02/13 V-Top Rib Off-White
02/13 – casual ribbed Jersey, moderate V-neck and V-back (ends above the bra-line, therefore, you can wear bras without everybody noticing the fastener). The loose fit, makes it a great everyday basic. Combine the v-neck with your favorite jeans or layered with a blazer – it is either grunge or summer chic, up to you.
Model is a German size 34/36 and wear our size XS/S.
The 02/13 V-Top made out of ribbed jersey is worn with the 02/7 Cigarette pants in ecru.
ABOUT THE FABRIC
100% Organic GOTS-certified Cotton. Raw material source is from contracted farmers in the Aegean region of Turkey. Spun into yarn in Denizli, Turkey. Knitted in Turkey. Organically-grown cotton and finished product certified by GOTS.
WHO MADE THIS TOP
This top 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 TOP
The Material. Organic Cotton is a hero. The production does not require chemical fertilizers, pesticides, or defoliants, and the social impact improves the well-being of the farmers. Head over to our CONSCIOUS FASHION GUIDE for more information on Organic Cotton.
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 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 process 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
13.50 € Fabric
0.50 € Hardware
19.00 € Manufacturing
Prototype (Top): 4.5 hours (average hourly rate German master tailor: 50.00 €)
Pattern-making (Top): 0.75 hours (average hourly rate German master tailor: 50.00 €)
Marketing biannually: approx. 8.000 € - 10.000 € to help hello’ben be 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.