Summer sandals are a must-have in every wardrobe so investing in a sustainable and vegan pair that will last for many seasons would allow you to expand your summer wardrobe without harming the environment.

Vegan shoes are both eco-friendly, cruelty-free and best of all they are affordable. And, the good news is that vegan shoes do not mean compromising on quality, style or price. 

So, are you looking for the perfect summer sandals? Take a look at our Top 10 eco-friendly and vegan sandals selected especially for you.

TOMS Perfect Summer Sling-back Espadrille

The stylish TOMS® Clara birch sandal will have you ready for summer vacations and relaxed weekends at home. They are made of hemp while the bottom of the sole is made of rubber which will give you enough grip. Thanks to its neutral colours, you can wear these You can wear these beautiful vegan sandals with both classy and casual outfit.

TOMS has long been a popular brand that supports local communities through sustainable social initiatives via the purchase of each pair of shoes. So, for each pair purchased, TOMS donates a new pair to a child in need. That makes them a great brand to start supporting if you are searching for a sustainable shoe.

We Love Them Because: For each pair of shoes you purchase, TOMS® will give a new pair of shoes to a child in need. One for One®.

BIRKENSTOCK Vegan Mayari Sandals

The Mayari Sandals have blended a seamless look so the result is a vibrant, two-tone effect that is nearly impossible to tell apart from real leather. The ever increasingly popular Birkenstock are now bringing Vegan options to the market for consumers to enjoy their everyday footwear that can be easily mixed and matched with your outfits. 

We Love Them Because: A vegan version of the famous Birkenstock that does not compromise on style or comfort is what we have all been waiting for! These sandals are beautiful and are great for travelling during the summer.

TEVA Verra Hiking Sandal For Outdoor Enthusiast

If you are searching for the best hiking sandal you can search no further as we recommended the Teva Verra Hiking Sandal. Teva pioneered the sport-sandal category for more than 20 years as adventure enthusiasts have travelled the globe comfortably and confidently in Teva footwear.

The Teva Verra has some amazing features. The Verra is a water-ready sandal featuring two hook-and-loop for adjustability and heel pull-on loop for safety. It has Shock-absorbing Shock Pad technology, a micro ban zinc-based odour-resistant treatment for sustainability, and has contoured EVA footbeds to support your arch during long trips.

We Love Them Because: Teva’s Verra hiking sandals are extremely sturdy yet comfortable. You can walk mountains or streams without having to worry.

Stylish Eco Friendly Sandals made of Recycled Tires

Ethical Magic Sliders are the winners of the Earth-Friendly Category in the 2019 ‘Etsy Design Awards’.

Innovative and fun, you will love these incredible sliders! Simply buy one pair of sandals and then choose as many upper parts as you want. These upper parts button onto the top part of the sandals.

You can buy the base and then choose from more than 30 designs in the ‘sandals upper parts’ section of the online store. The beautiful colours and designs make them perfect for day and night so you can easily swap the look to suit your mood. 

The soles of these handmade sandals are made of defective recycled car tires that cannot be used in the car industry. The upper parts are made of old recycled motorbike inner tubes and the inner lining is made of cork fabric. The insoles, on the other hand, are anatomical and are made of cork and rubber.

We Love Them Because: It is a great way to travel light and the perfect transitional shoe – day and night – just switch the top to match your outfit!

Ipanema Vibe Vegan Friendly Summer Sandals

Women’s Ipanema Vibe Sandals in beautiful rose matt. Ipanema is one of Brazil’s leading footwear brands who are now popular worldwide for their stylish and comfortable designs. The beautiful Vibe Sandals are available in 8 colours and are delicate enough to be worn both day and night. 

Ipanema state –  Ipanema products are 100% recyclable and do not use any rubber from our rainforests. This dramatically reduces our waste and enables us to recycle 99% of our waste products. 

We Love Them Because: The eco-friendly Flexpand material is 100% recyclable and these adorable sandals are a vegan product. Stylish enough to pair with a summer outfit for any occasion, we believe these will be your go-to-shoe this year!

Birkenstock Eco-Friendly Sandales for Summer

Featuring the Birkenstock for a second time on this list due to popularity and style – the Classic Birkenstock toe post design of the Gizeh Eva is worth taking a closer look at.

Based off of the cork sandal design, they are incredibly lightweight and flexible shoes. These eco-friendly flip flops are comfortable and waterproof which makes them perfect for the beach

Eva stands for (ethylene vinyl acetate) which is a durable and affordable material. 

We Love Them Because: They are ideal for daily wear as they pair perfectly with any summer outfit.

Get Ready for Summer With TOMS Viv Hiking Sandals

The TOMS® Viv Hiking Sandal will easily complement your summertime style. The Viv Hiking Sandals are currently available in black with a delicate woven pattern.

They feature embossed print detail along the straps making them easy to dress-up. The Viv Hiking Sandals are lightly cushioned for added underfoot comfort. These vegan sandals are soft enough to be worn on a daily basis.

We Love Them Because: Toms are much loved for being a comfortable shoe. They are the perfect summer sandal for travelling!

Sanuk Best Vegan Sandales for Your Yoga Class

The Sanuk Yoga Sling 2 is an ideal sandal for summer with a comfortable sole featuring stretch fabric straps with a wrapped toe post and a special padded yoga-mat footbed. This stylish ‘flip flop’ is available in 20 amazing colours and patterns! 

Purposely designed to take you from your yoga class to the beach, the Yoga Sling 2 are lightweight and are made from 40% recycled polyester.  Check also our selection of the best eco-friendly yoga mats in the UK.

We Love Them Because: Sanuk has partnered with The Surfrider Foundation who work to preserve the oceans and the beach coastline for future generations. Sanuk means “fun” in Thai and these are an adorable and fun design that you will love!

BIOWORLD Genova Green Sandals

According to the online store ETSY, buyers are raving about the BIOWORLD shoe range stating they are ‘extremely comfortable’ with the seller receiving ongoing 5-star reviews. The adorable Genova Green Sandals are made from quality vegan leather and are perfect for walking and exploring all day. 

These Bioworld Sandales are lovingly handcrafted in Spain and are a unique design if you are searching for something different this summer. They are basic and slim yet do not compromise on style.

We Love Them Because: An ideal sandal that you can dress up or choose to wear casually as a beach sandal. Plus, the colour is GORGEOUS!

WILLS Vegan Footbed Sandals

Wills Shoes are created in a carbon-neutral process and are ethically made in Portugal. These vegan sandals are presented in a sustainable non-treated paper and cardboard packaging and shipped through an eco-friendly plastic free carbon neutral supply chain.

This black footwear is water-resistant, so you can wear them for extended periods of time in light rain or walk through wet grass without damaging the product! Perfect for travelling or transitioning to the rain season. The Vegan Footbed Sandals are a great place to start if you are interested in a comfortable and stylish vegan sandal. 

We Love Them Because: WILLS Vegan Footbed Sandals are specially created with Italian vegan leather which has been made with plants! And, you will receive your shoes from in recyclable packaging.


Looking for more choices of sustainable footwear for summer? Check out our selection of the Best Recycled Flip Flops in the UK!

Discover also our picks of the best wooden & bamboo sunglasses and Top Ethical Swimwear and cruelty free sunscreens for Summer 2020!


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