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The Best Vegan Knee High Boots to Beat the Winter in 2022

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Vegan knee high boots are perfect for your outfits in autumn and winter. They not only look stylish but they keep your legs really warm, too! I love my knee high vegan boots on cold days (not that we have many in Barcelona, but I’ve worn them in London and Chicago too) because they keep my legs nice and toasty.

Click here to see my top pick of the best vegan knee high boots.

Among others, some of the best vegan high boots I’ll be covering include:

For more cruelty free winter boots, see my full guide to vegan boots here.

Read on to see the best vegan knee high winter boots.

Over the knee flat black boots

Matt & Nat Kallya boots

If you’re looking for warm vegan winter boots, Matt & Nat’s vegan over the knee boots will keep you even warmer since they cover more of your leg. With a flat heel, these vegan thigh high boots are practical and comfortable. The fabric is a vegan suede.

I love flat knee high boots, because they’re really comfortable for walking, as well as keeping you toasty and warm. Perfect for wintry days! I also find black vegan boots practical because you can wear them with any outfit.

These vegan suede boots have a small 1-inch heel and go over the knee.

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Model's legs are visible, wearing stiletto heeled black vegan leather knee high boots and dark jeans

Allkind Chloe boots

Are you trying to find vegan knee high boots with a stiletto heel? These mid height heeled boots from Allkind fit the bill! The outer of these knee high leather boots is made of a mix of recycled and non-recycled polyester and polyurethane and the sole is 100% recycled and upcycled rubber. These black faux leather vegan boots have a rounded toe and a heel height of 80mm.

Allkind helpfully provide calf measurements so you can tell if it will fit; see the chart for calf circumference measurements for each shoe size. 

Allkind is a luxury British vegan shoe company that's committed to being carbon negative. 

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Wills Vegan heeled over the knee boots

Will's Vegan leather heeled knee high boots

Looking for stylish and classic vegan knee high boots? UK brand Will's Vegan Store makes these knee high boots with Italian vegan leather. The vegan leather is breathable and water resistant.

These Will's Vegan knee high boots fit snug against your leg, with an elasticated back panel and are lined with soft vegan suede so they're comfortable to wear against bare legs.

The zip goes from top to bottom, making them easy to take on and off. The comfortable rubber insoles are designed not to compact over time.

The outsoles are made with wood effect rubber and feature 3 inch / 6.5cm heels.

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Heeled over the knee boots with a mini fake rose gold dagger hanging round the ankle

Sylth Virago Penelope over the knee vegan boots

These knee high faux leather boots are designed in New York and made in Italy. A classic style knee high boot with a very cool detail - their signature rose gold dagger hanging on the ankle. You can use this wrap as a bracelet or necklace too.

These luxury vegan leather knee high black boots have a 3.5 in/ 9cm heel.

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Stiletto heel black knee high boots with the top few inches covered in beading

Sylth Virago Persephone knee high embellished boots

These are the knee high boots to get if you want some bling. Embellished with a bead design handmade in India, they have unique curved 4.5 in / 11.5cm stiletto heels with their rose gold logo.

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heeled black vegan boots knee high from collection & co, featuring full length zip

Collection and Co Carina knee high boots (vegan upcycled leather)

Both the upper and lining of these vegan tall boots is made of upcycled vegan leather, and the sole is natural rubber. Collection and Co is a vegan shoe company that aims to be as eco-friendly as possible, using a variety of upcycled vegan leather, eco friendly materials like pineapple leather and recycled plastics. They aim to reuse materials from prior collections and utilise responsible manufacturing in a small factory in Greece.

These vegan leather boots have a comfortable block heel of 6cm. Similarly to Allkind, they have a helpful list of calf circumference for each size, so you can check if it will fit.

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BC Footwear Make an Impact boots

If you're looking for brown knee high boots, BC Footwear has these vegan dress boots, available on Amazon. They also make gray knee high boots.

They have a 3-inch heel, comfortable for walking.

 

The legs and feet of someone wearing lace up knee high boots, standing on a rock

Bhava Alcott lace up vegan knee boots

Want unique non leather knee high boots? This style from Bhava is different - the Alcott is a lace up knee high boot, featuring a weatherproof winter grip sole, a removable ankle strap and a removable cork insole. 

Named after the Victorian author and suffragette, these boots are limited edition. The heel is 2 3/4" with a 5/8" platform. Because of the lace-up design, they are more likely to fit a range of different calf sizes, too.

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Flat black vegan leather knee high boots with full length zip

Wills Vegan Shoes knee high boots

These boots are carbon neutral! With a low heel, they're also practical and comfortable. They're shipped in sustainable paper and cardboard packaging, without plastic.

Wills brand of vegan shoes started out making vegan men's shoes, but now they sell shoes for women too, as well as bags, accessories and more. They have a huge range of boot styles for sale, from water resistant boots to winter boots with deep treads, waterproof hiking boots and more.

Will's has online stores in the US, UK, Germany and rest of Europe - just choose your country/currency in the top left corner of the page.

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Tall black vegan leather boots (flats with very small heel)

Bhava Fargo tall hiker boots

If you're looking for supremely comfortable faux leather knee high boots, look no further. 

These vegan black knee high boots from Bhava come with two removable insoles, one of comfortable cork and another for winter made with vegan organic cotton shearling. 

Bhava always gets lots of praise for comfort and these boots are no exception. 

With 5/5 stars and 29 reviews, customers praise how comfortable and stylish the Fargo boots are.

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Burgundy vegan leather boots with tall upper, wooden heel and small wooden platform under toes

Bhava Ziggy platform knee high boots

These vegan leather knee high boots were inspired by David Bowie and come in black or burgundy vegan leather.

They feature a 3-inch wooden heel and platform, rounded square toe and are made with a soft vegan leather. 

Like all Bhava shoes, they are made in Alicante, Spain, where generations of artisans have been crafting shoes for many years. Reviews praise how comfortable these boots are, with one customer even remarking that they were stuck travelling for 24 hours in these boots and their feet were comfortable the whole time.

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Violet velvet knee high boots with chunky heel

Stella McCartney Cowboy velvet high boots

Stand out this season with these crushed velvet boots in a violet hue. They feature a sock boot, Cuban heel and have an inside ankle zip.

They're made in Italy.

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Black vegan leather over the knee boots with chunky heel

Stella McCartney Skyla vegan leather thigh high boots

Another way to stand out is with these vegan long boots from designer Stella McCartney. As a lifelong vegetarian, she doesn't use any leather in her collections (though she does use wool and silk, so be careful if you're looking at her clothes range).

These over the knee boots are made in Italy and the upper is made of black vegan leather. They also feature a chunky heel and platform.

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Stiletto heel vegan leather over the knee boots

Stella McCartney Shroom over the knee boots

Featuring a mushroom-shaped heel, these are unique boots! Luxury designer Stella McCartney is a lifelong vegetarian, and therefore her whole shoe range is vegan (though not all the clothing in her line is, as some contains silk or wool).

These unique boots are made of vegan leather and have a rounded toe and a mushroom-shaped heel with a rubberized pad under the heel.

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FAQ

What are vegan knee high boots?

Vegan boots (of any style!) are boots that don't use any animal products like leather or wool. Instead, they are made using vegan leather, wood, canvas and other animal-free materials.

 

What can you pair knee high boots with?

Knee high boots look great with miniskirts or under dresses, and they also work well with jeans - if you your jeans fit into the boots, that is.

 

How wide are knee high boots? How do you ensure they fit over your legs?

One tricky element with knee-high or thigh-high boots is finding boots that fit your calves and thighs. Look for boots' width and be aware you may need to return/exchange them.

 

Are knee high boots good for winter?

I love wearing knee high or thigh high boots when it's cold out as I find they keep my legs really warm - even warmer than a pair of jeans. Depending on where you live, how much it snows and if you tend to have to walk across icy sidewalks, they may or may not work. Be sure to look at the treads, and consider whether flat boots or a low heel would be easier to walk in in wintry conditions, rather than high heels.

 

How are vegan shoes made? What is vegan leather made out of?

Vegan shoes can be made out of different materials, from canvas to hemp to cork or vegan leather. Vegan leather itself is also made from many different materials. It can be made from PVC (which is really bad for the environment and I recommend avoiding it - thankfully it's not used that much anymore by many vegan companies), polyurethane or PU leather or more recent inventions like pineapple leather, apple leather or mango leather, which are all made from leftover waste from the food industry. 

 

Should I give knee high boots as a gift?

It can be tricky choosing shoe styles, let alone talking calf circumference into account as well as shoe size, so a gift card to a vegan shoe store might be a better choice. Immaculate Vegan has gift cards and make a great choice because this online marketplace sells a range of different vegan brands and styles, plus bags and accessories as well as shoes.

 

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Woman sitting on steps. Her legs and knee high brown heeled boots are visible

 

Looking for more vegan shoe styles?

Check out my guide to all styles of vegan boots here, and my more detailed guides to vegan Chelsea boots here, vegan combat boots here, vegan winter boots here, vegan cowboy boots here and vegan ankle boots here.

Find my guide to vegan sandals here.

Check out my guide to vegan trainers here.

Click here to see my guide to vegan designer shoes and find my vegan heels post here.

I also have guides to vegan womens shoes and mens shoes, vegan dress shoes, vegan clogs and vegan slippers.

Click here to see all my vegan fashion & beauty guides.

 

What would you pair your vegan knee high boots with?

 

 

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2 thoughts on “The Best Vegan Knee High Boots to Beat the Winter in 2022”

    • Glad you find it helpful! :) Wow, 14 years is an impressive length of time for boots to last – well done for taking care of them (I guess you must have taken care of them well for them to last so long!). Sounds like it!

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