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10 Cruelty-Free Steppers That Won't Cramp Your Style

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    Chunky, clunky, and downright ugly — those might be the first words that come to mind when you think of vegan shoes. But, in reality, cruelty-free shoes are way more popular — and stylish — than you'd think. Don't believe us? We've got 10 styles that prove it.

    While brands like Stella McCartney make it their mission to create vegan shoes, others like Steve Madden and Seychelles use manmade materials that just so happen to be animal-friendly, because it's, well, cheap. Ahead, you'll find 10 cruelty-free shoes made from synthetic materials, such as faux leather and suede, that won't cramp your style or get you on PETA's bad side. Trust us, these are good.

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