A Year And A Day Hoodie

6 reviews
$ 88.00 USD

For something to truly manifest we need to dedicate ourselves to it fully, and give it at least a year and a day. Be patient with yourself. Good things take time. 

 

  • INGREDIENTS: 68% forest fiber from acacia, eucalyptus, poplar, pine, spruce, beech, birch, and maple trees grown on tree farms in Eastern Europe, 27% organic cotton, 5% spandex for stretch. 
  • FIT: This is the dream hoodie. Cropped, but not too cropped. Hits right below the sacred navel. Raw seams at edges and cuffs, a generous hood with a drawstring, and the coziest fleece inside that is somehow light-weight, but still warm. 
  • WE CARE DEEPLY: Heather wine color with a light tawny peach moon phase on the heart printed with water based ink. Cut, sewn, dyed, and printed in downtown Los Angeles by small family owned shops where creators are paid more than minimum wage. 

Q - Why is it so expensive?

A - Clothes can only be made cheaply if people and/or the planet are being exploited. In 2022, the reality is we are extracting limited resources from the planet to make limitless things. The more plastic clothing made in slave like conditions overseas we support with our hard earned dollars, the more we tell brands that YES, we are down with limitless consumption. When we pay workers a living wage and consider that the planet cannot survive at the pace we are overproducing, clothing can't be inexpensive. We need so much less than we're told we need, therefore do not need to buy dozens of $6 items. It's always better to save up for ethical pieces. (This message is to those with some disposable income, not to those living in poverty.)

We pay a premium for high quality fabrics and labor. While an average top may cost $2.50 for Shein to make, we pay anywhere from $30-$50. That means on a $78 dollar top, profit may be $30-40, which must cover operating expenses (website fees, shipping, advertising, freight charges), taxes, and payroll to our fairly paid employees. Our end of the day profit is closer to $3-6. If we did this for the money, we'd be in the wrong industry. We do this to make an amazing heirloom piece you'll treasure for years.


Q - When are sold out items restocked?

A - We don't make the same thing twice, and this is why: our creations are art! An artist would not repaint the same piece over and over. And for you, our beloved customer, this means your piece is very unique and bespoke. No one else will have it. This is how we used to make clothes long ago-- items just for you that are meant for you and not mass produced to maximize profits.

Q - Where is it made and who makes it?

A - We only work with small family owned shops employing 8-10 people paying well above minimum wage in Los Angeles, CA.


Q - Is it sustainable and organic?

A - Anyone who claims true sustainability while producing a product is greenwashing, intentional or not. We are responsible. To be truly sustainable we should all be wearing undyed, unisex, 100% recycled fabric scraps, government issued uniforms for 5-10 years at a time. While we are not that, we are much, much better than most of the alternatives out there. Our fabric is 99% closed loop, low plastic, made with fair wages, GOTS certified dyed, water based inked, made in the USA, and we donate money to a new charity every month. We will never stop seeking more ways to be make a cleaner and more beautiful piece of clothing!

 
 
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For something to truly manifest we need to dedicate ourselves to it fully, and give it at least a year and a day. Be patient with yourself. Good things take time. 

 

  • INGREDIENTS: 68% forest fiber from acacia, eucalyptus, poplar, pine, spruce, beech, birch, and maple trees grown on tree farms in Eastern Europe, 27% organic cotton, 5% spandex for stretch. 
  • FIT: This is the dream hoodie. Cropped, but not too cropped. Hits right below the sacred navel. Raw seams at edges and cuffs, a generous hood with a drawstring, and the coziest fleece inside that is somehow light-weight, but still warm. 
  • WE CARE DEEPLY: Heather wine color with a light tawny peach moon phase on the heart printed with water based ink. Cut, sewn, dyed, and printed in downtown Los Angeles by small family owned shops where creators are paid more than minimum wage. 

Q - Why is it so expensive?

A - Things can only be made cheaply when either someone is underpaid or it's completely automated. Unfortunately, machines haven't taken over all labor yet. So in the meantime we pay a premium for high quality fabrics and labor. While an average top may cost $5 for Forever 21 to make, we pay anywhere from $30-$50. That means on a $68 dollar top, profit may be $30-40 which then must cover operating expenses (website fees, shipping containers, freight charges), taxes, and payroll. Our end of the day profit is closer to $3-6. If we did this for the money, we'd be in the wrong industry. We do this to make an amazing garment you'll love for years.


Q - When are sold out items restocked?

A - Never. Nothing gold can stay. Each piece is specially designed for the vibe and spirit of the season. Once it's gone, it's gone!

Q - Where is it made and who makes it?

A - We only work with small family owned shops employing 8-10 people paying well above minimum wage in Los Angeles, CA.


Q - Is it sustainable and organic?

A - Anyone who claims sustainability while producing a product is greenwashing, intentional or not. We are responsible. To be truly sustainable we should all be wearing undyed, unisex, 100% recycled fabric scraps, government issued uniforms for 5-10 years at a time. While we are not that, we are much, much better than most of the alternatives out there. Our fabric is 99% closed loop, low plastic, made with fair wages, GOTS certified dyed, water based inked, and we donate money to a new charity every month. We will never stop seeking more ways to be make a cleaner and more beautiful piece of clothing!

 
 

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Purusha People A Year And A Day Hoodie Review
12/21/2021

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my absolute favourite jumper, cropped at the perf length and just so, so soft. it’s become my go-to during travels. thank you!

A Purusha People Customer
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Amiie S.
Canada Canada
Purusha People A Year And A Day Hoodie Review
12/10/2021

love!!

This is the cutest set, I bought both the sweatshirt and sweatpants. Gorgeous color, so soft, warm and cozy.

MK
Madeline K.
United States United States
Purusha People A Year And A Day Hoodie Review
12/06/2021

Super comfy and cute

Purchased the set and I am in love, really soft and comfy.

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Alta
United States United States
Purusha People A Year And A Day Hoodie Review
11/25/2021

Best hoodie ever!

I’ve been living in this hoodie since I received it. It’s so cozy but also lightweight and perfect for layering! Another amazing piece from Purusha!

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Sheena N.
United States United States
12/22/2021

LOVE

I wear this hoodie every day. It is so comfy, somewhat light weight, but also warm and fleecy. It’s my absolute favorite. I hope you make it in more colors, maybe with some mushies!

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Bella N.
United States United States