Gracewear Collection is a line of Inspirational jewelry that encourages and inspires women to put on The Armor of God daily for His protection, mercy and grace. The Signature design is the Shield of Faith based on Ephesians 6: 10-18.

Sisters and Savannah natives, Mary Strong Blackburn and Wendy Strong Lupas were inspired to create a brand that appeals to today’s modern Christian woman. They saw a niche in the inspirational market for a stylish and sophisticated brand that allows customers the opportunity to wear and share their faith with

According to co-founder Wendy Lupas, the sisters are humbled by the opportunity to start Gracewear. “What a blessing and privilege to spread the love of Christ through Gracewear, we really can’t believe that God allows us to do this every day. We truly are the poster women for God’s redeeming grace. With 6 children between us and a rapidly growing business, we are asking for grace more times than we care to admit,” said Lupas.

The sisters recently opened a retail location called Gracewear- Products with a Purpose in Village Walk Shops in Cashiers, NC. The Boutique’s foundation is the Shield of Faith jewelry collection, but also carries many other contemporary, yet classic clothing and accessory lines. Gracing the walls of their “purposeful boutique” is local artist Karen Weihs’ fabulous Angel Oil paintings, along with a line of vintage crosses from True Riches.

Gracewear makes wonderful gifts as each piece is thoughtfully packaged in a beautiful box with a scripture card and satin ribbon. Visit their website at

For more information, pick up the latest issue of Atlanta Social Season, or view the digital issue at season magazine online


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