If you're in the market for a comfortable pair of vegan orthopedic shoes, then you've come to the right place. We've listed out 9 of the top options with faux leather or other non-animal based materials....
Find them all below...
VEGAN ORTHOPEDIC SHOES
1. Women's Melbourne Rx Loafers from Crocs
- With a specially designed heel cup and minimal footbed nubs to reduce irritation, the women's Melbourne Rx Loafer is meant to soothe multiple foot woes.
- Stylish with a perforated mesh upper.
- Made with extra arch support and a shock-absorbent Croslite AG insole.
- Advertised as vegan: No, but the materials are human-made.
- Pros: Loafers are trendy and Crocs are known for comfort. Put the two together and add extra support features and you've got a great pair of everyday orthopedic shoes for summer.
- Cons: They're non-adjustable.
2. Men's TravelFit Velcro Shoes from Propét
- The Velcro strap makes this men's orthopedic-friendly shoe a cinch to get in and out of.
- Wide and flexible with a mesh upper.
- Made with a durable synthetic sole.
- Advertised as vegan: No. But these shoes are all synthetic.
- Pros: They're simple, attractive and comfortable. Use them for casual outings or as house shoes.
- Cons: Some reviewers wish they had a wider opening. If you have a high instep, these might be a struggle.
3. Women's Onalee Mary Janes by PROPÉT
- A good blend of fashion and practicality, Propét's Onalee Mary Jane can be worn to work (especially in black) with any of your work attire.
- Constructed with a reinforced toe and removable mesh liner.
- EVA insole can be taken out for extra space or replaced with custom orthotics.
- Advertised as vegan: No, though the product description shows synthetic materials.
- Pros: The customizable features make these elegant Mary Janes highly sensible without sacrificing style.
- Cons: While they're an adaptable wardrobe item, they may not be dressy enough to coordinate with more formal ensembles. However, it depends on the occasion.
4. Men's Turner Sneakers by Vionic
- Vionic's Turner sneaker for men is snazzy with a heathered design and sleek shape.
- Made with a durable rubber sole.
- Mesh footbed is removable.
- Advertised as vegan: No, but these are mesh fabric and rubber.
- Pros: Orthopedic athletic sneakers like these are a smart choice for the removable footbeds. They're perfect for your exercise routine or as daily walking shoes.
- Cons: They could take a bit to break in.
5. Women's TravelFit Walking Shoes FROM PROPÉT
- Looking for a pair of orthopedic walking shoes with detachable footbeds? This TravelFit walking shoe comes in a host of striking colors and patterns.
- Wide and comfortable with a mesh upper.
- Bungee lacing system makes for an adjustable fit and slip-on ease.
- Advertised as vegan: No. However, these are described as mesh and synthetic.
- Pros: Great for light, low-impact exercise and all-day wear, these shoes are eye-catching and cozy. The bungee lace-up front should ensure a secure but no-fuss fit.
- Cons: They may not be the best shoes for heavier exercise.
6. Men's Mesh Slip-Ons from NoSoX
- Keep your feet cool in the hot weather with this mesh slip-on for men from NoSoX.
- Lightweight with a cushiony sole.
- Simple to wear with elastic gores.
- Advertised as vegan: No. But the materials listed are synthetic.
- Pros: Folks who don't want to be weighed down by bulky, heavy footwear will enjoy these super light shoes. One of the best things about them is their elegant look. Go ahead and pair them with denim, linen and summery fabrics.
- Cons: They appear to run just a tad large.
7. Women's Springfield Mary Janes from Orthofeet
- This orthopedic Mary Jane is so pretty you could wear it just about anywhere.
- Built with an orthotic insole, anatomical arch support and a padded heel.
- According to the vendor, it's designed to relieve physical stress on your joints.
- Advertised as vegan: No, but the listing shows synthetic leather and spandex.
- Pros: Day or night, sport a good-looking pair of dressy shoes like these to work or to a party. Plus, the fabric is stretchy to perfectly adapt to your feet.
- Cons: None that stand out.
8. Men's Siesta Slip-Ons by Spenco
- Made of weathered canvas for an earthy feel, Spenco's Siesta shoe is ideal for vacations (or if you just want to feel like you're on vacation).
- Wide opening makes it easy to put on and take off.
- Constructed with a molded EVA footbed.
- Advertised as vegan: No, but the materials listed are human-made.
- Pros: These slip-ons are excellent inside or outside of the home, and the frayed edges are a nice touch.
- Cons: The price seems a little high.
9. Women's Blaine Slip-Ons by Vionic
- As slip-ons go, this one is quite chic with added style from the faux leather trim.
- Comes with a removable EVA footbed.
- Resilient with a rubber sole.
- Advertised as vegan: No. However, the materials shown are synthetic.
- Pros: Though these are casual, they're nice enough to take to the office. You could potentially wear them every day of the week.
- Cons: They're a bit pricey.