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In photos: Prom dreams come true for 300 Toronto girls thanks to Corsage Project

The Corsage Project, in partnership with the Children’s Aid Foundation, treated 300 of Toronto’s young prom-goers to a day of shopping at its annual Boutique Ball

Corsage Project attendee Johana Jamie admires her reflection.

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Corsage Project attendee Johana Jamie admires her reflection.

For the 16th year in a row the Corsage Project, in partnership with the Children’s Aid Foundation, treated 300 of Toronto’s young prom-goers to a day of shopping at its annual Boutique Ball. Each student, identified through confidential referrals, was escorted by a personal shopper to help sift through racks of dresses and accessories.

An army of shoes awaits.

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An army of shoes awaits.

A team of more than 200 volunteers created the shopping bazaar.

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A team of more than 200 volunteers created the shopping bazaar.

Kaizen Brown said yes to this dress. “I love the colour and the fit.”

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Kaizen Brown said yes to this dress. “I love the colour and the fit.”

Dresses as well as jewelry, shoes, purses and pashminas were donated by retailers and the local fashion community.

Liz Beddall/Metro

Dresses as well as jewelry, shoes, purses and pashminas were donated by retailers and the local fashion community.

Nana Ama Baffour tries on earrings.

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Nana Ama Baffour tries on earrings.

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