Free dresses, spray tans, make sure no kid misses out on formal
Updated July 17, 2017 11:20:37
While school formals are a rite of passage for young adults across the country, they can be seriously stressful for those struggling to afford the finery.
But a group of modern day fairy godmothers has found a way to dress and accessorise graduates from poorer backgrounds in Canberra.
In less than a month the women, working under the name Gowns for Your Princess, have been inundated with donations from the community, arriving home most days to new items on their doorsteps.
Organiser Yvette Rydman’s garage is packed with gowns, suits, shoes, jewellery, even a red velvet top hat, that will go to the needy.

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