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Top Model of Sunderland 2017 Evening Gown: HIT or MISS?

Rachael Dawson, Top Model of Sunderland 2017. Photo: David Miller Photography

Top Model of Sunderland 2017 Evening Gown

Top Model of Sunderland is Rachael Dawson! Rachael wore this elegant emerald green evening gown to capture the title. (Read: Do Green Pageant Dresses Hurt Your Chances Of Winning?)

The Color

Emerald green is often a color overlooked for an evening gown unless you have red hair. However, I think it looks great on a wide variety of contestants and can stand out in a sea of red gowns during the competition.

This shade of green was an excellent color choice for Rachael as it looks wonderful against her lighter skin tone and dark brown hair. (Read: What Your Evening Gown Color Says About You)

The Silhouette 

Rachael’s gown presents tank sleeves, a v neckline, small side triangular cutouts, a beaded bodice, and it is banded at her natural waistline to transition into a full-length skirt with a small train.

Not only is this the perfect color choice, but the fit is impeccable for Rachael’s shape!

The Styling

Rachael chose to style her look pretty simple with crystal drop earrings and a rhinestone bracelet to match. Her dark brown hair is styled in big round curls, though I would have liked to see her pull her hair back to elongate her look even more.

Check out this simple updo for your next pageant. (Read: 3 Steps To Create A Versatile Updo)

The Verdict

I think I can go without saying that this look is a HIT! Congratulations, Rachael! Excellent choice!

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

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