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Give to Give Holiday Event

There is no more noble occupation in the world than to assist another human being – to help someone succeed. -Alan Loy McGinnis This year, you helped make the world a little brighter! It is part of our mission at Jophiel to be an active community member; to uplift those that have supported us and to re-imagine and create the community we love.  Through our annual Give to Give event, you donated  a total of $13, 600 to charities near and far: Friends of the Lincoln Collection of Indiana Aboit Lutheran Church Boys and Girls club of America Canterbury School SCAN Charis House Matthew 25, INC Allen County SPCA Awana International Salvation Army Solanus Casey Center Troy Center Visitng Nurse Fort Wayne...

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Building Jophiel: Finding a Home

Continuing our walk down memory lane with Jophiel President and Founder, Julie shares how a 12 week course started her on a journey to found Jophiel and move back to Fort Wayne. What did you see in Fort Wayne that made you decide to start Jophiel here versus maybe Chicago, where you were living? What I loved about Fort Wayne was that I already knew the market to some extent.  I grew up in Huntington and Rochester, Indiana and had clients from Fort Wayne that I was already styling in Chicago.  But I think you could say Fort Wayne found me.  When I would come home to visit my family in the summer for a week or so and stay...

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Building Jophiel: Learning The Skills

Growing up, we all have grand plans for our lives; maybe big dreams, ambitious goals, life-changing love.  For some of us, those could all be wrapped up into one.  We interviewed Jophiel president and founder Julie Clancy and learned that 32 years of retail, opening Jophiel in Fort Wayne and styling has been a pretty wild ride.  But all of it has been an adventure of love, life-long learning, new levels of commitment and a dream that started small. You had worked in fashion for many years prior to Jophiel.  What was the store like where you used to work? The Forgotten Woman was my first job in fashion and I started as a commission only sales team member and completed my tenure...

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Spring Event Look Book

If you missed our fashion event, do not fear!  We captured every look so that you can shop the show!  From Peter O.Mahler to Eileen Fisher, our new jewelry designer Cheryl DuFault to Aquatalia and Tissa Fontaneda, we left no trend unexplored and every look finished!  Overall this season we are seeing vivid brights give way to excitement and optimism.  But it's a quiet optimism and stability that prevails in the soothing, calming spring colors of nature. Crop It The cropped look we saw from fall is still strong and offers a way to easily change up your silhouette.  Each of our designers is showing it differently, whether it's Peter O.Mahler's cropped pull-on or Bianca's denim style. 360 Skull Cashmere Sweater, Aquatalia...

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We'll Be At Tapestry!

Tapestry, A Day For You. Friday, April 29, 2016   Since 2002 Tapestry has celebrated women, recognized female role models, and awarded scholarships for the College of Health and Human Services at Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW).   Jophiel Owner and President Julie Eckert Clancy, one of the original speakers at the first Tapestry in 2002, will be speaking in the breakout session, Artful Accessories and Fashion Trends. With this spring season showing fun fashion trends and sophisticated colors, see how Julie styles comprehensive looks, bringing a variety of designers, fabrics and fashion together uniquely for you.   Register now for a day of inspiration, renewal, and education!

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