9 Men’s Boots From Sustainable Brands
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As we move into fall, we’re eagerly returning to our favorite fashion staple: boots. Comfortable, durable and stylish boots are the easiest way to take our outfit to the next level.
If you’re looking for men’s boots—whether for yourself or a loved one—we can guarantee you’ll find a style you like here, including cowboy, vegan, and work boot options. These nine sustainable brands are also crafting designs to withstand winter snow, rainy days, and all-weather days, year-round.
If boots aren’t your thing, check out these sustainable shoe brands for men instead! Once your boot and shoe closet is in check, style your new footwear with these sustainable men’s denim and clothing brands!
1. Becket Simonon
Best For | Made-to-order boots
Features | Leather Working Group Gold-Rated certification, sustainable materials, made-to-order, responsibly made by artisans in Colombia, gives back
Size Range | US 7–14
Price Range | $259–$299
Beckett Simonon knows you deserve the best. That’s why, for $259, you’ll receive made-to-order shoes crafted just for you—with updates about the production process along the way. This minimizes waste, encourages thoughtful consumption, and ensures the perfect fit every time. 5,000+ reviews rave about the brand’s sleek styles, photo and video updates, and free returns and exchanges.
Best For | Casual boots
Features | Certified B Corp, climate-neutral, fair production, Leather Working Group certified tanneries & responsibly sourced leather, gives back
Size Range | US 8–13
Price Range | $180–$280
Nisolo’s a certified B Corp fusing fashion and social responsibility. Not only is all the leather certified by the Leather Working Group, but every purchase is sustainably made and climate-neutral. Find rugged all-weather boots or everyday chukkas you can even fold up—all in rich, vibrant colors. There’s a reason Nisolo is one of our favorite shoe brands.
Best For | Durable work boots
Features | Certified B Corp, 1% For The Planet, recycled materials, made in Portugal, gives back
Size Range | US 7–13
Price Range | $369–$429
For over 50 years, Patagonia’s been championing outdoor wear and sports goods with a recent emphasis on environmental and sustainability initiatives. These values are seen in their mighty collection of ethically-made work boots made from the leftover buffalo hides used in their Patagonia Provisions® Buffalo Jerky. Only as many are made as leftover hides and conservation practices allow, resulting in small batch production, when available.
Best For | Luxury boots
Features | Handcrafted in Italy, Leather Working Group Silver-Rated certification, some leathers from regenerative farms
Size Range | US 7–13
Price Range | $365–$425
In need of durable everyday boots with a touch of luxury? Koio’s got you covered. Meticulously handmade in Italy using traditional construction methods, each Koio boot is crafted to provide traction and water resistance, while still maintaining a sleek and elegant silhouette. Responsibly tanned LWG Silver-certified leather is the star of this footwear so you can rest assured ethical practices are of high priority.
Best For | Fall & winter boots
Features | Vegan, natural & recycled materials, handmade in Portugal, 98% virgin plastic free
Size Range | US 6.5–12.5
Price Range | $198–$209
Colorful, comfy, sustainable…that’s what Thesus is all about. Nearly 1.6kg of waste is removed from the environment with each pair of Weekender boots! Made from repurposed marine plastic and recycled nylon and rubber, over 95% of the boot is made with natural and recycled materials. Breathability and comfortability is embedded in the design, with a temperature control lining and memory foam insole that’s perfect for all day wear. Express yourself in a variety of colors!
6. On Running
Best For | Hiking boots
Features | Low-impact materials, circularity programs, vegan options available
Size Range | US 7–14
Price Range | $150–$330
On Running is known for their lightweight and high performance running shoes, and their hiking boots collection does not disappoint. Equipped with their Missiongrip™ technology for a stable no-slip grip and CloudTec® midsoles for comfortability, On Running has your back no matter what unpredictable terrain you may face. Made by ethical partners in transparent facilities, your purchase delivers on high tech performance and socially responsible manufacturing.
Best For | Handmade boots
Features | Handcrafted locally in Spain, Italy & Portugal, Leather Working Group certified, working towards climate-neutrality, gives back
Size Range | US 5.5–13.5
Price Range | $349–$479
MORJAS is all about premium footwear that stands the test of time. Handmade by craftspeople in specially-selected European factories, each pair takes 8 weeks to make through a process that takes over 128 steps. This slow process is worth the wait, as MORJAS chelsea, jumper, chukka, alpine and hiking boots are are well loved and can last for decades with proper wear. 1% of every purchase supports The Shoe That Grows–a social mission that provides growing shoes for orphanages in Kenya.
Best For | Outdoor terrain boots
Features | Recycled & sustainable materials, Leather Working Group rated, some vegan, some made in the USA, some Climate Neutral & Fair Trade options, co-op business model, gives back
Size Range | US 4–17
Price Range | $70–$1400
For men’s winter and waterproof boots, you can’t go wrong with REI. As a co-op, REI is co-owned by over five million members, and everyone receives a share of profits. The store stocks dozens of boot brands, all of which are extra durable. Many are also made from recycled materials for a truly sustainable choice! For even more affordable prices, check out REI’s online outlet and secondhand shop.
9. NAE Vegan Shoes
Best For | Vegan boots
Features | Sustainable, organic & recycled materials, ethically made in Portugal & Spain
Size Range | US 4–13
Price Range | €125–€145
Based in Lisbon, NAE Vegan Shoes carries men’s vegan boots, sneakers, shoes, and sandals. In an effort to avoid leather, NAE sources sustainable alternatives instead, including pineapple leaf fibers, vegan leather, and certified recycled plastic. Production then takes place across six Portuguese and Spanish factories, and the team is in regular contact to ensure fair, safe conditions. The results are handsome shoes you’ll love showing off.
Featured image from Nisolo