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Re: Vegan skate shoes
« Reply #240 on: June 08, 2018, 01:20:28 PM »
Sole Tech / Etnies is doing a Sheep capsule that is dropping for HOL18. They look and feel really good, two low tops one blue w/ white sole and one red w/ white sole. They both have a lil rubber toe almost like the Andrew Allen slips. Really happy about this drop, LOVED SHEEP!

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Re: Vegan skate shoes
« Reply #241 on: June 08, 2018, 04:13:15 PM »
were those everstitches durable?

veganskateblog guy is saying they aren't basically. I thought they were supposed to be good. Something like the Nike SB Zoom Tre would be awesome.

always wanted these as a kid but couldn't afford nike's. apparently they lasted forever



Dude I wish they would bring those back

such a sick shoe! ahead of it's time imo.
someone on here has a gif in their sig of someone wearing them and every time i see it swoon haha. copping some of the old air trainer 2 sb's on ebay now tho

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Re: Vegan skate shoes
« Reply #242 on: June 10, 2018, 06:58:26 PM »
Also the heel has some synthetic leather panel, maybe that’s what they make the accel out of, similar to the Reynolds low vulc material from a couple seasons back
it's (synth) suede no? Looks/ smells exactly like that they use on the Ryan Lays


Sole Tech / Etnies is doing a Sheep capsule that is dropping for HOL18. They look and feel really good, two low tops one blue w/ white sole and one red w/ white sole. They both have a lil rubber toe almost like the Andrew Allen slips. Really happy about this drop, LOVED SHEEP!
I was stoked about that too until they called them "deconstructed" and "floppy" :'(

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Re: Vegan skate shoes
« Reply #243 on: June 10, 2018, 07:04:06 PM »
I really wanna buy some animal-friendly skate shoes but until I can find a canvas or synthetic shoe that lasts longer than a session I'm going to have to continue to buy suede. Has anyone tried the canvas romero laced? They look somewhat durable.

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Re: Vegan skate shoes
« Reply #244 on: June 10, 2018, 07:05:47 PM »
I really wanna buy some animal-friendly skate shoes but until I can find a canvas or synthetic shoe that lasts longer than a session I'm going to have to continue to buy suede. Has anyone tried the canvas romero laced? They look somewhat durable.
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Re: Vegan skate shoes
« Reply #245 on: June 20, 2018, 12:16:41 AM »
I should receive tomorrow my first pair of full black canvas Salem.
Got them online for 50€ from a swedish skateshop I never heard of before (Junkyard)
Can't wait to try them !

I hope the sizing will be OK...

I looked at the 2018 catalog and no more canvas shoes though ?
I would love to try the Harlem, but the ollie patch is suede...

Also, I think it's kind of weird that they put a ollie patch on the suede Salem but not on the canvas one...
Possibilities are everywhere, search and enjoy.

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Re: Vegan skate shoes
« Reply #246 on: June 20, 2018, 12:26:56 AM »
I should receive tomorrow my first pair of full black canvas Salem.

I looked at the 2018 catalog and no more canvas shoes though ?
I would love to try the Harlem, but the ollie patch is suede...
I have a pair in a shopping cart at the moment but am still tossing up between them and some of those new accel slim in all synth.
Yeah, they used to have LOTS more canvas options, hopefully it's just this season because they are great at labeling their shoes and the designs are on point. Watch out for that sole though, it's a pebble magnet!!!
Post some pics once you've broken them in

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Re: Vegan skate shoes
« Reply #247 on: June 20, 2018, 12:44:50 AM »
I should receive tomorrow my first pair of full black canvas Salem.

I looked at the 2018 catalog and no more canvas shoes though ?
I would love to try the Harlem, but the ollie patch is suede...
I have a pair in a shopping cart at the moment but am still tossing up between them and some of those new accel slim in all synth.
Yeah, they used to have LOTS more canvas options, hopefully it's just this season because they are great at labeling their shoes and the designs are on point. Watch out for that sole though, it's a pebble magnet!!!

Ahah yes, I saw that on the State Footwear thread. I hope it will not be that terrible, because they seem to be real nice and I was looking at them for a long time.

Have you ever tried them ? How was the sizing ?
I'm 9.5 on Vans Rapidweld Pro Lite, and took 9 for the State according what I saw on the State thread.

Anyway, I'll post a pic and a feedback for sure.
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Re: Vegan skate shoes
« Reply #248 on: June 20, 2018, 12:53:16 AM »
Once the sole starts to wear down the pebble thing is not so much of a problem.
I have a pair of these http://www.rippedlaces.com/2017/02/state-footwear-expands-their-latest-catalog-with-two-new-team-models/
(the top ones in blue canvas) and they are extremely well-built for a canvas shoe!

Sizing is kinda all over the place, I wear a 10 in sole tech stuff and in length it almost fits like a 10.5, but in width it kinda feels like a 9.5  and I have to wear pretty slim socks when I wear them. Having said that, I've heard Mercers etc. run slightly bigger.
Do keep us posted!

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Re: Vegan skate shoes
« Reply #249 on: June 22, 2018, 02:15:44 AM »
I received the shoes this morning and actually wearing them at work.
First impression : they look way better in real life than in picture.

Quality seem to be good, loved the animal-friendly label and soy ink used on the box.
I was impressed by the Quality of the insole, better than Zoom Air.

Don't be afraid by the "Genuine Leather upper" marked inside the shoe, as it is actually not true!

Sizing is true to size on the Salem, I wear size 9 in Vans, took size 9 and it's good for now.
For information I wear size 7.5 in CTAS pro with Zoom Air insole, and size 8 with Lunarlon insole.

They seem a bit wider than CTAS pro.
I'll update after skating them !
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Re: Vegan skate shoes
« Reply #250 on: June 22, 2018, 08:42:15 AM »
Adidas "3MC" comes out on July 5th in a couple all-canvas colors:


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Re: Vegan skate shoes
« Reply #251 on: June 25, 2018, 06:19:20 AM »
Sole Tech / Etnies is doing a Sheep capsule that is dropping for HOL18. They look and feel really good, two low tops one blue w/ white sole and one red w/ white sole. They both have a lil rubber toe almost like the Andrew Allen slips. Really happy about this drop, LOVED SHEEP!
I was stoked about that too until they called them "deconstructed" and "floppy" :'(

any photos?
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Re: Vegan skate shoes
« Reply #252 on: June 25, 2018, 05:38:13 PM »
I want to like those Adidas but they better have some hidden tech in there because otherwise I could probably just buy some vans instead.

someone posted the sheep shoes catalogue in the other thread but now I can't access them?
edit: https://soletechnology-catalogues.cld.bz it's somewhere in there

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Re: Vegan skate shoes
« Reply #253 on: June 26, 2018, 06:15:39 PM »
I want to like those Adidas but they better have some hidden tech in there because otherwise I could probably just buy some vans instead.

someone posted the sheep shoes catalogue in the other thread but now I can't access them?
edit: https://soletechnology-catalogues.cld.bz it's somewhere in there

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Saw some AVE/ spitfire colabs in rapid weld yesterday that look pretty sexy. haven't skated vans in a minute but they do like fun
https://www.vans.com/shop/spitfire-av-rapidweld-pro-lite-dress-blues

thanks for the link, unfortunately it requires a pass code
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Re: Vegan skate shoes
« Reply #254 on: June 26, 2018, 06:36:54 PM »
really, I can still access it...
how bout this one?
https://soletechnology-catalogues.cld.bz/Etnies-HO18-Lifestyle-Catalog

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Re: Vegan skate shoes
« Reply #255 on: June 26, 2018, 06:40:40 PM »

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Re: Vegan skate shoes
« Reply #256 on: June 26, 2018, 07:24:01 PM »
also:
https://issuu.com/actionsportagency/docs/lakai_sp19
two vegan synth suede options? #takemymoney

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Re: Vegan skate shoes
« Reply #257 on: June 28, 2018, 05:35:12 PM »
I really wanna buy some animal-friendly skate shoes but until I can find a canvas or synthetic shoe that lasts longer than a session I'm going to have to continue to buy suede. Has anyone tried the canvas romero laced? They look somewhat durable.
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also would agree with him about the synthetic suede holding its form even after sweating through them


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Re: Vegan skate shoes
« Reply #258 on: June 28, 2018, 05:52:35 PM »
I wish they just made artwork for the insoles, instead of putting it on the heels, on the Sheep shoes.

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Re: Vegan skate shoes
« Reply #259 on: June 28, 2018, 05:56:45 PM »
Yes, synth shoes definitely hold their form and don't tend to get floppy as quickly. I still only have minimal wear on Ryan Lays, it doesn't even really look like I skate in them...
Imagine being that good at skating :o

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Re: Vegan skate shoes
« Reply #260 on: July 03, 2018, 12:40:31 AM »
man is that matt price filming the ccs video? that tone made me turn off the video.  I like ya matt but if you want ccs to be cool you dont have to act like the tactics guys.

Was really excited about a sheep comeback til I saw those shoes, the most basic model that literally every company makes one of.  Seems like sole tech trying to make a quick buck off the growing popularity of throwbacks and veganism combined.

only in skateboarding is putting an adult in a position where they might have to actually work for their income "ruining their life"  ::)

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Re: Vegan skate shoes
« Reply #261 on: July 03, 2018, 04:08:59 AM »
Adidas "3MC" comes out on July 5th in a couple all-canvas colors:



looks like the white branding on the back/above the heel is leather (?)

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Re: Vegan skate shoes
« Reply #262 on: July 03, 2018, 05:43:25 AM »
Adidas "3MC" comes out on July 5th in a couple all-canvas colors:

looks like the white branding on the back/above the heel is leather (?)
Adidas is usually pretty good about making their trim/stripe pieces synthetic and labeling them as such.  That said, may have to inspect these in-person because right now the adidas website doesn't specify if it's leather or synthetic.

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Re: Vegan skate shoes
« Reply #263 on: July 04, 2018, 01:44:46 PM »


eh, i wish they'd just remake the merino. the longsleeve is very cool though, might have to cop that one
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Re: Vegan skate shoes
« Reply #264 on: July 05, 2018, 12:34:43 PM »


eh, i wish they'd just remake the merino. the longsleeve is very cool though, might have to cop that one

The ones they did through es were better. I wish they’d just do a full sheep brand again..