A thousand times yes! These shoes are blatantly made of awesome. I generally need to be sold on brown shoes, but these are just about crazy enough for me to love. If they were a guy I’d be totally making a fool of myself right about now, but they’re a pair of shoes so I can just throw some money at the problem and make them mine. I’m not quite sure what I’d wear them with, but I guess it doesn’t matter because no one would be looking at what you’re wearing. They’d be too busy looking at the shoes.
They’re made by Iron Fist (who else?) and are called ” iron fist filthy landlubber t-bar pf high heels” on the Schuh site (enter that in the search box).
Iron Fist themselves match their shoes with bold coloured tights and short dresses.
You can get these on the Schuh site.
These tribal vegan boots may initially appear to be squarely in the tribal / hippie department but their somewhat 80s styling (they’re actually referred to as “retro” by the seller) does have a certain air of hipsterism you can use to your advantage. They come from Thailand and are made out of tribal fabrics by an enterprise working to empower local tribal women. These particular boots are made out of fabrics made by Akha tribal women, but the Etsy shop where I found them features stuff made from fabrics spun by the Hmong tribe as well. There are all kinds of vegan shoes, sandals and boots (including knee highs) in all kinds of mad colours. As with all stuff made out of tribal style arts, you can wear it full hippie with the whole harem trousers or sarong fabric dress thing or you could match it with more urban, classic stuff to just give a touch of hippie. Either way, I’m loving the black version.
Oh and they also do some shoes for men and some of them are quite unusual. I like these.
Check out the stuff in the Estsy shop.
Well, I was looking for some cheesy heart shoes to blog about for Valentine’s Day but instead I found these TUK “frankenheart” shoes that look a bit more suited to Halloween. Still, they’re weird, they have hearts on them and they seem to be stitched together roughly, like a Frankenstein monster. Sounds about right for my Valentine’s Day, then!
I’m not sure why you might want heels that look like they’ve been cut out of Frankenstein, but they’re green and purple and they made me laugh. There are some better pics of them online elsewhere, but so far I’ve only managed to find them in size 4, apart from Amazon.co.uk that has them in 3 different sizes. If you’re feeling pin upy, retroish, romantic and ghoulish at the same time, then these are the perfect shoes for you.
These ever so slightly mad boots from wacky Canadian designers, Fluevog, are called “Tailor”. The vegan version is this paint-splattered denim material, but there is also a non-vegan brown version (so watch out). I’m totally loving the curved heels and the visible seams. Being me, I wish they also came in plain black fabric, but denim can be pretty versatile too. They’re definitely different. If you like the material but not the style, check out the Guide mary janes they make, which come in the same material but are, well, chunky mary janes. They’re also pretty awesome.
You can get both of these from the Fluevog site.
Santa, like god, helps those who help themselves. Which is obviously why he revealed to me the Melissa store here in Hong Kong where I am currently traveling (you can read my new travel blog about it if you want). And oh look, they were having a massive sale of 30-50% off and these “Feeling” wedges were on it. Yes, I am totally feeling these. They only had one size left, 40 Euro (7 UK) which is basically one or two sizes too big for me, depending on the particular shoe, but in this case these seemed to fit. Maybe it’s the serious wedge action on them. They’re a tiny bit looser than they ought to be, but perfectly comfortable for standing on and even walking in. Not that it matters. I mean, look at them! There was no way they were going to stay in the big, cold, horrible shop for that price.
So ladies, if you want to get the drool-worthy look I’m going to be rocking from now on (fuck it, I’m gonna be buried in these!), you can get these from NonNon in the UK.
Low, steady glitter heels for you ladies out there who are not too fond of skyscrapers. These “womens schuh hamp zip ank glitter boots” on Schuh will totally do the trick for adding sparkle to your look and you won’t need to totter to wear them. They may actually be the perfect party shoes if you like boots and want to dance around on your night out. Plus…they’re so shiny! I can’t quite tell what the colour of the glitter is. Sort of blackish-purplish multicolour glitter? Who cares!
You can get them from Schuh.
Well aren’t these just totally brilliant? Check out the heel! But just in case this ultra-super-fucking-awesome lightening-shaped heel wasn’t enough to make these Flash Gordon 80s revival meets pin up creation sweet, you also get a little tiny blue lightening bolt on the front. These will definitely make any outfit and get you instantly noticed. If you want to have people talking about your shoes all night long, then you’ll have to work hard to beat these ones, I think.
You can get them from TUK.
Today on Vegan Shoe Addict, I’d like to talk about addiction. Addiction is a serious issue that affects many people. It can take many forms. Some people are addicted to drugs, others to drink or crap TV. Recently, a friend has confessed to me her addiction to TUK kitty shoes.
Sadly, I am to blame for her affliction in some way, as I was the one who wrote about the original kitty shoes on this very blog. Since then, TUK have brought out a few more styles and her condition has worsened.
Therefore it is with a slightly heavy heart that I reveal to you these ultra-fucking-super-awesome plaid kitty boots, measuring at the stylishly punk shin height – slightly higher than proper ankle boots. It’s like putting smack in front of a junky, so I can only take comfort in the fact that she probably already owns a pair. Oh and the fact that these are totally fucking awesome. That’s also pretty comforting.
All you other junkies can get these on Endless.
These crazy big platform vegan heels are like all of my shoe dreams rolled into one. They’re huge, they’re retro, they’re totally over the top and they’ve got polka dots. If you ever wanted to be like a foot taller then now’s your chance (OK, they’re not quite that high, but at 5.5 inches, they’re plenty tall enough).
Absolutely everyone would notice you if you were wearing these, which makes these the perfect shoes for you if you love being the centre of attention. Otherwise you’re probably better off wearing shoes that don’t scream so loud.
While the blurb talks about wooden soles, I don’t actually think it’s actual wood, but rather some fake wood. I could be wrong, though. Wouldn’t that be cool? Either way, these are, as they say, made of awesome.
You can get them from Modcloth.
Well, London is burning today and everyone’s got their new trainers already, so why not take a break from the madness in favour of a different kind of madness – wedge madness!
These hot hot glitter wedges are new from Schuh and while not the best footwear to be kicking in shop windows or running away from angry mobs or riot police, it’s probably the prettiest thing I’ve seen all day.
Here’s to more pretty things and less idiots.
You can get these shoes from the Schuh website. Stay safe, London.
I know this style has been around for years, but I just came across it while cruising for vegan shoes and I do so love it. They’re made by Demonia and I know for a fact they’re quite light, even though the platforms are huge. They’re the sort of shoes you could wear with the straightest outfit and they’d instantly turn it into an alternative punk / goth / almost fetishy costume.
They come in some very big sizes which means they could potentially fit some men too, and I guess they look sort of unisex in a clown shoe sort of way.
You can get them from Endless.com for $60, which is not at all bad, really.
Here’s a pair of fun trainers by Ed Hardy with one of their trademark tattoo flash designs worked into it. I’m always looking for interesting trainers, because, let’s face it, these sort of canvas trainers are among the most common vegan footwear around. I like it when you can have casual, comfortable shoes that still look funky and different enough so you don’t have to feel like a clone while wearing them. These are slip ons, as they don’t have laces, which makes them even more casually comfortable.
These are actually for women, as far as I can tell, not unisex. They come in a whole range of colours. I obviously went for the black and red, but there are also greens, purples and yellows that are pretty damn neat. I’m pretty sure most, if not all of the Ed Hardy shoes are vegan. I’ve written about some heels here before and I’m sure I’ll be delving into the Ed Hardy world again soon enough.
In the meantime, you can get these of Amazon/Endless
OK, these say they’re made out of PU, which would make them vegan. I can’t imagine why they’d say PU if they were made of leather. The lining is apparently fabric so…
It actually kinda pains me to write about these as they have them in my size and it says last remaining pairs and I really can’t afford £150 right now. If you’ve ever considered donating to my shoe fund, now’s the time. I think I actually drooled a little when I saw them. Then I cried a little. It was not an easy night.
You can get them (for me! I’m a 6) at the Office sale.
Merry Christmas everyone! Here’s to loads of veggie and vegan presents.
These Tea & cakes chintzy, flowery heels by Irregular Choice are obviously inspired by a visit to your grandma. Today is a good day to visit your grandma, cause it’s Christmas! It’s OK, though, you can still visit her even if she doesn’t celebrate Christmas. It’s just a nice thing to do.
Back to these…They feature colour overload with loud bunny soles (in case the heaps of flowers weren’t loud enough). The big bows are there to make them just a little bit more over the top.
You can get them from Schuh
Check out the weird heels on these! It looks like some sort of pillar or a pole or something – not exactly ultra-feminine but certainly attention grabbing.
I wonder what it would be like to walk around in these? They almost look like posing shoes you couldn’t really walk too far in, but the heel seems stable.
They are by Vivienne Westwood for Melissa Shoes, so no wonder they’re so wickedly odd. This should make them pretty comfortable to wear, as well, as I’ve never had an uncomfortable pair of Melissa Shoes. Do remember, though, that their shoes often run small by about a size.
They also come in black and possibly other colours as well.
You can get them on Amazon.