The Complete List of Vegan Barefoot Shoes – Updated 2021

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a top down view of a row of vegan barefoot shoes, with a person wearing the middle pair. Show are yellow Mukishoes, Feelgrounds Original, Red Ahinsa boots, Belenka eazy sneakers, and Oesh townie flats

Are you committed to wearing only vegan barefoot shoes? It’s hard enough to find barefoot shoes for every occasion, but if you add in a vegan requirement you have to dig a little deeper. Fortunately most barefoot shoe brands offer at least a few vegan options and they are constantly adding more.

I wear nothing but barefoot shoes and have been testing and reviewing them for years. This list is born of my personal experience with almost every single barefoot shoe brand here! Check my vegan reviews section for tons of vegan barefoot shoe reviews, and then be sure to head to my Sales & Discounts page for all the best deals on vegan barefoot shoes.

Now let’s talk shoes! Below you’ll find a full list of vegan barefoot shoes for every occasion and age group.

100% Vegan Barefoot Shoe Brands

The following barefoot shoe brands make ONLY vegan friendly shoes and sandals!

If you’d like to learn more about vegan materials and which ones are the most eco-friendly, check out this article from Puratium on What Is Vegan Leather?

Vegan Barefoot Casual Shoes

Casual vegan barefoot shoes are where it’s at! Tons of stylish options that meet all the barefoot shoe requirements. My personal favorites are the Unshoes Terra Vida, the Bohempia Kolda, and the Feelgrounds Droptop (find reviews of all 3 on this site!).

Vegan Barefoot Winter Boots

Vegan Barefoot Women’s Dress Shoes

Vegan Barefoot Men’s Dress Shoes

Vegan Barefoot Sandals

I have tried and reviewed many of these vegan barefoot sandals! Read this post for the deets.

Vegan Barefoot Shoes for Kids

For more detailed reviews on several of these vegan barefoot kids shoes, check out my post that is all about barefoot shoes for kids!

For Vegan Barefoot Winter Boots for Kids Check out This Post


Barefoot shoes are taking off, but up until recently there weren’t many vegan options. Fortunately vegan barefoot shoes are becoming more popular, and this list will only grow! Barefoot shoe brands are also making it easier by doing vegan versions alongside leather versions, and clearly labeling this in their descriptions. Raising your voice and giving feedback where you’d like to see more vegan options is powerful, so don’t hesitate to reach out to brands that could be doing more!

As always, be sure to let me know of any new finds that should be on this list!

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A woman wearing vegan barefoot shoes from mukishoes - canvas Sol sneaker

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15 thoughts on “The Complete List of Vegan Barefoot Shoes – Updated 2021”

  1. THANK YOU for this website and especially this list. I have such a hard time finding shoes that don’t hurt my feet. Any brands here that tend to be good for WIDE feet? Lems and Altra, even the men’s, are too narrow for me.

      1. Hi Anna, what an awesome resource. Thank you. I’m looking to replace my vegan knee-high boots with barefoot ones but haven’t found anyone making these. Do you know if they are available? Thanks. Jennie

        1. Hey there! I have not seen that yet. Groundies is now making their Odessa boots in vegan leather, hopefully they’ll introduce it in their high version as well!

  2. Hi! I just wanted to thank you for this incredible resource. It’s made my search for vegan barefoot shoes sooo much easier (and harder in a way because the options are so much more abundant than I previously thought lol). I’ve referred back to this list many times this year!

  3. Thanks for this list, it’s very helpful.

    I just wanted to point out that Earth Runners is not a vegan company. They unfortunately sell wool.

    1. Hi! It is an error – I have seen it several times on the Zaqq English website where the product descriptions are scrambled. The ones marked as vegan are indeed vegan. We have worked with them to sell wholesale at out shop and we’ve confirmed this.

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