4 Tips To Get More Involved With Your Pageant Platform


Getting really involved with your pageant platform is one of the best ways to make the most of your pageant experience and really make the change you wish to see in the world (check out our article “Pageant Platform: Do it With Passion or Not at All”). You never know where your pageant platform could


Miss Michigan 2014 Evening Gown: HIT or MISS?

Miss Michigan Evening Gown

Miss Michigan, KT Maviglia, looked like absolute royalty walking across the stage during the Miss America Preliminary Evening Gown competition. Miss Michigan 2014 Evening Gown Let’s start with this deep sweetheart neckline. The soft shape of the bust, paired with the dramatic V is so feminine! The mermaid silhouette with extra long train is serving


Miss Georgia 2014 Evening Gown: HIT or MISS?

Miss Georgia Evening Gown

Miss Georgia, Maggie Bridges, made her home state proud during the Miss America preliminary evening gown competition. Miss Georgia 2014 Evening Gown There is so much to love about Maggie’s presentation (check out our article on “How to Walk In An Evening Gown,” to help you with your stage presence). The silhouette of this gown


Will Braids Hurt Your Chances of Winning the Crown?

Miss Tanzania sports the braided look at the Miss Universe pageant.

When it comes to pageant hairstyles, we are all familiar with the updo, the long, vivacious curls and sometimes, the bone straight sleek style (check out our article on “How to Style Hair Based on Your Face Shape”). But what if you are not fancy to that style? What if you opt for a protective


Miss Ohio 2014: HIT or MISS?

Miss Ohio Evening Gown

Miss Ohio Mackenzie Bart is already taking home a preliminary talent award from Miss America. Did she deliver in evening gown? Let’s see! I must say, this indigo color is absolutely flawless with her complexion and hair – Not to mention it completely stands out (check out our article on “Which Color Dress Wins the


Miss Tennessee 2014: HIT or MISS?

Hayley Lewis in her one of a kind Tony Bowls gown.

With Miss America 2015 just around the corner, we’ve been filled with excitement to see all of the amazing one of a kind Tony Bowls gowns each contestant has worn during the preliminaries. Miss Tennessee 2014, Hayley Lewis’ gown is definitely one for the books (check out where we’ve rated Hayley on our Miss America


4 Ways You Can Make A Good First Impression On Pageant Judges

Miss America contestants take the stage with confidence

Have you ever heard the expression, smiling is contagious? Well it’s true. You cannot help but to smile when others are smiling at you, unless you are that one judge that refuses to crack a smile no matter what the circumstances are (by the way, if you are trying to be intimidating and make me


Miss South Carolina 2014: HIT or MISS?

Miss South Carolina

Miss South Carolina, Lanie Hudson, brought the classic pageantry into the 21st century during the Miss America preliminaries this past week. A fully beaded, high neck gown is a dime a dozen when you look at older pageant photos, but add some serious cut outs and a beaded ribbon belt and you have a fresh


Miss Connecticut 2014: HIT or MISS?

Miss Connecticut Prelim Gown

When I saw a photo of Miss Connecticut, Acacia Courtney, during the preliminary evening gown competition at Miss America all I could say was “WOW!” Let’s take a closer look! This is one simple gown that packs an unexpected amount of drama. Classic black and elegant long sleeves keep the look timeless, while an exaggerated