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The 10 Most Beautiful Women in Dallas

How We Picked the Finalists:

We solicited nominations through, 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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Tara Harper

Age: 36
Occupation: Paws in the City President
Why She's a Semifinalist: You might know this blonde bombshell from Bravo’s new Most Eligible Dallas reality series, but you should know her from the charity she heads up, Paws in the City. Sure, she loves glittery things (you should see the bedazzled iPad cases she sells), shopping at Neiman Marcus, and fully admits she wouldn’t survive in the wilderness—“I would be the first one to die,” she says—but she’s more than just a girly girl serving dinner to rescued pooches on Wedgewood China. (See Most Eligible’s episode 1.) She sees some of the city’s most neglected and abused creatures and gives them love and suitable homes. Harper’s must-have items include her iPhone and a famous Dallas beauty product. “I would never leave the house without hairspray.”

Fun Fact: Tara discovered a new talent when she began rescuing strays on the go. “I can run really fast in really high heels,” she says.