02:11 AM EDT 07/07/2014
Originally posted 06/19/2013 07:00AM
She turned heads in a gold-embellished gown. And then there was that orange bikini.
But you're going to have to wait to see freshly minted Miss USA Erin Brady all dressed in white.
The Connecticut stunner, 25, who beat out 50 other American beauties, is engaged, but she put her wedding on hold to compete. "I wanted to live out my dream," Sunday's big winner tells PEOPLE.
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