- Why work with WORK+SHELTER ?
Our mission is to make it easy for organizations and consumers to purchase wholesale quantities of high quality, ethically made, customized sewn goods. In pursuit of a more just world, we employ women in need and when possible use other social enterprises, natural fibers, recycled, organic, or otherwise eco-friendly inputs. Our high quality products achieve an ideal balance between contemporary + classic designs, our team is diverse + spans across continents, and the process is efficient with zero risk to you – our beloved client!
- What exactly do you sell, + to whom?
We offer a curated collection of ethically made, wholesale goods ranging from Packaging, Accessories, + Apparel – perfect for small businesses, big businesses, events, + everything in between.
- Do you take orders for entirely custom production?
Yes, but on a case-by-case basis. We will evaluate your proposed order and let you know if we can accept your business. To be considered, please send the following details to [email protected] : COMPANY HISTORY + PRODUCT DESIGN DETAILS + TIMELINE + CONTACT INFO
- How does the customization work for your Apparel + Accessories lines?
Our Apparel + Accessories lines allow you an experience that is truly the best of both worlds: we offer sleek product designs already established for a streamlined ordering process, which you can then customize to reflect your brand via logo, printed fabric or lining, custom tags, + zipper tape colors!
- Can I get a sample with my logo/ custom colors/ print?
Yep! We include strike off photos sent via email before the final printing of your order, but if you would prefer a physical sample that's no problem. Please just send us an email upon placing your order + let us know that you would like a physical sample, then we'll send over an invoice. The charge is $40 for shipping + cost of the product + customization. Keep in mind that making + sending a physical sample will add approximately 6 weeks to the overall timeline.
- What are Pantone Colors?
Pantone is the name brand for the universal color matching system that’s used in the printing industry. Check out the Pantone Color finder HERE + choose a color you love, then we’ll match it!
- How do I submit my custom print designs?
First, check out our Screen Print + Digital Print DESIGN TEMPLATES to make sure your file matches our guidelines accordingly. Then, simply specify what type of print you would like on each product, (One Sided/ Two Sided/ All-Over Print), + upload your designs when prompted by clicking the "Choose File" button!
- How do I submit my custom tag designs?
First, please see our Woven + Paper Hang Tag DESIGN TEMPLATES to ensure your file fits our requirements. Then, navigate to Tags in our catalog + upload your designs by clicking the "Choose File" button!
- Can I see the basic structure of your bag?
- What is your minimum order?
We have 2 tiers: Some Custom + Super Custom. The Some Custom minimum is $300 and includes 2 fabric options, printing on 1 or 2 sides, + WORK+SHELTER tags. The Super Custom minimum is $1000 and offers an additional fabric option, exterior Pantone Color, webbing tape Pantone Color, + custom tags – all including shipping!
- Do you offer returns or refunds?
We do not. However, we will gladly replace any products you're unhappy with! Please email us with any concerns at [email protected] + we'll reply within 24 hours.
- Where do you ship to?
Anywhere + everywhere! Standard ground shipping is included in your total order.
- When will my order arrive?
Orders typically arrive about 2 weeks after shipping. The timeline for your shipment is specified upon placing the order.
- Do you offer rush shipping?
We do indeed, although this service is at your cost. Prices vary according to destination. If you require rush shipping, please email us at [email protected] + we'll send you a separate invoice.
- Want to visit WORK+SHELTER’s cut + sew center in New Delhi?
We’d love to have you! The center is open for visitors Mondays through Thursdays 11am – 1pm IST. Please just send a message ahead of time with the estimated date to [email protected]
- Have additional questions?