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Our Luxurious Eye Pillows

  Our eye pillows are the perfect thing to help you relax after a long day. They are . filled with flaxseed and lavender to provide a soothing therapeutic experience. These eye pillows are not only made with natural silk and soft velvet, we make them  in our Portland Atelier! They come in various patterns, from a beautiful turquoise to a deep crimson red. Our eye pillows are sure to fulfil your relaxation needs. Shop our eye pillows on or website, or stop by either of our locations and pick one up for yourself!

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Events coming up!

Its that time of year when the events start lining up!  We wanted to let you know about a few things we will be participating in this Holiday Season, so Mark your calendars today for these Three! Nov 16 - 18 Kauai Old Time Music Gathering   This annual event will take place at the beautiful Kokee State Park at the Lodge.Click the link to see the lineup of music as well as workshops schedule.  I will be teaching a mending class at 2 PM on Friday.  Bring your misplaced buttons, patches and anything else you would like to mend and I will show some quick easy tips to keeping your favorite pieces in rotation.  Its a very old timey thing to do...

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Thunderpants!

  Are you dreaming of sustainable, comfortable undies? Well, we have the cutest and the comfiest eco underwear around, Thunderpants! Wear these around the house, under a dress, to yoga, even to the beach! Thunderpants are made in Portland, OR with 90% organic cotton and 10% elastane.They come in many super cute variations and cost only $24. Prints are limited and go fast. We also have the newest piece by them, the bralette! Stop by either of our shops or go to our website now and check them out.  Order all your handmade holiday gifts and make use of our $5 dollar shipping on all orders, all season long!

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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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Virginia King, Portland Photographer

Virginia King, Portland Photographer We had the opportunity to interview one of our featured artists in the Portland store, Virginia (Ginger) King. Ginger is a photographer originally from upstate New York.  She first moved to Portland, OR in 2001. After spending some time in the good old Northwest, Ginger relocateted to Germany in 2008, where she was able to take amazing pictures! Recently she has moved back to Portland, and now we at a.ell design and atelier, are able to feature her wonderful works of art! So without further ado, let us start the interview! a.ell : Ginger, why did you decide to get into photography? Ginger: Well, there were two key moments that I can remember. The first was...

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