Category: Wedding

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Wedding Rings for Men: The Complete Guide

Wedding Rings for Men: The Complete Guide

Know what to look out for when shopping wedding rings for men. Wedding rings for men often get outshined by the sparkle-fest that is the engagement ring. But these boy bands are more than mere one-hit wonders. They’re likely the…

The Royal Wedding: Matching Rings Made in Heaven

The Royal Wedding: Matching Rings Made in Heaven

With the royal wedding almost upon us, we’ve taken the liberty of picking out matching wedding rings for Markle’s sparkle. The big news out of Kensington Palace last year was Prince Harry’s engagement to Meghan Markle. Oh, and that ring….

Diamond Eternity Rings for Love That Lasts

Diamond Eternity Rings for Love That Lasts

Eternity rings rock all around, literally: these bands are surrounded by glittering diamonds or gemstones. Whether as wedding bands, anniversary rings, or gifts for special occasions, eternity rings are a great way to celebrate infinite love. These rings give a…

Romantic Rose Gold Wedding Bands

Romantic Rose Gold Wedding Bands

Rose gold wedding bands: a vintage-style, romantic ring option to seal the deal. Made of an alloy of gold and copper, rose gold wedding rings are loved for their warm, pinkish color. The copper contents make rose gold wedding bands…

7 Things to Do After Getting Engaged

7 Things to Do After Getting Engaged

Essential prep for the days, weeks, and months after getting engaged. You’re on cloud nine after getting engaged and you don’t ever want to come down. Why would you? It’s super comfy up there! But, at the same time, you’ve…

Yellow Gold Wedding Bands: Sunshine Bling

Yellow Gold Wedding Bands: Sunshine Bling

Yellow gold wedding bands? YOLO gold, more like! You’ve been walking on sunshine ever since the proposal, so why not choose a wedding band that reflects those golden rays? Yellow gold wedding bands are as much a part of wedding…

How to Nail the Wedding Day Schedule

How to Nail the Wedding Day Schedule

You’ve been dreaming about your big day for as long as you can remember, right down to the last rose petal. Every time you run through it in your head, it’s absolutely perfect; from the dress to the cake to…

How to Match Your Wedding Ring and Engagement Ring

How to Match Your Wedding Ring and Engagement Ring

You’ve found the love of your life – now it’s time to find your second-most important match: the wedding ring and engagement ring duo. Your engagement ring represents all the history of your relationship, and the way it’s paired with…

12 Winter Proposal Ideas from James Allen Customers

12 Winter Proposal Ideas from James Allen Customers

Some of us are waiting impatiently for winter to be over, as we shiver and curse the cold air. Then there are those of us who cherish every moment that winter brings, enjoying each cozy second under our fuzzy blankets,…

From High School Sweethearts to Engaged – Ashley & Noah’s Proposal Story

From High School Sweethearts to Engaged – Ashley & Noah’s Proposal Story

Surprise proposal story Each of us experiences a different path to love. But when it’s right, it’s right. And how awesome is it that sometimes it’s right the first time around?! Although everyone grows together in their own relationships, there’s…

Summer Proposal: Message in a Bottle

Summer Proposal: Message in a Bottle

This summer proposal is for beach lovers or just all around romantics. There are so many different ways to propose – each proposal story is unique, from the reaction of the person being proposed to, to the look on the…

Surprise Proposal Story – What Ends in Olitaire?

Surprise Proposal Story – What Ends in Olitaire?

Have you ever been surprised by someone, and thought afterwards, “how in the world did I not see it coming?!” Despite all of the pretty obvious clues, the surprise was somehow not ruined for you. When we really want something,…

8 Valentine’s Day Engagement Rings

8 Valentine’s Day Engagement Rings

Valentine’s Day Engagement Rings Valentine’s Day is the most popular proposal day of the year; there’s just something extra romantic about proposing on this celebrated day of love and affection. If you’re thinking about proposing this February 14th, we’ve got…

A Winter Proposal – Meghan and Ian’s Proposal Story

A Winter Proposal – Meghan and Ian’s Proposal Story

The Perfect Winter Proposal There’s just something about the snow that brings out the inner romantic in us. Who can resist gazing out the window at the ground blanketed with dazzling white snow, or at an individual spectacular snowflake as…

From Textbook to Storybook – Customer Proposal Story

From Textbook to Storybook – Customer Proposal Story

How often do we miss out on opportunities that are right under our noses? Sometimes the one thing we’ve been looking for all this time has been right in front of us, or in Benjamin and Candice’s case, in the…

A Grand Canyon Proposal – James and Verity’s Proposal Story

A Grand Canyon Proposal – James and Verity’s Proposal Story

A Grand Canyon Proposal A proposal at the Grand Canyon is great. A proposal at the Grand Canyon including a video of the couple’s love story, with a song written and performed by the proposer, is omigod-am-I-living-in-a-fairy-tale fantastic. Read on…

6 Perfect Proposal Ideas

6 Perfect Proposal Ideas

Guys – you’ve decided she’s the one and are ready to put a ring on it. That’s all fine and dandy, but how in the world are you supposed to ask her? There are about a gazillion different proposal ideas…

She Said “Yes, Sir” – Damaris & Sean’s Proposal Story

She Said “Yes, Sir” – Damaris & Sean’s Proposal Story

Damaris & Sean’s Proposal Story People often warn against long distance relationships, claiming that they never work out. Damaris and Sean, however, prove that distance really does make the heart grow fonder. It’s people like them who teach us that…

Magical Disney Proposal Ideas

Magical Disney Proposal Ideas

Our marriage proposals are meant to be one of the most magical moments of our lives. It’s no wonder why so many lucky ladies these days are asked those 4 magnificent words (“Will you marry me?”) in front of the…

Couples Take the BuzzFeed Engagement Ring Challenge

Couples Take the BuzzFeed Engagement Ring Challenge

The Engagement Ring – to Surprise or Not to Surprise Proposals are still, much more often than not, a surprise. The engagement ring, however, does not need to be. Today, many couples are opting to choose the engagement ring together,…

How To Make Your Diamond Engagement Ring Look Bigger

How To Make Your Diamond Engagement Ring Look Bigger

Whether your fiancée-to-be has been pining after Beyoncé’s mega diamond ring, or she’s more about the proposal than the size of her rock, do yourself a favor and learn a few tips to make your diamond ring look bigger than…

Maldives Engagement Story: Alyssa & Tom

Maldives Engagement Story: Alyssa & Tom

A Maldives Engagement Story All us ladies grew up with that fairy tale image of romance in our heads. Chick flicks like Pretty Woman and Bridget Jones’s Diary had us dreaming of our own movie love. Whether you’ve yet to…

Once Upon a Vintage Engagement Ring

Once Upon a Vintage Engagement Ring

A Vintage Engagement Ring I started out as nothing much, A soul unclear of its destiny Waiting for that magical touch To prepare me for the bride-to-be Slowly I started to take shape, As the couple’s love had just begun…

Best Proposal Reactions: 23 Times She Almost Couldn’t Say ‘Yes’

Best Proposal Reactions: 23 Times She Almost Couldn’t Say ‘Yes’

The Best Proposal Reactions Chances are, you’ve been dreaming of some variation of that moment since you were in pigtails and braces – the moment he gets down on one knee and asks you that magical question which makes you…