Miss Diamond Doll crowned

Living Dolls beauty contest held at The Bedford bar. The judges enjoyed the show.
Living Dolls beauty contest held at The Bedford bar. The judges enjoyed the show.
Shannon took to the aerial hoop for the talent section.
Shannon took to the aerial hoop for the talent section.
Melly Mellonz did some on stage tattoo work in the talent section.
Melly Mellonz did some on stage tattoo work in the talent section.
Kirsty does the lingerie walk.
Kirsty does the lingerie walk.
Miss Aimee.
Miss Aimee.
Liarna in the evening wear section.
Liarna in the evening wear section.
Shauva in the lingerie section.
Shauva in the lingerie section.
Rachel danced her way through the talent contest.
Rachel danced her way through the talent contest.
Miss Bek on stage.
Miss Bek on stage.
Nika in the talent show.
Nika in the talent show.
Jess in the evening gown section.
Jess in the evening gown section.
Miss Angela.
Miss Angela.
Miss Brittany.
Miss Brittany.
Miss Jo does the lingerie walk.
Miss Jo does the lingerie walk.

Shauva Thoms has been named Miss Diamond Doll in one of New Zealand's first alternative pageants.

Fifteen contestants competed in the Living Dolls competition, which was held in Christchurch on the weekend.

Organiser and Living Dolls CEO Sophia Lee said the event was about celebrating beautiful, confident women who were comfortable in their own skin.

THE WINNER: Shauva Thoms has been named Miss Diamond Doll.
THE WINNER: Shauva Thoms has been named Miss Diamond Doll.

As the winner, Thoms receives prizes and will feature at the annual Living Dolls show in October.

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