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First-Ever Cincinnati Fashion Night

I’m suuuuuper excited to announce that Cincy Chic is launching a first-ever event in July. It’s like the Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week… but right here in Cincinnati (technically, NKY) featuring locally-based designers like Project Runway’s Althea Harper! AHH!! SO COOL!!!! Check out the details below and click here to register while tickets last! Hope to see you there!


Cincinnati Fashion Night
Friday July 24, 6-9pm
Mercedes-Benz of Fort Mitchell
2100 Dixie Hwy, Fort Mitchell, KY 41011

$10 Ticket, or business suit donation, includes: swag bag, 5 raffle tickets, 2 drink tickets, light bites provided by Current Catering, and runway seat at an exclusive show featuring locally-based designers including Project Runway’s Althea Harper. Tickets available at the door for $15. All proceeds benefit Dress for Success Cincinnati.

Supporting Sponsors: PNC Bank, Cors & Bassett Attorneys at Law LLC, St. Elizabeth Healthcare
Fashion Show featuring: Althea Harper, Mercury Wilde Little Black Dress Company, Kathryn Allen Couture, Coco Creative Wellness
Vendor Booth Sponsors: Lilias & Love, Mary Kay with Emily Stalf, Thirty-One Gifts with Beth Merritt, Champion Windows, Allusions, Maui Whitening – West Chester, Stella & Dot with Maranda Bowen, Scentsy with Amanda Johnson,Younique by Sheena Roustai

Brought to you by Cincy Chic, the only online lifestyle publication for women in Greater Cincinnati.

Cincinnati Fashion Night

Ladies Night at Portaluca!

The Portaluca Boutique supporting Dress for Success Cincinnati is hosting an informal modeling shopping party at Marty’s Hops & Vines in College Hill on Tuesday, February 10th from 7 pm –  8 pm! You don’t want to miss this special event. The show includes informal modeling of Portaluca merchandise in all sizes, shopping and special drink prices. Models will be showcasing the high end pieces that have come to be found at the boutique. All pieces that models showcase will be available for immediate purchase and will be able to be taken home that evening.  The Portaluca Boutique sells women’s new and gently used clothing.  All proceeds of the shopping purchases support Dress for Success Cincinnati. Not only will you and your friends have an amazing time at Portaluca Boutique, but you’ll be supporting a great cause. Make sure to come out on February 10th!
Written by Guest Blogger, Sydney Murdock


Portaluca Boutique Shopping Party!

Portaluca Boutique is hosting a festive shopping party on December 9, 2014! Make sure to mark your calendars to attend the party at Marty’s Hops & Vines at 6110 Hamilton Avenue from 7-9pm. There will be informal modeling, tons of shopping, and great drink specials for the evening! All proceeds from the shopping party go to the Dress for Success program in Cincinnati. Come out to support a great cause, while shopping for hot pieces for your wardrobe or great gifts for the holiday. See you there!


Written by Guest Blogger, Sydney Murdock


Dress for Success hosts Shoe Giveaway!

Check out this amazing event on December 2, that will be given by Dress for Success! Women have the chance to give away their gently used shoes to the program that aids disadvantaged women by providing professional attire and career development tools to them. Great prizes are in store for the top 10 Shoe Gooders around the world. Are you a Shoe Gooder or not?!

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Written by Guest Blogger, Sydney Murdock


4th Street Boutique is Now Portaluca!

Dress for Success Cincinnati supporter 4th Street Boutique is changing its name! Keep your eyes out for Portaluca’s new website that will launch on August 6. You can also join in on the celebrations by heading to the downtown store on August 6 and the location in College Hill on August 8.

The women’s boutique sells new and gently-used women’s clothing, shoes and accessories at affordable prices. All of the proceeds generated by sales go to support Dress For Success Cincinnati and the work that it does through the programs offered to disadvantaged women.

The downtown celebration will be held August 6 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will feature special sales throughout the day, refreshments and a ribbon cutting ceremony at 12 p.m. You can join the College Hill celebration August 8 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. where you can wind down with refreshments and shop special sales.

Be sure to get out there and help celebrate this amazing store that does such great work for the women of Cincinnati!

Oh, and speaking of Dress for Success, check out our Sept. 12 “Champagne & Shoes” event that is a clothing drive for DFS! We’ll have swag bags, wine, shopping, photobooth and fashion show — and all you need to do is bring an outfit to donate to get in! Click here to learn more about it and RSVP!

Ladies’ Night at Marty’s Hops & Vines June 24 to Benefit Dress for Success Cincinnati!

Mark your calendars for a ladies’ night shopping event at Marty’s Hops & Vines on June 24. The event is hosted by 4th Street Boutique in College Hill and benefits Dress for Success Cincinnati.

There will be informal modeling, shopping and special drink prices. The models will be showcasing high-end fashions that you can find at 4th Street boutique in College Hill and all of those items will be available for immediate purchase that evening.

If you can’t make it to the event but still want to check out their fashions, 4th Street Boutique is located at 5838 Hamilton Avenue and sells new and gently-used women’s clothing, shoes and accessories at affordable prices.

There are weekly specials, events and personal shoppers that will provide you with a unique shopping experience.

Net proceeds from 4th Street Boutique help Dress for Success Cincinnati offer interview clothing and work attire to disadvantaged women as well as one-on-one career development and job retention programs.

Learn more about 4th Street Boutique here or for more information on Dress for Success Cincinnati, click here.

4th Street Boutique Event at Marty’s Hops & Vines February 11!

If you want to treat yourself to a little retail therapy, 4th Street Boutique is here to help you out! They’ll be having an informal modeling and shopping party event at Marty’s Hops & Vines on February 11 during Marty’s Ladies’ Night.

The night will include a presentation of Dress for Success Cincinnati, live models wearing 4th Street fashions and styling tips. All of the fashion’s you’ll see Tuesday will be for sale. Check out more by clicking here!


Dress for Success Saks Fashion Show Recap

As I blogged about earlier, Saks and Dress for Success team up every year for a fabulous fashion show, and this year’s event took place on Sept. 19. My Cincy Chic team was there to see the fabulousity unfold and we were wowed yet again this year! Check out pics of some of our favorite looks and crowd shots!

Dress for Success Cincinnati clients Eleanor Gaskins and Fati Adjo in Luxottica Retail sunglasses
Julie Smith Morrow Dress for Success Cincinnati CEO, Carol Olson, Susan Ver Schoor, Kevin Shibley, Sherie Marek, Paula Scholz
2013 Mary Iver’s Success Award Winner DeAnna Hoskins and Mary Ivers

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