Shop for Success Produced by Women. Styled by Women. Empowering Women. Hosted by Dress for Success SW Florida

October 26, 2012 CONRIC PR

Dress for Success SW Florida announces their 2nd Annual Shop for Success, an exclusive one night shopping extravaganza held at the Crowne Plaza Fort Myers at Bell Tower Shops on Thursday November 1st, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Shop for Success will feature a huge inventory of new and gently used daytime, designer and vintage clothing and accessories, including tops, pants, skirts, dresses, suits, scarves, shoes, handbags and jewelry. White House | Black Market and Chico’s will be donating accessories and clothing again this year! Prices start at just $5 per item, with 100% of proceeds supporting Dress for Success SW Florida.

“We are excited to once again invite the community to join us for a shopping extravaganza that will benefit the women we serve through our six programs at Dress for Success,” says, Dress for Success SW Florida Executive Director Barbara Dell.  She explains, “Over 300 people attended last year’s event, and this year we expect even more people to come out and shop for success.  All will have a great time shopping and at the same time will know the funds are going to Dress for Success to help our ‘sisters’ in the community prepare for job interviews, obtain positions and learn how to develop their careers.”

Shop For Success Flyer

This year’s Shop for Success event will be bigger than ever. The Crowne Plaza is providing more than than 5,000 square feet of space for the event, which will accommodate more merchandise and more people. The event is presented by Founding Sponsor, White House | Black Market. Event sponsors include Crowne Plaza, Bell Tower Shops, Edison National Bank, News Press, Cans Management Inc, Walmart, Home-Tech, Arthex, Lia Sophia, Lee Sar, Hodges University, R & L Truckload Services, Caryn Smith of Rodan & Fields Dermatolists, Terry Frith of Edward Jones and Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt. A special thanks also to Chico’s, Irresistible Confections, Pinebrook Pines, and Paul Mitchell School. For more information on Shop for Success, call 239.689.4992 or email  WE HAVE THE BEST EVENTS!


 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 124 Dress For Success locations in twelve 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. The Southwest Florida Dress for Success office and boutique is located at 12995 Cleveland Avenue, Suite 153, in the Pinebrook Plaza next to Bell Tower in Fort Myers. For more information, email, call 239.689.4992 or visit

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