115: 5 Tips to Immediately Improve Your Pageant Walk with Dani Walker

Dani Walker is the creator and host of globally recognized Youtube channel Pageant Access. Over a decade of experience in pageantry and entertainment inspired her to create a channel about pageantry reviews, beauty, and fashion, which utilizes the knowledge she gained from holding titles for the largest pageant systems in the world including National American Miss, Miss America and Miss USA…

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111: Choosing a Couture Sherri Hill Evening Gown with Caitlin Fitzgerald of PreVue

n this episode, Alycia Darby interviews Caitlin Fitzgerald of PreVue Formal and Bridal. PreVue Formal and Bridal has been dressing our pageant and prom customers in THE BEST for over 32 years! Pageant Planet voted them #1 prom store in the country for the 2016-2017 season due to their selection of 16,000 formal gowns, their exclusive dress policy, and their ability to help you find the perfect dress for your occasion…

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110: A Powerful Encounter with Kristen Dalton-Wolfe, Miss USA 2009

In this episode, Alycia Darby interviews Kristen Dalton Wolfe, a former Miss USA turned Mrs. Wolfe who believes that every woman is made to sparkle with the radiance of God’s romance. Though she wore the Miss USA crown, her life was changed when she realized her true identity was rooted in being a daughter of the King. Since then, Kristen has used her passion for women coupled with her background in Psychology to launch…

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109: Becoming a Social Influencer with 2x National Titleholder Summer Priester

In this episode, Alycia Darby interviews Summer Priester, Stylist/Blogger of 365DaysOfSummer.me. Born and raised in Aiken, South Carolina, Summer Priester has proven that even a small town girl can accomplish her dreams. Summer has become a two-time National titleholder, the former Miss United States 2015 and former Miss High School America 2011…

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108: Pageant Interview Prep – AMAZING 10-Step Strategy from a Miss USA

Podcast Cover Photo Template-single-01As I was researching for Beauty, Truth and Grace I came upon only a few pageant books. Most of them were insanely outdated or simply not up to snuff for what you and my audience really needs. However, there were a few little gems. One such book is called Catching the Crown – it’s written by a former Miss USA 1994, Lu Parker. In today’s episode, I want to share with you some advice from Ms Parker about preparing for your pageant interview that I love…

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107: 7 Lessons from Miss USA 2017

Podcast Cover Photo Template-single-01Miss USA 2017 was this past Sunday – did you watch it? The women that compete in this pageant are so well prepared and extremely polished, so there is so much to learn from watching the Miss USA pageant. In today’s episode, I’m going to share with you the top lessons you could learn from this year’s pageant…

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106 : Pageant Roommate to Bestie in 5 Steps

Podcast Cover Photo Template-single-01Today, we’re talking pageant roommates. Often, we feel like a roommate is more our competition, but really most pageant women just want to love and be loved. You’ve heard the scary stories of nair in shampoo, ripping zippers out, or hogging all the closet space. Crazy stuff does happen, but this isn’t the norm. However, competition and exhaustion and the emotional rollercoaster of pageantry often brings out the worst in people. So, you’ll have to actively prepare to be a good friend and earn a good friend in your pageant roommate. I have 5 tips to help you make friends with your pageant roommate – and ensure she won’t…

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