New York (PRWEB) August 31, 2009
Calling all charitable fashionistas. Step Up Women's Network will offer designer shoes at 50% off retail prices at its Manhattan pop-up boutique DSW Presents: Step Up & Step Out September 26 at the W New York (Lexington Avenue & 49th Street). The day includes a Champagne Preview Brunch, designer shoe sale, and interactive style lounges, and raises funds for the national membership organization's charitable programming in New York.
"Step Up Women's Network is truly excited to continue to bring together the worlds of fashion and philanthropy," Executive Director Jenni Luke said. "DSW Presents: Step Up & Step Out will be a place for women to connect among friends, while supporting our impactful programs that help ensure underserved teen girls are confident, college-bound and career-ready."
Film and television personality Vanessa Minnillo will serve as honorary chair. The event's host committee includes Christine Beauchamp, Stacey Bendet, Monica Botkier, Wendy Chang, Lauren DeCarlo, Tinamarie Feil, Bethenny Frankel, Sara Holoubek, Lida Orzeck, Taryn Rose, Anne Russell, and Bobbie Thomas.
The star-studded day begins at 10:00 a.m. with a Champagne Preview Brunch in the W's Forest Ballroom. Those attending the brunch are then invited to a private Preview Sale from 12:00-1:00 p.m. and will leave with an exclusive VIP gift bag. Tickets are also available for the 1:00-4:00 p.m. shoe sale, where designers will offer shoes at 50% off retail prices. In addition to the shoe boutiques, shoppers will enjoy interactive style lounges, which will offer a variety of beauty, fitness and fashion activities.
Supporters of the event include presenting sponsor DSW Shoes; premier sponsor W New York; fashion sponsor Ann Taylor; gold sponsor Diller von Furstenberg Family Foundation; silver sponsor Hanky Panky; beverage partner Barefoot Wine; and media partners MANHATTAN magazine (regional) and VIVmag (digital).
For further information and tickets, please visit: http://www.suwn.org/suso
About Step Up Women's Network
Step Up Women's Network is a national, nonprofit membership organization dedicated to serving women and girls. It's the go-to organization for women looking to support underserved girls, while developing their own professional and social networks. Our 50,000 supporters benefit from ongoing opportunities for dynamic social networking, professional mentorship and development, hands-on volunteer work, and health support and education. Connect at http://www.suwn.org.