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Dress for Success is Ready to Make a Surprise Announcement at Annual “A Fashion Night in Black & White”

Dress for Success is Ready to Make a Surprise Announcement at Annual  “A Fashion Night in Black & White”

Barbara Dell, Executive Director of Dress for Success SW Florida, has a big announcement to make that will affect women all throughout Southwest Florida. Her surprise announcement will be made at “A Fashion Night in Black and White” Annual Fundraiser. Dress for Success SW Florida is rolling out the red carpet on Thursday, January 23, 2014 from 6 to 9 p.m. for a night of glitz and glamour featuring White House | Black Market’s new spring fashion line.  This special event will take place at The Olde Cypress Country Club, located at 7165 Treeline Drive in Naples.

Barbara Dell, Executive Director of Dress for Success SW Florida“We have exciting and wonderful news for Southwest Florida,” states Dell.  “We can’t wait to share the excitement with our supportive guests and friends at our upcoming event.”

Donna Noce, President of White House | Black Market and Dress for Success SW Florida Founding Trustee, is the Guest of Honor and Fashion Show Hostess at this exclusive White House | Black Market Spring Fashion Show. 100% of the proceeds will benefit Dress for Success SW Florida, which serves Collier and Lee counties.

This event will feature a chic entertainment line up that fashionistas and style gurus will not want to miss. The night begins with an ultimate VIP experience, featuring valet parking, paparazzi photos and a fine selection of delectable hors d’oeuvres. Master of Ceremonies, Amy Sedlaceck from NBC-2, will be introducing the models from the fabulous White House | Black Market team who will display the latest from their spring fashion line. As the night continues, impressive live and silent auction items will be up for bid, and for the gentlemen in attendance there will be cigar rolling by Freedom Fine Cigars and Beer Sampling provided by Whole Foods.

“Dress for Success SW Florida is thrilled to work with host sponsor White House | Black Market to unveil their fabulous spring collection, as well as, celebrate the success of our program and raise funds to continue our mission,” says Barbara Dell, Executive Director of Dress for Success SW Florida. “This event provides the perfect setting to showcase our clients’ hard work and celebrate their achievements.”

This event would not be possible without the gracious sponsorship of White House | Black Market; Stock Development; Caryn Smith, Skin Care Coach with Rodan + Fields Dermatologists; Publix; Central Bank Southwest Florida; Mary Kay; Arthrex; Naples Daily News; Five Star Valet; Whole Foods; Stock Development; Lia Sophia; The Elizabeth K. Galeana Charitable Foundation, Inc.; Paul Mitchel The School Fort Myers; eBella Magazine; Gulf Coast Coin & Jewelry; and CONRIC PR & Marketing.

The event is almost sold out, but limited tickets are still available for $100. Elegant cocktail attire in black, white, or black and white is suggested. For more information or to purchase tickets, please call (239) 689-4992 or email

About Dress for Success:

The mission of Dress For Success is to promote 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. The vision for the Southwest Florida affiliate is to provide an opportunity for socially and economically disadvantaged women in Lee and Collier counties to improve themselves, receive support in career development and feel more confident and empowered. There are 114 Dress For Success locations in seven countries focused on providing career wardrobes and employment counseling to disadvantaged women. Since starting operations in 1997, Dress for Success has helped more than 500,000 women work toward self-sufficiency. Dress for Success SW Florida’s office and boutique are located at 12995 Cleveland Avenue, Suite 153, in the Pinebrook Plaza next to Bell Tower in Fort Myers. For more information, visit

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