A French brand making vegan shoes with a name that could have only been dreamed up by notorious animal-rights crusader (and um, legendary crooner) Morrissey? Consider us interested. Meet Good Guys Don’t Wear Leather, the Parisian label pushing conscientious footwear safely out of the dichotomous realm of either really dowdy or really, really expensive. Championing a colorful, playful, heritage look, Good Guys (for short) is out to convince potential naysayers that shoes need not sacrifice style in order to be vegan.
Reminiscent of Rachel Antonoff for Bass, Good Guys makes classics with a twist: oxfords, oft-two-tone, in fun colors like baby pink and canary yellow, and penny loafers in dreamy ocean blue or a red/pink colorblock. Made of canvas, vegan leather, or other materials (denim, for instance), the shoes are a sneaky way to wear your eating philosophy on your feet. All available online and clocking in at under €200 (often well under), these kicks are solidly in that niche between super-luxe and fast-fashion — a really cozy and, apparently, cute, place to be.