Welcome to Smart Works

Welcome to Smart Works.  We provide high quality interview clothes, styling advice and interview training to out-of-work women on low incomes. Smart Works helps them to feel confident, look fabulous, succeed at their job interview and move on with their life.  

This year we will dress more than 2,000 women in a complete outfit of stylish, high quality clothes donated by retailers and professionals.  A visit to Smart Works can change the course of a woman's life.

The new Smart Works DVD is now available to view on this page.  Listen to the moving stories of some of our amazing clients.

Latest News

  • The Inspire Fashion Show

    The Inspire network, set up to inspire support for the work of Smart Works, is putting on a style-studded fashion show.

    You can find out more about Inspire and how to become a member here: www.smartworks.org.uk/inspire

    Inspire will be holding a Fashion Show on Wednesday 30th September at The Atrium, RBS in Liverpool Street.  All profits raised will go to Smart Works. Members of the Inspire network will be offered discounted tickets to the event.

    The style-studded show is a must see for London’s fashion scene, guests can enjoy drinks, canapés, silent auctions and a pop up shop, not forgetting the catwalk itself. This is the perfect chance for you to get your hands on designer pieces at a fraction of the original price!

    Adonica Simmons, Co-Chair of The Inspire Team said: “We are honoured to be hosting the Inspire Fashion Show – such a fantastic event that will make such a difference to so many women.”

    “Being charitable has never looked this good – we’ve brought together a collection of stunning designer pieces for you to get your hands on at equally stunning prices. The money raised will help Smart Works achieve its mission to give women the confidence they need to start believing in their own ability to succeed.”

    Tickets are selling fast, to purchase yours head to: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/inspire-fashion-show-tickets-17921708312

  • AON Summer Interns Triathlon

    On August 5th, six summer interns and their mentor from AON completed a triathlon, fittingly named ‘360 miles for a 360 turn’, to raise funds to support Smart Works’ expansion efforts.

    To reach the 360 mile benchmark, each team member undertook a run of 8 miles, a cycle of 50 miles and a swim of 1 mile.  Unsurprisingly, the triathlon presented everyone with quite a physical challenge; however, the determination to finish for Smart Works did not go unnoticed.

    Thanks to a fantastic internal support network and lots of determination, everyone managed to complete the triathlon. In successfully completing this feat, they managed to reach their fundraising target of £2000.

    AON hope that this type of fundraising initiative will be replicated in the future to raise funds and awareness for Smart Works, as it involves people from all walks of life teaming together to support one cause. 

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