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Lei day

Lei Day began in 1928. It is celebrated state wide  with parades, coronation courts, flowers woven into colorful garland lei's, beautiful dances and the sounds of Hawaiian music. Lei Day is the holiday honoring the spirit of Aloha. And another chance to wear these pretty dresses!   A Lei is given to show friendship, appreciation and respect.   They bestow blessing and  honor.    We have a beautiful variety of dresses  perfect for this lei day!

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Tiare Hawaii Dresses

I am continually inspired by the beauty of Hawaii . Each season presents a dazzling landscape perfect for inspiration. From the emerald-green mountains, teal ocean water, to the bright blue skies, Kauai has its own special glow.  Whether you are in Hawaii or just want to feel like it, we are stocking the store with island style pieces you are sure to love.    One of our favorite sundress lines is back in the shop! I am excited to tell you a little bit about this Hawaii based brand, Tiare Hawaii.   Tiare Hawaii was founded in Hawaii in 2011 by Jane Hoskins.  Inspired by the beauty of nature and the immersive experience of travel to create their colors. All...

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We are super excited to introduce BED|ST√ú leather shoes and bags!

BED|STÜ is a family-operated business for over 24 years, creating unique leather handbags, wallets, and shoes, inspired by the rugged and resilient streets of Bedford Stuyvesant, NY.  Each product is ethically handcrafted using materials from nature, such as water based glues, plant based dyes and natural tannins from tree bark and leaves. They use biodegradable material because they are better for us and our planet. They choose free range natural leather and old school construction methods creating unique pieces with slight variations - no two pieces are alike: there is always beauty in imperfections. 

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2018 Spring Collection

Introducing a.ell design's 2018 Spring Collection!  This collection combines romantic silhouettes with island-inspired prints to create a unique ready to wear line. As always, we chose eco-friendly fabrics such as bamboo, hemp, and organic cotton that are great for your body, and our earth! Each piece in this collection was thoughtfully created in our Portland atelier.  View new collection here!

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