Boots To Take Any City by Storm

Boots To Take Any City by Storm

Boots To Take Any City By Storm

Eye catching boots were seen on and off the runways in 2017, and moving into 2018 we see them as one of the top winter trends. Still, finding ethical footwear is often a challenge.  I've compiled a list of 8 shiny boots for any budget.

By Rose Mae Turner, Contributing Fashion Editor, Jejune Magazine


Arden wohl x cdc joon slip-on bootie in black by Cri de Coeur. Fun fact: Cri de Coeur shoes are made in an ethical, Sweatshop-free facility in China using the highest quality vegan materials.

Instagram: @cridecoeurnycFollow


Vegan Castel Boot in Indigo from Dr. Martens.  Fun fact: British brand, Dr. Martens, whom specializes in boots that last a lifetime, are now a hit among the vegan community.

Instagram: @drmartensofficial


NAE, which stands for: No Animal Exploitation, is a Portuguese vegan footwear brand.  The brand is focused on animal rights and environmental protection.

Instagram: naevegan_shoes


Annie Pinatex boot by Bourgeois Boheme.  Fun Fact: Founded by an ex-podiatrist and long-time vegan, this brand is Peta approved.

Instagram: @boboheme


TABITHA' Metallic Combat Boots by Zette Shoes.  Fun Fact: These ethically handcrafted European made shoes are 100% vegan and Peta approved.

Instagram: @zhetteshoes


Call Boot by Coclico.  Fun Fact:  Coclico's materials are sourced locally in Europe, near their small, family-run factory in Mallorca, Spain.

Instagram: @coclicony


Boots Pora Gold by Void Shoes.  Fun Fact: Void Shoesspecializes in hand-crafted shoes made in Italy and Russia. They use the finest quality leather.

Instagram: @voidshoes


 The Flame Boot by Modern Vice.  Fun Fact: Their vegetable tanned leather comes from the finest tanneries in the world located in either the USA or Italy. Made in NYC.

Instagram: @modernvice



Rose Mae Turner is a fashion designer and wardrobe stylist. She specializes in designing sustainable swimwear and her brand, Rosina~Mae takes you "from the beach, to the street, to the party". Ethically made in the USA, Rose manufactures everything in Manhattan's Garment District and strives to incorporate ethically sourced materials. Nominated "Who to Watch" by Chicago Splash in 2016, she also received the "Distinguished Alumnus Award" from Dominican University in April of 2017. Her love of sustainable fashion shapes how she approaches projects within the fashion industry. Additionally, Rose also enjoys contributing as a writer and stylist to various publications. Helping to shed light on brands that are making a difference within the fashion industry and promoting them is a passion. She has currently had content published in many magazines both digital and print. July 1st, 2017 marked her one year anniversary of living in NYC and she couldn't be happier!

Instagram: @rosina_mae & @rosiemae27
Facebook Page: rosinamaeswim

twitter: @rosinamae

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