Go to the main content Menu
Louis Vuitton
Kayla Pasko Kayla Pasko

Louis Vuitton Just Released Its First Vegan Sneaker Line

The luxury fashion brand is now selling eco-conscious sneakers made from corn!

Louis Vuitton just released its first vegan sneaker line. The luxury fashion brand’s new Charlie sneaker features a unisex design that’s made from 90% recycled and bio-sourced materials, such as 94% recycled rubber in the soles, Econyl in the patch on the tongue of the shoes, and laces made entirely from recycled fibers.

Louis Vuitton’s New Vegan Charlie Sneakers

Louis Vuitton’s new vegan Charlie sneakers come in a single colorway—white with a black and grey accent—and are now available in both low- and high-top styles. The sneakers also feature Biopolioli, a corn-based plastic which can be found in the uppers of the shoes.

The low-tops are priced at $1,080 while the high-tops retail for $1,130. Both styles come in a box that’s made from completely recycled cardboard, which also becomes a bag with a handle.

Sneakers Made from Leather Alternatives

As luxury fashion brands continue to innovate toward a more sustainable industry, many companies are beginning to launch sneakers made from leather alternatives. Earlier this year, Gucci released its first vegan leather sneaker line made from Demetra, a leather alternative that’s composed of 77% plant-based raw materials such as wood pulp and viscose.

Materials such as Piñatex—a leather alternative made from pineapple plant fibers—and Mylo—mushroom mycelium leather—have also begun to make their way into the industry, with brands like Chanel, Hugo Boss, and Alexander McQueen using the materials to make hats, shoes, and more.

In addition, Balenciaga joined the fashion world’s sustainability movement with the debut of their leather-free Zen Sneakers last year.

The Charlie sneakers are now available in Louis Vuitton stores across the globe, and can also be ordered online at LouisVuitton.com.

Kayla Pasko


Kayla, a Midwest girl living in NYC, is a writer with a background in media sales. When she’s not scoping out trendy vegan spots, she’s usually taking a yoga class, shopping at Trader Joe’s, or catching a Packers game.

Articles by Kayla

More from VegOut

See the article this black-owned vegan restaurant is bringing a taste of the caribbean to connecticut

This Black-Owned Vegan Restaurant Is Bringing a Taste of the Caribbean to Connecticut

This family-owned vegan Caribbean restaurant is serving up nutritious, flavorful meals for all.

Allie Mitchell Allie Mitchell
Caribbean Style Vegan
Food & Drink
See the article matthew kenney’s sestina to open at century city mall

Matthew Kenney’s SESTINA to Open at Century City Mall

SESTINA’s third location is set to open later this month.

Cayla White
News Los Angeles
See the article 5 reasons why natural energy drinks are better

5 Reasons Why Natural Energy Drinks Are Better

Searching for a natural energy boost without the jitters and crash? Look no further!

Anja Grommons Anja Grommons
Sponsored Food & Drink
See the article tofu tikkā recipe

Tofu Tikkā Recipe

Tikkā is a northern Indian dish involving marinated protein or vegetables cooked in a tandoor, or clay oven. My version is made with marinated tofu baked on skewers in a conventional oven to mimic the traditional cooking vessel, which adds a char and smokiness to the dish. Using smoked paprika further pays tribute to the traditional cooking technique. This tikkā is best served hot with cooling mint chutneys and is delicious in lettuce wraps as well. For lettuce wraps, dice the tofu and vegetables into smaller pieces after cooking and fill the lettuce leaves just before serving.

Dr. Sheil Shukla Dr. Sheil Shukla
Tofu Tikka Recipe
See the article the best vegan breakfast sandwiches across the us

The Best Vegan Breakfast Sandwiches Across the US

People say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. So why not make it the most delicious, too?

Allie Mitchell Allie Mitchell
Crossroads Kitchen
Food & Drink
See the article this vegan coffee shop is a hub for the long beach lgbtq+ community

This Vegan Coffee Shop Is a Hub for the Long Beach LGBTQ+ Community

Wood Coffee Co. is not your average caffeine destination.

Allie Mitchell Allie Mitchell
Wood Coffee Co.
Food & Drink Los Angeles
See the article san diego’s veg’n out moves into mission square market

San Diego’s Veg’n Out Moves Into Mission Square Market

A chef-driven menu upgrade is coming to Grantville’s only vegan deli!

Jared Cross Jared Cross
Veg'n Out
News San Diego
See the article popular portland restaurant sxnw to permanently close

Popular Portland Restaurant SxNW to Permanently Close

The beloved vegan restaurant’s last day of service will be Sunday, August 7.

Cayla White
News Portland
See the article lizzo takes on veganized hot ones challenge

Lizzo Takes on Veganized Hot Ones Challenge

The vegan singer appeared on the latest episode of Hot Ones, where she enjoyed vegan chicken from popular brand Daring and talked about her newest album, Special.

Cayla White
Hot Ones
See the article tolerant foods adds chickpea spaghetti to gluten-free vegan pasta lineup

Tolerant Foods Adds Chickpea Spaghetti to Gluten-Free Vegan Pasta Lineup

Be sure to check out this better-for-you spaghetti for your next pasta night!

Anja Grommons Anja Grommons
Tolerant Foods
Sponsored News
See the article our favorite vegan canned wine brands

Our Favorite Vegan Canned Wine Brands

These cruelty-free wines are convenient and taste great after a long day.

Anja Grommons Anja Grommons
Food & Drink
See the article 9 spots for vegan ice cream in chicago

9 Spots for Vegan Ice Cream in Chicago

Check out these nine places to find dairy-free ice cream in the Windy City!

Anja Grommons Anja Grommons
Ben & Jerry’s
Food & Drink Chicago


We’ll keep you updated on new information,
upcoming events, and the best deals in your area.

By signing up you agree to receive emails from VegOut Magazine
and accept our terms of use, privacy policy, and cookie policy.

Subscribe Now

Get the latest in plant-based news, entertainment, and lifestyle delivered straight to your door (or inbox!)
Order the magazine!


Subscribe Now

Order the magazine!



The Most



Test 2