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Story of a Suit

Rediscovering the Power of a Suit

Career Wardrobe | Posted 02.11.2014 | Impact
Career Wardrobe

We've all had that moment of shuffling one of our favorite suits to the back of the closet in the hopes that someday it might fit again. For me, the suit in question is black with white pinstripes and a flared knee-length skirt.

The #StoryofaSuit Continues to Be Told

Career Wardrobe | Posted 04.30.2013 | Impact
Career Wardrobe

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gif Every day, Career Wardrobe urges its clients to make themselves vulnerable by finding confidence in who they are and taking a risk. We tell them that the only way to get somewhere is to put yourself out there and take that first step.

I Am Deserving of Respect, I Belong in My Workplace, and I'm Successful

Career Wardrobe | Posted 04.27.2013 | Impact
Career Wardrobe

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gifI first time I remember seeing a black woman on television who wore a suit was Clair Huxtable on the Cosby Show. She seemed so confident, had a great family, and she was a lawyer.

Felicia's Story of a Suit: Supporting My Family in a Way I Never Thought Possible

Career Wardrobe | Posted 04.23.2013 | Impact
Career Wardrobe

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gif The Dressing and Image Consultation Program initiates the development of our clients' professional identities by increasing their self-confidence and preparing them to market themselves during job interviews.

Angela's Story of a Suit: It's One Thing Getting a Job, it's About Keeping it, Too.

Career Wardrobe | Posted 04.22.2013 | Impact
Career Wardrobe

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gifAt Career Wardrobe, we recognize that a woman's professional image is key to helping her find a job. But our services don't stop there.

Membership in a Helping Community

Career Wardrobe | Posted 04.21.2013 | Impact
Career Wardrobe

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gif I knew that helping a woman often translated into helping a family. I knew that a community of caring women could nurture someone who is struggling economically and emotionally. All of this informed my choice to help at Career Wardrobe.

No Choice But to Stand Up, Straight and Tall

Career Wardrobe | Posted 04.14.2013 | Impact
Career Wardrobe

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gif I am proud. I am successful. I am not ashamed of what I can achieve on any given day. I am on a mission, and I will not rest until that mission has been accomplished.

Andrea's Story of a Suit: Ready for Opportunity

Career Wardrobe | Posted 04.09.2013 | Impact
Career Wardrobe

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gif Women don't just need to make great first impressions: they need to gain the skills and knowledge necessary to advance their careers and climb up ladders of opportunity in their fields.

Transformation Comes in Every Suit

Career Wardrobe | Posted 04.07.2013 | Impact
Career Wardrobe

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gifThe confidence and the sense of personal power that comes with wearing professional attire can inspire a person to deliver the perfect presentation or excel in a job interview.

Crystal's Story of a Suit: Skills and Confidence Open Doors

Career Wardrobe | Posted 03.30.2013 | Impact
Career Wardrobe

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gif As an intern in Career Wardrobe's "Wardrobe Careers" program, Crystal has a safe and supportive environment in which to learn her new job skills. She has access to seminars on job readiness and a workplace to practice and use those skills.

Kim's Story of a Suit: A Career Wardrobe Client Becomes a valued Career Wardrobe Employee

Career Wardrobe | Posted 01.24.2013 | Impact
Career Wardrobe

Kim Cottman is a shining star who went from public assistance to a Career Wardrobe employee, working at the organization's resale store, The Wardrobe Boutique. Kim has found a passion for helping other women who might be unsure when they come shopping.2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gif