Michael Preysman has been a light in the fashion world.
From breaking away from sales trends such as Black Friday to spending his resources for his workers.
Michael's bold actions to go against the current is why we choose him.
"64% of millennials would rather wear a socially-conscious brand than a luxury brand," Rachel Krautkremer, an editorial director for the creative agency Deep Focus, told Racked. "It's a shift in how this generation views their clothing. They want to know where their product is coming from."
Birthdate: June 14, 1985
Birthplace: San Francisco, California
Education: Carnegie Mellon University
Degree: Computer engineering and economics
CEO and Founder: Everlane
"Retail isn't a space where there's a lot of information…It's very obfuscated. You don't know where your clothing is made or what it costs to make. You pay a price for something and you have no idea why. So that's how we went about it, with a real inspiration to change the way retail works."
Bypass traditional middlemen
Complete culture of radical transparency
Ensures quality control
Unconventional views of black Friday
Proverbs 10:9 - "Whoever walks in integrity walks securely, but whoever takes crooked paths will be found out."
2 Corinthians 8:21 - "For we are taking pains to do what is right, not only in the eyes of the Lord but also in the eyes of man"
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Kansara, V. A. (2016, March 21). Michael Preysman on Iterating Everlane and 'Fixing' Fashion Retail. Retrieved February 13, 2017, from https://www.businessoffashion.com/articles/founder-stories/michael-preysman-on-iterating-everlane-and-fixing-fashion-retail
Lieber, C. (2015, October 08). Can Everlane Really Become the Next J.Crew? Retrieved February 9, 2017
This Black Friday, Everlane wants to buy 8,000 helmets for Vietnamese workers. (2016, November 21). Retrieved February 13, 2017, from https://news.fastcompany.com/this-black-friday-everlane-wants-to-buy-8000-helmets-for-vietnamese-workers-4025614