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SS STYLE + SHOPPING

fashion s ’ IN THE BAG JULES BOUTIQUE IS A CLOTHING MAVEN’S DREAM FOR A LOT OF REASONS, MOST ESPECIALLY OWNER JULEE THOMAS-MARCH’S PENCHANT FOR OFFERING ALL SORTS OF INTERESTING, UNIQUE, ECLECTIC CLOTHING, SHOES, AND ACCESSORIES NOT TRADITIONALLY CARRIED AT CHAIN STORES. BY MICHELE CHIAPPETTA & PHOTOS BY VALERIE GRANT When it’s unique women’s fashion that you’re looking for in the Tulsa area — the latest hip, fun, vibrant choices that’ll make your wardrobe pop at any age and stage of life — then here’s a not-so-secret secret. Head over to Jules Boutique, and let the friendly owner, Julee Thomas-March, help you select an outfit you’ll love to wear around town. Thomas-March started the boutique after getting tired of the corporate grind. With a dream of working for herself, she launched Jules Boutique. “I have a marketing degree, like to network, and have been told

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I have a good eye for clothing styles, so here I am,” she says. She enjoys bringing her creative fashion flair to her customers to help them create their own personal clothing style. Though the shop’s original location was in downtown Tulsa, parking and foot traffic presented a challenge. So, the boutique moved to south Tulsa, where business is booming as ThomasMarch keeps Tulsans looking and feeling beautiful. The shop is a clothing maven’s dream for a lot of reasons, most especially ThomasMarch’s penchant for making sure there is literally something for everyone in her boutique.

“Jules carries items from $20 to $200 or more for younger ladies to the hip and fun 80-year-olds,” Thomas-March says. Sizes range from XS-3X, ensuring that everyone can find something that fits. And there are all sorts of interesting, unique, eclectic clothing, shoes and accessories to choose from, making it a different experience than shopping at a chain store. “For the most part, I carry brands not carried by big box stores or in some cases other boutiques,” she says. “Jules carries a brand of leather shoes not carried anywhere else in Oklahoma at this time. I even

have a customer who comes from Wichita [Kan.] to shop for shoes.” Favorite brands among Jules Boutique’s customers include Joseph Ribkoff, Finley, Piccadilly, Yest, Sharon Young, Jess & Jane, A.P.N.Y. and many more. “Two of my favorite brands are Dolcezza and Noah because of the fun, artistic look of both,” says Thomas-March. And there are some other unique options too. “Whimsy Rose allows a customer to design their own top or dress,” she says. “And I don’t think anyone else carries the cute, four different looks Zand skirt from Amsterdam.”

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