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Sustainable Vegan Sandals for Summer 2023

Kick off those vegan Uggs! It’s time for fresh pedicures and fun summer sandals!

Several pair of V.GAN sandals
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Kick off those vegan Uggs! It’s time for fresh pedicures and fun summer sandals!

These sustainable sandal brands have the looks you’ll love this summer. From slides boasting scrunchie style to flip-flops crafted from recycled rubber, there’s an eco-friendly design for every need. So grab those sunnies, choose your shoes, and get ready to have some summer fun. Oh, and don’t forget the sunscreen!


This Latina-owned brand features handmade sustainable sandals you’ll love! BHAVA offers strappy looks with chunky wood heels, everyday sandals with padded heels, and more. Looking for slides? They’ve got those, too!

BHAVA shoes on feet

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Native Shoes

Whether repurposed algae or resins produced from sugar cane, the materials in summer sandals from Native Shoes aren’t the only great features this brand offers. We also love their shoe recycling program. Sugarlite slides for the win!

Several pair of Native Shoes

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Third Oak

Recyclable summer sandals? Why, yes they are! Third Oak doesn’t play when it comes to sustainability. These summer kicks are both recycled and recyclable! Find them in flip-flop style or t-straps. You’ll also enjoy a multitude of colors, from Black Sea Glass to Blush Pearl and Chai Aged Gold.

Person holding Third Oak sandals on the beach

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For a chunky, platform shoe, try V.GAN. This UK-based company offers fun styles in sustainable designs. First date coffee meet-up? Go for their espadrille-style Pear Wedge Sandals. Now, all you need is the perfect vegan bag to complete the look.

Several pair of V.GAN sandals

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For dressed-up days, choose the Scrunchie Flatforms from HOZEN. A minimalist-color design, these pair nicely with your favorite sustainable apparel. The brand also offers a “repair and recycle” program for the ultimate in long-lasting wear.

HOZEN sandals on feet with plant purse

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Sandals made from recycled rubber? Yes, please! Kick off those vegan running shoes and hit the beach in Gumbies’ Corker Flip-Flops! With their natural cork footbed, canvas straps boasting recycled materials, and recycled rubber tread, they’re oh-so-sustainable!

Person holding Gumbies sandals on the beach

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Go for a classic flip-flop or step it up a notch with Feelgoodz Zensole Vistas Jungle. Either way, your feet will thank you. The Zensole yoga mat cushioning, vegan leather, and recycled rice husk tread are great for you and better for the planet.

People wearing Feelgoodz sandals with palm tree in background

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Oliver Cabell


Looking for your new go-to summer slides? Head to Oliver Cabell. Constructed from corn waste and recycled rubber, their Vegan Slides in basic black pair with … well, everything. Find them also available in Navy, White, Burgundy, Green Ash, and Yosemite. We’ll take one in every color, please!

Oliver Cabell slides lined up

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Head to Sanuk before you head to the beach! Their vegan sustainable sandals are a must-wear. This season, we’re sporting the brand’s Yoga Sandy. With its yoga mat sole and crisscross straps, it’s both comfy and cute.

Person wearing Sanuk sandals

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TEVA’s line of vegan sandals offers rugged outdoor wearability. Whether hiking, trail walking, or just enjoying an afternoon outdoors, you’ll find a design for every need. We have our eyes on the Hurricane XLT2 in Desert Multi and the Terra FI 5 Universal in Shifting Layers Neutral.

People wearing TEVA sandals with feet in the air

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We love Birkenstock sustainable sandals! They’re the ultimate in comfort. Whether you choose the Madrid Vegan Big Buckle or the Gizeh Platform Vegan, you’ll be ready for long afternoons browsing those secondhand clothing shops.

Birkenstock sandals on concrete

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Tammie Ortlieb

Tammie Ortlieb


Tammie has been with VegOut since its inception. Managing Editor and Maggie’s mom, she’s a former psychology professor who packed up her life and moved across the country from Michigan to California to follow a dream. Indie author, Mother Teresa-wannabe, and vegan for 18 years, she’s a big dreamer with a master’s degree in Developmental Psychology and an educational focus on well-being and thriving. When she’s not working through hyphens and commas, you’ll find her strategizing how to right the inequities of the world.

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