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Top 10 Interview Outfits From Miss USA 2017

The interview outfit possibilities are endless at the Miss USA interview competition! I love this portion of the competition, which allows each contestant to showcase her unique style and personality to the judges. This year we saw everything from dresses, skirt sets, blouses, jumpers, pantsuits and more in an array of colors. (Read: Top 10 Preliminary Evening Gowns at Miss USA 2017)

Each woman looked absolutely spectacular, but alas there can only be one new titleholder. Here are my selections for the top 10 interview outfits from the 2017 Miss USA pageant.

Top 10 Interview Outfits From Miss USA 2017

10. Miss Indiana USA 2017

Simply stated, this fitted, fuchsia interview dress just worked for Brittany Winchester. Although an air on the conservative side, there is just nothing wrong with a classic interview dress.

Both the color and fit were perfection on her slim, tall frame. The criss-cross neckline drew attention up towards her glowing face and long, dark hair. The smaller, dangling earrings really pulled the look together without being too much.

Miss Indiana USA 2017 looked confident and ready to rock her interview in this practical choice of interview dress! (Read: 5 Pageant Interview Dress Tips You Need To Know)

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Brittany Winchester, Miss Indiana USA 2017, in her interview outfit at the 2017 Miss USA Pageant. Photo courtesy: Miss Indiana USA Instagram.

9. Miss Washington USA 2017

Class and sophistication flourished in this fitted, black pantsuit worn by Alex Carlson-Helo. This all-black ensemble was striking against her blonde locks and natural makeup look. Alex’s shorter, wavy hairstyle added fun and sass to this professional interview outfit.

The open lapel style with coordinating black blouse underneath kept the look consistent and well pulled together. Miss Washington USA 2017’s classic pantsuit choice was a stylish slam dunk! (Read: Miss Washington USA 2017 Evening Gown: HIT or MISS?)

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Alex Carlson-Helo, Miss Washington USA 2017, in her interview outfit at the 2017 Miss USA Pageant. Photo courtesy: Miss Washington USA Instagram.

8. Miss Virginia USA 2017

There was so much to love about Jacqueline Carroll‘s Miss USA 2017 interview competition look. From the high neck that showed off her strong shoulders and arms to the fitted waist and wide-leg pant, there’s nothing about this outfit that wasn’t on-point.

The simple pops of gold accessories with her earrings, bracelet, shoes and especially the belt really pulled the entire ensemble into a complete package.

This interview outfit totally showcased the physique and personal style of Miss Virginia USA 2017! (Read: Miss Virginia USA 2017 Evening Gown: HIT or MISS?)

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Jacqueline Carroll, Miss Virginia USA 2017, in her interview outfit at the 2017 Miss USA Pageant. Photo courtesy: Miss Virginia USA Instagram.

7. Miss Oregon USA 2017

Solid colors are always a hit in interview, but when you can incorporate a pattern and hit it out of the park, it’s definitely a good choice. Elizabeth Denny took a slight risk in choosing this top, but it sure paid off!

Pairing this lovely, fashion-forward blouse with a timeless black pencil skirt and classic pump helped maintain the professional side of the outfit while not being too busy. The earrings pulled out a pop of the beautiful blue hue while bringing attention to her eyes.

One of the more unique looks this year, presented to you by Miss Oregon USA 2017, was an absolute stunner! (Read: Miss Oregon USA 2017 Evening Gown: HIT or MISS?)

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Elizabeth Denny, Miss Oregon USA 2017, in her interview outfit at the 2017 Miss USA Pageant. Photo courtesy: Miss Oregon USA Instagram.

6. Miss Delaware USA 2017

There was so much gorgeous happening with Mia Jones’ interview jumpsuit, similar to the gorgeous purple number Deshauna Barber wore for her Miss Universe 2016 interview.

What a beautiful contrast this cobalt blue added to accentuate Mia’s beautiful dark features. Her eyes and face were radiant!

The high waist and flared bottom make her legs look a million miles long. A metallic shoe and coordinating earring were the perfect complements to the cool blue shade. The small cape on the back adds a subtle, interesting element to the overall look.

Miss Delaware USA 2017 totally rocked her interview attire! (Read: How To Pick The Best Interview Outfit For Miss Contestants)

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Mia Jones, Miss Delaware USA 2017, in her interview outfit at the 2017 Miss USA Pageant. Photo courtesy: Miss Delaware USA Instagram.

5. Miss Alabama USA 2017

This incredible green pantsuit was both a bold and beautiful choice by Baylee Smith for the 2017 Miss USA interview competition. Professional yet edgy, the plunging jacket absolutely screamed confidence.

The gold front-closure button and necklace packed a subtle, but powerful punch to complement the overall outfit. This gorgeous shade of green was the perfect partner to her glowing skin and bright blonde hair.

Miss Alabama USA 2017 definitely turned heads in this dazzling interview outfit! (Read: Miss Alabama USA 2017 Evening Gown: HIT or MISS?)

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Baylee Smith, Miss Alabama USA 2017, in her interview outfit at the 2017 Miss USA Pageant. Photo courtesy: Miss Alabama USA Instagram.

4. Miss Nevada USA 2017

Lauren York looked absolutely stunning for the 2017 Miss USA interview competition. This perfectly fitted, all-black, figure-flattering outfit really made her striking features stand out.

The wide-leg look Lauren went with is definitely a trending one! The one-sleeve detail with cutouts of sheer black fabric made for an interesting and dramatic detail.

This chic interview outfit was a great selection made by Miss Nevada USA 2017! (Read: Miss Nevada USA 2017 Evening Gown: HIT or MISS?)

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Lauren York, Miss Nevada USA 2017, in her interview outfit at the 2017 Miss USA Pageant. Photo courtesy: Miss Nevada USA Instagram.

3. Miss District of Columbia USA 2017

This brightly colored dress was a cool and carefree choice for Kára McCullough, truly emulating the “Confidently Beautiful” motto. The color just popped against her beautiful skin tone.

The off-the-shoulder styling isn’t something seen much in interview, but she absolutely rocked this look and made it her own. I loved the ruffle, similar to some of the gorgeous swim tops we saw on the preliminary swimsuit runway by Yandy Swim. It really drew the eye up to her beautiful facial features and gorgeous natural hair.

The open-toed nude heel complemented while not overpowering this beautiful interview dress.

Miss District of Columbia USA 2017 really presented a lovely look for her interview! (Read: Miss USA 2017 is Miss District of Columbia!)

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Kára McCullough, Miss District of Columbia USA 2017, in her interview outfit at the 2017 Miss USA Pageant. Photo courtesy: Miss District of Columbia USA Instagram.

2. Miss Tennessee USA 2017

Allee-Sutton Hethcoat was a knock-out in this glamorous, fitted white dress.

The plunging neckline and slit in the skirt added a pop of fun to this clean, crisp look. I really liked the choker style, which we saw quite a few times over the competition week. This trend really worked for this particular dress, upping the amp on the overall glam factor.

Perfectly coordinating earrings and nude pumps rounded it out just right.

Such a stunning interview look brought to you by Miss Tennessee USA 2017!

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Allee-Sutton Hethcoat, Miss Tennessee USA 2017, in her interview outfit at the 2017 Miss USA Pageant. Photo courtesy: Miss Tennessee USA Instagram.

1. Miss Minnesota USA 2017

This beautiful blue outfit is calm and cool like the 10,000 lakes of Minnesota that Meridith Gould hails from. Her interview style for the 2017 Miss USA pageant was so trendy while emulating confidence, class, personality and poise. (Read: Miss Minnesota USA 2017 Evening Gown: HIT or MISS?)

The slight midriff, v-neck, pockets and wide legs brought exciting elements to the look while not being over the top. The short-sleeved style accentuated her strong arms and the slacks elongated her legs even more.

Meridith’s straight blonde hair was the perfect match for this incredibly polished Miss USA interview look.

Miss Minnesota USA 2017 radiated poise and personality in this stunner for her interview!

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Meridith Gould, Miss Minnesota USA 2017, in her interview outfit at the 2017 Miss USA Pageant. Photo courtesy: Miss Minnesota USA Instagram.

Going Forward 

Selecting an interview outfit can be a daunting task, especially for the Miss USA pageant, where there tends to be a bit more flexibility. Each of the 2017 Miss USA contestants did such a remarkable job with their selections. Narrowing it down to my favorite 10 was quite the feat! (Read: How to Pick the Best Interview Outfit for Miss Contestants)

Which contestant’s interview outfit did you like best? We’d love to hear all about it in the comments below!

Which dress do you like better?

One thought on “Top 10 Interview Outfits From Miss USA 2017

  1. I guess I”m being conservative in my choices and obviously the judges think differently, but I believe that an outfit that shows the midriff is not appropriate for an interview. I know Miss USA is supposed to be sexier, but that would be too edgy for my taste.

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