Shoes, bags, wallets and accessories

Here is a guide to the symbols on shoes and accessories so that you will know if they contain leather.

Irish online shops:

  • Peryan Vegan – online shoe store, bags also
  • Original by Shary – Sligo based business – handmade ladies purses and bags
  • MADE OF CORK – vegan shoes, bags and accessories made from cork, based in Cork.
  • Sampla – vegan shoes made in Ireland from apple skins.

Irish high-street shops:

  • Marks & Spencers – shoes which are suitable for vegans should be labelled.
  • New Look – range of vegan shoes, can also be bought online.
  • Schuh – high street shoe chain – lists their vegan shoes here.
  • Dr. Martens ‘vegan collection’ – should be available at Schuh.
  • Fresh Cuts Clothing – Dublin eco-friendly shop sells Will’s vegan shoes.
  • Many shops sell Crocs which have planned to ditch leather by end of 2021.

European online shops:

UK online vegan shops – not all will deliver to Ireland post-Brexit:

‘Cork’ Bags, Shoes and Accessories:

Cork is a sustainable, eco-friendly material made from the bark of the cork oak, which has the look and feel of leather.