Dress for Success

Dress for Success Toronto is the local affiliate of an international not-for-profit organization operating in 150 cities Worldwide. Since 2009, Dress for Success Toronto has helped over 15,000 women in the GTA transition from unemployment to economic independence.
We do this by providing a network of support, professional attire, and the development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.
This is all made possible thanks to agency partners, individual donors, and corporate sponsors like Pink Tartan, as well as with over 300 dedicated volunteers who create real impact in women’s lives.


The mission of Dress for Success is to empower 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.

As a true champion of women’s causes and women’s empowerment, Pink Tartan and Kim have been a long-standing partners of DFS Toronto, having supported the organization with in-store events, generous clothing donations, as well as at the 2019 signature Polished event. It was through last years Polished event, with Pink Tartan and Kim’s support, DFS was able to raise over $85,000, enough to support 300 women through a full year of our women’s Suiting and Career Learning programming.

The Power Suit Project celebrates how personal style can amplify the confidence that shines from within. Dress for Success Toronto provides a transformational experience that builds confidence and self-esteem, enabling a woman to secure meaningful employment. Dress for Success Toronto programs furnish their Clients with the confidence they need to actively define their life, the direction they take and what success means to them.

    With every purchase of the She's Mercedes collection, Pink Tartan will be donating 15% to Dress for Success.