A pair of Hindou in red vegan leather

Shop These Philanthropic Brands, Give Back With Style

Lifestyle magazine Town & Country has compiled a list of favorite brands and products that give back. O2 Monde not only makes sustainable and ethically-made vegan shoes, we also donate 1% of our profits to 1% for the Planet. Our Hindou slingback in red vegan leather is right on top of their philanthropic shopping list.

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The Best Vegan Heels To Strut Your Stuff In

Looking for some of the best vegan heels? The world's first publication focused on sustainable luxury Eluxe Magazine, have rounded up 10 of the best vegan heels to lift your spirits – and your style. The O2 Monde Judi pump (coming soon) made of "wine leather" has been included in this list of sexy, chic yet ethical heels.

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One Shoe, Endless Opportunities

One Shoe, Endless Opportunities

As we’re entering a new roaring ‘20s (where rumor has it that quarantine killed fashion), we look to versatility in style and unexpectedness in color, as we slowly begin to replace stay-at-home loungewear with attire that takes us from that first morning cup of coffee to that last after-work drink.

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Did Quarantine Kill Fashion?

In the 70’s we wore furs and golds. In the 80’s we rocked electric blue hues. In the 90’s we took over in vintage leather jackets. And in the 00’s we partied in silk slip dresses. What's in store for 20's post-pandemic fashion..?

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How to Stay Cool and Fashionable. Even in the Heat Haze of Summer.

It takes more than a bottle of water to stay cool this summer. For our latest collection, we drove to Joshua Tree National Park, exploring the bizarre and beautiful landscape that proved to be a marvelous backdrop for our new styles. Take a look. Get inspired. Add your own twist.

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Your Guide to Shopping for Vegan Shoes

The renowned vegan lifestyle magazine, World of Vegan, just published their ultimate shopping guide for cruelty-free shoes, listing O2 Monde under their 100% Vegan Shoe Brands section. You can step into each of those brands' shoes proudly knowing that you’re supporting a company with strong ethics. 

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The 23 Best Sustainable Sneakers

After taking into account the inventive ways in which brands achieve sustainable footwear, renowned online magazine Popsugar suggests the 23 best sustainable sneakers on the market right now. And our 100% vegan Shalvi slip on sneaker has been selected as the perfect style to easily transition from day to night.

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How Your Favorite Vegan Shoes Got Their Names

Are you curious about the inspiration behind the names of our shoes? Each O2 Monde style is named after different women who have been pivotal in environmental activism and conservation. Today our spotlight is on Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim and her endeavor to give all of the Earth’s people a voice in shaping its future.

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Eco-Friendly Fashion Is In Vogue!

O2 Monde was in the news last week and our Makoma heels were featured on Vogue.com in celebration of Earth’s Day. Read more about how to create positive impact by using plant-based materials and start looking ahead at the bright future of sustainable fashion.

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3 Sustainable Fashion Tips for an Eco-Friendly and Ethical Wardrobe

3 Sustainable Fashion Tips for an Eco-Friendly and Ethical Wardrobe

It’s no secret the fast fashion industry is one of the most polluting in the world. It has a huge impact not only on the environment but also on people and animals. There are many things you can do to create a more sustainable wardrobe and you can definitely start with these three simple and yet effective tips.

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5 Sustainable Fashion Brands We're Loving Right Now

The Vegas Magazine features a few sustainable fashion brands to love right now. And O2 Monde is on their top five list of luxury fashion finds that don't harm Mother Nature. Find out more...

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The 40 Best Sustainable Brands Helping the Planet

Lifestyle magazine Town & Country has picked the 40 best labels for eco-conscious shopping, featuring O2 Monde has one of their favorite when it comes to stylish and handmade in Italy vegan shoes. Our Brigitte kitten heel is right on top of their mindful shopping list.

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Is ‘Wine Leather’ the Future of Footwear?

In this extensive interview from Sourcing Journal you’ll get to know everything about our “wine leather” from Tuscany - Vitigna. The fully plant-based material is created using the wine industry’s main byproduct, grape marcNo toxic solvents, heavy metals and dangerous substances for humans and the environment are involved in the production process. 

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Pair of Jane Moccasins in Red Color

The Alphabet of Colors: Red

What is your favorite timeless color? In this article from leading publication Italian Shoes, you'll find an insight on one of the world's most popular and loved color: the red. And our O2 Monde Jane's moccasin is featured as one of their favorite pick.

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The Future of Leather is Vegan: #vegannotplastic

Gaia Dergi recently interviewed O2 Monde's founder, Mirco Scoccia, regarding the future of traditional leather and all other innovative alternatives available. In this interview Mirco highlights the reason why vegan does not have to mean plastic if materials are sourced from the world's most innovative eco-materials manufacturers.

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Sustainable Shoes to Upgrade Your Style

O2 Monde’s most recent featured cover story article is in Planet Fashion TV, a film production company and host of the the event “Sustainable New York Fashion Week”, with the goal of promoting cutting edge eco-friendly luxury products, fashion, art, architecture, interior design, music, and cultural trends to different cities around the world.

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Billie Eilish Wears Vegan Shoes. Should You?

The Wall Street Journal lists O2 Monde's founder, Mirco Scoccia as an innovator in the growing plant-based fashion market, in the Life & Arts section on the thrice-monthly column, Off Brand, that delves into trends in the fashion and beauty industry, highlighting celebrities like Billie Ellish’s influence in making stylish vegan shoes mainstream.

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How We Celebrate Global Recycling Day

How We Celebrate Global Recycling Day

Every year, the earth produces over 2 billion metric tons of solid waste and 46% of that is disposed unsustainably in landfills, incinerated, and littered or illegally dumped in the environment. At some point, there will be no more natural resources left. Now is the time to realize that every action counts and everyone can make a difference.

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Pretty Green

O2 Monde was featured in full spread in Footwear Plus Magazine’s February 2021 Issue, the leading B2B fashion publication in the footwear industry. "As a startup, Mirco Scoccia, CEO of the sustainable fashion brand O2 Monde, says selling Direct To Consumer  is a way to get a foot into the door. 

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The Surprising Materials Designers Are Using In The Name Of Sustainability

Digital womenswear publisher, Coveteur interviewed Mirco regarding his use of innovative vegan materials such as Vitigna, the "wine leather" from Tuscany used in O2 Monde shoes. Mirco explains how beautiful Italian shoes can also be made with plant-based materials and good for the environment.

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O2 Monde Quality and Sustainable Design

O2 Monde was featured in Italian Shoes, the leading publication for Made In Italy shoes, covering Mirco's entire life and experience creating the brand — stating his "commitment for offering footwear with a balanced relationship between high quality and price".

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Bond Official Interview

At the verge of the brand's launch, our founder Mirco was a featured cover story in the multimedia men’s publication BOND OFFICIAL to discuss his unique influence within fashion, shoes, and the now-global narrative of sustainable living — inspiring people to live consciously from head to toe.

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O2 Monde Sustainable Shoe Line Includes a Greta Thunberg-Inspired Sneaker

The renowned fashion destination, Footwear News interviewed Mirco about his dedication to style, sustainability, & affordability and the future of O2 Monde — showcasing The Greta, The Brigitte, and the Jane as their favorite pairs.

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Glossy Interview

Prior to our launch, Glossy interviewed Mirco, highlighting how much his beliefs on sustainability have evolved since his time designing shoes for Bottega Veneta, Tory Burch, Cole Haan, and M.Gemi — and what makes O2 Monde stand out from the rest as an impactful, innovative, and futuristic footwear company.

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