by MIKE CHAIKEN
Before they headed into the Mohegan Sun Arena for the finals of Miss America, the contestant glided over the red carpet in their evening gowns for fans and paparazzi on Thursday night at the Uncasville venue.
Emma Broyles, Miss Alaska, won the title of Miss America 2022.
This is what the contestants — and their circle– wore for their moment in front of the step and repeat.
PHOTOS by MIKE CHAIKEN