Shop of the month: Discover Bell & Ford

Bell and Ford Logo

Along our long journey to become one of the brands of reference in the creation of raffia accessories, we are so happy to have the chance to discover wonderful retailers across the world. Together, we have grown a network to propose high-quality raffia bags, shoes and many small “pépites” to our customers.

Each month, we offer you a visit to one of the stores in our customer network and for them to become the “Shop of the month”, as a sincere appreciation for our happy partnership. For January 2023, let’s take a look at our story with Bell & Ford

1. About the Boutique

Raffia basket CAP Lacy of Sans Arcidet

Bell and Ford has two beautiful women’s clothing boutiques located in the vibrant coastal town of Byron Bay and the charming hinterland village of bungalow. They are specialized in an expertly selected collection of clothing in soft, natural fabric in cotton, linen and silk as well as beachwear, jewellery and accessories sourced from Australia and around the world. Annette Campbell and Leslie Ford opened the stores 9 years ago and have a strong local, interstate and international following.

2. Working with Sans-Arcidet

Bell and Ford were introduced to Sans-Arcidet at the Sydney trade fair a couple of years ago. They shared that they have loved the uniqueness of the brand right away. Furthermore, they were also impressed of the fact that Sans-Arcidet products were handmade by craftwomen in Madagascar. The raffia bags really suit the over all look of of Bell and Ford’s stores and go well with their natural fabrics and casual vibe of their beach lifestyle.

3. Describing the Sans-Arcidet woman

Bell and Ford shopping

For the shop’s owners, “the customer who buys Sans-Arcidet appreciates the uniqueness of the brand and buy quality that lasts, are well travelled and very stylish.”

Having been in the industry for more than 2 decades, Sans-Arcidet always keeps our initial DNA in our designs. The brand focuses on making pieces that are sophisticated, elegant and at the same time durable and will stand through time. We adapt ourself to the ever-changing fashion world, but never let the trends overwhelm our values.

4. The favorite item of the 2023 collection

Bell and Ford’s favorite bag this season is the Balagan in size Medium. According to them, the item has a beautiful array of colours with contrasting leather are fun, it comes with the perfect size and is a go-anywhere bag.

Raffia bag Balagan Lacy in camel
Balagan M – Camel
Raffia bag Balagan Lacy in ocre
Balagan M Lacy – Ocre

Balagan is one of the most versatile products in Sans-Arcidet collections. This raffia bag is really practical for everyday use in spring-summer time. In the upcoming collection, it comes in a new range of colors that will give you many choices, whether you want classic shades or more vibrant and original colors. If you are curious about our 2023 collection, stay tuned! It’d bring a lot of surprises.

5. A quote to share with all of us

“Fashions fade, style is eternal”  –  Yves Saint Laurent