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Easy Summer Fashion — You Have Our Permission to DRESS!

Summer fashion has definitely been extended this season and we love it!  Everyone wants to BE outdoors or be reminded of it: gardens bursting with snap pea, zucchini and olive greens, the azure sky and ocean blues, the pop of strawberry, poppy red or tomato orange. Fashion continues to help move us forward — whether we’re running errands, out for a stroll, or meeting for lunch al fresco — the colors and ease of summer dressing refresh us and make us feel better!    Summer fashion is all about simple and easy. It’s not complicated to pull together a put-together look: a crisp white shirt belted with a clean new culotte or wide crop pant and you’re out the door.  Or slip on a lightweight woven...

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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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The FRESH Feeling of Fashion — Spring/Summer 2020

As we slowly emerge from the mandatory stay-at-home orders, what’s undeniably clear is: fashion still matters, and now more than ever before.  Are you craving to wear something different?  Or are you struggling to move out of your home “comfort” zone?  Fashion actually can help us move forward.  It was amazing how we at Jophiel all felt when we actually wore makeup and dressed for work.  We are ready to feel normal again. We are more than ready for the next stage.We’ll be talking in more detail over the next few weeks about Spring/Summer Fashion #TheJophielWay.  But Mother’s Day is right around the corner!  Let’s talk about what we can embrace RIGHT NOW.   Culottes and Crop Pants This season’s culottes and crop pants are exceptionally fashionable...

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Lightweight Dressing During Summer Heatwaves

The warmer months are finally arriving and while many of us have been longing for summer fun at the lake, al fresco dinners at The Deck, country club soirées or outdoor weddings, summer’s heat can often bring styling challenges with it: the challenge to continue to dress confidently while remaining comfortable in the heat of summer.  Let’s face it, there is not a woman out there who doesn’t feel slightly insecure about some part of her body, no body is perfect, and as time passes our shape changes, calling for your wardrobe to change with it. With that in mind Jophiel stylists sat down for a fashionable confabulation!  Read the latest Jophiel Table Talk about how to find your comfortable...

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A Summer Fête, s'il vous plaît

With the start of spring and summer comes so many exciting activities: spending weekends on the water, movies en-plein-air, dinners on the terrace, luncheons and garden parties galore! We were particularly interested in the last one so we tapped a Jophiel stylist and our resident horticulturist Nancy Stuck for some insight. Below she shares not only her favorite parts of gardening but also what to wear. You’re formally invited to Nancy’s Garden Party! What would you say are seasonal flowers for spring and early summer that you love seeing? What is coming into bloom that you get really excited about? That would be the rhododendron and azaleas. I mean, tulips are o.k. Daffodils are o.k. But they really don’t trip...

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