Sari Eco-Print Organic Cotton Cropped Shirt - Falling Leaves

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Simplicity and functionality in a healthy shirt that's guaranteed to delight everyone when they hear the secret - the leaves and colors were eco-printed by real leaves. 

We know your friends will be asking so get ready to tell the handcrafting story below.

Nature 

100% organic cotton: Grown without harmful chemicals, leaving the soil, air and water free from contaminates that cause harm. 

100% plant dyed: Chocolate background color from "tingi" bark, a local plant.

100% prints from fresh leaves:  Lanang leaves.

A Love Story of Giving

At the start of 2020 we set out to marry design and nature through eco-printing so we have you embrace nature on your clothes. Eco-printing is an age-old technique where living plants are pressed onto fabrics, and then heated to transfer its shape, color and marks on the fabric. These contact prints are called “eco-prints.” To eco-print this Sari, we collaborated with husband-and-wife artisans, Hardi and Luspa who needed four days to complete this piece. They foraged the leaves around Bali with the shapes and pigments we chose to create this "Falling Leaves" pattern. After three hours of steaming, magic happened. The colors and shapes were revealed as we lifted every leaf off the unwrapped fabric. With nature doing the printing, we never know what we get. We learn to surrender, accept and be content. And the result is always groundbreaking. 

Design

  • Made for longevity so you wear it a lot or share; we see customers wearing Sari for yoga, gym, or over swimsuit in their instagram posts.  
  • Featuring: Boxy V-neck front and back 
  • Size: One size. Chest: 55 in * 140 cm. Shirt length: 16 in * 41 cm. Model Gita is 5'6" * 170 cm.
  • Care for long-lasting plant-dye: Cold hand wash or machine wash with like colors. Use eco-friendly or gentle detergent. Air dry in the shade or tumble dry low. Dry clean not recommended because natural dyes react to heavy synthetic chemicals. Plant dyed colors will fade if left in the sun for a long time and washed in hot water. Mend when torn. 

 

You become a donor

Every purchase supports a cause as we share 50% of our net proceeds to the community. Together we help underprivileged children get the quality education they deserve at the eco-school we support in Bali. Learn more about our school mission in the blog.

Celebrating Artisans

Cut and sewn the traditional way in a home-based family workshop in Bali share our values for environmental and social responsibility. Learn more about how artisanal techniques work in our blog.

Aligning with UN SDG Goals

We take pride in contributing to at least six of the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Goal 4: Quality Education; Goal 5: Gender Equality; Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth; Goal 12: Responsible Consumption and Production; Goal 14: Life Below Water; and Goal 15: Life on Land. 

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