Future Fiancés – Customizing Your Engagement Ring

Future Fiancés – Customizing Your Engagement Ring

Hey everyone, Bridal season is in full swing, and while I’ve already talked about jewelry style for the wedding guest, now it’s time to talk about the main attraction—the bride! For just about any woman, the actual wedding day is the most important bridal moment. But the engagement takes top priority, too. Where a woman gets engaged (public or private space), how it happens (flash mob or dinner at a favorite restaurant), and the people involved (20 friends or just the couple) are major factors. And obviously the ring itself is a significant part of that moment and beyond. A woman’s engagement ring will likely be the most expensive piece of jewelry she ever owns. Along with the sentimental value that’s attached to it, finding the perfect ring to match your personal style—or to nudge your significant other in the right direction—is crucial. Now I know that for a lot of ladies, engagement ring daydreaming starts on Pinterest early in a relationship, or even before there actually is a relationship. No judgment here! You deserve the best and most beautiful engagement ring, and it takes time to hone in on what fits that vision for you. There are so many different factors that are combined to create your ideal ring, such as the center stone size and cut, the setting, and…

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It’s Wedding Season! Be the Best Dressed Guest

It’s Wedding Season! Be the Best Dressed Guest

I adore weddings. You eat delicious cake, dance the night away, and witness two people in love start the next chapter of their lives together. What’s not to like? But one of my favorite parts of a wedding doesn’t even happen at the actual ceremony or reception–it happens before. You know where I’m going with this. Yes, I love–and I mean love–choosing the perfect outfit to wear. Anytime I get to dress up and be fancy is a good time, so you know I’m going to get excited. The type of ceremony and reception I attend is usually my greatest outfit influencer. If I’m going to an evening shindig at a elegant venue, I might go for a long cocktail dress and heels. An outdoor afternoon wedding means I throw on a tea-length dress and wedges, and take a gauzy wrap if the weather is going to be on the cooler side. But there is one wedding fashion rule I try to keep in mind when choosing an outfit: Do not upstage the bride. This is obvious, but I’m mentioning it anyway. Weddings are not the place to debut that strapless white dress you found at last year’s Labor Day sales. And it’s not just about clothing—what jewelry you wear matters too. So, how do you look on point with…

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