Close

Passport For Fashion

Passport for Fashion – One evening of Fashion and Style. Model Runway Show

April 1, 2017 – PASSPORT FOR FASHION, theme this year SHOP CAROLINAS – Selected Neighborhoods of the Carolinas will be showcasing their community on the runway from the clothing, restaurants, coffee shops, business etc.  Designer and Boutique Fashion Show presenting latest trends and styles.

Embassy Suites Uptown – 6:30 pm doors open. Embassy Suites Uptown

Show at 8:00 pm.

TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE NOW Buy Tickets

Charity for the Passport For Fashion on the evening of March 19, 2016 – Dress for Success

 

MISSION

The Mission of Dress for Success 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.

 

HISTORY

Dress for Success was founded in New York City in 1997 and is now in 142 cities in 20 countries. Dress for Success Charlotte was incorporated in 2000 and works in partnership with more than 60 Referral Agency Partners. In 2014, 920 women were referred to Dress for Success Charlotte and 778 accessed at least one of its many job preparedness, employment retention, or career advancement programs or services. Key programs include:

  • Interview and Employment Suiting: Complete interview outfits, including shoes and accessories, and working wardrobe, up to five outfits, when she gets a job.
  • Professional Women’s Group (PWG): A networking association that encourages career growth for clients who have successfully gained employment. The PWG strives to teach employed women about workplace communication, corporate culture, financial literacy/wealth building, balancing family and work, and more.
  • Going Places Network: Four 10 week sessions help unemployed and under-employed clients gain career skills, learn how to utilize job search resources, and build confidence.
  • Career Center: A fully equipped business office and resource for clients to use on their own and/or to meet with HR or IT professionals for job search support and instruction including: résumé and cover-letter writing; Internet, email, and social media as job search tools; job placement software; and mock interviews.
  • Professional Workshops: Topics include: “Are you Job Ready” and “Interviewing 101”
  • Computer Skills Training: Introductory, Intermediate, and Advanced Microsoft Word and Excel