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Designer Grade With Frascara

Jophiel’s Designer Grade series is delighted to introduce you to Frascara. Frascara is part of the Beker Fashion House. Beker Fashions dates back to 1923 and has had a rich and colorful history. From its humble beginning as a ladies suit and dress firm, the company has evolved to being a leader in special occasion wear in Canada and the United States. Under the leadership of Ron Beker, there has always been an emphasis on maintaining a close relationship with customers and suppliers. The Beker headquarters is located in Toronto, Canada and houses all facets of creative design, production, quality control and distribution. The Frascara design team is led by the duo of Francesca Mammoliti and Cindy Fine. Both designers have...

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Designer Grade With KASH Cashmere

Jophiel’s Designer Grade series is delighted to introduce you to KASH Cashmere. For more than 50 years, KASH products have been created in Italy. Kash strives to preserve the “Made in Italy” quality standard and the unmistakable value of craftsmanship. KASH was born in the sixties, in Perugia, in a family-run knitwear factory. Tradition and craft are still visible in every KASH piece, as each stage of the production process is completed by hand, by KASH's experienced workers. KASH ensures an excellent quality of product because of its refined manufacturing techniques. The KASH style combines the elegance of the precious knitwear with the quality of the raw material, cashmere. To wear KASH means to wrap oneself with a noble fiber, characterized by timeless elegance. The magic...

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Designer Grade With Sympli

Jophiel’s Designer Grade series is delighted to introduce you to Sympli. Sympli is designed to ensure every woman feels that fashion has been created with her mind. Sympli is a Canadian design house founded by Jan Stimpson in 1999 on her quest to find the perfect tee. This quest proved to be very challenging, but out of this challenge, Stimpson was inspired to create a collection that focused on simplicity and an honest fit. Her mission was to address the needs of every woman regardless of age, shape, size, or style. Hence the vision for Sympli: “A brand embodying comfort, effortless care and most importantly, an authentic fit that is crafted with every body in mind.” Sympli’s vision drives the design...

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Designer Grade With Riani

Jophiel’s Designer Grade series is delighted to introduce you to German design house RIANI. Founded in 1978, RIANI has upheld fulfilling their customer’s needs at every step-- from design to cutting, logistics to quality control and style education. Starting from a capsule collection of separates, its founder Jürgen Buckenmaier has built upon small successes to innovate and consistently provide a breath of fresh air for every fashion season.  RIANI is much more than just a brand. RIANI wants to embody a lifestyle that will make every new customer a RIANISTA and therefore part of the RIANI family.  RIANI has made it their mission to share their "joy of living" with every RIANI customer – regardless of age or shape. Riani...

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Designer Grade With Annette Görtz

Jophiel’s Designer Grade series is delighted to introduce you to Annette Görtz.  Annette Görtz passion goes beyond form to a greater affection for fabrics themselves. “I love to explore new qualities, treatments, or techniques to process every season.  I am hooked on fabric.” Never one to close her eyes to the world around her, Annette lives for the details and little things she can add to each piece, “just because I love those,” she says.  “There is not always a need, I just want to make it more beautiful.”  We have come to recognize and love this very feature of her work, that an ordinary coat can be transformed to be both functional and avant-garde. “There is a beautiful juxtaposition of having...

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