By Arianna Rodriguez
We were all dazzled earlier this year when watching the Grammys and the Oscars, but for those of us in fashion, we were more interested in the red carpet pre-show to see what our favorite stars were wearing this year. And while there were some definite fails (Rihanna, what were you thinking?), overall the events were loaded with head-turning outfits that stood out as much as the women on whom they were draped.
Pageant contestants sometimes borrow from those celebrity styles we love, but for the most part, pageantry is a niche all its own. This season’s pageant gown trends are every bit as dazzling as their celebrity counterparts – if not more so. After all, every pageant winner becomes an instant celebrity in her own right, so she may as well look the part right away!
Two piece dresses
Sometimes, two is better than one! Look dazzling and turn all heads when walking out in a two piece dress this pageant season. With a crop top, pair either a short length or full length skirt. Beading and cutout detailing on the top is ideal with a full length, tulle skirt and hot high heels. It is the perfect combination of sexy and cute.
Embrace lace and be a classic beauty on stage. Lace is romantic and elegant, especially in shades of black, cream, or red. Pair your lace number with simple heels and Hollywood glam makeup for a retro inspired, timeless impression. Lace is idealistic and adoring and will leave a lasting impression.
A mermaid dress is perfect to fit and accentuate your feminine curves. Mermaid dresses are designed for those with confidence, so show off your self-assurance. Curvaceous figures and the mermaid dress are a perfect…..