A Movement To Reform Fashion
12-8-20 – Everlane says that it has not cancelled orders, but there is reason to believe the company asked for longer payment terms and / or asked for discounts from suppliers based both on their public statement on the matter and communication with our campaign. “While each conversation with our partners varied depending on the situation, we can affirm that Everlane remains committed to paying our vendors for all orders that were either in production or completed during the initial Covid outbreak,” a company representative writes. Because so many suppliers are under financial strain during the pandemic and because of the uneven power dynamic between brands and suppliers, PayUp Fashion demands that brands pay on time and in full and not renegotiate contracts with suppliers.
8-17-21 – While Everlane does publicly disclose a list of what appears to be its active tier 1 cut-and-sew garment factories, the company has not committed to The Transparency Pledge. Full tier 1 transparency, as laid out in The Transparency Pledge, is the absolute lowest bar of compliance in fashion and since Everlane has yet to meet it, we have given the brand a “NO” under Go Transparent.
In addition to the above, to receive a “YES” for Action 3 on the PayUp Fashion Tracker, Everlane must a) disclose its tier 2 (fabric mills), its tier 3 (yarn and fiber mills) and tier 4 (raw materials) suppliers; b) disclose the wages of the lowest-earning workers at each factory and c) share audit and remediation reports publicly, and make these findings available to the garment workers in the audited factories.