Bare Bones

Puff Sleeve Blouse - Black


You can rest assured that all the items you buy under this value are created by people who are treated with respect: employees are paid fairly, employed in healthy working conditions, have the option to choose if they want to work overtime and have the freedom to join a union. In order for a label to meet the requirements of fair-trade fashion, manufacturers need to get approval from an independent organization. There are several such organizations in the world, the leading one being the World Trade Fair organization and the GOTS certification which ensures fair production.

Organic fabrics like organic cotton or organic linen are a great and environmentally friendly option because these are fabrics grown without the use of hazardous chemicals, such as pesticides and insecticides and the plants were created from seeds that are not genetically engineered. According to the World Health Organization every year 20,000 workers die from severe poisoning in developing countries from the use of pesticides for growing cotton. Organic materials are breathable, allow air to pass between the layers of fabric to your skin, are hypoallergenic and suitable for all skin types.

Sustainable fashion is a movement of brands that produce collections using eco-friendly materials. The meaning of the term sustainable is broad and is not only characterized by the use of biodegradable natural fabrics but refers to the use of diverse fabric materials to prevent overuse of a particular resource. Here you will find items made of Merino Wool, Tencel, Hemp, Bamboo, Silk, Soy and more. Sustainable also refers to the way fabrics are dyed, today many brands use low-impact paint and color alternatives produced in existing pigments in nature.

Invest in women. It is extremely important to let women serve in key positions and allow them to make decisions that can affect us all as a society. In our opinion, the fashion industry is no different from any other field and therefore we see a right to encourage businesses run by women or a business where most of the employees are women.

  • Gathered puff sleeve
  • Elasticated sleeve cuff
  • Elasticated peplum waist
  • Cropped length
  • Keyhole opening at front neck

Shipping from   New Zealand

Hannah is 180cm tall and is wearing size S

- Made from 65% Organic Cotton, 45% Linen

- Made ethically and fairly by the team in Bangalore, India

- Cold machine wash, like colors together, do not bleach, do not tumble dry, line dry in shade, warm iron, dry cleanable (F) we recommend using green dry cleaners.

Project Mana is home to the leading ethical fashion brands in New Zealand, Arc & Bow, and Bare Bones.

Project Mana (an acronym for Made At No Expense) is the only multi-brand company in New Zealand dedicated to producing transparent ethics and using only organic, GOTS-certified textiles.

All design takes place on Mount Maunganui and the production in India across multiple ethical enterprises with which the brand has spent time building vital relationships.

When it comes to printing, the brand chooses to support local communities in India through using traditional printing methods like manual screen printing and block printing.

Free Worldwide Shipping

Products are usually shipped within 48 hours after receiving your order. However, some items are made-to-order just for you and can take anywhere from a few days to several weeks to ship (see product details for specifics). If a product is made-to-order, then it will be indicated in the products details.

If for any reason you are not satisfied with any item purchased, simply return it within 14 days of receiving the item. You can reach our customer support team by email at

Any customs or import duties are charged once the parcel reaches its destination country. These charges must be paid by the recipient, as we do not take responsibility for these costs and do not offer compensation to cover any of these charges. Unfortunately, we have no control over these charges, and are not able to tell you what the costs may be, as customs policies and import duties differ from country to country.

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