The Costa Mesa High School PSTA and The Orange County Chapter of Women Helping Women will be hosting Ã¢â‚¬Å“Find Your Style Dress ExchangeÃ¢â‚¬Â at Costa Mesa High School this Friday and Saturday.From their press release:
Young Fashionistas and Their Budget-Conscious Parents Invited to Swap and Shop!Ã‚Â
WHAT: To all those young fashionistas out there who have nothing to wear to the homecoming dance Ã¢â‚¬â€œ and to their budget-conscious parents who canÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t see past the closets full of last yearÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s dresses: This event is for you
This Saturday, Costa Mesa HighÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Parent Student Teacher Association (PSTA) and the Orange County Chapter of Women Helping Women will host the Ã¢â‚¬Å“Find Your Style Dress ExchangeÃ¢â‚¬Â at the Costa Mesa High School Cafeteria.
The event, which is open to the public, offers high school girls the chance to swap one of their existing gowns for anotherÃ¢â‚¬â€or to purchase one for the unheard-of price of $10. It also gives fashion-privileged women in the area an opportunity to share their little-used formal frocks with an appreciative young crowd while helping to raise money for Costa Mesa High SchoolÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s PSTA.
Dress Drop-Offs: Friday, October 5, 3:00PMÃ¢â‚¬â€œ7:00PM and Saturday, October 6, 9:00 Ã¢â‚¬â€œ 11:00AM
Volunteers will be accepting dresses at these two times. (Note, only clean and gently-worn dresses appropriate for teens will be accepted.)Ã‚Â A form will be available for anyone wanting to take advantage of the tax benefit of making a donation
Swap Shoppers Only: Saturday, October 6, 10:00AM – Noon
Open only to shoppers exchanging dresses at this time
Open to the Public: Saturday, October 6, Noon Ã¢â‚¬â€œ 3:00PM
Doors open to the public/dresses available for $10 each.
WHERE:Costa Mesa High School Cafeteria
2650 Fairview Road., Costa Mesa, CA 92626
ADDITIONAL INFO: Proceeds will go to the Costa Mesa High School PTSAÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s printer cartridge refill program for the teachers.Ã‚Â Any remaining gowns will be donated to Women Helping Women, a nonprofit organization that provides business attire, image consulting and employment search support to aid low-income women in attaining and sustaining employment.