10 Stunning Miss USA 2016 Gowns That Could Easily Double As Wedding Dresses

Updated 06/06/16

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Whether you watched the Miss USA 2016 pageant last night or not, you can't argue with the fact that the show definitely brings out some beautiful ladies with a wide array of talents — including rocking some gorg floor-length gowns. Beyoncé may have started the wear-a-wedding-dress-to-your-event trend, but now it's everywhere, and we couldn't help but notice the serious amount of evening gowns gracing the stage that could also totally be worn down the aisle. The Miss USA pageant, which was held at T-Mobile Arena on June 5, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada was filled with whites, gold hues, and other show-stopping ensembles that could easily double as wedding gowns, giving any bride warranted wedding envy. Here are our favorite potential wedding dresses from the Miss USA pageant.

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1. Olivia Jordan: Miss USA 2015__

Reigning supreme 'til last night, the 27-year-old Miss USA passed her crown to Miss DC, but not before she wowed us in a white Bibhu Mohapatra gown from the Fall 2016 collection, according to Hollywood Life. Her hair was worn in loose curls, which dusted her dress' sheer, jeweled shoulders and highlighted by her crown, obviously.

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For her gown #2, Jordan wore an ivory A-line ball gown with a plunging neckline, highlighting her curves while still looking like a total princess (hey, a girl's gotta wow the audience when she hands over that crown). And that she did.

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2. Chelsea Hardin: Miss Hawaii 2016

The 24-year-old Hawaiian runner-up to the crown seriously killed it in her 3-D floral embroidered lace illusion dress which, according to her Instagram, is from Wardrobe the Boutique in Houston. This long-sleeved number was embellished with crystals a and a hint of sexy — complete with a train from the waist — giving us serious bride goals.

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3. Peyton Brown: Miss Alabama 2016

Looking like a Grecian goddess with her white gown and gold trim, Miss Alabama 2016 Peyton Brown channeled some Santorini love. Her dress's slit down the middle of the front created a flowy illusion as she graced the stage during her evening gown walk. Perfect for a European destination wedding ceremony, that's for sure.

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4. Chelsea Myers: Miss Arizona 2016

In the 2016 preliminary competition, Chelsea Myers donned a white and gold-adorned column gown that was nothing short of bridal — with shoulder cutouts and a short train.

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5. Abby Floyd: Miss Arkansas 2016

Embracing the illusion trend, Miss Arkansas donned an off-white, high-neck mermaid-style ensemble.

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6. Zena Malak: Miss Illinois 2016

Who says wedding dresses have to be white? The brunette bombshell hailing from the Midwest wore a body-hugging purple gown with a trumpet waist that erupted into flowing ruffles — ideal for the bride who dares to be different on her big day.

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7. Victoria Wiggins: Miss Kansas 2016

Miss Kansas showed us that more skin isn't necessarily better — but glitter is — when it comes to dresses. The Midwest beauty wore a high neck, cut-out gold-encrusted dress that flared at the knee.

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8. Madison McKeown: Miss South Dakota 2016

A favorite dress of the night, Miss South Dakota rocked a caped number that was not only feminine and sophisticated, but also incorporated a little "something blue" ombré action into the mix. The blue-dipped bottom of her dress added a unique twist to the age-old tradition (blue lingerie who?!). Loving it.

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9. Emanii Davis: Miss Georgia 2016

2nd runner up Miss Georgia worked it in a plunging, white dress — looking sleek and chic. Her shoulders were adorned with floral embellishments which billowed into a flowing white cape, a trend that many brides are embracing. Don't believe us? Just ask Backstreet Boy Nick Carter who sang to Davis, "You are — my fire" as she walked by. We're a little green with envy, just sayin'.

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10. Deshauna Barber: Miss District of Columbia 2016/Miss USA 2016

All that glitters is gold was definitely the motto for the newly-crowned Miss USA. The District of Columbia beauty (and soldier!) wore a plunging V-neck long-sleeved dress that was adorned with beautiful gold-encrusted beading and jewels — and a fringed bottom. 1st Lieutenant Barber will take a short break from her Army Reserve military duty, according to Us Weekly, and move to New York City where she will live during her yearlong reign as Miss USA. The 26-year-old spokesperson for a variety of charities and causes, including her platform of PTSD care for veterans.

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