7 Consciously Made Heels that can Elevate Any Outfit
Whether you're going on a date, attending a special event, or just heading out to meet some friends, these consciously made heels can help you elevate and dress up any look.
As always, first treasure-hunt for pre-loved options from your local thrift shop or the top online secondhand stores, then browse some of our favorite styles below. The brands behind these heels may each have different missions–alleviating poverty, supporting women, using surplus materials, prioritizing vegan textiles, etc.–though are all on a mission to help the fashion industry become an empowering force for good. (If you’re looking for some heels for cold weather, check out our boots and booties guide as well!)
Highlights: handmade in a small family-owned atelier using surplus, deadstock suede; a collaboration between Reformation x By Far
Highlights: handcrafted in Ethiopia, Mexico, Peru, and Tennessee; provides employment to women as a way to further its mission to help end generational poverty.
Mulan with Tassel
Highlights: uses conscious materials like cork, organic cotton, recycled bottles, and innovative bio-based leather made from apples; interchangeable straps and tassels for multiple looks.
The Editor Heel
Highlights: made by Everlane which prioritizes transparency, ethical manufacturing, timeless styles and durable materials.
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This is a reference only. Conscious Fashion Collective is not responsible for the brands we feature based off of publicly provided information. For specific information on products and pricing, please refer to each brand's website and reach out to its brand reps to ensure its products fit the values, ethics, and criteria you're looking for.