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Mrs. Washington America 2017 Evening Gown: HIT or MISS?

Deidra Murphy, Mrs. Washington 2017. Photo: Deidra Murphy
Deidra Murphy, Mrs. Washington 2017. Photo: Deidra Murphy

Mrs. Washington America 2017 Evening Gown

Deidra Murphy snagged herself the title of Mrs. Washington America 2017 in this gorgeous white evening gown! Deidra will be competing for Mrs. America 2018 in Las Vegas this August.

The Color

White evening gowns are not only classic but a great choice for contestants because of how well they pop against a wide variety of stage backdrops. The contrast between Deidra and the many colors of blue, purple and green complements her skin tone and blonde hair exceptionally well.

If you’re looking for a white gown for competition, don’t forget to check out bridal gown options. (Read: 5 Bridal Gowns To Wear In Evening Gown)

The Silhouette 

Deidra’s gown presents a column silhouette, cap sleeves, a plunging v neckline piped with clear rhinestone detailing, a nude underlying shell with an overlying lace design, and liquid beading that frames her natural waistline, accentuating her already slim figure.

The column silhouette fits Deidra to a T and the cap sleeves add that extra pizzazz in such a subtle way. Not to mention, the top of this gown has so much dimension and detailing as it transitions to the skirting the design changes as well.

The Styling

Deidra styled this gown wonderfully by leaving her short blonde locks down and curled!

I like that she chose large crystal earrings to complete her look. This adds just enough sparkle without taking away the detailing of her gown or bringing the attention away from her facial beauty.

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The Verdict

Not only did Deidra win herself the crown, but a HIT from Pageant Planet as well! This look was glamorous from head to toe! Congratulations, Deidra, and best of luck at Mrs. America 2018!

Do you agree or disagree with my verdict? Weigh in by clicking HIT or MISS below.

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2 thoughts on “Mrs. Washington America 2017 Evening Gown: HIT or MISS?

  1. I’d say it was perfect except for the length. It looks too long – dragging on the floor in the front, not skimming it.

  2. It’s too long. White is safe but not interesting. Other than that this seems a bit ridiculous considering you can’t see most of the dress. There’s really no way of knowing if it fits well, what the torso shape or design is or even thevwsist height.

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