Dress For Success

Miamians, rejoice. High season is almost upon us. The winter season is jam-packed with cultural and social events that encourage fashionistsas to don their finest and dance the night away for various good causes. Lucky for us, we don’t have to wait for Art Basel Miami Beach in December to kick-off the good times. Dress for Success Miami, with co-chairs Irene Korge, Norma Jean Abraham and Amaris Jones, announced its “Dress to Impress II Gala” featuring an elegant evening of fashion, fine auction, entertainment and gourmet cuisine to benefit disadvantaged women in South Florida. The event, which will take place at The W Hotel, South Beach on Saturday, October 24, will honor internationally renowned jewelry designer Judith Ripka. The evening will begin with a cocktail reception and auction at 7:00 p.m. with the main event commencing at 8:00 p.m.

Dress for Success Miami is dedicated to empowering a community of people to share their knowledge, experience and passion for a great cause since this evening will raise much needed funds to support disadvantaged women in South Florida who are struggling to attain economic self-sufficiency.

The host for the evening is Louis Aguirre, entertainment reporter for WSVN-TV and anchor for Deco Drive. Entertainment and music will be provided by celebrity DJ, DJ Irie.  The Webster Miami will be providing an informal fashion show during the cocktail reception.

The evening’s honoree, Judith Ripka, entrepreneur and jewelry designer is renowned for creating wearable, versatile jewelry for every woman.  Celebrated by the red carpet elite for its modern elegance and sophistication, each piece of jewelry Judith creates reflects her passion for design.

Auction items include a Fashion Week VIP Experience in NY for two, a trip to The Grammys in LA for two, Churchill Downs (Kentucky) VIP Experience for two, Superbowl XLIV tickets including autograph sessions for two, a 14 day cruise on Celebrity Cruises through European ports-of- call and a piece of 18k gold and diamond jewelry by Judith Ripka.

For more information, visit Dress For Success