01/4 Top Silk
The 01/4 Top Silk – a long-sleeved blouse top with a square neckline made out of Bamboo Silk. The top is tight-fitted with a zipper on the back. Due to its feminine look it works with jeans and any high-waisted pants either with a narrow or wide leg. Our model is a German size 34 and wears the 01/4 Top Silk in a size XS/S.
ABOUT THE FABRIC
100% Bamboo Silk
WHO MADE THIS TOP
The 01/4 Top Silk is designed in Munich by our mastermind and fantastic tailor Sabine Dicklberger. It is produced by our manufacturing partner Studio U&N near Chemnitz in Germany.
WHAT IS SO GOOD ABOUT THIS PIECE
The Material. The 01/4 Top Silk is Bamboo Silk is made for us in Kerela (India) from 100% bamboo viscose yarn. Head over to our CONSCIOUS FASHION GUIDE for more information on Bamboo Silk.
LET'S SPEAK ABOUT THE PRICE
Transparency is essential to us, and therefore we are quite clear about the costs of each item. From designing the samples of the 01/4 Top Silk with our master tailor to pattern making, the cost of the fabric as well as the cost of the hardware (e.g. button, linings, threads), the manufacturing costs to marketing costs (including the photographer, model, location, hair, and make-up artist, travel expenses and advertising costs for working with influencers and other advertisers). We enlisted all incurred costs involved during the manufacturing process of the 01/4 Top Silk from our idea to the final product. In case you have any questions, please feel free to contact us; we're happy to get in touch with you if there is a need for further clarification.
DIRECT COSTS PER ITEM
19.00 € Fabric
6.50 € Hardware
47.00 € Manufacturing at Studio U&N
INDIRECT COSTS PER COLLECTION
Prototype (01/4 Top Silk): 5.5 hours (average hourly rate German master tailor: 50.00 €)
Pattern-making (01/4 Top Silk): 0.75 hours (average hourly rate German master tailor: 50.00 €)
Marketing biannually: approx. 8.000 € - 10.000 € to help hello’ben being visible.
Do the maths, and you’ll figure that we did not create the brand to line our pockets, we share a mission and hope to extend our hello’ben family.