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Dress for Success Austin wishes to express thanks to all the Little Black Dress Soiree sponsors and attendees that helped make the evening a successful and enjoyable event. The fundraising goal was met and exceeded.

Stay tuned for information about the 2015 Little Black Dress Soiree. Sponsorships will open January 1, 2015.



Tickets for the Little Black Dress Soiree are SOLD OUT.
We thank you Austin for supporting our Dress for Success clients who are seeking self-sufficiency.

If you would still like to contribute to our mission, the Donate Now button is active.


Thank you everyone for buying tickets - it's going to be so much fun!

September 18, 2014
6 to 8 pm

The Law Offices of Davis Kaufman

508 West 14th Street, Austin, Tx 78701

If you purchased a ticket and did not receive an email confirmation, call the office and we can verify your purchase. 512-389-3723.


Please Join Us

for an annual fundraiser

 Benefitting Dress for Success Austin

September 18, 2014
6 to 8 pm

, 18th, 2014

6:00 t8:00 pm

The Law Offices of Davis Kaufman

508 West 14th Street, Austin, Tx 78701


Tickets - $75 

100% of ticket price benefits Dress for Success Austin


Arrive in your favorite little black dress and get pampered

with a makeover from Bobbi Brown makeup artists as well as

hand massages from Happy Salon and chair massages from Pilates Bungalow.  


Guests will enjoy delicious hors d’oeuvres from LOVE Catering and Little Black Dress wines.

We also invite guests to participate in a Silent Auction and

to purchase Mystery Boxes from Austin’s favorite, Kendra Scott!


Fiat of Austin has generously signed on to support the event, which marks the 2nd year for this fundraiser. 

100% of the proceeds generated will benefit Dress for Success Austin

and those funds will aid in efforts to assist women who are actively seeking employment in the Austin workforce. 

The Austin affiliate is part of an international organization to provide women with

polished, business attire, career counseling, and professional development opportunities

as they seek to successfully enter in their local job markets.


Our generous sponsors:















The Limited is celebrating 50 years of supporting your personal success by helping even more women succeed with a special campaign to support Dress For Success. We invite you to share a moment of success from your life and join us in making a difference in the lives of other women. It's easy to help, just tell The Limited your story. As women win in so many ways, you favorite story could be a career highpoint, a family milestone, reaching a fitness goal or a personal achievement, a life lesson learned or a memorable victory. We are looking for memories of success that will inspire and encourage others to do the same.

For every story that is submitted, The Limited will donate $1 to Dress For Success (Up to $50,000) 
Submit your story below

In support, The Limited is debuting a bracelet + clutch in celebration of its 50th anniversary, and 30% of proceeds will be donated to Dress For Success! Get yours now!



Congratulations to Westbank Dry CLeaning, one of our amazing sponsors, who is celebrating their 20th Year Anniversary!  

Find them on Facebook
Thank you Austin community for supporting Dress for Success Austin during Amplify Austin.

 We raised $7,430 in 24 hours!



Lin Scheib; Supporter, Dress for Success Austin from I Live Here, I Give Here on Vimeo.


"In Her Shoes", produced and directed by Brandy Amstel won Best Short Documentary at the Trail Dance Film Festival this past weekend in Duncan, Oklahoma.  The film features Betty Staehr who tells her personal story of rising from homelessness to giving back to the community that helped her during a difficult time in her life.  The film also features Dress for Success Austin and its programs that are designed to help women enter and successfully remain in the workplace.

     Skinnygirl is donating $1 to Dress for Success Worldwide for every inspiring story that is posted through the “Inspire Like a Lady” app on the Skinnygirl Facebook page – up to $100,000!
     Tell Skinnygirl how YOU Inspire Like a Lady and they will donate $1 to Dress for Success for each story they receive: https://www.facebook.com/skinnygirl/app_279457192175432


Dress for Success Presented the World Premiere of “In Her Shoes” Monday evening, which was sold out. The premiere was our documentary about a client’s inspirational story of rebuilding her life and giving back to the community.


Thank you Macy's for your support of our "Beyond the Suit, Pre- and Post
Employment Programs." We could not serve our clients without the support of organizations like yours.


The mission of Dress for Success Austin 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.


Dress for Success Austin is committed to providing services and opportunities to help disadvantaged women establish a solid work history and permanently leave the cycle of poverty. Support extends far beyond the “suit” to a promise to each client of on-going support and information as she enters and remains in the employment arena.

Since 2003, Dress for Success Austin has supported and served over 5,000 women in Central Texas through referrals from 64 non-profit and government agencies.

We provide all program services at no expense to the client or referral agency. Over 97% of our services are delivered through our dedicated team of volunteers.







1.      Donate without spending a penny! Do you shop online? Go through our link and a % of the proceeds are donated by the company without any cost to you or Dress For Success Austin. Participating stores- Amazon, Target, Groupon, Expedia, Office Max and much more!

2.      Become a Corporate Guild Member - We are looking for companies or individuals who are local community leaders to serve on our Corporate Guild and help support Dress For Success Austin. Three levels of support to choose from.

3.      Donate gently used or new professional attire, purses, shoes and accessories.  Click here for a list of needs. 

4.      In kind-donations. Donate raffle items for our fundraising events, volunteer and member appreciation receptions.


5.      Make a Financial Donation.   



Dress for Success Austin
701 Tillery Street, Ste. A-5, Box 11 + Austin, Texas 78702
(512) 389-3723 austin@dressforsuccess.org




Donate to Dress for Success Austin without spending a penny! 
You can support us while shopping online in 3 easy steps!
If you are going to buy anyway, why not Give as you Get?


1.       Click on our link  to get to the Dress for Success Austin page.

2.       Click on the store where you want to shop.


3.       Find and make your purchase.  A percentage of your purchase will be deposited in our account at no charge to you or Dress For Success Austin!


A few of the participating stores! Click here for complete store listing

Click here to see how your financial gift helps




Dress for Success Austin