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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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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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