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.
Mom’s ambush makeover moves family to tears
Stylist to the stars Louis Licari and TODAY contributor Jill Martin make over a mom whose dramatic new look makes her family cry, as well as a self-described “plain Jane” who gets a knockout new look.
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Check out the hottest holiday styles
Get stylish this season with some help from Eva Chen, editor-in-chief of Lucky Magazine, who presents some of the best fashion for your budget.