Co-Chair and Dress for Success Board Member Leigh Thorpe, Honorary Chair and Director of Marketing Saks Fifth Avenue Steven Putt, Co-Chair Lisa Irons representing Co-Presenting Sponsor Capital One, Co-Chair Stacy Melvin representing Co-Presenting Sponsor Ochsner Health System and Honorary Chair and Vice President/General Manager Saks Fifth Avenue Carolyn Elder invite you to attend Dress for Success’ “2018 Suits & Salads Luncheon” on Friday, May 11 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel.

This year’s event will honor Client of the Year Daviauna Morrell, and feature “A Toast To Mothers”; a keynote panel discussion by speakers Carolyn Elder, Ellen Macomber and Crystal McDonald; a silent auction; an Empowerment Fashion Show Presented by Saks Fifth Avenue; and a raffle courtesy of Friend and Company.

Proceeds from the 2018 luncheon will help Dress for Success meet its goal of suiting more than 400 women annually. The organization’s mission is to empower women by providing professional attire, a network of support and career development tools to help them thrive in work and in life.

For more information and to purchase tickets call 891-4337 or visit


Photograph taken in the Fifth Avenue Club at Saks Fifth Avenue. All looks styled by Steven Putt and Meaghan Bonavita courtesy of Saks Fifth Avenue. Special thanks to DFS President Meaghan Bonavita.