Couture prom dresses given to teens as part of Project Embrace

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A small set of couture prom dresses were handed out to some deserving teens Wednesday, a sample of a much bigger giveaway this weekend.

Ten couture formal dresses were given away. Designer Elda De La Rosa said she was happy to part with the gently-used gowns for Project Embrace, which provides formalwear for deserving young women ahead of prom.

The main dress giveaway will happen Saturday and Ruiz Elementary School. Young ladies must bring a valid school ID to take part.
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