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Focus On Casual

Fall is upon us and this season we are ready for casual comfort. Effortless, relaxed, and pure comfort, these all are fabulous casual looks you’ve been looking for. Sit back, relax, and enjoy!  Outfit One:  Sweater - Luisa Cerano Neon Green Sweater Topper - Marc Cain Checked Coat  Scarf - Maison Passage  Pant - Eileen Fisher Silk Georgette Crepe Side Panel Pant  Shoes - Thierry Rabotin Slip-on  Outfit Two: Shirt - Peter O. Malher Classic Tunic Shirt  Sweater - Eileen Fisher Tunic Sweater  Scarf - Jophiel Silk Black Cheetah Chain Scarf Pant - Eileen Fisher Organic Cotton Pant   Shoes - VanEli Olexie  Outfit Three: Tank - Annette Gortz Aik Sweater - Luisa Cerano Metallic Cord Sweater  Vest / Jacket -  Annette Gortz Ada Jacket ...

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Effortless Perfection

As a member of the “behind the scenes” team at Jophiel, I am in awe of the extensive knowledge that our seasoned stylist(s) possess. Our stylists know just what to do when it comes to customizing garments to meet the needs of the clientele.  There are countless tailoring solutions- gowns shortened, pants hemmed, pockets removed, sleeves adjusted, darts added, etc. This recognition ensures that our clients have a custom fit with little worry of garment malfunction. To learn more about the alterations process, I sat down with Nancy Stuck, Stylist & Vice President of Sales and Merchandising. What factors go into knowing if an item needs alterations? "It depends on the client’s body type.  Every client has individual challenge(s) when...

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Travel Time

It's time to pack for your much-needed vacation, so start to relax now. Your Jophiel stylists are here with some quick tips to help you pack with perfection. A key to packing light is selecting pieces with versatility. Consider staying within one color as your base, say black, navy or olive. This allows you to mix and match garments with ease as well as lessen your footwear needs. Lucky for us the sneaker has been embraced and updated in today's fashion, you no longer have to sacrifice your feet for style. Comfortable walking shoes are essential!  {{show_1}} Jan Futter, Stlylist,  shares her picks for her upcoming vacation: “I have selected to pack black Eileen Fisher viscose knits in two pants,...

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It's Their Party Too

Once you’ve said “yes,” are you not so patiently waiting for happily ever after to begin? If so, STOP, look around, breath and enjoy. Marrying the man of your dreams will come soon enough, the walk down the aisle starts now with your pre-wedding events. Embrace these special events and those who so generously host them. After all, this time is about family and friends as well as you -the happy couple. It gives others a chance to shower you and your life partner with love, attention, gifts, and advice. It is necessary to appreciate the outpouring of love and well wishes and embrace this particular time in your life.  "Whether I was planning my pre-wedding events or working as...

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Cultivating Your Superhero Cap

“Playing dress-up begins at age five and never truly ends,” Kate Spade. Most little girls play dress up, whether it’s playing pretend in mother’s clothes or fancy princess dresses, so the act of dressing in certain clothes to feel special starts at a young age. Dressing in gowns for weddings or galas can make any woman feel like a princess, but does the fancy gown give the woman more confidence or merely allow for her confidence to shine through?   Anne Klein once said, "Clothes aren't going to change the world, the women wearing them will."  Both Kate Spade and Anne Klein are and were women's fashion designers and yet these two quotes I believe challenge their job titles: do the...

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