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Old 01-06-06, 01:56 AM
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Are there any good vegan shoes?

I've recently been in search of a new pair of shoes and really was looking for some of the vegan variety. Problem is that unless I wanted a pair of skater shoes I'm out of luck. All I've found were ugly and more than $100.

Can anybody recommend a good pair of vegan boots? I just need something comfortable and casual for the cold months. Any help would be great. Thanks a lot.
Old 01-06-06, 02:05 AM
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You're asking DVD Talk? In these parts, vegans are routinely shot and eaten.

I'm vegetarian, mostly vegan, but there are not too many of us on this board. Maybe try www.vegsource.com?
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I believe the site founder Geoff runs the www.veggieboards.com site so they might have some ideas.

I don't know what "vegan shoes" are, but maybe something like the all-rubber, cotton-lined boots commonly found at hunting stores (relax, you don't have to buy any animal-killing weapons).
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another great reason to kill an animal....keeps the stoumach full and the feet warm...
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So vegans only eat a certain kind of shoe?
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rubber boots?
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i like my shoes medium rare
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I'm not up on the whole "vegan thing" so I don't mean to offend... but if the animals aren't actually dead when you wear them, does that count?
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Originally Posted by kvrdave
So vegans only eat a certain kind of shoe?


Well, itís one for the money,
Two for the show,
Three to get ready,
Now go, cat, go.

But donít you step on my tofu hemp shoes.
You can do anything but lay off of my tofu hemp shoes.

Well, you can knock me down,
Step in my face,
Slander my name
All over the place.

Do anything that you want to do, but uh-uh,
Honey, lay off of my shoes
Donít you step on my tofu hemp shoes.
You can do anything but lay off of my tofu hemp shoes.

You can burn my treehouse,
Steal my hybrid,
Drink my soy milk
From an old fruitjar.

Do anything that you want to do, but uh-uh,
Honey, lay off of my shoes
Donít you step on my tofu hemp shoes.
You can do anything but lay off of my tofu hemp shoes.
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They make skater shoes that aren't ugly?
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I don't think falafel makes good footwear.
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Originally Posted by AGuyNamedMike
They make skater shoes that aren't ugly?
yup!
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Now, we all agree the skater deserved the broken leg, but by "deserved" do we mean "should break a leg" or "is responsible for his broken leg"?

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try http://www.veganessentials.com and http://www.mooshoes.com
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Vans Geoff Rowley skate shoe is vegan

http://www.backcountryoutlet.com/out...ns+skate+shoes

Circi CX 205 is also vegan, I believe:

http://www.amazon.com/o/ASIN/B0009WL...e:%20text/html

Mooshoes is one of my favorite general vegan shoe places - not sure they have vegan skate shoes.

According to VRG - here are 2 vegan skate shoes:
http://www.vrg.org/nutshell/leather.htm#skate

Skate Shoes

Etnies: (949) 460-2020 They have two synthetic lines of skate shoes, Vallely and Cyprus.
DC Shoes: The Deuce, the Substance and the Syntax are made from synthetics.
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My wife loves Earth shoes, which she buys at Moo Shoes in NYC. Neither of us are vegan, but she says the shoes are very comfortable. Of course, they are not skate shoes, but they do carry some at the store and on the site.
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look for anything with goretex, which is a nylon based material. not sure about the cost today, but 10 years ago a military pair of leather boots with goretex would run about $180.
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Originally Posted by AGuyNamedMike


Now, we all agree the skater deserved the broken leg, but by "deserved" do we mean "should break a leg" or "is responsible for his broken leg"?

It all stemmed from the XM/Sirius thread!
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I think maybe I haven't taken my sarcasm pill, but...


The OP only mentioned skater shoes because that's all they seemed to be finding, right? They really DON'T want skater shoes...

Head hurts.

Must sit now.

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Yes, but they taste terrible.
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I love wearing vegans...
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Originally Posted by Y2K Falcon
I think maybe I haven't taken my sarcasm pill, but...


The OP only mentioned skater shoes because that's all they seemed to be finding, right? They really DON'T want skater shoes...

Head hurts.

Must sit now.

Wow - you actually read the post. Glad I spent so much time looking for skaters shoes.
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Originally Posted by orangerory
Wow - you actually read the post. Glad I spent so much time looking for skaters shoes.
It's the thought that counts. Thanks.

DeputyDave- Do you mean wearing a LIVE animal? That might not be as bad as a dead animal but certainly isn't good.

The main component of vegan shoes is the abscence of leather or any animal product.

Thanks a lot everyone who your replies
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Originally Posted by orangerory
Wow - you actually read the post. Glad I spent so much time looking for skaters shoes.
So, it was just a mistake, and not sarcasm.


*whew*

I thought you went through a lot of effort just to follow along with the "give the OP who doesn't want skater shoes ONLY information about skater shoes" joke.

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