Gulban (mullet) and Yingarliwa (blue bone) skirt




  • High waisted, mini skirt with 4.5cm wide waist band
  • Hem finishes at mid-thigh
  • Side seam pockets
  • Invisible zip up the back
  • 2 x darts at the front and back
  • 2 colour (purple and green) digital print on black cotton fabric
  • Designed by Amanda Rose Lee, Broome WA
  • Digitally printed in Australia
  • Made ethically by The Social Studio, Melbourne

Artist story:

Amanda Rose is a Yawuru woman based in Broome. This designs shows the yingarliwa (blue blone) and gulban (mullet). Amanda Rose loves going fishing with her family and these two fish are some of her favourite to catch with her landline. “You’ve gotta wait for Mangala Season (the wet season) to catch these reef fish because that’s when they are nice and fat.”
*Please note that the pattern placement will vary slightly on each garment.

Your purchase of this garment provides income for Aboriginal women artists and helps give them a platform to share their culture and stories.

Nagula Jarndu (Saltwater Woman) is a not-for-profit, 100% Aboriginal owned and governed organisation and the profits from your purchase will go directly to the artist and back into the organisation to fund future projects.

The Social Studio are another not-for-profit based in Melbourne. They train and employ refugee and new migrant people in the clothing design and manufacturing business.

Size and fit guide:

Mareeya and Suraya are a size 6 and wearing a size 8.

This style is a small fit, so keep this in mind when choosing your size. We suggest sizing up for this style. It is designed to be high waisted.

Approximate waist measurements (measured flat):
8: 33cm
10: 36cm
12: 38cm
14: 41cm
16: 43cm

Approximate length measurement:

All sizes are 38cm in length.


Care and washing guide:

Our designs are hand screen printed and digitally printed onto linens and cottons with quality fabric ink and professionally heat set.

Handwashing your garment in cold water and ironing from the inside-out, will ensure that it is a part of your wardrobe for years to come.