Kick-ass kicks

Is your cri de coeur along the lines of “I love animals! Go vegan!” yet also “I love shoes!”? Cri de Coeur ( may just speak to your heart, then. This luxury accessories line features pieces made with vegan suede, recycled plastic, reclaimed wood and organic fabrics, often hand-crafted in Los Angeles. The designs include classic influences, but they’re also daring and contemporary, like trendy cutout platform sandals. Some are priced well upward of several hundred dollars ($420 wedges!), but for now, there’s a sample sale where you can snag a pair of summer go-to sandals for just $30, or boots for fall for $50, without a single animal or your wallet getting slaughtered for it.