Have you ever stopped to think about how the right outfit can transform your appearance, confidence, and success?
Dressing for success is more than just about looking good — it’s about feeling empowered and ready to conquer the world!
That’s where the non-profit organization, Dress for Success, struts into the limelight.
That’s why the mission of Dress for Success is to empower women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire, and the development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.
Since starting in 1997, Dress for Success has expanded to 140 cities in nearly 25 countries and has helped more than 1.3 million women work towards self-sufficiency.
What Dress for Success Does
Dress for Success knows that when you look in the mirror and see a polished version of yourself, you automatically channel your inner superstar. Confidence isn’t just about what you know; it’s about how you feel, and the right outfit can turn you into a fierce, unstoppable force!
But, Dress for Success isn’t just about clothes. It’s about giving a hand up to those who need it.
This non-profit isn’t just another thrift shop. It’s a beacon of hope for individuals striving to break barriers and climb the ladder of success.
When you donate your gently-used professional attire, you’re essentially passing on your confidence to someone who might need an extra boost. It’s like a fashion-forward act of kindness!
Dress for Success understands this and steps in to empower job seekers from all walks of life.
They offer styling sessions, interview coaching, and workshops that go beyond fashion and dive into building life skills. It’s like a one-stop shop for upgrading your style AND your career game.
Ever heard that old saying, “Dress for the job you want, not the job you have”? Dress for Success is all about shattering stereotypes and helping individuals define their success on their terms, before and after a job search.
Whether you’re aiming for the corner office, the tech startup, or making waves as an entrepreneur, the right outfit can make you feel like the CEO of your own destiny.
How Dress for Success Works
Dress for Success wants you to feel your best while job searching and after starting a new job.
Once you’ve scheduled an interview, you can visit your local Dress for Success boutique.
There, volunteers will work with you to help you choose an interview outfit.
They will also provide career development tools and support for the upcoming interview.
The women Dress for Success serves are inspired to lead, advance in their careers, and give back to their communities.
They learn to initiate social change, which makes them assets within their local Dress for Success organizations and in their communities.
With the skills and information they gain through these programs, these women can have an even greater impact by inspiring those around them.
Dress for Success Overstock Sale
You can go shopping for a good cause a couple of times a year in the Palm Beaches, where I live. Here’s when you can help by shopping at the overstock sale.
Thursday, September 7th, 2023
- 4 pm-9 pm
- $50 Ticketed VIP Shoppers
- Register at DressForSuccessPB.org
Friday, September 8th, 2023
- 11 am-7 pm
- Free to the general public
Saturday, September 9th, 2023
- 10 am-5 pm
- Free to the general public
The Dress For Success Boutique
- 2459 South Congress Avenue, Suite 204 in Palm Springs, Florida 33406
Okay, let’s keep it real: Life throws curveballs, and not everyone has access to a killer wardrobe or leadership resources.
To learn more about how you can help the Palm Beach affiliate of Dress For Success, click here.
Dress For Success Frequently Asked Questions
Have more questions? Here are some answers.
What are Affiliates? How Do They Function?
Affiliates in the world of Dress for Success are independent non-profit organizations at different locations. Each has its own policies, staff, and board of directors. The overarching mission of aiding women in achieving self-sufficiency binds them all together. These affiliates tailor their services to their local communities, taking into account regional needs, cultures, and available resources.
How Can I Make a Clothing Donation?
Find the closest affiliate to you and get the details about their current policies. Keep in mind that each Dress for Success location operates with its unique hours, drop-off days, and guidelines on accepted items.
If you want to make a financial contribution, you have a couple of options. Swing by this “get involved” page or reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org via email. Specify if your donation is destined for a particular local affiliate. You can also donate online here.