Dress For Success: Shop for Charity

Dress For Success: Shop for Charity

This Friday, I’ll be hosting the “Dress For Success” first ever pop-up shop. I became involved with Dress For Success because I understand how important it is to make a great first impression and to feel confident during job interviews and meetings. I know many women can’t afford to purchase suits and professional attire, and that can hinder them from getting a job they would be qualified for. 100% of the proceeds from this sale, with some of my favorite brands, will go to Dress For Success and you can find some great bargains at the same time! So come on out and feel good about shopping

Power 105.1’s Angela Yee to Host Special “Power Hour” of Philanthropic Pop Up Shop
Shop for Success! Closes Out Fashion Week with Two Days of Designer Discounts Benefiting Dress for Success

Shop for a cause at Dress for Success’ first annual pop-up shop benefiting Dress for Success Worldwide. Buy new and vintage designer casual-wear, footwear, cocktail attire and accessories during this exclusive two-day fundraising event.

Enjoy exclusive deals on women’s designer and vintage merchandise, refreshments and assorted surprises throughout the two shopping days. Dress for Success Worldwide will receive 100% of the proceeds from the sales, supporting the organization’s vital employment retention programs and services.

With a standard ticket, guests gain access to astonishing deals on swoon-worthy designer and retail brands. VIP tickets grant participants priority shopping and an exclusive Shop for Success! gift bag. All contributions are tax deductible to the extent provided by the law. Shoppers will receive an acknowledgement letter at time of check out. Tickets are now on sale at http://shopforsuccess.charityhappenings.org

Angela Yee, co-host of Power 1051.’s hit morning show The Breakfast Club and duly documented designer shoe-a-holic, will be on site for a special “Power Hour” of the V.I.P shopping experience. Serving as the evening’s celebrity sales rep, Yee will personally assist shoppers as they style their way through designer and vintage wares.

Shop for Success is being presented by Y.E.S!, the young professionals’ volunteer support circle for Dress for Success Worldwide.

Participating designers and retailers include:
Scoop, Nicole Miller, Designer Social, XOXO, Theory, David Meister, Anyi Lu, Carlisle Collection, Talbots, Lauren Merkin, Elizabeth & James, Armani Exchange

Friday, September 16 10am-9 pm; SHOP for Success! Store Hours
6pm -9 pm, VIP Shopping Experience w exclusive gift bag
6pm- 7 pm Power Hour with Angela Yee

Saturday, September 17 10am-9pm; SHOP for Success! Store Hours

Twelve21 in New York City, 12 West 21st Street, Ground Floor

Kelly Beaty, 646.233.4902, Kelly@dressforsuccess.org

Media Notes:
Live onsite blogging opportunities for NY-based bloggers. Broadcast and B-roll opportunities are available. Contact Kelly@dressforsuccess.org for inquiries.

About Young Executives for Success:
Young Executives for Success (Y.E.S!) is a professional women’s volunteer branch of Dress for Success that provides its members with volunteer, fundraising and networking opportunities to champion the mission of Dress for Success. Since it’s conception in 2005, Y.E.S! New York has raised over $120,000 on behalf of Dress for Success Worldwide. Y.E.S! has also expanded to more than ten Dress for Success affiliates nationwide. To learn more about Y.E.S! New York, please visit www.facebook.com/YESnewyork.

About Dress for Success:
Dress for Success is an international not-for-profit organization that promotes the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. Since 1997, Dress for Success has expanded to more than 110 cities in the U.S., Australia, Canada, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, the UK and the West Indies. To date, Dress for Success has helped more than 600,000 women work towards self-sufficiency. For more information, please visit: www.dressforsuccess.org.

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