Trunk Club Launches New Charitable Giving Platform in Partnership with Dress for Success and Career Gear

Today, Trunk Club announced its new charitable platform, Trunk Club Cares, focused on improving job training and preparedness in local communities through partnerships with nonprofits Dress for Success and Career Gear.

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Trunk Club committed more than $30,000 and employee volunteers to both organizations, which serve communities through innovative programming designed to help individuals find employment.

At Trunk Club, we understand the power of a good outfit and how that boost of confidence can impact your day-to-day work and career, regardless of your experience or where you are in your career,” said Fanya Chandler, president of Trunk Club. “We designed this program by listening carefully to our employees’ and customers’ passions for giving back. We’re proud and honored to support both of these organizations that share our values and are making a tremendous impact in our communities.

Dress for Success client practices interview skills with Trunk Club employee at the styling service’s Chicago headquartes

Trunk Club partnered with Dress for Success to host four volunteer days for employees at their boutiques where employees worked with program clients to create interview outfits. Additionally, Trunk Club hosted a resume boot camp during which Dress for Success clients learned about interview best practices and had mock interviews with Trunk Club employees. Finally, Trunk Club stylists shared their time and style expertise to outfit 20 Dress for Success clients and senior executives in Chicago for a fashion show fundraiser.

Dress for Success is a global not-for-profit organization dedicated to empowering women to achieve financial independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and the development tools to help them thrive in work and in life. The organization’s programs center on workforce development, employment retention, financial literacy as well as leadership and civic responsibility. These programs rely on the generosity of corporate sponsors and a staff of more than 25,000 volunteers worldwide. To date, Dress for Success has helped more than one million women and operates in nearly 30 countries in more than 150 cities. (For more information, visit https://dressforsuccess.org/.)

We’re so happy to partner with an organization so well aligned with our mission,” said Joi Gordon, CEO of Dress for Success. “Trunk Club is doing important work in their communities to help people become financially independent and reach their goals.”

Trunk Club is also teaming up with Career Gear by providing employee volunteers who provide pro-bono styling services to program participants.

We may provide the suit, but we are really in the confidence business. We want to help men help themselves while they strive to live their best lives,” said Jesseca Kendall, director of community engagement at Career Gear.

For over 20 years, Career Gear‘s mission has been to provide men with the tools they need to successfully achieve financial independence and become stronger members of their communities. We work tirelessly to boost confidence for improved employment outcomes by focusing on image presentation. (For more information, visit https://careergear.org/.)

In addition to these partnerships, Trunk Club continues to be active in its local communities with employee-driven activations. Annually, employees nominate and vote on their favorite charitable organizations to receive grants that help achieve their missions. Last year’s winning organizations were Chicago’s Anti-Cruelty Society, St. Jude’s Children’s, and the Alzheimer’s Association.

Trunk Club is a Chicago-based personalized styling service for men and women, offering both virtual and in-person shopping options. Shoppers can visit Trunk Club’s retail Clubhouses in Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York City, Washington D.C., for an in-person styling session or custom fitting for any occasion. For those who prefer an at-home experience, Trunk Club offers a virtual styling option, where a personal stylist sends a curated Trunk of clothing to their home based on the customer’s style, fit, and lifestyle preferences. Trunk Club offers everything from weekend casual clothing to formal wear, and as a subsidiary of Nordstrom, the clothes and service are on par with those standards. (For more information, visit www.trunkclub.com.)

PANDORA Jewelery Partners With Dress For Success® To Invite Consumers To Shop For A Cause

The International Jewelry Brand Commits to Donate a Portion of Proceeds to the Not-for-Profit Organization

PANDORA Jewellery today announced a unique shopping experience to help empower women in support of Dress for Success®. From October 24- October 30, 2016, 15 percent of every PANDORA ESSENCE COLLECTION purchase will be donated directly to the organization, up to $500,000. 

The PANDORA ESSENCE COLLECTION features slender bracelets and bangles in addition to multiple necklace styles. They are accompanied by an assortment of delicate hand-finished charms in a range of metals of sterling silver, 14K gold, and symbolic stones each representing a personal value.

The charms slide effortlessly onto the ESSENCE COLLECTION bracelets and necklaces and are secured in place thanks to an innovative patent pending design based on a flexible silicone grip built inside the core of each charm.

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As the official jewelery partner with Dress for Success, we could not be happier to expand our commitment to further empower more and more women as they successfully enter into the professional world,” said Laurie McDonald, General Manager, PANDORA U.S.Jewelery completes a woman’s look, which can provide a boost of confidence. Our consumers will now have a way to help us bring this experience to women who need it most and help with an initiative we are passionate about as a brand.”

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From October 24- October 30, 2016, 15 percent of every PANDORA ESSENCE COLLECTION purchase will be donated directly to the organization, up to $500,000.

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Minimal design. Major impact. The PANDORA ESSENCE Collection makes a stylish statement with its slim design and colorful charms. Layer two or three bracelets for a minimalist, elegant look, or combine with other PANDORA pieces for a unique, multidimensional style.

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Baileys Irish Cream Liqueur Launches Baileys® Vanilla Cinnamon Irish Cream with Stylish Shots On The Go Pop-Up Photo Booths in New York City

CELEBRATING LIFE, EVERY DAY, EVERYWHERE. STAY STYLISH. DRINK RESPONSIBLY.

Baileys(R) Vanilla Cinnamon Irish Cream.  (PRNewsFoto/Baileys(R) Vanilla Cinnamon Irish Cream)

Baileys(R) Vanilla Cinnamon Irish Cream. (PRNewsFoto/Baileys(R) Vanilla Cinnamon Irish Cream)

To celebrate the launch of Baileys Vanilla Cinnamon, the newest addition to the Baileys® Irish Cream collection, the company is taking to the streets of New York City to host pop-up photo booths giving ladies the chance to take their own “Stylish Shots on the Go!”

Baileys(R) Vanilla Cinnamon Irish Cream Launches Stylish Shots On The Go Pop-Up Photo Booths. (PRNewsFoto/Baileys(R) Vanilla Cinnamon Irish Cream)

Baileys(R) Vanilla Cinnamon Irish Cream Launches Stylish Shots On The Go Pop-Up Photo Booths. (PRNewsFoto/Baileys(R) Vanilla Cinnamon Irish Cream)

Baileys launched in Ireland in 1974. It is now available in 180 markets worldwide and is the number one selling liqueur in the world. Baileys is currently ranked 7th among all distilled spirits sold worldwide and enjoys 70 percent share of the total Irish Cream Liqueur Market around the world. The new liqueur is a modern twist on the classic Irish Cream, which blends fine Madagascar vanilla and cinnamon for a unique Baileys taste experience. Baileys Vanilla Cinnamon joins baileys_vanilla_cinnamon__69631_1378486834_1280_1280Baileys Original Irish Cream, Baileys with a hint of Hazelnut, Baileys with a hint of Caramel, and Baileys with a hint of Coffee, as a proud product of the Baileys Irish Cream Liqueur portfolio. Owned by Diageo plc, Baileys Irish Cream Liqueur contents are a blend of Irish whiskey, fresh double cream and other fine ingredients.

Inspired by the new signature drink, the Glamour Shot, the photo booths are answering the call of women everywhere, “Can someone take our picture?” To ensure that no tresses fall flat and no flyaways are forever caught on film, guests will enjoy complimentary hair touch-ups from DreamDry stylists so each pony, braid and pinup is perfectly coiffed. You can spot the Baileys “Stylish Shots on the Go” photo booths at the hottest intersection in the Meatpacking District – 14th Street, 9th Ave and Hudson Street – on Friday, October 18th, Saturday, October 19th, Friday, October 25th, and Saturday, October 26th from 8:00 PM to 1:00 AM.

In order to celebrate the newest liqueur and give back to the community, Baileys has partnered with Young Executives for Success (Y.E.S!), a volunteer branch of Dress for Success that provides its members with volunteer, fundraising and networking opportunities to champion the mission of Dress for Success. Dress for Success is a non-profit organization that provides interview attire and career development tools to low-income women in more than 125 cities in 15 countries.

To create the Glamour Shot drink at home for a truly glam Girl’s Night In, combine one ounce of Baileys Vanilla Cinnamon Irish Cream and half an ounce of Goldschläger® Cinnamon Schnapps to a shaker filled with ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a chilled shot glass rimmed with edible gold flakes to prepare the most stylish shot of the evening and delight your girlfriends with your divine hostess skills!

Baileys Vanilla Cinnamon is such a fabulous addition to the existing Baileys Irish Cream collection and we’re so excited to showcase that with the Stylish Shots on the Go photo booth,” said Stephanie Jacoby, Director, Liqueurs Portfolio. “Through our partnerships with DreamDry and Y.E.S!, we hope to bring a touch of style and sense of philanthropy to the streets of New York by donating $1 for each photo taken to Y.E.S!, up to $5,000. As always, Baileys encourages everyone to stay stylish by celebrating responsibly and always designating a driver for the evening if you’re out with your girlfriends.”

Baileys Vanilla Cinnamon is now available nationwide wherever spirits-based beverages are sold for a suggested retail price of $21 for a 750 ml bottle. For more information on Baileys Vanilla Cinnamon please visit the Baileys Fan Page on Facebook at www.facebook.com/BaileysUS or www.Baileys.com. For more information on the Baileys brand, please visit us at www.BAILEYS.com.