How Many Miss USA 2022 Participants in Their State Dress

On October 2, 51 contestants competing for the title Miss USA2022 displayed their pride in their states during the beauty pageant’s costume competition. The runway show was hosted by Miss USA Elle Smith with FYI correspondent Christian Murphy. It featured extravagant looks which paid tribute to all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Miss Massachusetts Skarlet RAMIrez wore a tall backpiece with many red, white, and blue feathers in a nod towards the Boston Red Sox. Miss Kansas Elyse noe opted to show support to her alma mater the University of Kansas by walking down the catwalk wearing an iridescent Jayhawks basketball jersey.

Miss Texas R’Bonney Gabriel won the first place in the costume contest with her elaborate blue outfit. It featured a large headpiece and a massive train, as well as a corset with LED lights. The number was designed by Patrick Isorena and is a reimagining the official state flower of Texas, the bluebonnet.

Miss Tennessee Emily Suttle won second place with her fiery red gown, while Miss Maine Elizabeth Kervin took third place with her feathery look.

Scroll down to see the looks from this year’s state costume contest.

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