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.
Singing mom’s makeover hits high note with hubby
Hairstylist Louis Licari and TODAY contributor Jill Martin ambush two women visiting the plaza and give them stunning new looks that will wow their families and friends.
TODAY fashion video
3 family fashions for holiday nights out
Lilliana Vazquez and Sam Saboura style three families to show you can look fashionable throughout the holiday season.