Promoted
Style

Miss Connecticut Crowned Miss USA 2013

Twenty-five-year-old Erin Brady beat out 50 other beauty queen hopefuls for the title and that sparkly little crown.

1. Reacting post-coronation.

Ethan Miller / Getty Images

2. Her first look from Sunday’s live finals.

Ethan Miller / Getty Images

3. Somehow this vile lime green gown wasn’t grounds for an immediate disqualification.

Ethan Miller / Getty Images

4. Her Gatsby-licious glamour shot.

5. Her swimsuits.

From the pre-show swimwear shoot and preliminary rounds.

6. Her evening gown.

7. First runner-up: Miss Alabama, Mary Margaret McCord.

8. And rounding out the top 6:


Second runner-up: Miss Illinois, Stacie Juris.
Third runner-up: Miss Utah, Marissa Powell.
Fourth runner-up: Miss Texas, Ali Nugent.
Fifth runner-up: Miss South Carolina, Megan Pinckney.

Check out more articles on BuzzFeed.com!

 
  Your Reaction?
  REACT WITH GIF
 

    Contributions

    Here Are The Top Stories
    • Joyce Mitchell, the prison worker who was accused of helping inmates Richard Matt and David Sweat escape from a New York prison, pleaded guilty and faces up to seven years in prison.
    • Several people have been wounded after a shooting near Barcelona's famed La Rambla street, according to Spanish media.
    • President Obama addressed the 54-member African Union, a first for a sitting U.S. president. The speech marks the end of his historic five-day trip to East Africa.
    Get The News App

    Now Buzzing