Dress for Success and Midstate College host fashion show

By WEEK Producer

July 1, 2014 Updated Jul 1, 2014 at 6:43 PM CDT

PEORIA, Ill. -- Dress for Success and Midstate College teamed up today to bring a fashion show to Peoria.

The Wardrobes in the Workplace fashion show gave potential employees a look at the proper was to dress to land a job.

Dress for Success Peoria offers professional wear to women free of charge for their job interview.

"We always talk about the importance of the first impression,” said Sarah Fletcher, Director Dress for Success Peoria. “It takes typically someone less than 30 seconds to make a first impression of you and like it or not, it's usually done based on your appearance."

If a potential employee is hired for a job, Dress for Success will provide them with one weeks worth of clothing until they can buy their own.

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