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6 Places To Buy Eco-Conscious Summer Shoes

By Marissa Higgins

Whether your style leans high fashion, minimalist, or sporty, odds are, you put some thought into your shoes. Most of us coordinate our footwear to the season, what we're wearing as the rest of our outfit, and the reason we're going out to begin with. However, your footwear is another opportunity for you to think about the environment. 

We're all familiar with the concept of fast fashion, and the notion that cutting down on how quickly we buy (and discard) clothes will help the planet. Buying shoes that are ethically made, using eco-friendly materials and paying employees a fair wage, is another way people can make financial choices that prioritize the planet. 

With this in mind, here are six brands that sell ethical, eco-friendly footwear. Even better, they all have styles or lines  that are perfect for the summer season!