Heidi Middleton shot with the sass & bide pouch made with artisans in Kenya via the Ethical Fashion Initiative © Vogue Italia


sass & bide is an Australian ready-to-wear and accessories brand. Following a meeting in Kenya in 2012 with sass & bide’s iconic founders, Sarah-Jane Clark and Heidi Middleton, the brand has partnered with the Ethical Fashion Initiative to produce accessories with artisans in Kenya. sass & bide manufactures several ranges of bags such as totes, clutches, purses and keyrings integrating Maasai beadwork, embroidery and screen-printing.