In the market for vegan Chelsea boots? You can’t get much more classic than Chelsea boots. Vegan ones are thankfully fairly easy to come by these days.
Chelsea boots have a long history, starting as Queen Victoria’s riding boots and later becoming synonymous with the London borough that birthed the mini skirt and was the epicentre of the Swinging Sixties. Popularised by bands like the Beatles, the shoe cemented itself in fashion history and continues to be popular to today.
Now, there are plenty of vegan leather Chelsea boots. Read on for my selection of the best vegan Chelsea boots.
Find my full guide to vegan boots here.
Matt & Nat is an all-vegan company from Canada that started out making bags and now makes shoes, too. I own a Matt & Nat wallet I’ve used and loved for almost 10 years so their products seem really durable!
The Laney vegan waterproof Chelsea boots are made of waterproof recycled PVC. If you're looking for stylish rainboots, these are a great choice.
You can find these taupe non leather Chelsea boots are for sale on Amazon. They're perfect if you're looking for Chelsea boots in a color other than brown or black.
These vegan brown Chelsea boots have a practical 1 inch heel, an almond-shaped toe and are made with vegan suede.
For a totally unique and stylish take on Chelsea boots, the Patti Chelsea boots come in mustard yellow. A tribute to Patti Smith, they've got a comfortable orthotic insole, an FSC-certified sustainably harvested beechwood heel and an outsole made of recycled rubber.
Taylor + Thomas is a PETA-approved luxury vegan footwear company based in LA, and they're committed to using sustainable design materials for the gorgeous, handcrafted shoes.
Doc Martens are a classic, and they have vegan boots too. The Dr Martens vegan 2976 Chelsea boots is unisex and uses their cushioned sole that are oil resistant and slip resistant.
These Doc Martens vegan Chelsea boots are a slightly different style to the 2976. The vegan Flora Chelsea boots have a slimmer profile than the 2976 boots. They also have the same cushioned, slip resistant sole.
The brand Humans are Vain is an eco-friendly and vegan shoe brand from Sweden that uses sustainable materials like recycled cotton and rubber and polyester upcycled from ocean trash.
Their Mellby Chelsea boots are made with an OEKO-TEX certified vegan leather, corn fiber and recycled PET lining and a sole made from recycled rubber.
The Riley vegan black Chelsea boots are a slightly different take on the Chelsea style, utilising vegan leather instead of the traditional elastic.
Ahimsa, a vegan shoe company that has its own all-vegan shoe factory, makes classic black vegan Chelsea boots. The Dylan Chelsea vegan boots are classic in style, and come in black or the dark brown color Espresso.
Vegetarian Shoes is one of the oldest vegan shoemakers, having made their shoes in the UK since 1990. Vegetarian Shoes' Airseal Chelsea Boots are a classic Chelsea boot style and come in a wide variety of colors and soles! From a classic black to burgundy to cherry red, choose the color that suits you. Most styles come with the town sole, but you can also choose boots with a country sole.
These Chelsea boots are a mix of a classic ankle boot style and classic Chelsea boots, and come with a mid-heel.
These ethical Chelsea boots are a twist on the usual Chelsea boot style, with the elastic at the back rather than the side. Like any Chelsea boots, they pair equally well with skirts or jeans, casual looks or more dressed up styles. The lining is made with 100% recycled PU. They're water resistant and PETA approved vegan.
These Chelsea boots are a take that combines a sole similar to combat boots with a Chelsea boot upper. They come with removable comfortable cork insoles and an extra pair of organic cotton lined insoles which are perfect for when you want some extra warmth in winter.
Minuit make very stylish vegan shoes, and their Chelsea boots are no exception. A cute take on the Chelsea boot, their Cornouailles botos come with glittery elastic. They're available in black, hazelnut and Bourdeux colors.
Wills Vegan Shoes is a UK-based shoe company that makes lots of different Chelsea boots, which come in a variety of different styles, from waterproof and insulated to Continental to almond toe. They even come with different soles including a Deep Tread sole for better traction. Most are blue or brown apart from the blue Continental style. See all the Wills Vegan Shoes Chelsea boots here.
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