'Shop for Success' to Benefit Dress for Success Worldwide at The Metropolitan Pavilion
646-233-4944 www.dressforsuccess.org Ages: Free- $150
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New York City’s most fashionable young professionals will be able to get a head start on their holiday shopping next week with Shop for Success, the second annual, two-day pop-up shop hosted by Young Executives for Success, the volunteer branch of Dress for Success, on October 19 – 20.
Offering an intimate alternative to the chaotic department store crowds, Shop for Success provides exclusive discounts on new and vintage designer merchandise and gives insiders the chance to get this season’s must-have contemporary pieces, cocktail attire, shoes and accessories while contributing to a great cause: 100% of sales proceeds and donations go directly to benefit the career development and employment retention programs of Dress for Success.
This year, attendees will be able to view and purchase items from such brands as:
• Agnes B • American Apparel • AMMARA • Anyi Lu • Bella Dawn Jewelry • Bespoke • Boutique 9 • Bonobos • Calvin Klein Performance • Coach • FCUK-French Connection • Gilt Groupe • Kate Spade • Kritt Jewelry • Lafayette 148 • Lauren St. Julian Jewelry • Liberation Denim • Magaschoni • MaidenForm • Modcloth • Oscar de la Renta • Quincy • Rachel Roy • Ralph Lauren • Rebecca Taylor • Stuart Weitzman • Theory • TODs • Vince Valentina Koya • VKoo From 1 – 5 pm on Friday, October 19 and from 10 am – 8 pm on Saturday, October 20, the doors from Shop for Success open to the general public for a one-of-a-kind experience in shopping and philanthropy. On the evening of Friday, October 19 from 8 – 11 pm, Young Executives for Success will hold an exclusive VIP kick-off event, where guests and friends of Dress for Success will shop specially curated items and mingle with host committee members.
Tickets to the Friday afternoon event can be purchased for $100. Tickets for the exclusive VIP kick-off event can be purchased for $150 and also includes a one-hour preview of the sale items from 7 – 8 pm and intimate reception with our host committee, as well as a complimentary gift bag.
The Host Committee Includes:
Rachel Roy: Designer Bobbi Brown: Founder and CEO of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics Tiffany Dufu: The White House Project Erica Frontiero: SVP, GE Capital Caroline Ghosn: Founder, The Levo League Liza Kindred: Founder of Third Wave Fashion Kelly Hoey: Co-Founder and Managing Director, Women Innovate Mobile (WIM) Accelerator Reggie Love: Former Special Assistant to President Barack Obama Lauren Maillian Bias: Founder and CEO of Luxury Market Branding Millana Snow: Founder of Serene City Retreat and Model Winner of Project Runway Season 8 Alexandra Wilkis Wilson: Founder and Chief Merchandising Officer, Gilt Groupe, Inc.
Shop for Success will be located at The Metropolitan Pavilion at 125 West 18th Street, #804, New York, NY 10011. More information can be found at www.dressforsuccess.org and tickets can be purchased via http://shopforsuccess2012.eventbrite.com.