You know a phrase done famous by TLC: “I’m observant approbation to a dress!” This spring, those iconic 6 difference will be oral by honourable teenagers.
That’s a grounds of Say Yes to a Prom, an beginning by a network and a sell partner, Macy’s, now in a seventh year, to extend memorable promenade experiences—gratis—to 1,000 underserved and academically high-achieving students opposite a country.
Lucky prom-goers win giveaway dresses, tuxedos, and accessories, and one-on-one styling sessions with Monte Durham—you know him from TLC’s Say Yes to a Dress: Atlanta. Moreover, students will also get scholarship, internship, and mentorship opportunities interjection to partnerships with a Will and Jada Smith Family Foundation’s Careers in Entertainment beginning and a Emma Bowen Foundation, pairing teenagers with veteran mentors from a conform and media industries.
The beginning comes to Houston on Mar 22 with a cross-country Say Yes to a Prom tour, in that students in areas impacted by 2017 hurricanes are treated to all-day selling events for head-to-toe promenade ensembles.
Shopping days will also make landfall in Florida, Tennessee, and Maryland.
The tangible show’s filming though, takes place in New York City, where Say Yes to a Prom kicks off this month and next. There, students of a Inwood Academy for Leadership Charter School–the leader of TLC’s 2018 initial “Win a Dream Prom for Your School” contest–will suffer a full selling day with Durham including giveaway promenade dresses and accessories by Macy’s and tailored suits, watches, and dress shirts from Sean John. Paul Mitchell Schools will yield nominal hair and makeup consultations, and a culminating promenade knowledge will atmosphere in a 60-minute special premiere on TLC on Mar 24.
Macy’s donated over 2,500 dresses and bags for this year’s tour, and new inhabitant sell partners embody women’s boots from Katy Perry Collections, on-site tailoring services by George Worrell Style, and spike gloss from Morgan Taylor Professional Nail Lacquer. ATT worker volunteers lapse as mentors and character guides.
The beginning initial began in 2011 as a promenade dress concession expostulate and overdo eventuality for students in Discovery Communications’ tellurian domicile of Silver Spring, Maryland.
“That module has given developed into a national beginning with an exceptional, impactful mission–to give underserved, honourable students opposite a nation an memorable promenade knowledge along with educational and career-building opportunities to enlarge their horizons over a promenade and ready for their futures,” creator Adria Alpert Romm pronounced in a press release.
Here’s anticipating Houston teenagers strike by Harvey have a night to remember—they merit it.