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MooShoes

78 Orchard St., New York, NY 10002 40.71759 -73.990446
nr. Broome St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-254-6512 Send to Phone

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  • Price Range: ($$) Mid-Range
  • Type: Specialty Shop
  • Products & Services: Handbags, Men's Shoes, Women's Shoes
Photo by Maura Murnanae

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Official Website

mooshoes.com

Hours

Mon-Sat, 11:30am-7:30pm; Sun, noon-6pm

Nearby Subway Stops

F, J, M, Z at Delancey St.-Essex St.; B, D at Grand St.

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Product Guide

Accessories

  • Handbags
  • Men's Shoes
  • Women's Shoes

Profile

Billed as a “cruelty free” shoe store by its vegan owners, MooShoes sells affordable alternatives to leather. Ironically, the store first opened in an old butcher shop in Gramercy Park, but now has a chic, roomy Lower East Side home. A surprisingly wide variety of styles fill the space — from eco-centric brands like Vegetarian Shoes to vegan designs from mainstream companies like Dansko. Many of the shoes are made from water-resistant, synthetic leather that breathes, expands, and looks pretty close to the real thing. Despite the occasional sandal and hemp shoe, the store generally has a punk-rock sensibility, with mary janes and combat boots for sale alongside faux-leather jackets and wallets, vegan cookbooks, and T-shirts with slogans like “Praise Seitan.” On selected days, the shop donates 10% of sales to an animal-rights group and occasionally even hosts adoption days, when customers can go home with a dog or cat.

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