Kauai Fashion Designer, Melia at a.ell atelier!

Kauai Fashion Designer, Melia at a.ell atelier!

We are excited to announce that we are now working with Kauai designer, Melia  at a.ell atelier in Kauai!  She will also be joining us with even more, Friday Sept. 23 from 3-7PM during the Ladies Night Trunk Show! Please bring your bestie and join us, we will also be...
Kauai Made Kaikini Bikini’s!

Kauai Made Kaikini Bikini’s!

Summer is not really ever over in Kauai!  There are endless beach days, late night bonfires, BBQs, hiking, adventuring and pool parties  None of these are complete without the perfect island bikini to go with them all.  We would like to celebrate one of our own Kauai...
Iron Lilly Designs by Lilly Parker

Iron Lilly Designs by Lilly Parker

Hi, I am Emma Parker. I have been working at a.ell atelier for about 3 months. I love working for a.ell atelier. Today I interviewed Lilly Parker from Iron Lilly Designs. We carry her jewelry in our Portland store. She also is my mother, and I love to help her sell...
Meet Jewelry Designer, Drea James!

Meet Jewelry Designer, Drea James!

Hello! My name is Ana. I’ve been an employee at a.ell design for just over a year now. On Friday, September 23rd there will be a trunk show held at a.ell atelier ~ Kauai, featuring the work of Jenn, from Drea James Jewelry.  Jenn is from Atlanta but started a...
Interview with Hollis Church of Church Oils

Interview with Hollis Church of Church Oils

Aloha, My name is Noah Fugett. I have been a part of the a.ell atelier & design team for about a year now, and I am so excited to share with all of you the interview I had with Hollis Church (owner of Church oils). We carry her line of essential oils in our store,...
Fresh Off The Machines! – By Kendra

Fresh Off The Machines! – By Kendra

Exciting new styles are being created on the a.ell design side of a.ell atelier and design. Ms.Angie has been working on new designs and sewing, sewing, sewing some great new pieces from dresses, to tops, and pants too! Swing dresses are our new favorite and a great...
Summer Designer Show with Ruby Couture – June12!

Summer Designer Show with Ruby Couture – June12!

Please join us this Sunday June 12 from 3-7PM at a.ell atelier ~ portland.   We have a special afternoon planned with Julie Strawitz the designer of Ruby Couture and Lacey Lee debuting her swim wear line! a.ell atelier will be offering sales throughout the store...
Styled by Ira at a.ell atelier

Styled by Ira at a.ell atelier

Hello! I am Ira Boboshko, I am fairly new to the island of Kauai and have noticed that everywhere I go, sunrise shells are what people (mostly girls of course) are talking about. All of my girlfriends have one, I have seen lots of women wear them on the streets but ...
Emily style for a.ell design

Emily style for a.ell design

When I first started working at a.ell atelier, I had never experienced or owned any Eco fiber clothing. Of course, as soon as I became familiar with the fabrics that we work with here, I fell in love. Luckily for me, I am the seamstress for a.ell design, so I get to...
Lydia’s Gift Guide

Lydia’s Gift Guide

Christmas is just around the corner and wouldn’t you guess, I haven’t done ANY of my holiday shopping. Lucky for me I work at one of the best places to find amazing gifts, most of which are locally made, for almost anyone on my list! So I thought I would share my a....
We are Thankful for you!

We are Thankful for you!

Well the Holidays are here, and we would like to take this opportunity before the bustle is in full effect to Thank You from the depth of our hearts for your support this last year.  November marks the official anniversaries for both stores, 1 year in Portland and 6...
EMERGE *Fashion Pop up* Winter *

EMERGE *Fashion Pop up* Winter *

Emerge Fashion Pop-Up is kicking off a season-long shopping event featuring diverse Portland designers. Join us at a.ell atelier~Portland on Saturday, November 14th from 5-8pm to sip, shop, and socialize with featured designers. Shop local all season long! November...
Styled by Ada

Styled by Ada

  October is my favorite month of the year because it is the gateway in to the holiday season. The days are getting colder and leaves are falling in Portland. The best October tradition is going to the pumpkin patch. This year I went with some friends and it was a...
So Many Events!

So Many Events!

a.ell is involved in a ton of events happening in our communities over the next few months!  Most of which I personally will be attending and I am delighted to collaborate and reconnect with you! Here is a current schedule of events at each gorgeous location: Kauai ...
Island Style by Kendra

Island Style by Kendra

We all know that live Music concerts on Kauai are rare. So I am beyond stoked to be attending the Colbie Caillat and friends concert this Friday.  This show is brought to us by the Zonta Club Hanalei.  Proceeds from the event go to supporting organizations empowering...
Styled by Morgan

Styled by Morgan

  Hey guys! My name is Morgan, I just joined the team here at a.ell atelier and I’m loving working here. I love design, art and creativity in all forms. Every time I would stop in this shop my eye would go straight to the jewelry counter. For me it was like being in a...
Eco friendly at a.ell atelier

Eco friendly at a.ell atelier

Most of our customers know that a.ell’s soul purpose is focused on the well being of our planet. Eco friendly clothing is where we started, and we continue to grow from. Although the following of our bamboo, hemp, soy, and organic cotton products is large, there...
Summer Soirées in Portland and Kauai!

Summer Soirées in Portland and Kauai!

Whether you’re on the mainland, or on the island, we’ve got a party coming for you this month! There will be both, artists you can’t resist and goodies you’ll love! Keep reading to learn what (and who!) will be at each store.  ...
May Happenings at a.ell atelier

May Happenings at a.ell atelier

We have a ton going on in our Kauai and Portland shops in the month of May.  So save the date ~ you definitely won’t want to miss them! Here is a list of events and links to click on for more information…. Kauai atelier ~ May 22, 5-8PM ~ Festival themed...
Portland afternoon tote bag class

Portland afternoon tote bag class

We will be using our atelier space as a sewing 101 class April 25th. Join Denise and I here in the store to create a reversible tote bag! Class starts at 1pm and will go until about 3pm. It’s $15 per person, and the only thing you need to bring is an old tshirt...
Meet the Artist ~ Laura Casavalle

Meet the Artist ~ Laura Casavalle

We’d like to invite you to our Mid Month Meet the Artist event on Friday, April 17th from 6-9pm at a.ell atelier Kauai. We will be featuring Kauai jeweler Laura Casavalle and her collection Via Mare Jewelry.  Laura is just back from a trip to S. America (her...
Adorn ~ Kauai and Lulu Lush Trunk Show

Adorn ~ Kauai and Lulu Lush Trunk Show

Spring is here and we want to Celebrate with you ~♥~Gather and shop in an elegant setting with our friends and loved ones, pupus and wine, gourmet chocolates, a.ell’s Spring Collection and glimmer Adorn’s gorgeous earthy 2015 designs ~ at a.ell atelier in...
Emerge ~ a pop up shopping event

Emerge ~ a pop up shopping event

This Saturday March 21! Dont miss this special event including 9 Portland fashion designers, wine, shopping and fun ~ see you there. for more information visit our  Emerge event page on...
Fan 15% off exclusive, store wide!

Fan 15% off exclusive, store wide!

For exclusive members only! All of us at a.ell have received so much love and support from our friends and family, we would like to offer you 15% off of our store. There is no way to fully thank you, but we hope this will help you treat yourself to something nice and...
Emerge ~ Spring Fashion Pop-Up

Emerge ~ Spring Fashion Pop-Up

We are excited to announce that Saturday, March 21st we will be participating in Emerge ~ spring fashion pop up.  Located at Tillamook Station, the event will start at 5pm and go until 8pm.  There will be nine Portland designers featuring lines from: a.ell design,...
Featured artist: Spencer Reynolds

Featured artist: Spencer Reynolds

Spencer has not only been featured in both of our locations since the beginning, many of us have personal relationships with him, and his family. I have many, many memories throughout my childhood of Spencer. Some are from his art that has been around our house since...
Jumping into the new year

Jumping into the new year

2014 has been a huge year for a.ell atelier! We would like to take this opportunity to Thank YOU.  Not only has your support contributed to a.ell Kauai flourishing in 2014, it has helped us expand to the mainland! Portland is such a fun place to be located and is...
Gift certificate holiday specials!

Gift certificate holiday specials!

Here is a Holiday perk for your shopping convenience –  we are giving you 10% more when you purchase a gift certificate at any of our a.ell atelier locations – Portland, Kauai, and online from now until Dec 24, 2014. Here’s how it works: Buy a $50...
Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide

Happy Holiday’s! We have a ton of new, fun, elegant, and exciting items in our Kauai and Portland stores.  Most of which are locally made, hand made, and always with the finest quality.    In case your stumped on what to get for that special person in your life,...
HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!!

HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!!

A Genuine Happy Thanksgiving to you all.  Its been a big year for a.ell atelier and as we announce the opening of our new store in Portland, I find myself grateful for the support that we have been shown this year, as well as the years past that have allowed a.ell...
Two new videos!

Two new videos!

Check out these 2 videos! One shot by and for KVIC TV channel 3, interview with Jericho Rell and the 2nd  video by Echo Arts and various contributers I must share appreciations: Photographer, Vidoegraper & Production Robert Brown with Director (and much...
Fundraising for a.ell design & atelier – portland!

Fundraising for a.ell design & atelier – portland!

We are super excited about opening our 2nd store on Hawthorne in Portland, OR in November of this year!  It feels amazing to be home and working with this community.  I already have quite a list of talented artists and jewelers creating products for this new...
Spiffy New Website!

Spiffy New Website!

We are super excited to announce the launch of a spiffy and newly updated website! We have added many of our favorite Kauai artists to the Eco line of a.ell clothing, accessories and home products that you are accustomed to seeing.  We are just getting started though...
Sunrise Shell and Seaglass Jewelry

Sunrise Shell and Seaglass Jewelry

       Caitlin Ross Odom, the original designer of the gorgeous sunrise shell and sea glass wrap bracelets, will be joining us for the next First Saturday in Old Kapaa Town!  She will be demonstrating the proper care and cleaning of her jewels.  Her entire line...
Scrapbook Clothing!

Scrapbook Clothing!

      I love this line of unique clothing we have been carrying in the atelier, called Scrapbook.  Its made in the USA and their summer and spring lines are perfect for our unique Kauai clientele.  We’ve added these 4 tanks to our web shop for...
For Kauai cover story

For Kauai cover story

We are grateful to have been a feature in the December issue of the For Kauai Magazine. an exerpt written by Lois Ann Ell Photography by Bernard Gosset “Buying Kaua`i-made products is about promoting the arts, something I feel strongly about—finding your passion,...