In sixth grade, a teacher wrote in a student’s autograph book: “know thy self.” Those wise words seemed perplexing but years later that student, Norma Kamali—now known to the world as a fashion designer, entrepreneur, writer, fitness guru and public speaker—says that it’s the most significant advice she’s been given. Norma was on the panel … Read More
Once a bride to be has the date of her wedding secured, a significant stage of the wedding planning process is sending out the invitations. That’s where the leader in wedding invitation design: Ceci New York’s team comes in. At Ceci New York, the team specializes in invitation and lifestyle designs for weddings, corporate events, … Read More
Straight out from college, tossing the cap and gown and heading into the workforce, college graduates face the real world with excitement and anticipation of what’s to come. When Jess Lee graduated from Stanford University, her first step was not the norm. She obtained her first job at the tech giant: Google as a product … Read More
Actress, singer, model, Broadway performer, first African-American woman to be crowned Miss. America, and mother of four exceptional children, Vanessa Williams has embraced and thrived in all she’s pursued. The list of her accomplishments continues to expand as she broadens her skill set and leaves us all wondering what can’t she do? Vanessa recently sat … Read More
It was a time of cobalt blues, bright yellows, parachute pants and LL Cool J wore a hat that put FUBU on the map. Music and fashion were just beginning to fuse in the early 90s and product placement was exploding all over the clothing industry– that’s when June Ambrose first placed herself in the … Read More
We usually reserve the Dress for Success Blog to tout the accomplishments, advice and stories of others, but we are so incredibly proud about our latest project that we just would shout it from the mountain tops if, you know, there were mountain tops in New York City! We are amazed every day by the … Read More
Welcome to the brand new Dress for Success blog!
When I decided to develop this site, I wanted to create a Web destination for everyday women that serves as an extension of the support and encouragement that Dress for Success gives to its clients around the world. While we’re widely known as the organization … Read More