--%> Avant-Garde Eco-Friendly Vegan Shoes from Rombaut
VegNews Daily

Avant-Garde Eco-Friendly Vegan Shoes from Rombaut

The Belgian designer released his second shoe line, inspired by polar landscapes and made from unique plant materials.

Mats Rombaut is a 26-year-old designer based in France and known for his avant-garde style and eco-conscious shoe company Rombaut. The new Spring/Summer 2014 concept titled “Walking on Thin Ice” includes all-white laced shoes and boots; Rombaut, who sources his innovative materials directly from nature (the latest collection used ivory-white Tapa cloth from mulberry tree bark, organic cotton, and Amazon latex) drew inspiration from melting glaciers, polar landscapes, and climate change. All his creations are dyed by hand in Italy and are 100-percent vegan. “What I wanted to do is make more of a statement by going green … I try to challenge the rules of traditional shoemaking,” the designer tells Interview Magazine.

Vegan Chain Veggie Grill Expands to Chicago

The popular West Coast chain will open its first midwest location this fall as part of its plans to expand nationwide.
Read More »

Men's Leather Shoe Brand Debuts Vegan Boot Line

Shoe company Hound & Hammer swaps leather and calf lining for canvas for its new Grover-Vegan boot styles.
Read More »

Vegan Butcher Throws Bottomless BBQ Buffet

A Guam-themed vegan feast of eating will be hosted by the sibling-duo behind The Herbivorous Butcher to pay homage to their homeland.
Read More »

Brazil Will Serve 5 Million Vegan School Lunches

Schools in three cities will serve 140,000 vegan meals per week.
Read More »

Rabbi Challenges Synagogues to Go Vegan

Acclaimed rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz will award $25,000 to synagogues that pledge to ditch animal products.
Read More »

This Week on VegNews TV: The secret to these delightful sweet treats is white beans! Aylin Erman shows you how to make these simple blondies.

More Videos »