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Leon & Lulu Hosts Summer Fashion Show Benefit for Career Dress Tonight

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Leon & Lulu Hosts Summer Fashion Show Benefit for Career Dress Tonight

Summer is finally on its way and so is chic, colorful warm-weather clothing. To celebrate, Leon & Lulu (96 W. 14 Mile in Clawson) will host a summer fashion show and clothing collection for Career Dress from 6-8 p.m. tonight, June 3. The event is free and open to the public.

Sit back, relax and see summer's most fashionable finds, including stylish staple pieces, unique accessories, and one-of-a kind jewelry from Leon & Lulu. The store's stylists will dress real customers who will walk the runway while a DJ spins inspiring music.

"It's time to clean out your closet and step into a new summer wardrobe... we've earned it after this winter," says Mary Liz Curtin, co-owner of Leon & Lulu. "Most importantly, we urge women to bring gently worn career clothing, shoes and accessories to the event. We can help lots of women while we clean our closets - a match made in heaven!"

Career Dress of Oakland County, the event's benefactor, serves as a one-stop-shop to help women in need who are actively pursuing employment. Experienced volunteers style and completely outfit women with interview clothing, shoes, undergarments and a matching handbag. Once employment is secured, Career Dress is also able to provide at least two additional complete work outfits to women. On average, Career Dress helps approximately 30 women a month and has assisted more than 3,000 women in need since founded in 2003. For more information about Career Dress, call 248.920.6000 ext. 2237.

Leon & Lulu will be accepting donations of gently used career clothing now through the June 3. Please visit http://leonandlulu.com/girlsnightout for an explanation of suitable clothing and requested items. This provides a great excuse for women to clean out closets for a good cause.

Girls' Night Out takes place from 6-8 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at Leon & Lulu. Women are invited to enjoy wine, goodies, great ladies and fantastic tips - and all in the name of charity. Visit www.leonandlulu.com/girlsnightout for a complete list of events.

Events:

May 29 - Oakland County Habitat for Humanity FUNdraiser
June 3 - Girls' Night Out: Summer Fashion Show
June 8 & 9 - Summer Artists' Market
June 19 - Design Night: Home Staging with Julie Thayer
July 1 - Girls' Night Out: Made to Eat in Michigan
July 4 - Clawson Independence Day Parade Party
August 5 - Girls' Night Out August 24 & 25 - Fall Artists' Market

About Leon & Lulu: Leon & Lulu is a destination lifestyle store featuring an eclectic mix of upscale furniture, unforgettable gifts, and accessories in an environment unlike any other. Located in the historic Ambassador Roller Rink in Clawson, Michigan, Leon & Lulu offers 15,000-square feet of fabulous shopping, with a new 7,800-square feet expansion into the neighboring Old Clawson Theatre slated to open this spring. Locally owned and family run, Leon & Lulu prides itself in providing a fun, welcoming atmosphere, serving hot coffee, cookies and popcorn - often via roller skates - to visiting patrons. For more information, or to shop online, visit www.leonandlulu.com.


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