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You Look Like a Million Bucks!

You Look Like a Million Bucks!

That was just one of the many comments I heard following the Macy’s fashion show to benefit Dress for Success.  But who wouldn’t look like a million bucks wearing an Ivanka Trump dress, Coach shoes and a Michael Kors purse dangling from their arm?

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When one of the guests commented, ‘you look like a million bucks’, I immediately thought that is most likely the way the clients of Dress for Success feel when they are outfitted with a gently used suit, shoes and accessories.

It’s important to look and feel your best whether you are headed for the runway or an interview to land your next job.  Thanks to the services of Dress for Success, women who are reentering the work force can count on a place they can go to get outfitted head to toe and learn a variety of life-skills to better position them for their upcoming interview.

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On Point Executive Center has been collecting suits for over a decade and has donated over 1,000 to date.  Suits, dresses, shoes and accessories are dropped off all throughout the year and then picked up by a representative from Dress for Success.  They use the clothing to suit their clients and sell any excess at their annual sale.  All proceeds benefit the administration of the organization.    ***If you have womens business clothes you would like to donate to the organization, drop them off at our office 3030 N. Rocky Point Drive W., #150, Tampa 33607.

I’ve had the pleasure of walking the runway for The Dress for Success Shopping Soiree 3 years in a row.  Each year I have witnessed the event grow larger in size, sponsorships, attendance and audience fun!  Be sure to look for the 2017 event invitation early as this is typically a SOLD OUT event.

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The mission of Dress for Success Tampa Bay is to empower women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.

Dress for Success Tampa Bay serves clients by referral only, and women must have an interview scheduled before receiving clothing. Our clients come to us from a continually expanding and diverse group of non-profit and government agencies including homeless shelters, immigration services, job training programs, educational institutions and domestic violence shelters, among many other organizations. More than 2,750 organizations throughout the world send women to Dress for Success for professional apparel and career development services.

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