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National All-American Miss Jr Teen 2016 Top 10 Evening Gown: HIT or MISS?

Lauren Howard, National All-American Miss Jr. Teen 2016 Top Ten - Photo: Rod Aberegg
Lauren Howard, National All-American Miss Jr. Teen 2016 Top 10. Photo: Rod Aberegg

National All-American Miss Jr. Teen 2016 Top 10 Evening Gown

Lauren Howard wore this yellow gown at the National All-American Miss Jr. Teen 2016 pageant where she placed within the Top 10!

The Color

I absolutely love yellow gowns on just about every stage, and especially on Jr. Teen and Teen contestants. The color is so eye-catching and complementary to a wide range of contestants. The warmth of this color radiates.

Lauren definitely rocks the yellow. The color complements her dark complexion and dark hair color perfectly.

Interested in seeing another contestant similar to Lauren’s age looking radiant in yellow? (Read: Miss Greenville Teen USA 2017 Evening Gown: HIT or MISS?)

The Silhouette

Could this gown be more age appropriate? Lauren’s evening gown presents an A-line silhouette, a high neckline, cap sleeves, and crystal and pearl intermixed detailings throughout the top of the bodice and down the back of the gown.

This A-line silhouette is more conservative with a sense of classic maturity. I really love the jeweled neckline as it draws the audience’s eyes towards the top of the gown and to Lauren’s gorgeous smile.

The freely moving skirt adds excellent movement to the gown as she walks.

Sometimes this particular gown comes off a little too mature; however, the bright shade of yellow makes it youthful and age appropriate for Lauren.

The Styling

I love that Lauren embraced her natural hair for evening gown. The light styling showcases her youthfulness and fun personality: perfect for a Jr. Teen contestant.

She completed her look with crystal earrings, matching the detailing on her gown perfectly.

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The Verdict

Lauren’s gown of choice and styling options are perfection. She is simply glowing on stage; her stage presence is second to none. This gown is an absolute HIT! Excellent choice, Lauren.

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