Ultimate Guide to Vegan Cowboy Boots [2024]

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Cowboy boots are the hottest season style as we head transistion from winter to spring. Unfortunately, it’s not always easy to find high-quality vegan cowboy boots that don’t cost the earth.

That’s why we’ve rounded up our favorite styles from vegan brands using high-quality materials that don’t hurt animals or the planet.

Let’s dive in.

1. Good Guys Don’t Wear Leather

Good Guys vegan cowboy boots

Materials: Sustainable vegan leather, eco-friendly microfiber, bio-based lining

Best for: Calf high vegan cowboy boots, ankle boots

Ships to: Worldwide

Good Guys Don’t Wear Leather is a French brand founded by Marion Hanania. The brand ensures no animals or humans are hurt in creating their boots, as they use only vegan materials and ethical production.

Good Guys create a whole range of PETA-approved vegan cowboy boots. Below, we’ve selected our favorites.

2. Good Guys Don’t Wear Leather – Dakota Boot

Good Guys vegan western boot

The gold Dakota style is the perfect stand-out cowboy boot if you want to make a statement.

Also available from the Immaculate Vegan.

3. Good Guys Don’t Wear Leather – Daisy Boot

Good Guys Daisy vegan cowgirl boots

If you can’t decide between a heeled ankle boot or a cowboy boot, the Daisy style is the perfect blend of Chelsea boot meets cowgirl boot. In addition, the Daisy boot is perfect for effortless transitioning from a day to nighttime look. The Daisy boot is available in black, tan, and brown.

If you prefer a smaller heel, Good Guys also create a ‘Duke’ style, similar to the Daisy but with a smaller heel.

Also available from the Immaculate Vegan.

4. Good Guys Don’t Wear Leather – Lucky Western Boots

Good Guys high top vegan cowboy boots

For a classic vegan cowboy boot, check out the Lucky Western style, available in white and black; they’re perfect for pairing over jeans or a dress for a stylish outfit.

Also available from the Immaculate Vegan.

5. Wills Vegan Store – Western Boots

Wills Vegan Store classic vegan cowboy boots

Materials: Bio-based vegan leather ethically made in Portugal

Best for: Classic western boots

Ships to: Worldwide

Wills Vegan Store is a favorite of ours because they prioritize using vegan and sustainable materials where they can over non-eco-friendly alternatives like plastic.

Wills boots are designed with innovative bio-based vegan leather and are ethically made in Portugal. We love the classic style of the Wills Vegan Western boot, which comes in both men’s and women’s styles.

Also available from the Immaculate Vegan.

Wills Vegan western boots

6. A Perfect Jane

A Perfect Jane vegan leather cowboy boots

Materials: AppleSkin vegan leather, recycled PET lining, cork insoles, recycled rubber

Best for: Stylish cowboy boots

Ships to: Worldwide

Netherland-based vegan brand A Perfect Jane creates vegan boots from innovative vegan materials. The brand’s vegan leather cowgirl boots are designed with a stylish twist – perfect for dressing up a pair of plain skinny jeans.

The brand focuses on creating animal and cruelty-free products and ensuring each material is responsibly sourced with limited environmental impact. The brand uses Appleskin, an animal-free animal leather alternative made from the waste products of the apple food industry.

Also available to shop from Immaculate Vegan.

A Perfect Jane vegan ankle boots

7. Minuit Sur Terre

Minuit Sur Terre animal-free leather

Materials: Faux leather from Oeko-Tex certified materials made with cereals and recycled polyester

Best for: Vegan suede cowboy boots

Ships to: Worldwide from France

Minuit Sur Terre is a PETA-Approved Vegan brand creating animal-free boots and accessories. The brand, which uses animal-free materials exclusively, also educates its consumers on the benefits of vegan living.

Minuit Sur Terre ships internationally from France. Available to shop also at Immaculate Vegan.


Materials: Piñatex animal-free leather and Cactus leather

Best for: Bold vegan cowgirl boots

Ships to: Worldwide

For a pair of vegan cowgirl boots that are sure to turn heads, check out , who create their classic western boot from Piñatex and Cactus leather.

Piñatex is vegan leather made from pineapple plant waste. Usually, the leaves of a pineapple plant are left to rot, as it’s only the fruit that’s used – however, innovative brands are starting to repurpose them into a durable animal-free alternative now known as pineapple leather.

Available from Immaculate vegan and Urbankissed.

9. Kat Mendenhall

Kat Mendenhall handmade vegan Texas western boots

Materials: USA-sourced animal-free materials

Best for: Traditional cowboy boots

Ships to: the USA

If you’re looking for a pair of classic custom-made vegan cowboy boots, then put Kat Mendenhall on your radar. The brand is more expensive than others on the list. However, they are custom-made Texas cowboy boots – it doesn’t get more authentic than that.

The brand uses 100% animal-free leather, and each boot is hand-made using USA-sourced materials.

We hope you’ve found the perfect pair of vegan cowboy boots for the season.

If you know of any other great vegan brands that should be on this list, leave us a comment below.

If you’re looking specifically for vegan knee-high boots, check out our guide here, or discover our favorite vegan handbags, clogs, wallet, hiking socks, and belt brands.


Bethany Worthington BSc (Hons) (she/her) is the Sustainable Fashion Editor and Co-founder of Ecothes. She has a passion for the environment, and a long love of all things clothing, and combines those two interests with Ecothes. In her free time she loves dancing, hiking in the countryside, and laughing with friends.

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One comment

  1. Excellent post, Bethany! Kat Mendenhall also donates all their profits to various local rescue groups in the Dallas area… amazing initiative!

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