Native Shoes Monaco

Native Shoes Monaco Mid Tan
Monaco Mid Rocky Brown
Native Shoes Monaco Low Black
Monaco Low Jiffy Black

A lot of are familiar with Native Shoes, but it looks like they are entering the arena of more traditional sneakers with the Monaco.  Unlike the other crocs like slippers that they started off with, they are slowly evolving from slip on chukkas to full lace ups.  These fully animal friendly shoes feature a perforated textured microfiber upper, no-sew accents on heel and eyelets, and single piece EVA cup outsole.

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Matt & Nat Sneaker Roundup

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Bonaventure White
Peel White
Peel White

Many of you know Matt & Nat as a maker of excellent vegan bags, but whoa, we didn’t know they were in the shoe game!  These choice kicks dropped earlier this spring, and sorry for being late on this but we had to post about them as soon as we found out.  Currently, they only have two models, and they stick pretty closely to the Matt & Nat aesthetic – minimalist design, high quality PU materials.  They also feature a chunky high 1″ sole.  Unfortunately the low top looks like it’s sold out, but hopefully they’ll be available soon!

The Bonaventure and Peel available at Matt & Natt.  Peel available at Moo Shoes.

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Maians Footwear

With summer officially upon us, it is a great time to take a look at some stylish summer offerings from Maians Footwear. Maians offers shoes in many different silhouettes, all of which are 100% handmade in Spain. Many of their styles feature dominantly cotton uppers with natural vulcanized rubber soles, making them very lightweight and comfortable.  As a bonus, Maians provides 20% off your first purchase if you sign up for their mailing list!

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Maians is not a 100% vegan company, as some shoes contain leather, but they just recently started identifying their vegan styles on their website with this symbol:vegan-icon_grande

In addition to their new vegan symbol, you can now shop their entire vegan collection in one place!

Read on to see  photos of some of VK’s favorites!

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STR/KE MVMNT Interval 3

Strike Movement Interval 3 Lunar
Interval 3 Lunar

Today we have the Interval 3 by STR/KE MVMNT, a serious athletic shoe by a serious athletic wear company.   According to its website, STR/KE MOVEMENT was “founded on the goal of providing quality aesthetic alternatives for athletes and active lifestyle ‘pursuitists’. We aim to establish a higher performance standard while maintaining purity of design.”  Guys, they ain’t messing.

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Luca Chiara Spring Promo

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Hey guys, just wanted to give a quick plug for our friends over at Luca Chiara and share a great promotion they’re running right now – 20% OFF ALL ITEMS WITH CODE LUCA20.   For those of you who aren’t familiar with Luca Chiara, they offer high quality vegan bags and wallets that feature slick Italian styling.

Check out the Luca Chiara site or our previous feature for more pics and info.  It may be too late to get a sweet vegan billfold for Dad, but this promo is going to last through Father’s Day.  Don’t miss out!

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Vogas Dusk Sendas High

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Hello VK nation! It’s taken forever but the weather is finally turning around here in New York.  And now is the perfect time to give a big shout out to Vogas Barcelona.  We ran into Vogas at the Renegade Craft Fair a while back, and they were so generous as to hook us up with a pair of their dope espadrilles.  Since it was November back then, we put these on ice.  When it was right, we took them out for a spin.  Click below for more photos.

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide

 

Mother’s Day is almost here, and odds are, you haven’t found a gift for her yet. Don’t worry, Vegan Kicks has you covered with our 2016 Mother’s Day gift guide. 

Taza Chocolate

Every mother loves chocolate, right? Direct from their website: “Taza Chocolate is 100% Certified USDA Organic, Direct Trade, Gluten-Free, Kosher, and Non-GMO Project Verified. All of our products are also dairy free, soy free, and vegan.”Perfectly_Unrefined-giftbox_large

LUSH

The perfect gift to help mom relax, Lush cosmetics and relaxation  products are 100% vegetarian and never tested on animals. All of their vegan  products are marked with a small “v,” and they even offer a variety of pre-wrapped gifts just for Mother’s Day!

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Is keeping a sparkling and tidy house your mom’s pride and joy?  Mrs. Meyer’s makes all of the essential cleaning products for the home and body. Their products contain no animal ingredients and are never tested on animals.lavender-cleaning-gift-set

Vegan Candles

The classic Mother’s Day gift. Every mom pretty much expects a candle on Mother’s Day, so don’t let her down, just make sure it’s vegan! Vegan Candles are available from brands like Mrs. Meyer’s, GoodLight, and The Honest Co.basil-scented-soy-candle-large

Friendship Collar

For the mom who pampers her four-legged friends now that the kids are out of the house. Get a bracelet for your mom and a matching collar for her furry companion. Friendship collars are made from vegan leather and come in a variety of patterns and sizes for both dogs and cats.FriendshipCollar-Dotty-About-You-Lifestyle-01

Wills Backpack

Wills Backpack

Wills does it again!  Pictured above is their new unisex Backpack.   Made with pebble grain faux leather, this stylish bag looks right at home next to something from Matt and Nat.  But we really dig the simplicity and versatility of this one more than any other faux leather bag we’ve seen .  As with all Wills products, this is 100% vegan and ethically made in Portugal.  It has a front organizer compartment and two interior compartments.  We love that the inside is waterproof, in a dope contrast red color.  If you’re toting around a laptop, they got you too – this bag fits up to 14″ machines.

Available at Wills for $122 (click on link to site for more pictures too)

Vegan Kicks X Good Guys Instagram Giveaway!

Sorry for the lack of content lately, but hey, the best things are worth waiting for, right? In support of this statement, we’re proud to announce that Good Guys Don’t Wear Leather were generous enough to offer a giveaway!

To enter, simply post a picture to Instagram with hashtag #vegankicksgoodguys OR follow @goodguys and send a DM to @vegankicks, just be sure to mention the style and size you’d like to win.

We will be giving away one men’s and one women’s style of the winner’s choice, browse the Good Guys E-Shop to see what’s available!

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