The Superwomen of Style

Cleverly Cloaked in the Latest Gorgeous Clothing from A Line Boutique, These Enterprising Businesswomen Showcase Sizzling High-End Style

These women rock their respective repertoires, and they do it with Castle Rock style.

The mercury is rising in Castle Rock. Along with their personal journeys, the influx of new people, ideas and business opportunities has lit a fire that burns in the boutique owner, the realtor, the Pilates club owner, the gem proprietor and specialty food purveyor. All of these enterprising females walk a unique path but share the common belief that uplifting local businesses and charities and supporting other women is vital to the strong community that we are and the even stronger one we will become. These women rock their respective repertoires, and they do it with Castle Rock style.

Melissa Rufenacht

Title: Co-Owner of A Line Boutique in Castle Rock

Style: Classically Flirty and Floral

Wearing: Long White Athena Double-Slit Maxi Skirt in Colorful Bouquet by Alice and Olivia, $595

Standard Tank in Vintage Cherry by Cotton Citizen, $65

Long Vintage Cropped Denim Jacket by Mother, $285

Camel Suede Mid-Length, Pointed-Toe Boogie Cowboy Bootie in Camel by Aquazzura, $950

Boradite Gold Chain Necklace, $378; Squash Blossom Necklace, $675; 14k Yellow Gold Large Pyramid Hoops, $1120; Wonder Woman Ring, $3,200; 14k Gold Chain with Drop Diamonds, $295—All by Metalmark Jewelry 

Makeup: Isabella Baudo

This fashion powerhouse is co-owner of the incredible A Line Boutique, a high-fashion women’s clothing store that has gifted Castle Rock with top-notch design and buyer teams. This beautiful boutique is a dream come true for Melissa, who loves to get to know her clients and their wardrobe desires so she can help them look their absolute best. This busy mom also makes time to invest in real estate and take part in the Castle Rock Hospital Ladies Tea Foundation but is just as passionate about her family and friends and strives to balance life’s facets as gracefully as life allows.

Jessica Northrop

Title: Realtor with Compass

Style: Day-to-Night, Edgy and Cool

Wearing: Insider Cropped Flare Frayed Hem Jean with Racing Stripes in Guilty Racer by Mother, $218

The Racer Tank in White by Cami NYC, $148

Nica Slim Denim Jacket in Dreamlight by Citizens of Humanity, $398

Classic Leopard Print Calf Hair Purist Pump in Cinnamon by Aquazzura, $625

Makeup: Marietta Cantu

Jessica Northrop is the busy mom of three and driven realtor extraordinaire who represents the stunning property at 7007 N. Daniels Park Road, which served as the backdrop for this article featuring our own stylish women of purpose. With more than 24 years of real estate experience and the exclusive accolade of being one of the top 1% producing brokers in the Denver area, Jessica prioritizes the importance of giving back and contributes to the Giveback Homes organization with each home she sells. Her personal goal is to sponsor a construction date to build a home for a family in need in Denver and one of the same in Nicaragua every year. Tradition is off to a solid start as she and her team just celebrated their third Denver build date in August.

Julie Borrego

Title: Co-Owner of Club Pilates in Castle Rock

Style: Versatile and Casual, but Stunning

Wearing: Reversible, Classic High-Neck Silk Audrey Dress with Ruched Waistline in Black by Ramy Brook, $425

Nica Slim Denim Jacket in Dreamlight by Citizens of Humanity, $398

Makeup: Isabella Baudo

The cup overfloweth for this humble woman of action who owns a serious passion for pilates and people. Co-owner of Castle Rock’s Club Pilates with husband George, Julie has experienced so many lovely people who enjoy the uplifting mental and physical changes that result with the routine practice of pilates. A firm believer with firsthand wisdom, her reward manifests from watching clients help themselves heal and become stronger through hard work and determination.

Jennifer Velasquez

Title: Co-Owner of Castle Rocks and Jewelry

Style: Date Night Chic

Wearing: Batcha Deep V-Neck Blouse with Puffy Shoulders in Noir by IRO, $340

Margot High-Rise Skinny Coated Jean in Petal and Black Metallic Leopard Print by L’Agence, $325

Makeup: Isabella Baudo

Co-owner of Castle Rocks and Jewelry, this brilliant jewelry designer and mother of 2-year-old Leo is a Colorado native who was drawn back home to the mountains and family she adores about three years ago. Jumping into the retail facet of the jewelry life in early 2018 has proved to be a fruitful endeavor, as her store was named Castle Rock’s Best of the Best Jewelry Store for the second year in a row. This talented rock and gem fashionista is jazzed to meet more of her amazing neighbors and grow the business that drives her passion. 

Melissa Clement

Title: Owner of Farmgirl Foods in Ecclesia Market

Style: Girly and Pretty

Wearing: Fun and Flirty Floral Sleeveless Ava Tank Dress by Rebecca Taylor, $695

Makeup: Isabella Baudo

Epicurean dynamo Melissa Clement opened Farmgirl Foods in January 2018 and has been floating on a frenzied wonder of a dream ever since. A 15-year dream realized in full splendor, this specialty food shop was a leap of faith that sprouted wings and continues to glide toward the country heavens. Offering a literal bounty of locally sourced sauces, seasonings, meats, eggs, breads, nut butters and more, she only sells the goods she feeds her family, so she really knows her stuff. This sassy mama of three sons loves to show people how easy it can be to cook delicious, healthy food with just a few key ingredients.

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