In 1988, Kevin and Keith Johnson embarked on a journey to the far corners of planet Earth collecting and
designing outstanding hats that made everybody laugh. They loved making people smile almost as much
as they loved telling stories about their adventures and spreading happiness. In 1993, the two brothers
created elope (Everybody’s Laughing on Planet Earth) to share their love of laughter and style with the
world. More than 25 years later, that same joy of adventure, desire to make people happy, and passion for
creative costuming inspires every decision we make. In July 2020, elope was acquired by FUN.com and is
now the wholesale division dedicated to helping our retail partners grow.