Will's Vegan Store

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Chukka Boots

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Created with Italian vegan leather made with plants using bio oil sourced from organic cereal crops grown in Northern Europe in a carbon neutral process

Breathable and water resistant

Durable, grippy TR outsoles with 2cm / 0 8 inch heel height

Hand stitched details

Cushioning non crush down insoles made with recycled rubber

    This product is certified carbon-neutral

    It's delivered to you through our carbon-neutral supply chain in paper and cardboard packaging

    You can return it free of charge for 365 days with our paperless carbon-neutral returns service

    Use our return to recycle service when this product's at its end of life

    Always and forever vegan

    Made in Portugal

    Read more about our Ethics & Sustainability

    Delivery is carbon-neutral 

    There are no duty charge or taxes to pay on delivery

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    Please let us know if you have any problems with your delivery. We'll always refund or replace your purchase if there are any issues

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    We provide free of charge 365 days returns and exchanges

    You don't need a printer to make a return

    Our returns service is paperless, carbon-neutral and speedy. We will usually make your refund or ship exchange a few days after you have made your return

    You can return for a refund or exchange as many times as you like during this period, it is always free of charge both ways

    You can also return your fashion purchase to be recycled into new WVS outsoles and uppers

    Please let us know if you have any quality issues or are unhappy for any reason. We'll always refund or replace your purchase if there are any issues

    We provide free of charge 365 days returns and exchanges in most countries

    This is our European website which only provides delivery to Europe. You can change the website to select another delivery country

    Deliver to another country

    Visit our Help and Contact page

    Customer Reviews

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    Mike (United Kingdom)
    Mixed Feelings...

    Having owned these for a few months, I have very mixed feelings - the highs are very high and the lows are very low, as I'll attempt to explain.

    Let's start with the good points. They feel very sturdy and the stitching has been done very well. They're also very comfortable and I haven't experienced any rubbing or blisters at all (in sharp contrast to leather shoes which take a few weeks to break in). Vegan shoes that imitate leather can sometimes come off looking a bit plastic-y, and these boots had that ever so slightly out of the box, but this improves rapidly once you break them in (within a few days). After a few days of wear, I think they would be indistinguishable from leather - both in look and in texture. They're advertised as water resistant and I've found this to be true. I've worn them several times on a ~20 minute cycle commute in light rain and arrived with dry feet.

    And now for the parts that I think really have to be improved. The dye on the inside of the shoes bled heavily onto my socks, so much so that a few pairs of socks were ruined. This is something I might expect from the very cheapest and shoddiest shoes, and these shoes aren't cheap. The dye bleeding did slowly stop after about two months, but this is still pretty inexcusable for a £95 pair of boots. The shoe soles are advertised as being made from recycled rubber, which for me was a selling point, but the rubber they picked is very squeaky on most hard surfaces. This probably isn't a deal-breaker for all situations, but you definitely wouldn't want to wear these to an interview. It's noticeable enough that I've had to make self-deprecating jokes about it quite a few times because there's just no ignoring it, and I have to be a bit selective about the occasions/situations when I wear them. This last point is far more minor than the previous two, but the quality of the laces could be improved - they were looking tatty after about six weeks of use.

    I considered giving these three stars because they do have some very good attributes, but ultimately decided to lower it to two, as on the back of this experience I wouldn't buy shoes again from Will's. At the ~£100 price point, the quality control and attention to detail just isn't there. I've been looking a long time for a viable vegan alternative to leather shoes, and while I don't think these are a viable alternative in their present form, I'm hopeful the company will take these points on board because it really has the potential to be an excellent product with some improvement in a few key areas.

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    Scott Levine (United States)

    simple, solid, feels good to walk in.

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    Seth Friedlander (United States)
    Amazing boots and amazing service.

    The first pair of boots I ordered never arrived - Will's was amazing at sending me a new pair. No questions asked and sent them expedited. The boots are amazing. Great material - totally as advertised. Will def buy more footwear from this company.

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    Brian French (United States)
    Great Look, Great Fit, Great Feeling

    The Chukka Boots are exactly what I was hoping for. The look is amazing, and the fit is perfect (I have a wide toe area of my feet, so was concerned, but the toe-box on these shoes were just wide enough for me). And the feeling that I am able to have shoes that are viewed as acceptable in professional settings, while not harming animals in the making, is wonderful. Thanks to Wills Vegan.

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    Luke (Australia)

    Look great, super comfortable, true to size. Very happy with these.