Crowning Miss Universe 2012
Miss USA walked away with the Miss Universe crown by beating 89 other pageant queens. See their gorgeous gowns, festive costumes and more.
Miss America 2012
In dazzling gowns and sexy bikinis, 53 contestants competed for the pageant’s coveted crown.
Beauty queen scandals
They may be beautiful, but the competition can get ugly. From blackmail to sabotage, check out the underside of the pageant circuit.
Rhode Islander wins Miss USA 2012
Fifty-one hopefuls were whittled down to one winner after the swimsuit, evening gown and interview competitions.
Miss Klingon? 12 bizarre beauty pageants
Forget Miss America! These contests celebrate a different standard of beauty.
Miss America: Where are they now?
Find out what happened after they've passed on the crown and the baton.
Woman marks 50th birthday with hot makeover
Stylist to the stars Louis Licari and TODAY contributor Jill Martin make over two women: one who is celebrating her 50th birthday, and another whose daily wardrobe is jeans and a T-shirt.
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Fashion alert! Obama’s prom pictures released
President Barack Obama’s 1979 prom photos were released Thursday, showing him in a white blazer with three other classmates. He wrote about his prom date in his yearbook, saying she was “very sweet and foxy.”