Old bags propel teenager to glory in beauty pageant

Miss Genting Casino finalists, including the winner Georgia Blades-Richardson (fourth from left) in her red-and-white dress made from old Next bags (photos by Kirsten Johnson Photography)
Miss Genting Casino finalists, including the winner Georgia Blades-Richardson (fourth from left) in her red-and-white dress made from old Next bags (photos by Kirsten Johnson Photography)
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A teenage gymnast wowed judges with a dress made of recycled shopping bags to win a Sheffield beauty pageant.

Georgia Blades-Richardson, an 18-year-old from Nottingham, fourth from the left, turned used Next bags into a stunning red-and-white outfit and was crowned Miss Genting Sheffield.
Sheffield law student Grace Hardy, aged 19, and Jen Adkin, 23, from North Lincolnshire, finished second and third in the contest at Genting Casino Sheffield.