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Teen who drove 6 hours to shop bursts into tears after being gifted $700 prom dress

Friday, 26/01/2024, 15:29 (GMT+7)

A young girl was extremely touched when the shop owner gifted her $700 gown after driving 6 hours to the shop.

Even though she doesn't have a perfect appearance, the young girl still wants to find the perfect dress for her school prom.

She and her family drove 6 hours to a shop to find one that fit their $400 budget. However, the girl burst into tears when the shop owner gifted her a dress worth $700.

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A shop owner gifted a $700 gown to a girl who drove 6 hours with her family to the shop. Image Credit: Juicy Body Goddess.

The teen drove 6 hours to a shop with a $400 budget to find a suitable gown for school prom.

Elyse Monroe, 18, drove six hours with her family to a Juicy Body Goddess boutique to find her dream dress for her school prom.

The girl tried on many dress designs, from a black dress with a sparkly one-shoulder strap to an orange floaty gown.

She finally found the dress she loved the most with a sparkly purple color. However, the gown was worth far beyond her $400 budget.

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The teen tried many dresses to find her dream gown for school prom. Image Credit: Juicy Body Goddess.

Lucille, owner of Juicy Body Goddess store, shares about the young girl's journey to find her dream dress.

She revealed that Monroe was always shy when attending the dress consultation session because her family was worried they wouldn't be able to afford to buy a dress for their daughter.

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Monroe intended to find a dress that fit her $400 budget. Image Credit: Juicy Body Goddess.

Lucille also quickly realized that Monroe's favorite dress cost $700 and she really liked it.

Lucille live-streamed Monroe's counseling session on social networks, attracting many viewers. A few viewers left comments saying they wanted to donate $200 for Monroe's dress.

Juicy Body Goddess shop owner said at that time, she wanted to give the dress to Monroe.

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Monroe finally found a dress that she loved most. Image Credit: Juicy Body Goddess.

Although Monroe's family always asked about the price of the dress. But Lucille tried to ignore it and focused on advising on the dress that Monroe liked best.

Juicy Body Goddess shop owner gifted the teen a $700 gown.

After choosing her favorite purple gown, Monroe and her family went to the checkout counter.

When Lucille revealed the dress cost $700, Monre and her family were a bit concerned because the amount was far beyond their budget.

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Monroe really loved that sparkling purple gown. Image Credit: Juicy Body Goddess.

However, Lucille quickly offered to give Monroe this dress and surprised all three. Monroe and her family exclaimed in surprise and hugged each other with emotion.

Lucille revealed the reason for giving a $700 evening dress to Monroe

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Lucille offered to gift them the $700 gown, making them touched. Image Credit: Juicy Body Goddess.

Lucille said she was once like Monroe. She can't find a suitable dress for herself, making her prom night a disaster.

So Lucille wanted to help other children find a beautiful dress for their prom.

Lucille's kindness resonated with social media users

After the video went viral, many people came to support the boutique, leaving positive comments and donating a sum of $12,000 to support other girls in choosing a beautiful prom dress according to their will.

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Many viewers also offered to donate $200 for Monroe's favorite dress in her dress consultation session. Image Credit: Juicy Body Goddess.