Shoes make the man – 5 ethical kicks

Saucony Vegan Veja Felicite Oliberte Narivo MacBeth Bradley sneaker SoleRebels Urban Runner

By Kate | Men
Posted Apr 5, 2013

As the seasons change and we get ready for our annual change in habits and sports to match the season, it might be time to outfit yourself in new, ethical trainers. Here are our list of 5 styling kicks that support your ethics.

Saucony Vegan – Saucony has been catering to vegans for years. This Vegan friendly Saucony shoe contains no animal products, by-products or derivatives. Canvas and hemp create the classic design.

Veja – born out of a desire for a new kind of fashion, Veja works with cooperatives of small producers and social associations in Brazil and France. The Felicite is inspired by a 70′s Brazilian trainer and features organic cotton and wild rubber.

Oliberte – creating jobs in Ethiopia is the mission of this brand. These Narivo loafers are vegetable tanned leather with recycled crepe rubber outsole.

MacBeth – vegan, the Bradley is the is the lightest shoe in Macbeth’s line. Breathable mesh and perforated medial panels create excellent ventilation.

SoleRebels – the only WTFO fair trade certified footwear company in the world makes shoes in Ethiopia with leather upper, afloat midsole trimmed with artisan loomed fabrics and an outsole hand cut from recycled tires.

They say you can size a man up by his shoes…. what do your shoes say about you?

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