Sip in Style Fashion Bash Returns to the Bell Tower Shops

Spring Fashion Show to Benefit Local Charities: Dress for Success and Blessings in a Backpack

Fort Myers, FL, March 15, 2015 --( On Thursday, March 26 at 6:00pm, The Bell Tower Shops hosts Sip in Style Fashion Bash, a fashion event showcasing Spring 2015’s hot trends from center retailers including Saks Fifth Avenue, Talbots, and White House | Black Market. Featuring male and female models, Sip in Style Fashion Bash will highlight a lineup of Southwest Florida’s finest business leaders modeling fresh, seasonal fashions and accessories. Models include representatives from Scott Fisher Enterprises, Florida Southwestern State College, Lee County Sheriff’s Office, Edison National Bank, Gulf Coast Humane Society and Edison Ford Winter Estates. Beginning at 5:00pm, VIP guests will be treated to cocktail service and light hors d’oeuvres for $20 per person. Proceeds from VIP tickets will benefit Dress for Success and Blessings in a Backpack. VIP seating is limited (first 200 customers) and reservations are encouraged. To reserve VIP seating, call (239) 489-1221. Sip in Style Fashion Bash is presented by Dr. Flaharty & Azul Cosmetic Surgery & Medical Spa and additional sponsors include Florida Weekly, Y100, 95.3 The River, Living Local & Edison National Bank.

Sip in Style will be one of the first events to be held in the newly renovated Center Court space at The Bell Tower Shops. The specially designed space features the area’s first stage-in-the-round, which will provide excellent show visibility from any angle.

About The Bell Tower Shops: The dog-friendly Bell Tower Shops is an open-air lifestyle center, located in Fort Myers at U.S. 41 and Daniels Parkway, with 40 retailers, including Saks Fifth Avenue and The Fresh Market, several restaurants and Bell Tower 20 Regal Cinemas. The center’s sidewalk garden setting of lush landscaping, splashing fountains and covered walkways makes it a popular gathering place. To learn more, log onto, or call (239) 489-1221.

About Dress for Success: The mission of Dress for Success is to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support, and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. There are 135 Dress for Success locations internationally focusing on providing career wardrobes, employment counseling and mentoring for women.

About Blessings in a Backpack: Blessings in a Backpack provides elementary schoolchildren who are on the federal Free and Reduced Price Meal Program with a backpack of food to take home for 38 weekends during the school year. Backpack food includes easy-to-prepare, ready-to-eat foods, like granola bars, juice boxes, mac and cheese, and oatmeal.
Dress for Success SWFL
Melanie Thomas