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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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Introducing The NEW Jophiel Label — Created And Designed Exclusively By Jophiel!

    We are pleased to announce some very exciting news — the launch of the Jophiel label!  Since 1994, Jophiel has been helping women express their personal style through exceptional fashion knowledge of apparel and accessories styled “the Jophiel Way” by focusing on unique offerings from quality European, Canadian and American fashion designers.“Why launch our own label now, one might ask?” prompted Julie Eckert Clancy, president of Jophiel. “Modern and classic have always been our fashion cornerstones — what both clients and staff love, and what we all call our “go-to” season after season, so it was easy to determine our focus for the new line.”"We have a collective expertise and years of fashion experience between myself, Nancy, our...

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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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How A Personal Stylist Passes On A Trend

Every month we come together for a store wide conversation on a topic pertaining to fashion and just hash it out - in a very polite manner of course!  They're our fashionable confabulations!  Our in store Table Talks.  From body image to special occasion, we've shared a lot of thoughts.  Join in!  We want to hear yours. Leah: "When we’re dressing for events, and we’re thinking of special occasion, do we clarify the current trend influences with the customer, do we take that customer through that discovery of what is modern and how it fits their m’o for this special event?" Julie: "Oh definitely!" Nancy:  "We talk to the client, we tell them about the trend details, that is what’s new about it. ...

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A Stylists Expertise On Dressing For Special Occasion

Table Talk is an endeavor to share some of the conversations that we are having in the store, the expertise each stylist possesses and to have an open and honest conversation about fashion. We wanted to focus this Table Talk on Special Occasion.  And why not, it is after all, a fashionable confabulation! Leah: "I googled “special occasion dressing”, I found plenty of places I could shop, but nowhere that told me what special occasion was.  I wanted to ask, isn’t knowing what is fitting for a special occasion important?" Jan:  "Yes.  I will a lot of times ask if my client has the invitation.  Is the dress code in writing?" Julie: "If they don’t have it, I think it’s...

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