes from PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals), a real authority on the subject:
Zappos.com is the place for sporty sandals and sneakers. Shipping is free, and Zappos even carries Stella McCartney's hot line of vegan shoes for Adidas. (zappos.com)
Bourgeois Boheme has casual and elegant footwear as well as boots, bags, wallets, belts, cosmetics and more. (bboheme.com)
Moo Shoes has everything from slip-ons and boots to dressy heels and cute sandals. (mooshoes.com)
AlternativeOutfitters.com stresses style, comfort and durability in its wide line of pumps, heels, flats, wedges, sandals, boots and more. (alternativeoutfitters.com)
Life Stride's nearly 100 percent vegan line of business and casual shoes can be found at Dillard's department stores.
Journeys is worth the journey to the local mall for leather-free platform heels, skateboarding shoes and colorful sneakers.
Payless Shoe Source is practically stacked to the ceiling with affordable vegan shoes.
Target's big selection of stylish and inexpensive leather-free styles is, well, right on target. Orlando Sentinel