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Larimer Square’s Winter Fashion Show To Benefit Dress For Success Denver

Colorado’s adaptation of one of fashion’s favorite times of the year takes place this week. Denver Fashion Week is here. The schedule is stacked with a variety of amazing events. Among these events is the Annual Winter Fashion Show. The fashion show will be hosted by Larimer Square at Edge Restaurant at the Four Seasons on November 20. The show is free and open to the public. Larimer Square will offer specialty cocktails available for purchase, 20 percent of the proceeds will be donated to Dress for Success.

Dress for Success is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting economic independence of disadvantaged women. The organization provides professional attire, support, and career development tools to women. The nonprofit was created in 1997, and has assisted over 750 thousand women since its formation. Dress for Success efforts are international serving; the United States, Australia, Canada, United Kingdom, New Zealand, Netherlands, Mexico, Poland, Portugal, Ireland, France, Luxembourg, and the West Indies.

(Photo Credit: Larimer Square)

Dress for Success has also implemented the Professional Women’s Group. The program offers continuous support to women transitioning into and establishing themselves in the mainstream workplace. There is also a Career Center program that “promotes confidence and professionalism” through career guidance, assistance with technological skills, and job search assistance.

The models in the Winter Fashion Show will don garments from th
e latest and winter fashion trends from local boutiques. It will be an amazing night filled with great taste and cheer supporting a greater cause.  To become involved with Dress for Success please visit the Support Dress for Success page. For information on future events be sure to follow Dress for Success Denver on Facebook.

WHEN: November 20, 2014 from 5 – 7 p.m.

WHERE:
Edge Restaurant at the Four Seasons
1111 14th Street
Denver, CO 80202
Ph. 303-389-3000

TICKETS: Free admission, cocktail purchases will benefit Dress for Success.

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