4 Semi-Affordable Ethical Fashion Brands That Have The Best Boots

4 Semi-Affordable Ethical Fashion Brands That Have The Best Boots

Beyond the fact I’m a minimalist who’s on a debt free journey, I use to focus on the fact that this lifestyle requires a lot of sacrifice. Meaning I’d spend so much time thinking about what I have to let go of that I forgot to think about the benefits of what I can actually add into my life. Yes, The Minimalists define minimalism as “the art of letting go.” However, minimalism creates the space to bring back more value in less quantity.

Right now, I have 3 pairs of black boots in my closet raking from dressy, high-heeled boots, on the go lace-up heeled boots, and my ride or die Dolce Vita low heel zip boots. Clearly, I have a favorite pair but the faded suede material with scraped markings on the heel are starting to look less like “character” and more like it’s time to get some new boots to sell the others on Poshmark.

One of my goals of 2019 is to intentionally take care of myself and that includes how I dress. I will no longer frivolously purchase stuff on a credit card (thankfully I cut up the card) to fill voids but to actually shop slowly and save up for shoes. Here are the 4 Semi-Affordable Ethical Fashion Brands with my top pics for boots:


1. Nisolo Boots

Semi-Affordable, Classic Style, Variety of Color Options, and Cash Back Worthy

Nisolo Dari Boot in Wheat- 4 Semi-Affordable Ethical Fashion Brands Best Boots
  • The color is exceptional

  • I love the juxtaposition of the leather and wooden heel

  • Back zipper adds fun and easy to wear daily

  • Perfect heel height for day to night

Nisolo Heeled Chelsea Boot- Clothed In Abundance 4 Semi-Affordable Ethical Fashion Brands Best Boots
  • Soft, pointed-toe

  • Edgy and timeless Chelsea style boot

  • Perfect for everyday

  • Elastic panel is perfect for layering socks or tights

Nisolo Chelsea Boot Black Brown - Clothed in Abundance Semi-Affordable Ethical Fashion Best Boots
  • The contrast with Black and Brown adds dimension and “easy going” style

  • The pull on style is perfect for everyday

  • Good boot to wear year round

  • Low heel height when seeking a comfortable and polished look

WINNER: Definitely the Dari Boot. I love the color and I could wear this with a lot of outfits in my capsule wardrobe.


2. Everlane

Semi-Affordable, Perfect Silhouette, Variety Of Color Options, and ‘Choose What You Pay.’

Everlane Boss Boot- ClothedInAbundance 4 Semi Affordable Ethical Fashion Best Boots
  • Love the pointed toe

  • Heel is the perfect height for day to night looks

  • Pebbled black leather adds a juxtaposition of edge and understated cool

  • Timeless silhouette for any style

Everlane Heeled Boot- ClothedInAbundance 4 Semi Affordable Ethical Fashion Best Boots
  • Love the cognac color (especially with light or dark wash jeans)

  • Perfect transition boot from Winter to Spring

  • Chunky heel is easy to walk in

  • Elastic side panel makes layering easy with thick socks or tights

Everlane Day Boot in Brick - ClothedInAbundance 4 Semi Affordable Ethical Fashion Best Boots
  • Buttery soft leather in a fun color

  • Perfect for Spring

  • A simple style which makes it easy for styling

  • Definitely a “fun” boot and can be worn everyday

WINNER: The Boss Boot. First off, the name and silhouette literally have me drooling as I’m typing this. I love this shoe and I want this for my birthday. This is me in a boot.


3. Bhava NY

Semi-Affordable, Most Style Variety, Boots For All Seasons, and Shoe Accessories.

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  • Low heel with higher ankle

  • Perfect casual, everyday shoe

  • Neutral color for any outfit

  • Rounded, pointed shoe

Bhava NY Sasha Platform Ankle Boots Clothed In Abundance Semi-Affordable Ethical Fashion Brands Best Boots
  • Easy to walk in but not able to do more

  • High ankle and leather

  • Patent leather boots with contrasting rubber bottom

  • Comfort and everyday style focused

Bhava NY Clothed In Abundance Semi-Affordable Ethical Fashion Brands Best Boots
  • Lace up boots

  • Vintage and victorian style

  • Neutral yet unique color for everyday or Spring

  • Zip up style

WINNER: The Sylvia Lace Up Boot because I’ve been on the hunt for this victorian style boot that’s not more than $300.

4. ABLE

More Affordable, Higher Heel, Different Material Options, and A Dressier Boot.

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  • Tan, high ankle brown boot

  • Very high heeled boot

  • Zip backing

  • Good for everyday

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  • Fun, read color for day

  • Suede material with tailoring

  • Rounded -pointed toe

  • Zipper backing with fringe

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  • Black, leather boot

  • High heel good for evening or outings and also everyday

  • Zipper back with fringe

  • Rounded pointed toe

WINNER: The Black Perez boot that’s a high heel. I love that this is the leather and stitching on it. But I don’t think that I would wear this often enough to buy it.


I would shop slowly for The Everlane Boss Boot In Black (also, eyeing it in Burgundy) and Nisolo Dari Boot in Wheat. I love the fact that this is the best option for Fall/Winter and I hope that there’s more that I can buy in the future.

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