From The Vegetarian Resource Group
On many occasions, after turning down a hot dog or hamburger at a summer barbecue and explaining that you’re vegetarian, the next question you might be asked (if wearing leather-like sandals) is, “Then why are you wearing leather?” You’ll answer that the sandals are made from synthetic materials that look like leather, and this usually pacifies the inquisitors. They do ask a valid question though. If you are choosing a vegetarian diet for ethical reasons, “How can you stop eating animals, but continue to wear them?” Like a vegetarian diet, people often choose to “quit leather” at different stages.
Since cowhide is the most common animal hide used, links to the meat industry are undeniable. According to the Leather Industries of America, the leather Industry’s trade association, very few animals are raised specifically for their hides. But cows are just one of the animals whose skins are used for shoes, wallets, coats, belts, clothing, and accessories. Other animals can be pigs, deer, horse, and sheep. Some articles are even made from “exotic” animal skins ranging from alligator and lizard to sealskin and snakeskin.
You may ask, “Well what should I do with all the leather I have?” Again, just as some people go vegetarian overnight and others do it slowly, the same goes for leather. Some people gradually replace worn out leather items with non-leather alternatives. Others donate their leather goods to charities. Many throw the stuff away, and although you might prefer that no one wear animal hides (besides the animals), most leather is not biodegradeable due to the tanning process, so a charity might be the best bet. The damage already done can’t be reversed.
That brings up the question of which causes less damage to the environment — petroleum-based synthetic leathers or leather treated with multiple chemicals? While petroleum-based products often cause pollution from manufacturing and its waste, leather manufacturers are still dealing with problems caused by the use of chemicals for tanning. Either alternative leads to some environmental damage, but while you’re supporting the exploitation of animals by purchasing leather, choosing leather alternatives will at least help alleviate some cruelty to animals.
Maybe we should also ask ourselves if leather- and fur-like materials are always the best choice. Do these materials give the impression that leather and fur are socially and ethically acceptable? Why not go with some other materials such as hemp, cotton, synthetic fibers, or recycled rubber when possible? On the other hand it can be argued that by using leather and fur alternatives we can show others a way of wearing clothes with the look they like that doesn’t require the exploitation of animals for it.
For this update we have been able to add musical instrument cases. We also found vegan “leather” gloves and speed skates.
When choosing a non-leather company, one should also consider the company’s reasons for carrying non-leather goods. Although we are pleased that more and more companies offer non-leather items, most large manufacturers and retailers who carry both leather and non-leather offer the non-leather goods primarily for economic reasons. It is cheaper to manufacture non-leather goods, and as a result they often cost less. Note that many of these companies sell mainly leather items. Still, by supporting the vegan articles these companies distribute, a clear statement can be made in favor of alternative products. Maybe this will encourage companies to produce more synthetic products, even if their reasons for this decision are not necessarily ethical.
The vegan mail-order companies, on the other hand, take a particular interest in avoiding animal and Earth exploitation through the products they offer. Many of these companies employ Earth-friendly manufacturing and working conditions. We believe that it is important to support these companies.
To make your selection of non-leather goods as effortless as possible, the companies listed are separated into categories. The Vegan Mail-Order or Stores section indexes companies that sell only vegan products. The Catalogs, Companies, and Stores section lists companies that sell or manufacture both leather-free and leather goods, so check these carefully to make sure what you’re buying is non-leather. The remaining sections of this guide list specific styles of shoes (athletic, dress, etc.) and the companies who make them or the stores/catalogs that carry them.
We often depend on company statements for product information. It is impossible to be 100% sure about a statement, information changes, people have different views, and mistakes can be made. Please use your own best judgment about whether a product is suitable for you. To be sure, do further research or confirmation on your own.
VEGAN MAIL-ORDER OR STORES
The following companies sell only animal-free products.
408 S. Pasadena Ave., Ste. 1, Pasadena, CA 91105
(866) 758-5837 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (866) 758-5837 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting or (626) 396-4972 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (626) 396-4972 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting
This vegan boutique and online store offers footwear, handbags, accessories (including watch and luggage tags), and much more.
PO Box 205, Gold Hill, OR 97525
(888) 499-4367 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (888) 499-4367 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting or (541) 855-5468
Artisan Gear produces a line of classic/casual bags and accessories (watch bands, toiletry bags, etc.) from hemp canvass. You can order their bags online or visit their website to find stores selling their bags.
(352) 340-5409 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (352) 340-5409 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Offers non-leather designer-inspired bags, wallets, belts, shoes, and a faux leather jacket for women.
Boulder for Men
5805 Clarksville Square Dr., Clarksville, MD 21029
(443) 535-9449 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (443) 535-9449 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting
This eco-friendly vegan store sells men’s shoes, wallets, belts, and more.
Unit 22, Acklam Workspace, 10 Acklam Road, London, England W10 5QZ
This vegan boutique offers unique women’s and men’s footwear, bags, wallets, black faux leather gloves, belts, plus much more. You can also order online.
(978) 449-0222 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (978) 449-0222 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Packrat vinyl lunch boxes, backpacks, and totes for children. Also, carries iPhone/Blackberry/iPad cases.
8 Commonwealth Ave., Massapequa, NY 11758
(516) 809-6277 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (516) 809-6277 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Charmone’s mission is to produce shoes that are sustainable and cruelty-free. Offers open and closed toe shoes, sandals, and boots for women.
2502 N. Palm Dr., Ste. 1, Signal Hill, CA 90755
(562) 595-6965 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (562) 595-6965 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting
This online site specializes in vegan guitar straps. They also sell camera straps, wallets, and belts.
Cow Jones Industrials
PO Box 267, Chatham, NY 12037
(518) 821-0207 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (518) 821-0207 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting
This vegan online store carries a wide variety of shoes, handbags, and more.
(800) 613-6189 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (800) 613-6189 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Find women’s shoes, boots, sandals, and more at this online store.
4939 N. Broadway, Ste. 58, Boulder, CO 80304
(303) 258-1625 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (303) 258-1625 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting
English Retreads manufactures totes, purses, bookbags, wallets, iPad and laptop sleeves, key chains, and belts from recycled rubber inner tubes and seat and fan belts.
Caegwyn, Temple Bar, Felinfach, Ceredigion,
SA48 7SA, Wales, United Kingdom
Tel: 011-44-1570 471155; Fax: 011-44-1570 471166
This company sells shoes and belts. Shoe styles include hiking boots, steel-toe safety boots, dress shoes, etc.
317 W. 48th St., Minneapolis, MN 55419
(612) 822-6161 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (612) 822-6161 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Vegan store offering bags, wallets, belts, and more.
25 West Robbins St., Covington, KY 41011
(800) 848-4650 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (800) 848-4650 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting or (859) 291-3300 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (859) 291-3300 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting
This mail-order company offers a wide variety of fake
wool products such as coats, jackets, vests, hats, handbags, pillows, and ear muffs.
87 Derwent Street, Chopwell, Tyne & Wear, England
NE17 7HZ; Tel. 011-44-1207 565-957
Online store offering made-to-order handcrafted shoes, bags, belts, wallets, and more.
207 Casterton Ave., Akron, OH 44303
(330) 867-2102 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (330) 867-2102 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Handbags made out of recycled rubber/stainless steel.
4630 Center Blvd., Ste. 1005, Long Island City, NY 11109; (917) 544-9454 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (917) 544-9454 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Website offering all types of bags for men and women.
523 N. Fairfax Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 829-1010 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (323) 829-1010 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Storefront and online company offering creative sneakers for adults and children.
2 St. George Street 109, St. Augustine, FL 32084
(904) 655-3535 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (904) 655-3535 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Online store offering vegan shoes, sandals, and boots for men and women, as well as men’s belts.
Kuna Prints Mola Shoes
605 San Bruno Ave., San Francisco, CA 94107
(877) 586-2263 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (877) 586-2263 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Unique vegan shoes, sandals, and boots for men and women handmade by Kuna Indians.
(888) 586-2636 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (888) 586-2636 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Unique bags including wallets, shoulder bags, laptop carriers, briefcases, overnighters, and totes.
550 Rose Ave., Venice, CA 90291
(800) 990-MINK begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (800) 990-MINK FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting or (310) 927-4247 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (310) 927-4247 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Online site offering handmade shoes from Italy.
78 Orchard St., New York, NY 10002
(212) 254-6512 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (212) 254-6512 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Though shoes can be purchased online, customers are encouraged to walk in and try shoes on. MooShoes offers brands such as Vegan Wares, Vegetarian Shoes, and Ethical Wares. They also sell bags, wallets, belts, and faux leather jackets.
(732) 207-7682 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (732) 207-7682 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Stylish shoes available online and in some retail shops.
3568 Fraser St., Vancouver, BC V5V 4C4 Canada
(604) 558-3000 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (604) 558-3000 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Canadian shop offering men’s and women’s shoes, boots, belts, bags, wallets, guitar straps, and more.
313 5th Ave. SE, Ste. A, Olympia, OR 98501
(800) 340-1200 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (800) 340-1200 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting; Fax: (301) 816-8955
This store carries shoes, clothing, bags, and more.
Pangea Vegan Products
2381 Lewis Ave., Rockville, MD 20851
(800) 340-1200 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (800) 340-1200 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting or (301) 816-8955 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (301) 816-8955 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting
This store and online company carries shoes, clothing, wallets, belts, bags, personal care products, and food. Pangea is the producer of the No Bull line.
58 Hillsdale Rd., Medford, MA 02155
(339) 545-1677 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (339) 545-1677 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting
This online company carries handmade bags including clutches, shoulder bags, messenger bags, backpacks, iPad/Tablet bags, and Laptop bags, etc.
(360) 929-1391 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (360) 929-1391 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Offers animal-friendly faux fur bedspreads and pillows. Order online or see list of retailers.
Queen Bee Creations
3961 N. Williams, Ste. 101, Portland, OR 97227
(503) 232-1755 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (503) 232-1755 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting
All items from Queen Bee Creations are made out of vinyl including bags, wallets, cases, and more.
(732) 207-7682 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (732) 207-7682 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Women’s shoes made with Lycra covered memory foam and eco-friendly vegan upper materials such as hemp, vegan “leather,” vegan “suede,” etc.
6012A Old Pineville Rd., Charlotte, NC 28217
(704) 676-4891 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (704) 676-4891 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Slappa offers cd wallets, dvd and iPad cases, laptop bags and backpacks, PSP travel cases, etc.
PO Box 7604, San Diego, CA 92167
(619) 221-9199 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (619) 221-9199 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Online company offers handcrafted Splaff Flopps (flip flop sandals), bags, purses, guitar straps, and belts.
1771 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02140
(617) 354-1771 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (617) 354-1771 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting
This storefront/online store offers shoes and bags.
83 Billings Ave., Toronto, ON M4L 2S3 Canada
(416) 778-1597 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (416) 778-1597 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting; Fax: (416) 778-9435
Truth Belts offers an innovative and stylish array of synthetic belts for your waist, as well as ones for your wrists (bracelets). They also make dog collars. You can order the belts online at www.vegetarianbelts.com
(732) 390-5800 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (732) 390-5800 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Casual shoes for men and women that are vegan and environmentally friendly.
Used Rubber USA
Recycled rubber inner tubes and tires are used to make bags, wallets, and organizers in a variety of sizes.
440 South Bentley, Los Angeles, CA 90049
(866) 91-VEGAN begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (866) 91-VEGAN FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting or (818) 235-4709 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (818) 235-4709 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting
This online store offers a wide range of shoes and bags, as well as belts and wallets. They carry kids’ shoes, too.
1701 Pearl St., Unit 8, Waukesha, WI 53186
(866) 88-VEGAN begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (866) 88-VEGAN FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting or (262) 574-7761 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (262) 574-7761 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Vegan Essentials is a mail-order company and retail shop offering goods such as shoes, wallets, belts, etc.
Vegan Store Ltd., PO Box 110, Rottingdean, Brighton BN51 9AZ United Kingdom
Online shop carrying boots, shoes, etc. They’re a licensed distributor of No Bull leather alternatives.
12 Gardner St., Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 1UP United Kingdom; Telephone: 011-44-1273 691913
Synthetic leather and synthetic suede shoes, hiking boots, work boots, sandals,
leather jackets, and belts.
The Vegetarian Site
PO Box 222, Glastonbury, CT 06033
(860) 519-1918 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (860) 519-1918 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting
The Vegetarian Site has an online vegan store filled with clothing, footwear, wallets, belts, bags, etc. They even carry vegan “leather” gloves.
(603) 630-3567 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (603) 630-3567 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Offers hiking shoes, casual shoes, clogs, etc.
CATALOGS, COMPANIES, & STORES WITH LEATHER ALTERNATIVES
The following catalogs, companies, and stores carry some non-leather products, but also many that are not animal-free. Check the merchandise to make sure it is non-leather. This is a partial listing of catalogs/stores with synthetic options.
(877) 372-2814 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (877) 372-2814 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Earth offers a line of vegan Earth shoes including shoes, sandals, and boots. Search the word vegan.
273 N. Mathilda Ave., Sunnyvale, CA 94086
(800) 720-0572 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (800) 720-0572 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Search the word vegan to find women’s and men’s shoes and sandals.
The Old Chapel, 26A Cross St., Moretonhampstead, TQ13 8NL, United Kingdom
Tel: 011-44-1647 440735
Vegan line of handmade men’s, women’s, and children’s shoes, boots, and sandals. They also make bags and belts.
Freeport, ME 04033
(800) 441-5713 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (800) 441-5713 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Teva sandals, canvas shoes, children’s boots, etc.
Love is Mighty
(619) 537-6053 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (619) 537-6053 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Unique women’s shoes made by tribal woman in India.
Payless Shoe Source
Wide selection of shoes available in men’s, women’s, and children’s styles. Leather shoes are clearly marked on box. Call (877) 474-6379 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (877) 474-6379 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting for a store in your area.
Tel: 011-44-1753 678076
This online store out of the United Kingdom offers an array of exotic/erotic vegan-friendly fetish boots in varying colors.
(888) 818-SHOE begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (888) 818-SHOE FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting (7463)
Website: www.planetshoes.com This online store offers a line of vegan women’s and men’s casual shoes, boots, sandals, bags, etc. Search the word vegan.
REI, Sumner, WA 98352-0001
(800) 426-4840 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (800) 426-4840 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Search under vegan for shoes, boots, and sandals. Also sell non-leather belts and watch bands.
(800) GO-TOUGH begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (800) GO-TOUGH FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Offers baby carriers, backpacks, briefcases, laptop bags, camera, bags, hiking packs, luggage, cd disk and player waist pack, cell phone case, etc. Most are vegan; however, indicate
no leather under comments in order.
(877) 546-1040 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (877) 546-1040 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Carries Kindle cases, computer bags, wallets, iPod and iPhone cases, gear pouches, and PSP cases. Not all products are non-leather, so request a list of their non-leather options.
(800) 927-7671 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (800) 927-7671 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Search under the word vegetarian on this website and a long list of sandals and casual, formal, athletic, and other shoes will appear. They carry shoes for men, women, and children.
There are leather alternatives in most shoe styles.
Women’s and Men’s Athletic Shoes
Asics: (800) 678-9435 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (800) 678-9435 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting; Several synthetic shoes; call to find out about a certain shoe.
Converse: (888) 792-3307 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (888) 792-3307 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting; Chuck Taylor All-Stars, high-top and low-top, come in many styles, colors, and fabrics. They also have canvas One Stars.
Keds: (800) 680-0966 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (800) 680-0966 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting; Canvas oxfords and slip-ons in a variety of colors and patterns.
New Balance: (800) 253-7463 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (800) 253-7463 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting; Several running shoes made with synthetic uppers. Call for a catalog.
Payless Shoe Source: (877) 474-6379; Several athletic shoes made with synthetic materials.
Vans: (855) 909-8267; Styles include canvas shoes. Call for stores in your area.
Children’s Athletic Shoes
Payless Shoe Source: (877) 474-6379 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (877) 474-6379 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting; Great place to find leather-free shoes for children. Athletic styles often feature popular cartoon characters.
Vans: (855) 909-8267 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (855) 909-8267 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting; Styles include canvas shoes. Call for stores in your area.
Most of the all-vegan stores listed at the beginning of this guide offer a variety of dress shoes.
Women’s and Men’s Dress Shoes
Men and women can find non-leather dress shoes in the Vegan Mail-Order or Stores section of this article. You can also shop at Payless Shoe Source.
Children’s Dress Shoes
Payless Shoe Source: (877) 474-6379 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (877) 474-6379 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting; you should have no trouble finding a few styles here!
Ethical Wares: Weald, Ranger, Trekking styles, and more.
Pangea: Men’s Wanderlust Hiking Boot.
Vegetarian Shoes: Offers several hiking boots.
Wicked Hemp: Hiking boot made from hemp.
The following boots should keep your feet protected; some even have steel-toe protection.
Ethical Wares: Safety Boot with a steel toe.
LaCrosse Boots: Several styles of rubber boots: insulated, non-insulated, and steel toe. Available from large retailers. Call (888) 323-2668 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (888) 323-2668 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting for information.
Vegan Essentials: Offers steel toe boots.
Veganline:Offers safety boots and shoes.
Vegetarian Shoes: Safety boots with steel toe caps.
COATS AND JACKETS
Fabulous Furs: Fake “fur,” “leather,” and “wool” coats, jackets, and vests.
James & Company: Faux leather jackets.
L.L. Bean: Winter coats made from synthetic fibers.
Pangea: No Bull jackets and women’s pea coats.
Veganstore.co.uk: Offers No Bull jackets in Europe.
Vegetarian Shoes: Leather-like jackets.
BAGS, BELTS, AND WALLETS
Alternative Outfitters: Handbags.
Artisan Gear: Classic/casual bags.
Bello Iris: Designer-inspired bags, wallets, and belts.
Big Buddha: Bags, wallets, wristlets.
Boulder for Men: Men’s belts and wallets.
Bourgeois Boheme: Unique bags, wallets, and belts.
Couch: Belts and wallets.
Cow Jones Industrials: Various bags.
English Retreads: Bags, backpacks, wallets, and belts.
The Ethical Man: Belts and wallets for men.
Ethical Wares: Stylish unisex belts.
Ethique Nouveau: Bags, belts, and wallets.
Fabulous Furs: Women’s handbags and backpacks.
Freerangers: Bags, belts, and wallets.
Gloria Gerber: Handbags.
Gunas: Bags for men and women.
Herbivore Clothing: Purses, wallets, and belts.
Kind Walking: Men’s belts.
Pangea: Variety of wallets and belts.
Queen Bee Creations: Hand, tote, and flapped bags.
Susan Nichole: Unique handbags and wallets.
Truth Belts: Both leather-like and cloth belts.
Used Rubber USA: Various bags, wallets, and belts.
Vegan Chic: Bags, belts, and wallets.
Vegan Collection: Belts and wallets.
VeganEssentials: Bags, belts, and wallets.
Vegan Wares: Bags, wallets, briefcases, and belts.
Vegetarian Shoes: Dressy non-leather belts.
The Vegetarian Site: Various bags and belts.
WHERE DO I FIND…
Cynthia King Dance Studio offers the CKDS ballet slipper with canvas uppers and synthetic leather soles in adult and children’s sizes and various colors. Call (718) 437-0101 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (718) 437-0101 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting or visit www.cynthiakingdance.com.
Carpenter Trading Company offers custom-made vegan gloves. Visit www.carpentertrade.com.
Aerostich Rider Wearhouse offers vegan riding gloves good for all seasons at www.aerostich.com.
Dexter Shoes offers some bowling shoes made from 100% synthetics. Visit www.dextershoes.com.
Couch offers a wide variety of camera straps.
The Vegetarian site and Vegetarian Shoes offer vegan “leather” gloves.
Couch offers a wide variety of handmade straps.
Pangea offers a guitar strap without the leather ends.
Splaff Flops offers guitar straps.
Vegan Wares offers guitar straps.
www.rhythmhousedrums.com: Search under the vegan category and drums that have non-leather heads.
Shoes.com: Search under the word Heelys and you’ll find varieties that are non-leather.
CBH Studio See www.cbhstudio.com
Waterfield Designs See www.sfbags.com
Laptop and iPad Carrying Bags
CBH Studio See www.cbhstudio.com
English Retreads offers iPad and laptop Sleeves.
Mattandnat.com offers computer bags.
Pansy Maiden See www.pansymaiden.com
Slappa See www.slappa.com
Spire USA offers laptop carrying bags.
Tom Bihn See www.tombihn.com
Tough Traveler See www.toughtraveler.com
Waterfield Designs See www.sfbags.com
Cycleport offers synthetic motorcycle apparel. See www.motoport.com
Motoliberty sells several styles of non-leather motorcycle jackets. Visit www.motoliberty.com
Motonation has several varieties of non-leather Sidi motorcycle boots. See www.motonation.com
Musical Instrument Cases
Tough Traveler See www.toughtraveler.com
Rock Climbing Shoes
Evolv Sports and Design offers a number of vegan rock climbing shoes. Visit www.evolvsports.com
Snow Boots/Snowboarding Boots
Burton Snowboards: You’ll find several types of non-leather snow boots at www.burton.com
Sole Technology (owns “Thirty Two”) offers several non-leather snow boots for men and women. See www.thirtytwo.com
Riedell Divine Quad Speed Skates: You’ll find these vegan speed skates at www.lowpriceskates.com
Nailers, Inc.: Visit http://www.nailersinc.com or call (619) 562-2215 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (619) 562-2215 FREE end_of_the_skype_highlighting for their non-leather tool belts, nail bags, and knee pads, made from Dupont’s Cordura fabric.
Watches with Non-leather Bands
Alternative Outfitters carries watches with non-leather bands. See www.alternativeoutfitters.com