The new Miss France 2014 is Flora Coquerel, 19, Miss Orléanais. She was crowned on December 7 at the Zenith in Dijon. The 5'11" student of international commerce will now represent France in Miss World 2014 pageant to be held in London next November. Her court includes first runner-up Mehiata Riaria, Miss Tahiti; second runner-up Laëtizia Penmellen, Miss Provence; third runner-up Aurianne Sinacola, Miss Côte d’Azur; and fourth runner-up Chloé Deher, Miss Guadeloupe.
Miss Orléanais and Miss Tahiti were running neck and neck in the competition. The judges and the public got to select the top 5 finalists. The judges picked Miss Tahiti as the winner, whereas the public chose Miss Orléanais as the winner. Eventually, the public was given the ultimate saying and it chose Miss Orléanais as Miss France 2014.