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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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Handmade Holiday Guide

There is an extra level of love and care when you gift items that are handmade with an artists little hands. Especially when they also live in your local community.  We believe that all year around, every year and every day is a great time to show support for our friends and neighbors. Which is exactly why our boutiques and web store are filled with products made by folks in your neighborhood.  Since the holidays are here and that means extra giving we put together an easy to love handmade list for you.  And to give you a little bit for loving us, all your orders over $50 will ship (within U.S.) for FREE!!  Use code SHIPFREE50  Luxury  Just about...

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The Perfect little bamboo dress made by a.ell design

  The perfect dress - made by a.ell design - by Mo’orea Luna  Angelique Ell owner of a.ell design & atelier has created many unique designs, all made with organic materials including bamboo, cotton, and hemp. Amongst all of her designs my favorite is the fashionable and versatile twist & wrap dress. Initially made as a bridesmaid dress, I enjoyed wearing it casually on a beach walk as a strapless dress.         It was a rather hot day, like most days here on Kauai. I even remember telling Rebecca, our photographer of the day, that I hoped it would cool down because I had obligated myself to a hike later that day. Fortunately this dress wasn’t hard to...

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