The Belle Starr Experience
Belle Starr has provided the women of Humboldt County with quality clothing at reasonable prices for over 35 years. What started in a 300-square foot space in the 1970s now offers two locations with over 2,500 sq feet of sales space.
Enter one of our two locally-owned, full-service women’s clothing boutiques and experience carefree fashion. We’ve done the hard work of shopping for you–selecting an eclectic array of sophisticated yet comfortable clothing, in sizes from XS to 3X, from over 50 different manufacturers. We search for clothing that makes everyone feel great about themselves.
Our friendly sales team prides itself on exceptional customer service, integrity, and building relationships with customers. We enjoy helping you find the perfect outfit for special occasions, work, nights on the town, or just hanging around the home.
And, now this experience is available online. Explore the range of items and manufacturers we carry, get to know the Belle Starr “look,” and contact Belle Starr Personal Shopper to find your soon-to-be favorite item of apparel. We look forward to hearing from you!
Who we are
Sue and Eddie
Sue and Eddie moved to Eureka in 1998, seeking a friendly place to build their life together. Sue’s first job in the area was as a sales associate at Belle Starr, and she continued as a loyal customer for the 15 years she taught at the local college and university. Between deployments and reserve duty in the US military, Eddie worked in nonprofit administration, and is now the Site Director for North Coast Veterans Resource Center. When they bought Belle Starr in 2014, Sue took on the role of general manager and works with an amazing team of women. Sue and Eddie are active in local civic and charitable organizations, enjoy attending the cultural events in the community, and can often be found exploring the beautiful redwoods, ocean, mountains, and rivers that define their forever home.
Rebekah grew up in Southern California and relocated to beautiful Humboldt in 2011 with her husband and two boys. She enjoys hiking, cooking, gardening and horseback riding. She’s been with Belle Starr since 2012 and is Assistant Manager. She loves working for a local business that is dedicated to the community and provides such an amazing and supportive environment.
Arcata native Kim has served Humboldt County customers since the 80s. She’s been with Belle Starr since 2013, and says, “I feel like I’m making a contribution to my community by working for an organization that is an integral part of it.” Kim enjoys sewing, reading, collecting local art, history, current events, and her pets. She lives in Eureka with her fiancé and daughter.
Nat has lived in Arcata since 2013 and is originally from the Los Angeles area. She joined Belle Starr in 2014, and two things she loves are the close-knit team and the amazing connections she’s made working at a unique, local small business. She loves her two cats, Edie and Humphrey, and she spends her time, reading, writing, painting, and being out in the sun.
Angela has lived in Arcata since 2012 and joined the Belle Starr team in 2013. Originally from Brooklyn, NY, she enjoys painting, farming, baking, and raising her son River Lou. Two things that Angela enjoys about working at Belle Starr: “We have an amazing staff. I get to create seasonal window displays!”
Raven is a Eureka native and started at Belle Starr in 2016. She brings a friendliness and warmth to her job everyday. “I feel that I’m really part of a team that is working together to make the business thrive,” she explains. Raven is community promoter and enjoys relaxing with a cup of coffee or tea and planning for an awesome future.