14 Reasons why Rachel Barcellona should be America’s Sweetheart & Interview

14 Reasons why Rachel Barcellona should be America’s Sweetheart & Interview

Over the last few weeks, Rachel Barcellona has been featured on CNN, NewsWeek, and several other new media outlets as the first woman with autism to compete at Miss Florida. But I felt compelled to write this post to make sure everyone knows that she is so much more. I initially met her as a tween [...]

Inclusivity in Pageants

Inclusivity in Pageants

Written by Elizabeth Tran and Andromeda Peters Pageant History was made with Black Girl Magic When Chesli Kryst was crowned Miss USA 2019, it was not only a celebration for her, but a celebration of diversity, especially for black girls across the USA. For the first time in history, the four reigning national titleholders for [...]

Camilla Fogestedt | From Miss Sweden Earth 2017 to The Bachelor Sweden!

Camilla Fogestedt | From Miss Sweden Earth 2017 to The Bachelor Sweden!

Camilla Fogestedt is no typical model. She is most notable for being Miss Earth Sweden 2017 and was a candidate in The Bachelor Sweden 2018! Miss Earth is one of the "Big 4" Pageants, and an honor to be on that international stage. Many of our U.S. readers are familiar with The Bachelor, as it [...]

Carly Meek | Attorney, Model, Philanthropist, and Mrs. Florida United States!

Carly Meek | Attorney, Model, Philanthropist, and Mrs. Florida United States!

I had the pleasure of meeting Carly three years ago at my Model4Miracles Fashion Show. She was supporting Children's Miracle Network Hospitals and modeling one of our designers C&D Pageantry's lovely gowns. The following year, she wanted to actually sponsor one of the kids from the hospital. She was not able to attend, but she [...]

MEET MISS UNITED STATES 2018: ANDROMEDA PETERS

MEET MISS UNITED STATES 2018: ANDROMEDA PETERS

Miss United States 2018 Andromeda Peters is a licensed therapist and has also studied theatre since age 11. She remains passionate about the arts through creating, singing, and modeling. Coming from an LGBTQ family and having a transgendered father, she is taking her love of prose one step further and writing a book with her [...]

10 Things This Glam Girl Can’t Travel Without

10 Things This Glam Girl Can’t Travel Without

Hey LadyCode! So much has been happening over the past few months so I've been struggling to stay consistent on my blog. Since all I've been doing is traveling, I wanted to share with you some things that I have to take with me everywhere I go. I'm a self-proclaimed diva so these items are [...]

Tia Kurek |The International Model, Role Model, and Mom-To-Be!

Tia Kurek |The International Model, Role Model, and Mom-To-Be!

Tia Kurek (formerly Tia McDonald) and I have competed in pageants together since we were pre-teens. I remembered as a child she was one of the most beautiful girls I had ever seen. Her face could have been blown up in a movie poster. But beyond her physical beauty was everything she did to make a [...]