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Designer Grade With Emmelle

Jophiel’s Designer Grade series is delighted to introduce you to Emmelle. Emmelle's founder and designer Mi Jong Lee is dedicated to the traditions of New York's Garment District and is proud to have every collection designed and made by hand in their New York atelier.  Lee’s transcontinental upbringing and passion for architecture and art have provided her with continued inspiration for her creations, apparent in her innovative and quality prints, textures, and fabrics imported from Europe and Japan. Emmelle and Lee celebrate the authentic and modern spirit of a woman, cultivating style through a woman's individualistic pursuit for life. Silhouettes that are clean, yet distinctive with artful details, each piece elevated in style but remaining timeless.

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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 Majestic Filatures

Jophiel’s Designer Grade series is delighted to introduce you to Majestic Filatures. Majestic Filatures offers essential wardrobe pieces that meet the standards of excellence that you expect. Establishing itself among the leaders, French line Majestic Filatures has grown from its small atelier in Paris to produce fabrics for 170 of the world’s leading brands.  You could be wearing some of its fabric and never know the line exists.  That’s because since 1989 the French fabric mill has been experimenting with fibers and pattern making to create upscale, high-quality essentials every designer wants. Learn the terminology- Majestic Filatures lays out the details for us to be educated shoppers! ‘Soft Touch’ Fibers specifically woven and washed to feel like a second skin, this collection is...

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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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Designer Grade with Peter O.Mahler

Jophiel’s Designer Grade series is delighted to introduce you to Peter O. Mahler. Peter O. Mahler's work is intuitive, always delivering timeless pieces that fashionistas are sure to love.  The type of woman wearing his designs is “a self-reliant woman preferring an unstrained nonchalant style.  Individual and wearable.”  And that’s just what his styles are!  Made of high quality fabrics from Italian weavers, each collection builds upon the other, completing the previous season’s look, and adding valuing to the longevity of his style beyond what quality alone can offer.  It allows for a wardrobe that can constantly expand and change.  For us, that means it can keep up with the change and flux in each of our lives.  That is quality...

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