It has since SOULiers Studio launched to fill a void in the Canadian marketplace.
SOULiers Studio is an e-boutique that was launched when founder, Lise Beutel, was challenged to find vegan footwear that didn’t compromise on style and importantly, her values that the products also be ethically-made, meaning that fair wages are paid and that the working conditions are good for employees.
The result is a beautiful and curated collection of vegan shoes, purses, jackets, toques, among other hand-selected goods that dispel the myth that vegan has to be “Granola” or lacking in style. SOULiers Studio exclusively works with brands that embody these values and most products are made in Portugal and Italy, where shoe-making is a multi-generational craft where quality is never compromised. This is another value that Beutel emphasizes: “quality is another important aspect of sustainable and slow fashion. If you choose high-quality, classic styles like those we carry, you won’t be supporting fast fashion and having to replace your wardrobe pieces every season. Our products are made to last and be timeless.”
To cater to varying lifestyles and occasions, SOULiers Studio carries everything from heels to stylish sneakers to booties including the vegan answer to Blundstone Chelsea boots, that were declared by Vogue Magazine as “the Best Boots under $250”. How about that, Vogue is getting on board with vegan fashion.
And if you’re thinking to yourself, “it’s hard to buy shoes online”, SOULiers Studio is committed to excellent customer care. They offer individual size consultations to make sure you get the right fit. They also offer free shipping across Canada. It’s worth trying them on for size, with drool-worthy, unique footwear that will be the envy of your vegan and non-vegan friends alike!
While they offer styles for women at the moment, they hope to expand the collection in the near future to offer men’s styles as well.
Check them out at www.souliersstudio.com and use the code ontariovegans for an exclusive 10% discount on your first purchase.