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.
Ambush Makovers: The most emotional reactions
This collection of Ambush Makeover highlights showcases some of the most emotional reactions to our drastic transformations.
TODAY fashion video
How to get the best bargains at outlet stores
Consumer Reports’ Mandy Walker joins TODAY to talk about the best ways to save, and offers tips on hitting the outlets, including why you could benefit from going early in the morning.