Behind the brand
Naouel BEKKAIE shares her journey into the fashion world, her authenticity and passion
are immediately evident. There is a certain intensity in her way of speaking that reveals her as an artist who is ambitious wise and very committed to her values.
Passionate for travel Naouel path to becoming a designer was not part of her plan. She first had a successful 10-year career working for premier brands. Naouel felt something pulling her away from her home town of Marseille, and toward Asia. Back in France, she decided to launch a new generation leather goods brand, mixing French savoir faire and sustainability.
She was supported by talented French artisans to create high quality collections.
With its founder’s common love for traveling, encountering new cultures and meeting new
people, IL ETAIT UN FIL hopes to be a path for women to world peace and unity as it broadens their horizons and bringing them closer
Hande made handbags in Marseille with love
Resolutely modern and feminine accessories made in our workshop in Provence, Marseille with a love for a job well done. Bold, urban and functional creations, made from very beautiful Italian and French skins.
The collections invite you to travel with us around the word inspirations.
Some skins seems like the majestic furs of African felines, while others appear to have come straight out of a lush rainforest.
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