VIP tickets still available for 2019 Shop for Success Nov. 8

Signature shopping event to benefit Dress for Success SW Florida

VIP tickets are still available for Dress for Success SW Florida’s biggest shopping event of the year, Shop for Success.

The shopping extravaganza will be held on Friday, Nov. 8, from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Fort Myers at Bell Tower, 13051 Bell Tower Drive in Fort Myers. VIP tickets start at $50, offering exclusive early shopping opportunities. General admission is free after 5 p.m.

Shop for Success will feature 5,000 square feet of gently used clothing in sizes 00 to 26 and accessories, including dresses, tops, pants, skirts, suits, jackets, shoes, handbags, scarves and jewelry starting at $5. Exclusive brands such as White House Black Market, Chico’s, Coach, J. Crew, Juicy, Kate Spade, Lily Pulitzer, Michael Kors, Prada, St. John, Talbots and Vince Camuto will be featured. 

Two tiers of VIP tickets are available to shoppers wanting a custom experience, including early entrance, tasty bites and a complimentary cocktail, with additional add-ons to include personal shoppers, private dressing areas, and new for this year, a room designated for brand-new clothing with tags. A cash bar will also be available.

One hundred percent of the proceeds from the event will benefit Dress for Success SW Florida and its mission to jumpstart a woman’s career by providing not only work-appropriate attire through its Suits for Self Sufficiency program, but also education and training through its custom Women Empowered Through Employment Series (WETES). Both programs provide tools necessary to create a balance between work and home life, and provide support to overcome life’s hardships.

Sponsors for the signature shopping event include Card Systems/eGuarded, Crowne Plaza Fort Myers at Bell Tower, Edison National Bank, Entech, Frank and Sons Moving & Storage Inc., Garramone Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, Markham Norton Mosteller Wright & Company P.A., Priority Marketing, Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee and Stevens Construction.

To purchase tickets, call 239-689-4992 or visit