The 10 Most Beautiful Women in Dallas

How We Picked the Finalists:

We solicited nominations through www.dmagazine.com, plus we threw in our own candidates. After looking through hundreds of nominations, and interviewing dozens of women, D Magazine editors narrowed the pool down to 20 semifinalists.

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Pat Smith


Age: 40
Occupation: Philanthropist
Why She’s a Semifinalist: Don’t get lost in these pretty green eyes or you’ll miss hearing about all the beautiful charity work she does. Aside from the organization she founded with her husband (Dallas Cowboys legend Emmitt Smith), which provides mentors for kids, she also has her own philanthropic endeavor, Treasure You, which she calls “my heart and my baby.” The organization offers a safe place for busy women to share stories and catch a break from life’s curveballs. She’s got a full family to tend to, as well, with five kids ranging from a 9-month-old needing diaper changes to a 15-year-old learning to drive. So how does she use downtime? She likes a good nap.

Fun Fact: She's a former Miss Virginia USA beauty queen, winning first runner-up in 1994. “Pageants helped groom me into the woman I am,” she says.