Sacred Leaf Yoga Top

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$ 44.00 USD $ 64.00 USD
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There is no plant like cannabis. Dating back 5,000 years ago, this sacred herb is used for rituals, medicine, anointing oils, and spiritual enlightenment. Before the war on drugs in the US, this blessed plant was grown and used on every continent. This is not to say it wasn't controversial back in the day. Whenever the oppressed or lower class would begin to embrace marijuana use, the powers that be would crack down on it, fearing it would dismantle society as we know it. Since its beginning, hemp has been attempted to be controlled. The history of herb tells us that prohibitions are ALWAYS imposed by the ruling class, i.e. men and the patriarchy. As women we need access to natural and alternative healing, and something as powerful as cannabis is our right to be claimed.

 

  • 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: The perfect mix of comfort and support, you'll never want to go back to bras! Double layered and luxurious. This top is a higher neck than our standard yoga bra top, perfect for a more 90s vibe and if you don't want your cleavage on display ;)
  • WE CARE DEEPLY: Black with silver cannabis leaf and white twinkles 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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There is no plant like cannabis. Dating back 5,000 years ago, this sacred herb is used for rituals, medicine, anointing oils, and spiritual enlightenment. Before the war on drugs in the US, this blessed plant was grown and used on every continent. This is not to say it wasn't controversial back in the day. Whenever the oppressed or lower class would begin to embrace marijuana use, the powers that be would crack down on it, fearing it would dismantle society as we know it. Since its beginning, hemp has been attempted to be controlled. The history of herb tells us that prohibitions are ALWAYS imposed by the ruling class, i.e. men and the patriarchy. As women we need access to natural and alternative healing, and something as powerful as cannabis is our right to be claimed.

 

  • 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: The perfect mix of comfort and support, you'll never want to go back to bras! Double layered and luxurious. This top is a higher neck than our standard yoga bra top, perfect for a more 90s vibe and if you don't want your cleavage on display ;)
  • WE CARE DEEPLY: Black with silver cannabis leaf and white twinkles 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 Sacred Leaf Yoga Top ReviewPurusha People Sacred Leaf Yoga Top Review
04/09/2022

HIGHly Recommend

Wearing this out to dance parties I receive so many compliments how adorable this lil leaf is! Also love hanging at home in its comfort. The leaf is silver and the star twinkles are white. The little twinkles add such a whimsical touch, and expresses a good reminder of the sacred nature of this plant! Not just another branded “**** top” lol. I also like the high (lol) cut style for this particular tank ~ it’s not suffocating at all and still flattering!

MR
Mary R.
United States United States
Purusha People Sacred Leaf Yoga Top Review
10/21/2021

Love love love this!

No more bras for me! Got this fell in love and bought 4 of your tops and my 38dd boobs loveeee them!

KD
Kaitlin D.
United States United States
11/15/2021

They have done it again

I love the high cut and the way it forms to my body. This style was a little longer on my torso compared to the other yoga tops they have available. It’s so soft and the fabric is nice and think. So cozy!

CS
Charlotte s.
United States United States