Is there anything more sumptuous than sleepwear? It's what we dream about wearing while we're suctioned into our street clothes, and a signifier at the end of the day that it's time to relax. Its also that little bit of luxury we invest in to feel cute while we sleep. Everyone suits up differently when they get ready for bed. Some people prefer full-coverage flannels while others wear nothing at all. Some also opt for sleep masks, which help physically shut out the waking world. While they may seem purely utilitarian, they can be just as cute as the rest of your sleep ensemble, if you want them to be.
This is where Earthen Warrior comes in handy. The brand makes the most eye-popping sleep masks made with natural dyes and other ethical materials. The unique designs come in bright solid colors or cute prints. You can even get custom embroidery done so you can have your favorite phrase over your eyeballs. Whether you want something simple or excellently ornate, there is a sleep mask that suits your style — even Gigi Hadid is a fan.
And the masks aren't the only items available, the brand has a whole sleep arsenal, ranging from kimonos to tops to robes. Though Founder Susanna Taylor is particularly fond of her masks, for which the brand is built off of, she is also enamored with pieces like the naturally dyed silk pillowcases
"They are also a dream." she explained, "Elegant, fun, colorful and filled with health-giving natural compounds!!"
All the sleep stuff is made ethically, using local, vintage, secondhand and repurposed materials. Taylor also uses her fabric-dying knowledge to create their cool colors.
"As my knowledge of natural dyes has grown, I’ve realized you can get natural color from almost anywhere. I primarily buy dye extracts from Botanical Colors (like Indigo, logwood and osage). In terms of using whole raw products, you can use food waste or forage in nature! Some of my favorites from food waste are avocado pits (light tan pink) or carrot tops (bright almost neon green)!"
As for expansion, she plans to make even more loungewear options and maybe even a few outerwear pieces. But for now, her speciality is dreamy apparel that gives buyers and more stylish, sustainable sleep. More info, and the dreamy wares, can be found on the Earthen Warrior website.