#gogold for a Good Cause

gogold_140830 Joseph Wendt is a big supporter of dozens of charities in SWFL, but his generosity goes beyond the Sunshine State. One of the many charities close to Joseph Wendt’s heart is The Tom Coughlin Jay Fund. The mission is to help families tackle childhood cancer by providing comprehensive financial, emotional and practical support. From diagnosis to recovery and beyond, The Tom Coughlin Jay Fund is part of the team, allowing parents to solely focus on their child’s well being. Their goal is to BE THERE for parents facing the unthinkable so they can be there for their families.

Next weekend, Joseph Wendt will be donating several items to the silent auction at the 10th Annual Tom Coughlin Jay Fund Champions for Children Gala, set to take place on October 17th in New York City. This star-studded event has quickly become the premier fundraising event for the Jay Fund in the New York/New Jersey area, and this year promises to be the best ever!

Below are the three auction items that Joseph Wendt is proud to offer:

Be part of the Giants team! With the holidays just around the corner how about the gift of a lifetime! Travel with the NY Giants to Jacksonville as they battle it out with the Jacksonville Jaguars Nov.30, 2014.  You and a guest will be treated as a member of the team!  Receive car service from your NY/NJ metro area home to the Quest Diagnostics Training Center.  Travel with the team in their chartered plane. Stay in the team hotel, head to Everbank Field with the Giants to watch pre-game warm ups ON FIELD. Enjoy the game from great seats, and return travel with the team, hopefully celebrating!slide-pic03

Look your best on the trip with a $1200 his/her Gift Certificate from Joseph Wendt Custom Clothier’s ready to wear line; $600 for him and $600 for her.

LIVE! with Kelly and Michael: 4 VIP Tickets to see a taping of  Live! with Kelly and Michael. Tickets include VIP Seating and backstage access to take photos and chat with Michael after the show!

Look your best at the show with a $1200 his/her Gift Certificate from Joseph Wendt Custom Clothier’s ready to wear line; $600 for him and $600 for her.

Premium Custom Suit by, Joseph Wendt Custom Clothiers: You’ll receive a hand-made custom 2-piece suit with your choice of fabric and style; includes tailored shirt and tie. Joseph will come to you and personally help choose the fabric to best suit your personality and style. Joseph has fashioned clothing for Tom Coughlin, Michael Strahan and over 100 players in the NFL and Major League Baseball as well as business executives and entrepreneurs across the country.

Purchasing with a Purpose: A Great Gift, for a Great Cause

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Joseph Wendt Custom Clothiers, is partnering with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) in a special holiday charity program to raise money for the organization.

As part of the program, Joseph’s will offer a select number of tie fabrics in four different styles, all in red. Each special tie, which will feature an embroidered LLS logo on the tipping of the tie, will retail at $195 with $50 of the retail pre ice going directly to LLS.

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society is the world’s largest health agency dedicated to blood cancer. The LLS mission is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS funds lifesaving blood cancer research around the world and provides free information and support services. Founded in 1949, and headquartered in White Plains, N.Y., LLS has chapters though out the United States and Canada. To learn more, visit http://www.LLS.org or contact the Information Resource Center at (800) 955-4572.

“Purchasing with a Purpose” will continue until the entire stock of special ties is sold out. Any questions or comments on the program can be directed to Joseph’s main office at 239.530.0070. The ties cannot be purchased online. Persons interested in purchasing a tie who cannot come to our showroom should call to order.

100 Years of Women’s Fashion

At Joseph Wendt Custom Clothiers, we’re proud to off ready-to-wear mens AND women’s clothing. We know life is busy, and people don’t always have time for a fitting. Looking back on the history of women’s fashion, it’s interesting to note that the1920’s was the start of ready-to-wear clothing for women.

PrimeTime Clothing company produced this great visualised infographic  of 100 Years of Women’s Fashion and some great brief facts and insight you may want to know.

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FALL Men’s Style Guide Infographic

It’s that time of year again! The cool (kinda), crisp breeze has replaced the humid summer air, football stadiums are filled with cheering fans, and the leaves outside are beginning to change colors (at least for our friends up north). While those of us in Southwest Florida don’t get the full fall effect, we can at least take on many of the fall fashions. This infographic by Famous Outfits encourages men to choose texture-rich clothing with an earth toned palette that can be easily layered for warmth.

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From Flats to Fur: Fall Fashion Trends for 2014

When it comes to fashion, accessories play a major role. This blog take a look at what’s hot heading into the fall. From flats to fur, these accessories offer a fresh new look. 

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Alexander Wang

 

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Bottega Veneta

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Click here to read the FALL 2014 ACCESSORY TRENDS REPORT 

 

Anatomie: The perfect travel clothes for women available at Joseph Wendt Custom Clothiers in Naples

For many years, Joseph Wendt Custom Clothiers has been known for providing custom shirts and suits for men. This past year we have introduced a new ready-to-wear women’s line available at our downtown 5th Avenue South store in Naples, Florida. The feedback from the women who have purchased this brand has been only positive. Below are some testimonials from a few women who say they LOVE Anatomie. 

Image-2“Love your clothes and have recommended them to many. I am an associate professor at Duke University of ophthalmology and dermatology. Attached is a picture (left) from the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas just prior to doing live injections of Restylane and Perlane to a crowd of over 200 physicians as I wear the white Budah mesh top. It travels so well. I am wearing it with a white sequin skirt from BCBG and received so many compliments on the outfit. Image-3You can see that i have my microphone on ready to go!

 

The other picture (right) is the same outfit in New York while doing consulting work for Skinceuticals/L’Oreal during a break with my mini-me.” 

- Julie Woodward, MD 

 

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“My husband and I were ready to try something different. It takes all of our fortitude each day to choose intention over convention, the present over the planned and the moment over minutia. It takes courage to admit that our All American Life felt less like a dream and more like a marathon we forgot we signed up for. We tried to change course in incremental degrees but it proved too tempting to go back to what we have always known – the prescribed path of education, career, family, picket fence, baseball and apple pie from Costco. We had to go big for little reasons. We sold our beautiful house, fence and all. We sold our well-maintained, safe, cars. We donated our toys, sporting goods and household items. Everything we own now fits into five carry-on bags. We did this because we wanted our moments back and taking care of our stuff was distracting us from taking care of ourselves and each other.

IMG_4731After more than 300 days on the road in Europe, we have spent time in nine countries and counting. We have learned how to shop at markets and run errands and “live” our day to day lives in seven new languages laden with hundreds of new customs. Most importantly we have spent every day together exploring Europe for almost a year. Each day is precious. When we decided to only pack 5 carry-on bags on this open ended journey, I had to research how to not compromise on style or function and that is when I found Anatomie. My Skyler travel pants are the cornerstone of my wardrobe. I have worn them hiking in the Alps and on beach walk on the Southern tip of Portugal. I have worn them to fancy dinner engagements in Tuscany and to poolside barbecues in Provence. As a mom, it is rare for me to have fully functional and practical clothing that also makes me feel feminine and put together. I love Anatomie of that reason. I haven’t sacrificed any style by getting rid of 99% of my wardrobe. If anything, having less makes me more particular about style and function and I won’t settle if I can only fit one pair of pants in my suitcase.

We left because we wanted to regain the freedom we lost in “struggling” to keep our American Dream alive. We feel it now as a family. We feel like anything is possible and as my son said this week on the cliffs of Normandy, “We do a lot of living in a day!” We are grateful every day for the gift of time together. Thank you Anatomie for being a part of this journey!”