WASHINGTON, D.C., USA — Fashion is more than just pretty clothes. Fashion is about the internal transformation a person feels when they feel good in what they're wearing. 

"Dress for Success" in D.C. knows how a sharp suit can empower a woman to shape her own destiny. This is why they started the "Congressional Suit Challenge" to collect 1,000 suits for women in the DC area. 

"It's all about empowering women to achieve economic independence," said Paul Wharton, lifestyle personality and host. 

Wharton will be at the donation drop-off location on March 6th to collect clothing that a woman could wear to an interview. Since many of the women are suited on the day of their interview, donations should be clean, pressed, wrinkle-free, on hangers and ready-to-wear.

The items they are looking for include: suits, pants, blazers, blouses, skirts, dresses and accessories (shoes, handbags, belts and jewlery).

Event details: Friday, March 6th from 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. / Location: Pret a Manger (outside of) 301 Pennsylvania Ave SW.

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