On a picture perfect 70-degree December evening, D Magazine revealed its 10 Most Beautiful Women in Dallas 2013 at a private gathering at the sleek Joule Dallas. The party kicked off at 6 p.m. as the invited guests began to arrive, crossing the red carpet to celebrate the official unveiling of the women who were voted to receive the evening's honor.
The process to put together the 10 Most Beautiful Women in Dallas 2013 began in June when D Magazine began taking submissions. In all, there were 460 nominees and 106,173 votes before the field was narrowed to the top 10.
The party was an extravagant affair on the terrace level of the dazzling five-star Joule Dallas hotel in Dallas. Overlooking downtown and adjacent to Neiman Marcus, the Joule provided the quintessential backdrop for the guests (many of whom were pre-gaming prior to the Justin Timberlake concert nearby at American Airlines Center). They enjoyed a plethora of hors d'oeuvres, drinks from Blue Moon Brewing Co. and Ultimat Vodka and sweets from See's Candies. In saving the best for last, after the women were introduced, everyone was given a copy of the magazine prior to exiting on the private glass elevator.
The 10 Most Beautiful Women in Dallas 2013 are: Whitney Drolen (CBS 11's star morning anchor who also appeared in the 2013 DFW.com Hot Issue), Sheridan French (a clothing designer whose favorite restaurant is Lonesome Dove in the Fort Worth Stockyards), Holly Davis (founder of Clean Fresh Living who named her daughter Landry after legendary Dallas Cowboys coach Tom Landry), Ruby Bhandari (founder/designer of Silk Threads who spends four to five months each year in India for her company), Marci Waddle (certified instructor at the Bar Method who was born in Hawaii), Jenna Owen (a restaurant sales event coordinator who lists her guilty pleasure as Nacho Cheese Doritos), Amy Robinson (a dental hygienist who is also a talent manager), Amanda Fitzpatrick (news/weather anchor on CW 33 who enjoys going out in Dallas to Candleroom, Beamers and Buttons), Alisse Cervantes (a hairdresser who likes Mi Cocina, Studio Movie Grill and the NFL) and Melissa Rycroft Strickland (a former two-year member of the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders who gained notoriety from her appearance on the 13th season of The Bachelor and her triumph in an all-star round of Dancing with the Stars).
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