Vegan clothing, shoe and handbag brands in Europe

Discovering new vegan businesses, of any sort really (food is at the top of my list obviously), is such a great joy for me, like a mini “Christmasy” moment. Ever since I made the best decision of my life (yes, to become vegan), I keep finding sparks of hope for animals, nature and humanity.

So thank you, vegan people of the world who decided to share your dreams, talents, skills, energy, time and passion with everyone! Thank you for bringing the vegan community together and making our lives more beautiful and rich (the good kind).

In my opinion, the best vegan clothes are all vegan clothes. The best vegan shoes are all vegan shoes. And so on, you know what I mean. Why? Hear me out – not only because we are all so different and have an increasing variety of styles to choose from, but mostly because they are vegan and cruelty-free to begin with. And this is a win in my book, regardless of how you look at it.

But now let’s focus on the actual brands and designers, so that we can marvel, fall in love, bookmark, favourite, add to cart or whatever you want to do, and be generally grateful that we live in a time when we can actually live the best vegan life possible. We can shower with vegan products, get dressed in vegan, sustainable clothing, wear vegan shoes, show off a vegan leather handbag, devour (gracefully…or not) a vegan burger and sip a vegan milkshake. What more could we want? I know, much more. However, it’s only getting better from here onwards, isn’t it? I certainly hope so.

Disclaimer: We do not receive any commission or income from these brands for being mentioned in this article. I just thought they are cool ☺

Vegan clothes brands

The following stores mainly sell clothing items, but some also have a few shoes and bags on the menu. I will start this category with a couple of vegan lingerie and loungewear shops I discovered because well… underwear is the first thing you put on, right?

An eco-friendly, luxury lingerie, swim and loungewear that is designed and manufactured in Vienna, Austria, is the place that can make you, ladies (and anyone who identifies as feminine), feel sexy, empowered, playful and confident at the same time. For those of you who are naughty and nice, don’t worry, this is where you can also find a Bon Bondage Bralette to have fun with.

Vegan-friendly: certified by animal.fair

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Two sisters from Copenhagen, Denmark share an enthusiasm for sustainable underwear and daily essentials, so they created Woron and I want to thank them for this. The items are allergy-friendly since they don’t contain any toxic chemicals, dyes or other nasty ingredients. I don’t know about you, but they already check pretty much all of my boxes, so check out the website to find out more and see all the amazing products they make.

Vegan-friendly: approved by PETA

Shipping to: Europe

Now moving on to full-body coverage, here are some amazing vegan clothing stores I had the pleasure to find out about.

“Responsible, durable and naturally vegan clothing” is what the German company operating out of Prague, Czech Republic, says about their products. Short and to the point. They have a large range of items, colours and styles to choose from, with the inspiration coming from the local skate life in Wiesbaden, Germany. The company’s motto seems to be “In detail we trust”, which sounds really good to us, since in vegans we trust. See what I did there?

Vegan-friendly: approved by PETA

Shipping to: Europe

A French store that has them all – vegan clothes and shoes and bags. As a tribute to her grandparents, this vegan designer has the same noble objective as all vegan business owners, I believe – to offer a quality alternative in a market that desperately needs a rise in consciousness so that we can create a new, better world that is much more respectful towards nature.

Vegan-friendly: approved by PETA

Shipping to: Europe

The founder of this brand says “I have a big flaw: I love fashion.” First of all, she knows as well as us that it’s not a flaw. Secondly and more importantly, don’t we all love fashion? And we love her for creating and bringing it to us. At this wonderful store based in France we can find women’s and men’s clothing and (yes!) bags. The typical simple and elegant French style can be seen in all the products, giving away a “less is more” vibe, which I’m totally agreeing with.

Two-time award winner at PETA Vegan Fashion Awards

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This German brand has men’s and women’s vegan streetwear that is fair, vegan and made in Portugal (the textiles) and India (the woven bags). They also sell posters, stickers, art prints and masks. The style is urban and edgy, using mostly black, white and grey as colours, helping you feel ready to ROCK ON! basically.

Vegan-friendly: approved by PETA

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Another gem I found – this German-based shop creates and sells men’s and women’s activewear and outerwear and shoes, made in Portugal using vegan, organic, sustainable and recycled materials. Since summer is gone, you can check out their thermal jacket that has a list of highly functional features, ensuring you are ready to even move (on) the mountains.

Vegan-friendly: approved by PETA

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Another example of “women rule the world” – two driven vegan women decided over a bottle of wine in Hamburg, Germany, a few years ago, that they will start a “stylish, sustainable and affordable fashion label”. And they did. A variety of women’s and men’s clothing, accessories, books and home items can be found on their website and I have to say they look gooood.

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Although having a French name, this is a German shop that sells women’s style vintage inspired clothing and accessories. It has the simple, the formal, the crazy, the playful, the elegant and the “not for everyone” patterns and styles and I think this is great. I’m generally not the one to wear bright, attention-catching clothes, but seeing these cute dresses or tops, it might just make me change my mind.

Vegan-friendly: approved by PETA

Shipping to: Europe, North America, Japan, Oceania

The streetwear clothing brand from Berlin, Germany doesn’t have too many products (thus helping people like me who can’t decide for their life), but the ones it does have are mostly simple, unisex and of course vegan. The main items are long sleeve shirts, hoodies, t-shirts and hats, in a few different colours.

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Sustainable women’s clothing, bagsshoes, accessories and beauty products. That is what you can find in this store based in Amsterdam, Netherlands, that has female activists from the ‘70s as source of inspiration for their retro-infused designs. The founder’s vision was “to create cruelty-free fashion which is ethically produced yet sophisticated” and, in my opinion, she clearly achieved that.

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Vegan shoe brands

Recycled, locally sourced, limited edition, unique design shoes made in Czech Republic. You heard that right. The colour patterns are unique because they are determined by the material to be recycled, and they are made with tools first used in 1955. How cool is that? They have a range of high top and low top vegan sneakers that have various colour combinations and designs.

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One of the vegan designer brands, this time from France is Minuit sur Terre, that sells vegan, recycled and ethical shoes, accessories and bags. The new concept they are introducing is creating shoes from your old ones. Yes. And belts made from apples. They also have a second hand concept. There are vegan shoes for women and men in different styles such as sneakers, vegan winter shoes, vegan dress shoes like low/high heel boots or comfy pumps.

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Rombaut is a company born in Ghent, Belgium, but based in Paris, France that offers luxury sustainable gender neutral vegan skate shoes and heels in a special, edgy style that somehow looks unbelievably comfortable. They managed to challenge current world issues and human values through fashion and are aiming to “connect with a new conscious generation around the world”.

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These eco-friendly, vegan shoes hand-made in Milan, Italy are indeed “the natural choice”. Vegan shoes for men in a typically Italian elegant style and a few earthy colours, are as beautiful as the flats, pumps and sandals for women. Another proof that “less is more” can be the simplest, easiest most elegant choice.

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What you can find here is a splash of joy disguised as men’s and women’s sneakers, flats, boots, belts and bags. The Italian based company has a variety of cute vegan trainers with beautiful designs, also present on the more elegant models. The winter boots have solid colours but look sturdy and cool nonetheless.

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Luxury vegan shoes and accessories made in Italy, with a second headquarters in California, USA. Probably because they are made by “4th generation masters who create iconic shoes” for famous designer brands, these shoes can be a little more expensive, but they are nothing short of delightful. The (coming soon) pumps, the flats, belts and bags are simple, bright and elegant.

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Lovely Netherlands based store that has a wider variety of options for both men and women, is committed to make a vegan lifestyle easier and I’d say they are on the very right track. Their generous selection for both men and women includes dress shoes, sandals, sneakers, walking shoes, safety shoes, pumps, boots, flats, you name it.

Vegan-friendly: approved by PETA

Shipping to: Worldwide

If you were wondering “What about the big brands? Don’t they have vegan options?”…well some of them do, but not all and definitely not enough options.

For example, when searching for “Nike vegan shoes” nothing came up, neither on their website. Now there may be (accidentally) vegan running shoes since they mostly use synthetic mesh and rubber for them, but as long as it doesn’t clearly say vegan, I’m not sure I would classify them as such.

Adidas vegan shoes on the other hand, do exist and are clearly labeled “vegan” on their website. And they do have over 10 options, which is one step further in the good direction.

One other good selection from a non-vegan brand is the Veja vegan shoes. They state that 1 in 3 models is 100% vegan and have a separate section for the vegan ones, which is nice, with a long way to go still.

As for vegan UGG boots, which are actually NOT UGG, but vegan options that look similar, there are some companies out there that make them, so that’s great news. Now, I’m not sure if the companies themselves are 100% vegan, but here is a list of 10 alternatives to UGG that are 100% vegan.


Vegan handbag brands

Vegan backpacks, tote bags and waist bags from Estonia! This small business creates mostly custom products (many being one of a kind), that you can wear with different outfits and styles, made from new and upcycled fabrics, all the while looking nice and chic.

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One brand. Two models. Five colours. Their vegan unisex backpack is designed in Paris, France, made in Portugal, eco-friendly, water resistant, organic, ergonomic and a bit of a celebrity – it won gold medals for best invention of the year in backpack security in 2016 and 2018.

Vegan-friendly: approved by PETA

Shipping to: Worldwide

On the same list with the other vegan fashion designers, Ashoka is a French one that started collaborating with Pamela Anderson for one of their new vegan bags collections. They also received the Peta Fashion Award for the best vegan bag in 2018 and 2019. With a variety of bags and accessories, models and colours, for both men and women, this brand is clearly on top of their game and I couldn’t be happier to exist at the same time with them (spoken like a true woman who loves bags).

Vegan-friendly: approved by PETA

Shipping to: Worldwide

Just another brilliant company selling vegan bags and accessories from Paris, France. With a considerable range of styles, sizes and colours, this “maroquinerie respectueuse” is one of the vegan women’s reasons to be happy and grateful. I know I am.

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When a vegan designer start making anything, you know it will be amazing. Vegan handbags made in Italy are just one example. And there’s at least one piece of good news in 2020 – they won the PETA Deutschland Vegan Fashion Award. The mindful and durable handbags are made from ecolabel certified vegan leather, water and scratch-resistant and come in powerful colours, practical sizes and beautiful designs.

Vegan-friendly: approved by PETA

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“Femininity with an edge” can be one way to describe these luxury vegan Italian handbags. EVVE has a second headquarters in NYC, USA, which allowed it to create a combination between New York’s freedom of expression and the essence of Italian style, called “rock chic”.

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Since 2012 this company has been making vegan luxury bags with a strong attitude, suited for all occasions and seasons. The products are designed in Amsterdam, Netherlands and made in Portugal with high-quality vegan leather and without animal suffering. Although a bit pricey, the quality, concept, choices and styles available, make them a worthy investment in a vegan cruelty-free walk-in closet (ah…the dream).

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With a shorter list of options, this Amsterdam, Netherlands based brand is simplicity itself, while still giving you a few design choices. Their values are shared with us, the customers, and are at the core of veganism as a concept – caring for the animals and our planet.

Vegan-friendly: approved by PETA

Shipping to: Worldwide

I am absolutely sure these are not all the vegan stores that exist in Europe. Therefore, if you know or discover any other 100% vegan clothing, shoe and handbag shops around Europe, send us a message and we’ll update this article to include more and more reasons to be happy and fabulous.

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