I have to say, Marks and Spencer wouldn’t have struck me as the obvious place to go looking for stylish vegan shoes, but I was pleasantly surprised the other day when I checked out their shoe section. They seem to have a good selection of suprisingly sexy shoes and a significant amount of those are leather-free.
These so-called “trouser shoes” are a fine example: they are unassuming, yet sexy and could be equally at home with dull work clothes or a glorious outfit. The look is somewhat retro-esque with the chunky heel and all. In fact, they remind me a bit of women’s Oxfords, but instead of lacing, you get the modern (and slightly kinky-looking) zip, making it a good all-round shoe. Of course, anything that’s made of shiny patent PVC-type stuff is bound to look just a little bit fetish, which is definitely a fine look for any shoe.
You can get them on the Marks and Spencer’s web site for a refreshingly reasonable fee.