Congratulations to Miss Arkansas, the crowned winner of the 2017 Miss America pageant! Competing against 51 other beautiful girls, Arkansas’ Savvy Shields won the judges and the audience over throughout the evening’s competition. Get the details on her stunning hair and makeup, ahead.
Miss Arkansas is officially the new Miss America! Crowned the winner during the Sept. 11 pageant held in Atlantic City, NJ, Savvy Shields bested the competition in swimwear, evening wear, talent and question and answer portions of the show.
Wearing a classic fitted black gown with a sweetheart neckline by Sherri Hill, Savvy’s floor-length formal dress got a trendy twist thanks to its velvet material. Pairing her evening gown with classic pageant curls, Savvy’s just-below-the-shoulder length hair still maintained its shine and curl even after her dance performance during the talent portion of the show. Parted off to the side, Savvy’s hair included lots of layers and side bangs.
For her makeup, Savvy added her own personal touch to the usual smokey eye pageant makeup. In addition to her neutral shadows, Savvy chose a dark magenta lipstick, which she had rocked all night.
Former Miss America, Betty Cantrell passed on the crown after hosts Chris Harrison and Sage Steele announced all of the runners-up, including first runner-up, Miss South Carolina. Among the judges that helped to make the decision were singer Ciara, Olympic gold medal gymnast Gabby Douglas and actress Laura Marano.
HollywoodLifers, was Miss Arkansas your choice for Miss America? Who were you rooting for?