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.
‘It’s the new 80!’ Makeover takes years off her age
Hairstylist Louis Licari and TODAY contributor Jill Martin transform two women who wanted to update their hair, makeup and wardrobes.
TODAY fashion video
Woman spots ‘destroyed’ wedding gown in window
A New York woman thought her wedding gown was history when the dry cleaner she left it with was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy. She was surprised when she saw the dress in the owner’s new store.