stylish options for now
Veja is a sustainable shoe brand that is also a fashionable shoe brand. And for the transparency, ethics, and quality of these shoes, the price is pretty reasonable.
Cariuma and PANTONE partnered with high and low top sneakers "Lion" is described as a "rich reddish-brown" and I think looks like a stylish tan sneaker from a sustainable B Corp shoe brand.
Low top and high top "Chuck" are back (did they ever go away?). If you haven't worn high-top Chucks since you were a teen, these are a great way to cover an ankle with your shorter jeans.
If you like a more polished sneaker, the Gabi from Vince may be a good choice. Like the brand Vince as a whole, these are elevated, subtle, but not boring.
Allbirds is a sustainable brand. I find the aesthetic neutral but elevated, making it a shoe that is neither trendy nor passe that can dress up or down.
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