French footwear brand Veja is best known for its vegan trainers made from organic cotton, wild Amazonian rubber, and recycled plastic bottles. Veja shoes are also made in fair trade conditions, working with small-scale producers and social initiatives in Brazil and France.
Veja’s first London studio opened in 2008 at Alex Eagle, and Veja brand shoes are now stocked at several department stores and independent retailers across the UK.
If you want to buy Veja shoes in London, the shops listed below have a great selection of styles and sizes so you can try before you buy.
The Alex Eagle Studio is a curated retail space offering a selection of luxury brands in the fashion and lifestyle space. The shop is designed to provide a relaxing shopping experience, where people can choose from an edit of clothes, homewares, furniture, books, art, and music.
6 Lexington Street, Soho, London, W1F 0LB
Open 11am – 7pm Monday to Saturday. Sunday by appointment only.
As you’d expect from one of the world’s most exclusive department stores, Harrods has one of the most extensive selections of designer shoes in London. Harrods’ 42,000 square foot shoe department, “Shoe Heaven”, won the title of world’s largest shoe department when it opened in 2014. With velvet seating, private shopping suites, and staff always on hand to help with fitting and selection, this is truly a five-star shoe shopping experience.
87 – 135 Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, London, SW1X 7XL
Open 10am – 9pm Monday to Saturday, and 11.30am – 6pm on Sundays.
Liberty of London stocks a wide selection of men’s and women’s designer shoe brands, including Veja. You’ll find women’s Veja trainers on the first floor, and men’s styles on the lower-ground floor in the newly-revamped men’s department. Liberty is another retail store that’s aimed to create the experience of “shopping in your own home”, with vintage rugs, quirky furniture, and lots of mirrors so you can see your new Veja shoes from every angle before you buy.
Regent Street, Soho, London, W1B 5AH
Open 10am – 9pm Monday to Saturday, and 12 – 6pm on Sundays.
LN-CC is a designer concept store in Dalston with a unique design and retail concept. The striking spaceship-like building consists of individual product rooms, a library, gallery, café, and even a bar. Shopping at LN-CC is a truly unique experience that’s part retail store and part installation. There’s a limited selection of stock in-store, but you can request the particular Veja shoes you’re interested in when you book an appointment.
Late Night Chameleon Cafe, The Basement 18-24 Shacklewell Lane, Dalston, London, E8 2EZ
Open 10am – 8pm Monday to Saturday, closed Sundays. By appointment only.
Selfridges shoe department stocks a wide range of Veja shoes and trainers for men and women. The world-famous department store, which has won several awards, also boasted the largest shoe department until it was upstaged by Harrods. It may no longer be the biggest overall, but Selfridges recently opened a brand-new trainer section with over 700 styles. If you’re looking for a hard-to-find or limited edition Veja shoe, Selfridges is most likely to have it in stock.
Regent Street, Soho, London, W1B 5AH
Open 9.30am – 10pm Monday to Saturday, and 11.30am – 6pm Sunday
The Shop at Bluebird
If you find shopping in department stores is rather a soulless experience, don’t dismay – Covent Garden’s The Shop at Bluebird also stocks Veja shoes. The award-winning fashion and lifestyle boutique is a light and airy space filled with plants, art installations, and unique homewares. Veja is one of the brands it carries, along with over 100 other high-end fashion labels. So you can shop for a whole new outfit to go with your Veja trainers, and end the day with a meal at the in-store restaurant.
Carriage Hall, 29 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 9DP
Open 10am -7pm Monday to Saturday, and 12 – 6pm Sunday.