Get to Know Marine Layer
We’re super excited to welcome Marine Layer to Easton! In case you’re unfamiliar with this West Coast brand, they’re known for their incredibly soft t-shirts and their laid-back vibe. To help you get to know them better, we sat down with the Easton Marine Layer store manager and asked him a few questions.
Here’s what he had to say:
Can you tell us a little about the Marine Layer brand?
Of course! To start off, we’re based out of San Francisco, California, and we simply wanted to make the softest tees around. We started as a men’s t-shirt company selling tees straight out of a VW van. From that point on, the brand was born. Focusing on a "Cali Casual" aesthetic while embodying a 70s era look, we wanted to promote that "seven day weekend" kind of vibe that California does so well. With sustainable aspects at the forefront of our production, labor and sourcing, we are proud to say that 98% of our products are made in California while all of our basics are made in Los Angeles. For sourcing, you'll see sustainable fibers such a Modal (recycled beechwood trees), Tencel (bamboo roots) and Supima cotton across our whole product line. We also only use adult labor for our production.
Who do you carry clothes for?
We carry clothes for both men and women. We are also super excited to be carrying our ML Mini line, which is for children ages 1-5.
We know you’re known for your laid-back t-shirts, but are there any other notable styles you carry?
Oh, yeah! Aside from our basics, we carry a wide line of products and aesthetics for both men and women. For men, we have short and long sleeve button downs, polos, crewneck sweaters, pants and shorts - perfect for leisure or a night out. For women, our line expands into many avenues, including jumpsuits, dresses, tunics, shorts, pants, fashionable jackets and even sleepwear. We also carry a swim and sport line for both parties. Another thing worth noting is our pure indigo dyed products in both men's and women's styles.
Are there any popular fashion trends this summer?
Yes! Our swim line has been flying off the shelves because they're all reversible—it’s pretty crazy. Our women’s jumpsuits are another hot item, along with our signature basic tees for women, men and children.
If you had to pick out a perfect look for a day at the beach from Marine Layer, what would you put together?
For guys, I would definitely pair one of our signature pocket tees with a pair of our walk shorts. The softness and breathability of this shirt paired with the most forgiving and sweat-wicking shorts makes for a definite good time out on the beach. For the ladies, I would style them in a pair of our Levi 501 Wedgie Fit jean shorts with any color of our Lori Tie Back tank - a great fit to throw over one of our bikinis.
Do you carry any warmer clothes for the fall and winter?
Yes! Being based out of San Francisco where we do experience an unpredictable climate, we carry a few layering pieces and jackets across several textiles with a waterproof jacket currently in stock. In SF, you always have to layer at the drop of a hat, so you will see a lot of button ups that function as medium weight layering pieces. Look out for a light down jacket for men and women this winter with our pre-fall denim drop!
Is Marine Layer hiring?
Yes, we are currently looking for 1-2 part time sales associates. If you’re around, feel free to stop in and say hey or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Have you stopped into Marine Layer? We’d love to know what you think of their new store!
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