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Everlane international shipping! 11/16-11/22

Just a quick heads up! For seven days only! Check the details here.

The list of countries that are included: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Lebanon, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Vietnam

Review + comparison: Everlane Men’s Crew, Women’s V and Women’s Box Cut shirts + measurements

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So… I couldn’t resist getting a few more Everlane shirts. Especially since my favorite colors, moss and huckleberry, seem to be in the process of being phased out. The three shirts I got were: the Men’s Crew in Huckleberry (XS), the Women’s V in Antique (S) and the Women’s U-Neck in Moss (S). I also got the Women’s Cotton Box Cut Tee in White (S) in a separate order. The Men’s Crew, Women’s V and Box Cut shirts are new to me.

hello, gorgeous

hello, gorgeous
not pictured is the women’s box cut tee in white

TL;DR version? Like the men’s crew. Dislike the women’s vneck tee. Love the women’s box cut tee and uneck tee.

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Everlane: sales tax?

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So… I was planning on ordering more Everlane stuff to try but as my mouse hovered over the enthusiastic “Place Order!” button, I suddenly thought to change the address to the Michigan address of the apartment that’s waiting for me once graduate school starts in August. And lo and behold, no sales tax!

Everlane is a San Francisco-based company so since I live in the same state, I was charged a 8.75% sales tax everytime I placed an order. For the current combination of clothing in my “Shopping Bag,” that’s about a $10 sales tax on top of my 100+ order. I’m currently unemployed and would prefer not paying extra if I had to. Michigan does have a sales tax (albeit a much lower one), but since it’s not California, Everlane isn’t required to charge a sales tax.

This may seem like an obvious thing, but I really had no idea that people outside of California are likely not being charged the state sales tax. While I can’t find any online stories/evidence to prove this, it makes sense. I’m not going to start adding a bunch of addresses in random states to test this, but if anyone who lives outside California but in the US (Canadian customers have to pay taxes and other things I don’t understand) can corroborate my “findings,” please let me know 😉

It certainly not a huge deal since I’ve been paying sales tax on everything from anywhere as long as can remember (except for those golden Amazon days), but it was just an interesting thing to note.

I’ll probably hold off on purchasing some of the pricier items (silk shirt) until after moving to Michigan, but in the mean time, I will likely place an order for two shirts just to see what they’re like. I’m super curious about the v-necks since so many people love them, and I also want to try the men’s cotton crew. I’ll keep you updated.

This is not a sponsored post (and I have no idea why you could think it is lol), and if you’d like to make an Everlane purchase and would like to use my referral code, please click here. I get a $15 credit when you make your first purchase. As always, it would be much appreciated. 🙂

-amy

My Everlane Closet

OK, I’m alive – really I am. Kind of winded by the impending end of classes and my rotations, but it’ll be fine. It’s crazy that my first year of grad school is coming to a close! Soon I’ll have to choose a dissertation lab and start research for real – eep!

But enough chit chat, here’s the clothes.

In my defense, most of my clothing purchases in the past three months were from Everlane. I got maybe a cami and a few thrift store purchases, but that’s it for clothes! Really it is! (more…)

Review: Everlane Short Sleeve Sweatshirt in black

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Oops. It’s been a while. I’m currently in Taiwan and haven’t had time to get on the internet, let alone type something up. I’m staying at my aunt’s/grandma’s and I’m in the room that’s furthest from the router and therefore, I’m in the only room in the whole apartment without a wi-fi signal so I’ve been just keeping up with things via my my phone from the living room. Anyway, I finally have a few spare hours at night where I’m not exhausted so I thought I’d finally add pictures to this post and finally publish it.

So… I placed another Everlane order. The short sleeve sweatshirt and boyfriend sweatshirt are finally back in stock in all three colors (heather gray, black and blue).

As mentioned in my last Everlane review post, I’ve been pining for the short sleeve sweatshirt in black for a while now. IIRC, originally, a March 31 restock date was planned but was pushed back until April 14. So when April 14 came around, I quickly put in my order so I could get it before leaving for Taiwan next week. In addition to the short sleeve sweatshirt in black, I picked up another u-neck tee, in navy this time around, as it’s quickly becoming one of my favorite clothing colors.

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Review & comparison: Everlane U-neck in white. A long post.

This is not a sponsored post, but I have used affiliate links.

Warning, like I said, long post ahead. As in my internet/wordpress freezes once every three letters I type until my browser finally crashed… seems to be doing a bit better. Post is heavy in content and especially pictures. FYI- All my photos are taken with my iPhone 4S camera; I just forgot to properly caption them all in PS.

I know many people on the internet have covered Everlane and their business model/idea. But I really wanted to do my own post about the company and the shirt I bought a few months ago that I wasn’t expecting to like as much as I do.

For those who don’t know/haven’t heard about Everlane, they are a company all about “radical transparency.” They’re all about finding factories to produce designer-quality goods and sell them at non-designer prices (not as marked up as designer goods). On their About page, they state, “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.” However, I can’t actually find a page where they explicitly state how much it costs to make items and how much they mark it up. I think they recently changed their website because I remember seeing these costs listed months ago. They sell clothes (mainly tops) for both women and men.

If you’re curious, check out their tumblr where they make awesome graphics detailing the cost/pricing process for some of their items. They also have a cool page about their various factories that produce different products. And here’s their page (pictures galore!) that walks you through how their tees are made. I’m assuming they try to find ethically sourced labor.

Now onto the review-ish part of this post…

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