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    If you're shopping these 40-percent-off bridesmaid dresses, you can spend some of your savings on some of the sweet, wedding-y stationery Sugar Paper recently designed for J.Crew. Check it out:



    Which of these Sugar Paper items is your fave?

    I really like the heart note cards, just to have. And the binder is SO much prettier than the dorky ones I've seen.


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    Here are my most favorite wedding-y things from the past 12 months!


    7 THESE DESIGNER COLLABORATIONS Zac Posen for David's Bridal and Claire Pettibone for Wedding Paper Divas. (The butterflies below are cut from invitations. Swoon! ) Both collections will be available in January.


    6 THESE 8 COLORFUL REAL-GIRL ENGAGEMENT RINGS We saw a few colorful engagement rings in 2013—I'm looking forward to seeing more next year.
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    5 THIS WEDDING RING INSCRIPTION At this year's Glamour Women of the Year Awards, Hillary Clinton introduced Glamour Couple of the Year Gabrielle Giffords and Mark Kelly and shared this little tidbit: On their wedding day, Mark—who is an astronaut—gave Gabby a wedding ring inscribed with the words "The closest to heaven that I've ever been." Guys, the man is an ASTRONAUT. I'm crying again.
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    4 THIS UP-THEMED PROPOSAL You can relive the totally magical proposal that Joe created for Laura by reading his side of the story here.
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    3 THESE 6 FRESH WEDDING DRESSES Of the many, many wedding dresses we've seen this year, I'm naming these six my favorites. (Click here for all of my faves from the spring runways, and here for the dresses I loved best from the fall collections.)
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    2 THESE "CRAPPY" ENGAGEMENT PHOTOS We've had our fair share of laughs on Save the Date this year—but nothing made me laugh harder than this couple's movie-inspired engagement photos. Click here to see all of them.
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    1 MARRIAGE EQUALITY! (ALMOST. WE'RE GETTING THERE.) WOOT!The Supreme Court struck down DOMA (celebrities were PSYCHED) giving same-sex couples the same federal marriage rights as the rest of us, and same-sex marriage was legalized in 10 states in 2013—California, New Jersey, New Mexico, Utah, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Minnesota, Maryland, and my home state, Rhode Island—bringing the total number to 17, plus Washington, D.C.


    What was your favorite wedding-y thing in 2013? What are you looking forward to on the weddings front in 2014?

    Happy New Year, ladies!


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    My first guess—when I saw the pink wedding dressKaley Cuoco wore to marry Ryan Sweeting—was Vera Wang. Makes sense, since all 15 dresses in Vera Wang's latest collection were sent down the runway in shades of pink. Here's what we've seen of Kaley's dress:


    Based on what little we've seen, I feel like it might be this dress:

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    Or this one:

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    Or I could be totally off and it could be a different designer entirely. I'll ask around and keep you posted!

    Thoughts on Kaley Cuoco's pink wedding dress?

    I love it, of course.


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    What if, instead of ONE diamond, you could have LOTS of diamonds? None of the engagement rings below are lacking in sparkle, but they get their bling-y-ness from dozens of tiny diamonds instead of a single big one. What do you think?


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    Vintage Collection Dome Diamond Engagement Ring from Kwiat, $5,950.


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    Entwined Diamond Ring from Red C Jewels, $1,145.


    Engagement Ring 3
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    Neil Lane Diamond Ring from Kay Jewelers, $699.99.


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    Blackstone Diamond Engagement Ring from Trumpet & Horn, $3,200.


    Engagement Ring 5
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    Petite Pave Pinky Ring from David Yurman, $7,500.


    Would you want an engagement ring with itty-bitty diamonds? Or do you want a big-ol' center stone?


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    Newlyweds Kaley Cuoco and Ryan Sweetingwho tied the knot on New Year's Eve, if you missed the news—have been generous with the wedding pictures! Here are three more {update: now four! } snaps Kaley posted to Instagram:





    And here's one the groom shared with this sweet caption: "My cheeks hurt from smiling so hard. Best night in history."


    And another from the groom:


    Kaley's pink wedding dress was, indeed, by Vera Wangjust like I guessed. It's not an exact match for the first dress I picked—there's no super-size flower—but it seems incredibly similar. Here are the deets, from Vera: The gown was a petal pink strapless tulle ball gown with sweetheart neckline, hand-gathering detailed bodice, and hand-applique Chantilly lace accents.

    Are you loving all the photos from Kaley Cuoco and Ryan Sweeting's wedding?

    I am, of course!


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    Happy 2014, ladies! If you haven't composed your resolutions yet, here are some to add to the list.

    "I won't go overboard with dieting and exercise."
    If you're planning on having a healthy 2014, that's awesome. (Here are seven ways to make your fitness resolutions stick!) But if your "plan" is to subsist strictly on kale salads and exercise daily until your wedding day, you're setting yourself up to fail—and you'll be massively cranky until you do. Try setting mini goals to kick off a healthier lifestyle: try to take 6,000 steps a day, to start, or incorporate one more vegetable with dinner. And if you're hungry, eat, for Pete's sake.


    "I won't try to DIY my whole wedding."
    Look, I love a good DIY project, and I love how even the little ones make a wedding extra special. But if you hate crafting or you're majorly pressed for time, don't commit to hand-beading sashes for your bridesmaids, or whatever. A massive project is going to take a lot of time and energy—and if you don't finish it, you're going to be majorly stressed and will have to drop even more cash to, say, buy a last-minute wedding cake when you realize baking for 300 the day of your wedding was a BAD idea. If you love to DIY, great. Just give yourself plenty of time to see every project through.


    "I will make my relationship with my guy a priority."
    Some brides get so wrapped up in planning the wedding that they bump the relationship to the back burner—and that sucks for both of you. Take a break from worrying about table linens and aisle runners and make a point to reconnect with your guy. Spend one night a week (or, better, one weekend day a month) doing something fun that's not related to your wedding. Bonus points if you ban wedding conversations during your "fun time" too.


    "I'll also put effort into other relationships."
    It's fine if your world revolves around your wedding, but remember that your friends have job woes and your mom still needs to vent about the neighbors' yappy Chihuahua and your kid sister needs to lean on you when her boyfriend's being jackass-y—and they all have GOOD things they want to share with you too. Unless you're having an official wedding meeting, or whatever, hold off on the wedding talk until someone asks, if you can manage. It's legit if you want to bitch about your flaky florist, but make an effort to keep up with everyone else's nitty-gritty too.


    And for those of you who aren't planning a wedding, here's something wedding-y for you to keep in mind while your friends are.

    "I will give my bride friends a break."
    Do you give a damn about chicken vs. beef or other wedding minutiae? Probably not. But try to bear with your friends while they're dealing with the ups and downs of planning a wedding. It's a LOT to deal with. If all the wedding-y talk is driving you bananas, suggest friend dates that don't allow for a lot of chitchat, like an afternoon at the movies or the batting cages. (Hey, she's gotta take all that future-mother-in-law aggression out somewhere.) Give your bride friends a break if they get to be a little grating—and trust that they'll do the same for you when it's time for your trip down the aisle.

    What are your New Year's resolutions? Do you have any wedding-y ones?


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    If you just got engaged, then you're probably still staring at your engagement ring and spreading the good news. But once the first flurries of engagement excitement die down, the next thing that will inevitably come to mind is who should be your bridesmaids? Whether you were in a large sorority or have four sisters or an overwhelmingly large group of BFFs from high school and college, selecting your bridal party can feel daunting and political. You of course don't want to leave anyone out, but it's your day! You should have gal pals by your side who have stuck beside you through good times and bad, and who will make you feel comfortable and supported for one of the most enjoyable (and inevitably stressful times) in your life. To help narrow down the candidates, first, list everyone who's in the running, then consult our easy points system below.

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    You are siblings: +10 points

    She and your fiancé are siblings: +4 points.
    As a general rule, you should try to include his sister unless he asks you not to.

    You've been BFFs forever: +1 point for every five years you've been close.

    You're BFFs now: +2 points. Add five if she was the first person you called after saying yes.

    She was a bridezilla at her own wedding: -3 points

    Being around her just makes you happy, plain and simple: +5 points

    You'd trust her opinion in any dressing room: +1 point

    You were a bridesmaid at her wedding: +2 points. Unless the statute of limitations—five years—is up. Then there's no obligation.

    And the winners are...

    1 to 6 points: Someone has to do the readings, right?

    7 to 14 points: Makes the cut!

    15+ points: By a landslide. Maid of honor?

    —Written by Amanda MacMillan for Brides

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    More from Brides:
    *How to Find the Perfect Wedding Dress for Your Body Type
    *64 Affordable Engagement Rings You'll Love!
    *Stunning Celebrity Engagement Rings
    *The Most Creative Wedding Cakes of the Year
    *Monique Lhuillier: Fall 2014 Bridal Runway
    *14 Cool Facts About Getting Engaged


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    I don't know if it's the ultra-romantic wedding dresses just begging for a warm breeze or the sun-drenched backdrop, but these photos of BHLDN's newest collection (on sale next Tuesday) make me want to hit a white-sand beach, stat.

    Wedding Dress 1: Onyx Gown
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    Wedding Dress 2: Sian Gown
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    Wedding Dress 3: Tia Gown
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    Wedding Dress 4: Rena Dress
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    Wedding Dress 5: Cactus Flower Shift Dress
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    Wedding Dress 6: Blythe Gown
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    Wedding Dress 7: Gemma Gown
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    Wedding Dress 8: Ruth Gown
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    Wedding Dress 9: Snowflake Gown
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    Prices start at $300 (for the shift dress) and max out at $3,800 (for the Snowflake and Blythe gowns). The Ruth Gown—which I think is just so sweet—is $800.

    For more dresses from the collection—plus, new accessories and decor—check out BHLDN's Sneak Peek Spring '14 board on Pinterest.

    Which one of these wedding dresses is your favorite?


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    Do you need a distraction right before the weekend starts? Probably not. But you should check out these mega-pretty engagement rings any way.


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    Elizabeth's guy proposed with this stunning ring—a ruby in the Tacori Blooming Beauties setting—in a snowy courtyard during a weekend trip to the American Club at Kohler.


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    Brooke's boyfriend picked the center stone and proposed with it as a solitaire—then told Brooke she could design her own setting. Ta da!


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    Honorary Glamour blogger Christine (aka, top commenter cmm) spotted this ring on her banker, Jem, and snapped a pic for us. Jem's boyfriend proposed in a bookstore with his great-grandmother's ring from 1890.


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    Whitney spent a day running errands with her mom—then came home to roses and "the perfect ring" from her guy.


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    Erica's boyfriend of eight years proposed along the Georgetown Waterfront with the help of her friends from her college a cappella group. "They sang 'Faith' by George Michael as I approached the waterfront, and other friends came out with signs of significant dates in our relationship." Acca-dorable!


    Which of these engagement rings is your favorite?

    If you'd like to share a photo of your ring on Save the Date, you can click here to submit it with the contact form. Or you can e-mail a photo to glamour[dot]weddings[dot]girls[at]gmail[dot]com. I try to run reader engagement ring posts often, so take your time and send a biggish, nonblurry photo! (Please DON'T send an Instagram photo or add text or special effects!) And if you've already sent a pic, sit tight—it's coming!


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    Looks like Kaley Cuoco picked up a pair of new wedding rings when she said "I do" to Ryan Sweeting. Here's Kaley's hand just after she got engaged:

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    And here it is at a Lakers game last week, post-wedding.

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    It seems "two wedding rings" is the new "one wedding ring," at least in Hollywood. Off the top of my head, I know that Jenna Dewan-Tatum also wears two rings (see hers here), as does Kendra Wilkinson.

    I'm really enjoying how Kaley Cuoco mixed things up with her bling: Her engagement ring is either platinum or white gold, and her new wedding rings are both yellow gold. Pretty!

    Thoughts on Kaley Cuoco's new wedding rings? Would you want a similar bling party on your finger?


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    Hayden Panettiere will rock a flowy dress or {gasp! } sweats when she's running errands. But when she hits the red carpet, she's ALL glitz and glam:

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    Assuming Hayden's wedding to Olympic boxing champion Wladimir Klitschko will be a formal affair, it should be a pretty bling-tastic party. If you'd like to channel Hayden's glitzy style for your wedding, pin these pics for inspiration.


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    Hair and makeup by 10.11 Makeup. Photo by This Modern Romance.


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    Shoes by Jimmy Choo. Photo by Cami Jane Photography.


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    Event design by Sapphire Events. Photo by Greer G. Photography.


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    Event design by Intertwined Events. Photo by APictureLife.


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    Wedding dress photo by Robin Nathan.


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    Venue SLS Beverly Hills. Photo by Joy Marie.


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    Event design by Sterling Social. Photo by Amy and Stuart Photography.


    Do you like Hayden Panettiere's red carpet style? Which of these ideas is your favorite?


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    Kaley Cuoco's makeup artist, Jamie Greenberg, posted an adorable behind-the-scenes video from Kaley and Ryan Sweeting's New Year's Eve wedding, and I just have to share:

    The exciting part is, Kaley's makeup artist works with Mark makeup, and I think 90 percent of the products she name-checks are from the brand, which is totally affordable. I love that. I feel like most of the time when you're trying to copy a celeb's wedding look, they're like, "Oh, this eyeshadow is made from the crushed souls of aged unicorns, which you can special-order from Antarctica for $2,000,000 for half an ounce—plus, shipping and handling. It's divvvvvine." Click here to check out all the latest from Mark.

    How adorbs was that video? Do you kind of want to be friends with Kaley and her makeup artist now?

    I do!

    Want a different wedding day look entirely? Here's a flawless bridal look for an unconventional wedding:



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    Dresses that were meant for walking down the aisle are also good for walking down the red carpet. Need proof? At the 2013 Golden Globes, Julia Louis-Dreyfus wore a customized version of Vera Wang's Jacqueline wedding dress, while Ali Fedotowsky of Bachelor franchise fame wore Jenny Packham's Iris wedding dress. (See both here.) And here are three more stars (including Rhiana!) who've worn wedding dresses to awards shows. With all that in mind, here are 10 brand-spankin'-new wedding dresses that I'm guessing celebs will be fighting over this awards season.

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    Wedding Dress 3: Lazaro
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    Wedding Dress 4: Legends by Romona Keveza
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    Wedding Dress 5: Lela Rose
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    Wedding Dress 6: Monique Lhuillier
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    Wedding Dress 7: Monique Lhuillier
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    Wedding Dress 8: Oscar de la Renta
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    Wedding Dress 9: Reem Acra

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    Wedding Dress 10: Vera Wang
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    Can you picture these wedding dresses on the red carpet? Which one of these wedding dresses is your favorite?


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    Nothing gets the rumor mill churning like an engagement-y ring—and Emma Roberts is wearing one! So of course now the Internet's all abuzz about Emma's maybe-engagement to Evan Peters, her American Horror Story: Coven costar, with sources confirming to Extra that the two are, in fact, engaged.

    Extra's reporting that Evan proposed with a pink gold and diamond engagement ring in NYC "over the holidays"; the couple went on to ring in the new year in London.

    Read the full story here. And click here to see a photo of Emma's maybe-engagement ring.

    Thoughts on Emma Roberts and Evan Peters' maybe-engagement?

    Congrats, kids!


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    I love a good engagement chicken success story—and it doesn't get much better than this one. Maybe instead of "accidentally" leaving out engagement ring pictures, girls should send their boyfriends directly to the poultry aisle and hand them an apron ;)

    Writes Save the Date reader Lauren:

    I saw the engagement chicken recipe when it was reprinted in Glamour a few years ago. I was single at the time—and I'm not much of a chef—but I wanted to try the recipe to see if the chicken was really that good. So I made the recipe for my family (not hoping for a proposal, obviously!) and it was AMAZING. So amazing that I bragged to my coworkers about my extraordinary chicken. At the time, of course, I didn't know I'd soon start dating one of those coworkers, Kevin.

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    Early on in our relationship, I casually mentioned that I might make us a chicken dinner. Much to my chagrin, he remembered the engagement chicken story and joked that I better not. Over the years we had a running engagement chicken joke, but I never made the recipe for him.

    So imagine my surprise when I came home from work last month to a surprise dinner Kevin had cooked: engagement chicken. He immediately dropped to one knee and proposed. He was very concerned that the chicken wouldn't be good, but it was excellent. The recipe is simply perfect.

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    Now Kevin is telling everyone that he had waited so long for me to make him engagement chicken, he finally had to make it himself!

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    How sweet is Lauren and Kevin's proposal story? Do you think your guy would ever cook engagement chicken for you?

    Rory LOVES to cook chicken—weird, I know—but I don't eat it!


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    Despite my dad's obsession with The Big Bang Theory, I didn't know much about Kaley Cuoco until her wedding, which yes, I've been covering obsessively, because now I want to be besties with her. I mean, who wouldn't want to be friends with the girl who dreamed up this amazing grooms cake, which Kaley just shared on Instagram:


    (After hearing yesterday that her groom, Ryan Sweeting, had no say in the wedding, I'm giving her all the credit.)

    As a rescue dog (and cat) owner, I now feel the need to share some gratuitous photos of Kaley's pooches:




    SO MUCH CUTE.

    In addition to her dogs, it seems Kaley can't get enough of her Dalla Nonna Calendar Necklace, which she received as a wedding gift and has worn every day since, from what I can tell.

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    Here's a better look:

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    Here's a pic of the necklace—which features a pink sapphire (to match the bride's pink wedding dress!) on Kaley and Ryan's wedding date—from the designer:

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    Dalla Nonna Calendar Necklace, $675.


    Thoughts on Kaley Cuoco and Ryan Sweeting's grooms cake? How 'bout that necklace? Do you guys want one now?

    I *totally* do!


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    Wondering what's going to be hot in engagement rings this year? I got Josh Holland, Blue Nile's diamond guy, to weigh in.

    Engagement Ring Trend 1: "Fancy Cut" Center Diamonds
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    "Engagement rings with 'fancy cut' center diamonds—such as emerald, cushion, and princess cuts—are trending across all engagement ring styles, including solitaires, halos, and vintage. Cushion-cut diamonds in particular are popular and offer brides-to-be a unique alternative to a classic round diamond while still maintaining its brilliant and timeless nature." Cushion-Cut Halo Diamond Engagement Ring in 18k White Gold, $1,720 (setting only).


    Engagement Ring Trend 2: Petite Engagement Ring Settings
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    "Delicate settings that feature classic solitaire lines with petite diamond accents are rapidly gaining favor. Not only do these settings elegantly and beautifully highlight center diamonds big and small, but they're also generally less expensive than other engagement ring settings." Petite Diamond Engagement Ring in Platinum, $980 (setting only).


    Engagement Ring Trend 3: Yellow Gold Engagement Rings
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    "Yellow gold is back! Many brides are looking for the traditional style of a yellow gold engagement ring to complement the overall jewelry trend towards yellow gold. There's also a movement for the related rose gold, which is a beautiful red-yellow hue that accentuates a brilliant diamond." Trio Micropave Diamond Engagement Ring in 18k Yellow Gold, $1,250 (setting only).


    Engagement Ring Trend 3: Sapphire Engagement Rings
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    "Boosted by the royal wedding, sapphires as engagement rings have been popular and show no signs of slowing down. Not only are sapphires beautiful stones, but they're much less expensive than diamonds, and are an ideal choice for brides looking for a distinctive alternative to a diamond center stone." Oval Sapphire and Diamond Double Halo Micropave Ring in 18k White Gold, $5,400.


    Which engagement ring are you most excited about? Which of these engagement rings is your favorite?

    I'm really into yellow and rose gold, which you guys already know.


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    There's a slim chance this could be wishful thinking on my part, but I just want to quietly point out that Diane Kruger is wearing an awfully bling-y ring on THAT finger. (And, yes, I feel like a stalker every time I type the words "THAT finger.") Let's go ahead in for a closer look.

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    So is it an engagement ring?! Are Diane Kruger and Josh Jacksonengaged? Secret-married? Meh, probably not. But they've been on my list of celebrity couples who WILL get engaged for the past three years, so I'm holding out hope. And if I'm right, I want a puppy. Preferably this one. (I also want to quietly point out that Kim Kadashian/Kanye West and Olivia Palermo/Johannes Huebl were on my most recent list, so WINNING.)

    Of course someone's going to bring up that Diane once said—to Glamour, in fact—that she'd never marry again. But Halle Berry once said the same thing, and she married Olivier Martinez in July, so anything's possible, I say. And it's fun for me to fantasize about a Diane-Pacey-Josh wedding, because THAT WEDDING DRESS, so kindly bear with me while I get lost in a daydream.

    So is that an engagement ring? Are Diane Kruger and Josh Jackson engaged? Or am I being a weirdo?

    Of course Diane's a stylish gal and she's allowed to accessorize any of her digits as she pleases. But if she's wearing a ring on THAT finger, I reserve the right to speculate.


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    Newly engaged Gabrielle Union shared her super-sweet proposal story on Good Morning America this A.M., and I just about died. You can click here to watch her tell the story, or read on to see how Dwyane Wadeand his two sons, Zaire, 11, and Zion, 6—popped the question:

    "They wanted to catch me off guard," Gabrielle explained on GMA. "We were just spending what I thought to be a fun day with the kids, having a little quality time. We went to brunch, and we went to tour our house, which is being constructed. It's a construction site. It's nowhere close to being done. I should have known something was up when he was like, 'Are you gonna do your hair? Are you gonna put on makeup?' I'm like, 'To go to a construction site? No!'"

    After checking out the house, "[The boys] were like, 'We wanna do a presentation for you!' They like to do skits and songs and stuff, so we turn around, and they're like, 'OK, we're ready!' and I turn back around and all the boys were holding up signs that said, 'Will you marry us?'"

    Which kinda made Gabrielle cringe! "They've been asking us to get married for two years and they talk about it all the time, so I'm thinking they've just made signs. I was like, 'Well this is awkward...' I turn to look at [Dwyane] like, 'Ugh, they just made some signs,' and he's down on one knee with a ring and said, 'Will you marry us?' And I was like, 'Oh, this is serious! This is a thing! Yes! Of course, yes!'"

    Thoughts on Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade's proposal story?

    I love that the kids were involved!

    Check out Gabrielle's utterly wise relationship Dos and Don'ts.


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    Writes Save the Date reader Mara:

    My guy and I have been together for seven years and engaged for two. After he proposed, we had the "honeymoon phase," where he was excited to plan a wedding, but as time has passed, we talk about our future less and less.

    At one point we had talked about getting married in August, but now he's saying he'd like to travel overseas to visit his homeland in April. If a guy's serious about getting married, wouldn't he want to save his money and vacation days for his honeymoon?

    Maybe I'm overthinking it. Maybe he needs this vacation to destress and clear his head.

    In any event, I don't want to be a nag. We've talked about this big trip before, and he says he wants to visit his hometown one more time before he gets married and settles down, because once he does it will be a long time before he can go again.

    So do I encourage him to book the trip? Or point out that he might want to save his money and his vacation time? And how do I get him to nail down a wedding date without seeming like a nag?

    Here are my thoughts:

    I feel like this might be a case of the guy not thinking things through. Since the "future" talk has kind of fallen by the wayside, it's not surprising that a wedding isn't the first thing on his mind.

    Clearly the guy's itching for a trip home—although I'm confused as to why he won't be able to go back once you're married. The ball and chain don't sprout overnight, you know. They take a few years to fully mature and really weigh you down ;)

    In all seriousness, I think you just need to have a heart-to-heart with your fiance to get you back on the same page. I'd sit him down with a calendar and say, "I've been thinking about wedding dates, so let's try to get our year planned out. When were you thinking about going home?" Pencil those potential dates on the calendar and then say, "I think August X, Y, and Z would be great for wedding dates. Should I start asking about venue availabilities?" Assuming he says yes, you could ask, "If you go home for X number of days, how many days will that leave us for a honeymoon?" He might come to the maybe-the-trip-home-can-wait conclusion on his own. Or he might not.

    The good news is, if he really does want to go home ASAP, there's no reason your honeymoon can't wait till 2015. Rory and I were married in July and took a few days off post-wedding, but we didn't go on our honeymoon until almost three months later. It was kinda nice to decompress and recover from the wedding, then take a big trip when we were more relaxed and settled into married life.

    If your guy gets totally wishy-washy and won't help you nail down a wedding date at all, I think you need to shift the talk from, "When will we get married?" to "Are you still on board with getting married?" There's a chance he's so settled into the status quo that he doesn't want to have a wedding anymore. If that's the case, you need to evaluate how important a wedding—and a marriage—are for you.

    Ladies, what do you think? Should Mara press her guy to set a wedding date and postpone his trip home? Or let him go home and put off the wedding for a few more months?


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