High School Senior Wears Gina Rodriguez’s Golden Globe Dress to Prom

By Giuliana Manca, Epoch Times
May 31, 2016 6:16 pm Last Updated: May 31, 2016 6:35 pm

Over the 2016 Memorial Day weekend, one celebrity made a young woman’s prom a truly spectacular occasion. 

It all began in January 2016, when one Jessica Casanova tweeted to “Jane the Virgin” star Gina Rodriguez, gushing over the dress Rodriguez wore during the 2016 Golden Globes, wishing she could wear it for her upcoming prom.

To Casanova’s surprise—as well as the Twitterverse’s—Rodriguez took the teen’s request seriously.

Now, true to her word, Rodriguez has sent the New York high school student her 2015 Golden Globe dress so that the senior could wear the dress to her prom. 

On May 26, Casanova wore the black strapless mermaid dress that Rodriguez was wearing when she won her Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Television Series—Comedy or Musical.

The fashion exchange featured in local and national news and even became a Twitter moment on May 29.

Although Casanova originally desired the midnight blue Zac Posen, which Rodriguez wore during the 2016 Golden Globes, she looked spectacular in Rodriguez’s black Badgley Mischka dress,