Lady Code at the Miss New York & Miss New Jersey United States Pageant Workshop

The Miss New York and Miss New Jersey United States pageants are hosting a free pageant workshop on Saturday, December 10th at Diane & Company in Freehold, NJ. You may have seen me promoting this event on my Instagram and Snapchat, but I wanted to give you all of the details so you know exactly what to expect.

National pageant coach Chris Franz will be providing a coaching workshop


Chris Franz  is the Pageant & Style Director for The Platform Magazine. His monthly articles on the tireless work of pageant women are truly inspirational. Chris also features a series of articles called “The Judges Point of View” offering tips and advice to benefit both the novice and seasoned pageant contestant. Additionally, Chris has sat on judging panels at the national, state, and local levels. He has judged for many pageant systems including Mrs.America, Mrs. United States, Miss USA, Miss Teen USA, Miss United States, Miss America, Miss American Beauty, and the Miss US International Pageants.
As a Pageant Coach he has to date coached pageant contestants to Five National Titles and multiple State Titles.

Chris will be sharing his expertise in:

1. The Interview & On stage Question
2. Evening Gown / Wardrobe Selection
3. Stage Presence – Walking / Posture / Posing

I will be hosting a pageant makeup workshop


I have been involved in the Miss United States system since 2007. I competed on the national stage in 2012 and 2013, placing in the top 5 and top 15. In 2014 and 2015, I served on the national judging panel. I know exactly what it is like to be a contestant, but I also know exactly what the judges are looking for since I have experienced being in both positions. I earned my certification from celebrity makeup artist Mario Dedivanovic in May 2016. Through the growing success of my YouTube channel, LadyCode, I have become recognized in the makeup world and beauty industry. I work regularly with YSL Beauty, Rimmel London, E.L.F. Cosmetics, Pixi By Petra, and Charlotte Tilbury as a content creator.

I will be doing a demo on one lucky volunteer on:

  1. Contour/highlight
  2. Blush/bronzer
  3. Illuminators

Following the demonstration I will let you ask any questions you may have about competing, recommended makeup products, or even how to create a presence on social media! The first 10 girls will receive a free notebook and pen so you can take notes throughout the course, and I also have a gift basket worth over $75 in makeup for one lucky girl.

PageantLIVE will be posting LIVE updates!

Everyone in pageantry knows what a big deal PageantLIVE is! From consistently hosting the red carpet of every major pageant from Miss Universe to Miss United States, PageantLIVE is the preferred media outlet in pageantry. PageantLIVE also was nominated for and won the Prestige Media award in 2015 at the Prestige Pageantry Awards. PageantLIVE will be live on and off throughout the event and you might even be lucky enough to be featured on their feed!

There will be a fashion show with celebrity models like Miss New York United States, Jennifer DeCillis! 

jennifer decillis miss new york 2016

Jennifer placed first runner up at the Miss United States National Pageant this year. As if that isn’t enough, she has earned countless titles and awards from multiple systems. Jennifer is an internationally published model and she continues to grow in the industry. Jennifer recently became an official red carpet host for ASC Fashion Week in February 2017 as well! Keep this girl on your radar because she is going places. Jennifer will be walking in the fashion show at Diane & Company where you can preview this season’s hottest designs, which leads to…

Meet designer Juan Carlos Pinera 


Juan Carlos Pinera was the official evening wear sponsor of Miss United States 2016. He provided all of the opening number outfits. Juan Carlos will be attending this event so you can meet him in person!

Franz Orban from Vizcaya Swimwear will be showing an exclusive sneak peek at the latest competition swimsuit 

Vizcaya Swimwear has been the official swimwear sponsor of the Miss United States pageant since 2014. Franz Orban, the owner of Vizcaya Swimwear and international pageant judge will be at this event with a few samples of the NEWEST Vizcaya Swimwear competition swimsuit. Since Franz has served as a judge at the Miss United States pageant in 2014 and 2015, Miss Iceland Universe 2016, Miss Virginia USA 2017, Miss New York United States 2016, and Miss Florida United States 2016, this might be a good opportunity to ask him for any pageant advice as well!

Looking Glass Photography will be taking professional photos of the entire event


Pageant media Beauty It’s Everywhere will be attending and of course the director of Miss New York and Miss New Jersey United States, Tina Chisholm will be there to answer any questions and share information about the pageants.

This event is FREE to attend! Reserve your spot ASAP by emailing to RSVP. I hope to see you all tomorrow!



15 thoughts on “Lady Code at the Miss New York & Miss New Jersey United States Pageant Workshop

  1. Love that U r so involved n the pageant world! That is the true definition of Lady, poise and grace and U possess all of those qualities! Such a beautiful person inside and out!


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