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Etnies Marana

Etnies Marana is a solid modern skateboard shoe with one vegan colorway. It’s on sale right now, and this may be the last season it’s available in a non-leather or suede material. We reviewed the Marana a few years ago … Continue reading

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Best Vegan Skateboard Shoes of 2016

In 2016 three stand out vegan skateboard shoes dropped. The éS Sesla, DC Evan Smith Hi, and Vans AV Rapidweld Pro Lite are all different in style. We reviewed all three and are happy to report all are excellent skateboard shoes! … Continue reading

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DC Evan Smith Hi

DC Evan Smith Hi debuted in January with some great vegan colorways, though some may have been a bit more colorful for your monochrome skate uniforms. Well you’re in luck Lil’ Dracula, this season features an all black model! If … Continue reading

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Emerica Romero Laced

Emerica Romero Laced comes in a vegan synthetic-leather colorway for the fall season!  Leo Romero’s revisions to the classic Laced model made this low profile shoe even more skateable. A single piece toe cap gives a smooth flick and should … Continue reading

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Vans AV RAPIDWELD PRO LITE

Vans AV Rapidweld Pro Lite dropped this spring in an entirely animal-free line! An update to Anthony Van Engelen’s line of pro model shoes with some truly durable material! The Rapidweld is a heat fusing technology that leaves no visible … Continue reading

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State Elgin

The State Elgin is just one of several vegan models from this new skate shoe brand. This classic silhouette features a denim canvas upper in black/white (there is also a grey chambray colorway). With minimal padding in the tongue, collar … Continue reading

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Fallen Footwear R.I.P.

Fallen Footwear’s founder Jamie Thomas took to Instagram today, announcing that the Spring 2016 season (out now) will be the last. We wanted to thank Jamie and the Fallen Footwear team for their generosity to Vegan Skate Blog and making … Continue reading

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Servant Loiters

Servant Loiters are a casual vegan skate shoe at a great price! The all canvas upper comes in the usual black, and BLACK Eclips but the Burnt Orange pictured above is a nice change up. The low profile shoe has … Continue reading

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C1RCA Essential

C1RCA Essential has one vegan colorway in all white canvas and soles. This vulcanized skate shoe has an ultra thin collar and tongue, but has some extra thick foxing tape at the toe for longer skate life. The Essential has … Continue reading

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Emerica Figueroa Wear Test by Bryan Hansen

Over the past three weeks I put these shoes through the ringer.  I’m able to skate about 8 hours a week, so this is roughly 24 hours of skating in the Figueroas.  First Impression: This shoe felt amazing the first time … Continue reading

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