The Everlane street shoe shop

Lower east side gallery

april 25, 2015

EVERLANE: RADICAL TRANSPARENCY

KNOW YOUR FACTORIES

We spend months finding the best factories around the world—the very same ones that produce your favorite designer labels. We visit them often, and build strong personal relationships with the owners.

This hands-on approach is the most effective way to ensure a factory's integrity. As an added assurance we also require stringent workplace compliancy paperwork.

KNOW YOUR COSTS

We believe customers have the right to know what their products cost to make. At Everlane we reveal our true costs, and then we show you our markup.

In traditional retail a designer shirt is marked up 8x by the time it reaches the customer. By being online only, we eliminate brick-and-mortar expenses and pass these savings on to you.

ALWAYS ASK WHY

We constantly challenge the status quo. Nothing is worse than complacency, and as a brand our culture is to dissect every single decision we make at every level of the company.

We know our customers are also rule breakers and questioners, so we hope this philosophy is palpable in the products and choices we make. And by all means, challenge us too.

Held in our Rivington Street gallery on the Lower East Side, the Everlane Street Shoe Shop had 150 pairs of their street shoe for one day.