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Give Thanks to Your Mother and Mother Earth!

This Mother's Day you can give back to your mother and Mother Earth by gifting eco-friendly fashion which is lusciously soft and will keep your hot mom incredibly cool in the summer.   Below is a list of the top 6 eco-friendly organic materials that we use in the a. ell design collection: With a natural sheen and silk like quality, bamboo is super soft and comfortable. A unique feature of bamboo fibers are that they contain an antibacterial agent that resists bacteria from growing. This keeps you clean and odor free, ideal for an active summer. Bamboo is also thermal regulating – cool in the summer and warm in the winter making it an excellent choice of fabric that...

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Why Are There So Many Chickens on Kauai Island?

The chickens are taking over! You may be wondering how this happened in the first place. Kauaiian chickens really only came into their own as the pigeon of Kauai in the past few decades. After Hurricane Iniki destroyed chicken enclosures in 1992, many of the island's captive chickens were released into the jungle and streets.  We love these chickens so much that we locally created cotton tees and tanks with original art by Kauai artist, John Howard. These tees and tanks come in both mens and womens styles. Order yours now on our website!

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Northshore Candle Company

Northshore Candle Company makes quality soy wax candles on the N. Shore of Oahu. Not only do these candles smell wonderful, the glass jars are repurposed wine bottles!  3 things we stand for - beauty, quality and sustainability.   After burning the candles the container is made to be reusable as well, just simply wash it and you have a new container. They are made with natural flower and fruit plant based essential oils, that are specially blended by the founder. All components of the candles are crafted in the USA. The scents of the candles are reminiscent of the many unique scents of Hawaii and will brighten every room! Also available in a travel tin, and a small mason jar with lid.   We...

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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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Bees wax wraps!

       Here at a.ell atelier, we love the environment and try to avoid using unnecessary amounts of products that will be tossed. This is why we love and USE Meli Wraps! These reusable food wraps are made with organic cotton, beeswax, tree resin and plants oils. The heat from your hands will mold the wrap around whichever food you desire. To clean, all you need to do is gently rise them in cool water and they are ready to be used again.They come in a handy three pack of three different sizes and cost only $30. The best part is they are made in Oregon and Kauai and smell wonderfully of beeswax!  We offer these food wraps in many different prints in both of our stores and...

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