6 Sustainable Shoes To Dance in the New Year

Searching for comfortable flats to dance into 2010, the right shoes for your LBD, or the perfect pumps to pair with one of our 6 Green Dresses for New Years? Get a jump start on green New Year's resolutions--don't forget to send or tweet us yours--and dress eco-fashionably for the last night of 2009. We suggest rummaging through your wardrobe before shopping and if kicks cannot be upcycled with shoe clips or fixed-up by a cobbler, then kick back and click through to our selection of 5 sustainable shoes to dance in the New Year:

1. Animal-Free Strappy Stilettos: Hog and Pig by MINK Shoes

MINK Shoes are animal-free, hand crafted, and limited edition. Contact MINK for pricing and availability. Credit: Mink

2. Eco-Patriotic: Rose Lee by Kitty Cooper

These Kitty Cooper 1950s-esque heels are made to order--it takes roughly 21 days to make--in London and were too delicious not to include, £ 319 (EUR) at Kitty Cooper Boutique. Credit: Kitty Cooper

3. Fashion Forward: Juniper Heel by Terra Plana

Terra Plana Juniper heels are available in vegetable tanned leather, suede, and their signature recycled quilt pattern, $160 (USD) at Terra Plana's Online Shop. Credit: Terra Plana

4. Flat Out Comfort: Ballet Flats by Zoe & Zac

Slip on Payless' eco-friendly Zoe & Zac ballet flats--made with organic cotton, recycled rubber, and faux suede--for comfort. Available in black and burgundy for $24.99 at Zoe & Zac Online Shop. Credit: Payless

5. Sexy Vegan Stilettos: Balance by olsen Haus

Choose a yellow, turquoise, red, or purple heel to suit your style in these 100% vegan and chic shoes by olsen Haus, $205 (USD) at olsen Haus Online. Credit: olsen Haus

6. Eco-Cult Classic: Melissa Lady Dragon III by Vivienne Westwood

Melissa Metflex plastic heels are comfy, fun, festive, and a cult classic for eco-fashionistas everywhere. Left: $150 (USD) at Kaight Shop, Right: £ 88 (EUR) at Fashion Conscience. Credit: Melissa

For more green fashion news, check out our feature:

Green Fashion Now

More Spring/Summer 2010 Spring/Summer 2010: Mociun (Womens) Spring/Summer 2010: Earth Creations Spring/Summer 2010: Lulu Frost Vintage Jewelry (Photos) Spring/Summer 2010: Cri de Coeur for Bahar Shahpar (Photos) Spring/Summer 2010: Doucette Duvall Feral Childe Spring/Summer 2010: The Hills Are Alive Spring/Summer 2010: Jai Active Wear - Rompers, Jumpers, and More Spring/Summer 2010: I Love Ryann Spring/Summer 2010 Preview: Curatorial by Popomomo Spring/Summer 2010 Preview: Lav & Kush - Interview with Designer Angela Saxena Spring/Summer 2010 Preview: FIN Chicago Fashion Week: Frei Designs Spring 2010 Linda Loudermilk Spring 2010 Preview LA Fashion Week Spring 2010: Popomomo Chicago Fashion Week Spring 2010: Mountains of the Moon - Interview with Designer Melissa Baswell Chicago Fashion Week: Frei Designs Spring 2010 Bahar Shahpar Spring 2010 Collection at New York Green Fashion Week Study by Tara St. James at Green Fashion Week in New York Green Fashion: New York Fashion Week Spring 2010 Ethical Fashion Show Highlights (Slideshow)

Tags: Holidays | Winter

Best of TreeHugger