About Dress for Success

Dress for Success Worldwide

Dress for Success is a global not-for-profit organization that empowers women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and the development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.

Since starting operations in 1997, Dress for Success has expanded to almost 150 cities in 25 countries and has helped more than 1.2 million women work towards self-sufficiency.

Dress for Success in Australia

Powered by volunteers, every year Dress for Success Australian Affiliates support more than 5,000 women into employment across the country.

Our signature styling service and suite of Career Support offerings aim to help women overcome bias and discrimination when entering or re-entering the workforce - at no cost to the women needing our services.

Our Annual National Impact


2,070 styling sessions


989 outreach parcels delivered


436 career support workshops


3,140 workshop attendees


26,501 volunteer hours

26,013 clothing items gifted

Find your local Affiliate

Dress for Success Adelaide
Suited to Success
Dress for Success Hobart
Groomed to Go
Dress for Success Perth
Dress for Success NSW & ACT with branches in Sydney, Illawarra, Newcastle-Hunter