Dress for Success, a nonprofit boutique that gives free career clothing and mentoring to low-income women, will open its doors Friday in downtown Buffalo.
The store, located 20 Court St., aims to serve 300 women in its first year. Clients will come from referral only from local partners, including social services and training programs.
U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand will attend the ribbon-cutting and be joined by Joi Gordon, CEO of Dress for Success Worldwide; William Acevedo of the Office of the President for The Limited; and Christa Vidaver, executive director of Dress for Success Buffalo.
There are 100 Dress for Success affiliates worldwide.
- Emma Sapong