Stomp in Style: The Best Vegan Combat Boots

Fashion trends come and go, but every once in a while, some tend to resurface - certain styles have transcended the trend to reach evergreen status, taking their place among the fashion classics. One such piece is the combat boot, which seems to reappear on runways and in street-style photography with a regular frequency. And vegan fashion isn't late to catch on: there is a variety of vegan combat boots to choose from.

By Sascha Camilli: writer, speaker, activist, and vegan fashion expert. 

Whether they are made from sturdy cactus leather or versatile apple leather, these vegan combat boots will not only add a toughened-up edge to your outfit, but they will also provide a comfortable yet stylish option for cold winter days - and let's face it, with February just beginning, there are quite a few of those left here in the Northern hemisphere. See below for our top picks.

Green Laces Chunky Unisex Vegan Lace-Up Boots Black

Green Laces Chunky Unisex Lace-Up Vegan Boots Black

Made by a top developer of vegan leather in Spain, this classic unisex vegan combat boot is a great beginner's introduction to combat boots - if you're a newbie when it comes to this design, start out with a classic black style. Can't go wrong!

NAE Vegan Shoes Gadea Insulated Vegan Mountain Boots

NAE Vegan Shoes Gadea Vegan Suede Insulated Mountain Boots Brown

If you're on the lookout for a vegan combat boot that could also double up as a hiking shoe, you might have found your favourite in NAE's insulated design. This boot is robust, water-resistant, and perfect for long weekend hikes, even on days when the weather won't cooperate.

NAE Vegan Shoes Tea Women's Chunky Vegan Boots

NAE Vegan Shoes Tea Women's Chunky Vegan Boots White 

Crafted from apple leather, these chunky vegan combat boots in a creamy white shade are made with hypoallergenic materials and are free from environmental toxins. The manufacturing system used in production ensures that no water or energy is wasted.

V.GAN Matcha Vegan Leather Ankle Boot

V.GAN Matcha Women's Vegan Leather Ankle Boots Black

Like your combat boots with a bit of a heel? V.GAN's Matcha model lends a tiny hint of height with its supremely comfortable, easy-to-match boot. This PETA-Approved Vegan brand makes all its styles in a factory that is certified vegan.

BEFLAMBOYANT Coco Unisex Vegan Corn Leather High Top Boots

BEFLAMBOYANT Coco Unisex Vegan Corn Leather High Top Boots Beige

Water-resistant and breathable, BEFLAMBOYANT's high-top boots deliver attitude and comfort in one style. The quilted detailing adds interest, and the beige hue is a nice break from black.

Bohema Workers No 2 Desserto Cactus Leather Vegan Boots

Bohema Workers No 2 Desserto Cactus Vegan Leather Boots White

This edgy boot is made with plant-based leather derived from cactus, making it  durable and tough - but also supple and smooth. Eye-catching and versatile, this boot will instantly add a cool-girl touch to your outfits.

Good Guys Go Vegan Blaze Apple Leather Vegan Boots

Good Guys Go Vegan Blaze Apple Leather Vegan Ankle Boots Black

These lace-up boots are made from apples - supple apple leather takes centre stage in this sleek daytime design. The soft material means they don't require breaking in, but come ready to be taken out on the town.

By Sascha Camilli

About Sascha

Sascha Camilli is a vegan fashion writer, speaker and activist. Her book Vegan Style is out now on Murdoch Books. For more about Sascha, you can read our interview with her or listen to her podcast Catwalk Rebel. You can also follow her on Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.

Cover image by Minuit Sur Terre

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