The phases of the moon remind me to honor where and who I am today. I am ever-changing and evolving, never the same today as I was yesterday. Yet at the same time, I'm always the same beating heart of life, completely unchanging. No matter what phase I find myself in, I feel my breath in harmony with all beings. I am another beautiful and unique manifestation of the divine sacred Mother, the One who knows. Enjoy the phase, it too will come and go. The inner knower remains the same.
- INGREDIENTS: 92% forest fiber from acacia, eucalyptus, poplar, pine, spruce, beech, birch, and maple trees grown on tree farms in Eastern Europe, 8% spandex for stretch.
- FIT: This is a low rise barely there thong, resembling a G-string, to be as unnoticeable under your leggings as possible. Natural fiber underwear does require a seam to prevent rolling of the fabric, so they will not resemble the invisible panty line you might get from laser cut synthetics. However, I believe the cut of these is as discreet as you can get in a plant-based underwear (and I've tried many!). The crotch will feel narrow until you adjust the thong to a low rise fit and pull the back higher up your bottom. Once you've found where they sit on your body you'll sigh with relief :) I recommend wearing the thong color that matches your skin for all our colored bottoms, and the black undies for pairing with all our black bottoms.
WE CARE DEEPLY: Almond with a white moon phase 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.
RETURNS: For your health and safety, our underwear is only eligible for returns if the item is NOT tried on. Thank you for understanding.
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!