MONTREAL, Oct. 30, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - LE CHÂTEAU is launching a new partnership with Dress for Success to help economically disadvantaged women experience a transformation in their self-esteem and confidence by providing them with professional, high-quality interview attire.
"We believe in the mission of Dress for Success - which emphasizes Dignity, Community, Employment. We want to give back by helping women take charge of their lives. Starting with the current season, our annual commitment to this cause will exceed $1.4 million" said Franco Rocchi, Senior Vice President, LE CHÂTEAU.
This Fall, LE CHÂTEAU is welcoming Dress for Success clients into its stores in six cities across Canada. They will be offered exclusive vouchers, allowing them free-of-charge access to LE CHÂTEAU's latest career wear and will also receive personalized assistance from LE CHÂTEAU's in-store stylists.
"LE CHÂTEAU's commitment to our work is truly inspiring," said Paige Souter, Executive Director of Dress for Success Toronto. "Through their generous donation of clothing and resources, they are not only helping to enhance the professional image of women in need, but restoring confidence and hope in their lives as well."
To further promote this noteworthy cause, LE CHÂTEAU is collaborating with high-profile names like Hollywood actress Lauren Holly (Motive, NCIS, Dumb and Dumber, After the Ball) and acclaimed Quebec actress Guylaine Tremblay, both Ms. Holly and Mrs. Tremblay are members of the Le Château & Dress for Success Advisory Council.
ABOUT LE CHÂTEAU
LE CHÂTEAU is a leading Canadian specialty retailer offering contemporary fashion apparel, accessories and footwear to style-conscious women and men. LE CHÂTEAU's success is built on quick identification of and response to fashion trends through its design, product development and vertically integrated operations. LE CHÂTEAU brand name merchandise is sold exclusively through our 232 retail locations in Canada, New York City, and the Middle East. Approximately 35% of Le Château products are made in Canada, and exported across the globe. For information please visit
ABOUT DRESS FOR SUCCESS
Dress for Success is an international not-for-profit organization that promotes the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. Since starting operations in 1997, Dress for Success has expanded to more than 135 cities in 16 countries.
Visit: www.dressforsuccess.org to learn more.
SOURCE: LE CHATEAU INC.
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