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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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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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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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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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