Opening of a free shop to help working professionals

NOTRE DAME, Ind. (WNDU) – Women empower women – one outfit at a time.

Dress for Success Michiana and Saint Mary’s College have partnered to open a free store for working professionals in Michiana.

The shop is located in the Holy Cross Hall of Saint Mary’s College.

“When you feel good and you know you look good, you’re going to walk into that interview and you’re just going to be successful… We serve all the women in the Michiana area. You either have to work or look for You can come to Dress for Success and we can either help you with an interview outfit or if you need work clothes for your work week, we help you too,” said the Dress for Success founder. Success, Michiana Sherry Klein.

The store opened in May.

“We are truly known in the United States and around the world as providing women with professional work wear and interview wear. So that’s really where we started,” Klein said.

Students from the three campuses are also invited to consult it.

“I know as a first generation and being at Saint Mary’s, professional attire is very expensive. So hearing about this organization is definitely life changing, not just for me, but for many students here,” said Iscl Herrera, a student at Saint Mary’s College.

There are drop-in hours for students, but those in the community must make an appointment.

They will then review your documents and connect you with the right stylist.

“When I had my interview, there was a woman here at the time. She had just finished and seemed so happy with what she had chosen. It was just wonderful to see that smile on her face. from someone,” Herrera said.

Women also receive development tools – can attend workshops – and have opportunities to network with other women.

If you would like to donate, click here.

If you want to make an appointment, click here.

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