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#SMPWedding101 – Choosing Your Wedding Jewelry

My grandmother wore a beautiful little ring on her pinky finger when she got married, and my mom wore the same one. So when it came time for me to walk down the aisle, it was a given, and as I slipped that petite piece on my finger, I felt the specialness wash over me. The jewelry you don on your wedding day instantly sparkles a bit more and Lauren Hartman of Trousseau Style couldn't agree more - and she's here sharing more tips and ideas for making those...

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How Much Should You Actually Spend On an Engagement Ring?

Now that we're in the midst of proposal season, it's time we had a little chat. We've all heard the three-month rule — that an engagement ring should cost three-month's salary — but as it turns out, that's not exactly true. So how much should you really spend? Josh Levkoff has the answer. What’s in YOUR wallet? Everyone’s financial situation is different, and a strategic plan based on your specific situation is what matters most, not...

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The Prettiest + Most Dazzling Engagement Rings of the Year

It's that time of the year again — the time when your Instagram feed is flooded with #RingSelfies and announcements of "We're Engaged!" That's right, it's proposal season. So, we're celebrating the most wonderful time of the year with the most beautiful sparklers of the year! From classic...

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These Engagement Ring Trends Will Be Huge in 2017

Diamonds are forever, but jewelry trends come and go. Thankfully, these 2017 engagement ring trends are so pretty, that we think they'll be around for a very long time. How do we know? We talked to the experts (a.k.a. a few of our favorite jewelers). From...

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#SMPWedding101 – Style Ideas for Winter Brides

I'll be honest, I was never a huge fan of winter weddings, they seemed chilly and full of Christmas cliches, but how I was wrong! They are some of the most intimate, romantic, cozy celebrations I've ever seen in my time with SMP and they bring a sense of love and light that's extra special for the season. Snow and low temps call for creativity though and...

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See SMP in the Latest ‘Charleston Weddings’ Issue!

We've had a longtime love affair with the pretty happening over at Charleston Weddings, so when an opportunity to collaborate on their latest Fall-Winter 2016 magazine came about, we jumped on it. Inside the issue, you'll find an exclusive Style Me Pretty section that we've custom-designed for the Charleston bride including a real elopement, inspo for your bachelorette weekend...

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You Have to See Claire Pettibone x Trumpet & Horn’s New Collection

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6 Surprising Ways to Make Your Engagement Ring Look Bigger (Yes, Really)

Yes, your engagement ring is a symbol of your love and commitment, so size doesn't matter. But there's nothing wrong with wanting to give your new sparkler the illusion of being bigger. So, no matter what your budget, these six tricks will help any diamond reach it's full potential and maximum brilliance. The Cut All of...

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This is the Most Popular Engagement Ring Cut in the United States

Diamonds are forever and we're forever in love with diamonds. From elongating oval cuts to glamorous emerald cuts and everything in between, every diamond is dazzling. And, according to the new America’s Diamond and Jewelry Ranking report from WP Diamonds, one diamond cut is more dazzling than the rest. Scroll down to see all the results! With its classic shape and timeless...

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Kim Kardashian Got a New Engagement Ring — And It’s Even Bigger Than the First

In case there were any doubts that Kim Kardashian was living her best life, one look at the new rock on her finger will settle that. You may remember the original 15-carat Lorraine Schwartz cushion-cut stunner from Kanye's October 2013 proposal at...

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The Most Iconic Engagement Rings of All Time

Elizabeth Taylor. Grace Kelly. Kate Middleton. What do all these gorgeous women have in common? They've sported some of the most recognizable engagement rings ever. From dazzling diamonds to...

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Why Every Couple Should Consider a Custom Engagement Ring + Win a Dream Ring!

Every engagement ring is beautiful, but if you want that extra wow factor, there’s nothing like a custom design from Dana Walden Bridal. The husband and wife duo, who’ve been designing together out of NYC for the past 8 years, have a track record of creating some of the most beautiful engagement rings you’ve ever seen. Get the Ring You've...

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This is What Jojo Fletcher + Jordan Rodgers’ Wedding Will Look Like

Whether you were #TeamRobbie or #TeamJordan going into last night's The Bachelorette finale, one thing is for certain — Jojo and Jordan seem totally and completely happy and in love. And even though they're taking things one step at a time, we got ahead of ourselves, dreaming up the perfect day...

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Why East-West Engagement Rings Are the Way to Our Hearts

A few weeks ago, we were oohing and ahhing over the hottest engagement ring trends. So, imagine our surprise and delight to spot one of our favorites — East-West engagement ring settings — in one of our very own real weddings! Inspired by its unique look and eye-catching design, we decided to round up some of...

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Pearl Accessories That Are Infinitely Cooler Than Grandma’s Pearls

There's nothing more classic (or bridal) than a strand of pearls. And while these stylish accessories are definitely bridal, there's nothing classic about them. From trendy ear jackets to chic chokers to embellished...

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Why Couples Are Saying Goodbye to the Traditional Proposal

There are certain telltale signs your boyfriend is getting ready to get down on one knee — he's nervous, secretive, overly sentimental and suspicious — desperately hoping to pull of the perfect surprise proposal. But, according to a new survey conducted by 77 Diamonds, 62.1 percent of women knew the ring was coming. And maybe that's because, according to...

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Engagement Rings That Take Home the Gold Medal

The countdown is on until the 2016 Olympic Games commence in Rio on August 5th. And in honor of the momentous occasion, we've rounded up the prettiest gold, platinum and...

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See Pippa Middleton’s HUGE Engagement Ring

So she's not exactly a princess, but Pippa Middleton's engagement ring from James Matthews, her hedge fund manager fiancé, rivals any royal engagement ring. After saying yes to her on-again-off-again beau Sunday in England's Lake District, the...

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Engagement Rings + Wedding Bands That Make a Perfect Marriage

Chances are, your fiancé picked out your engagement ring (with or without a few helpful hints and nudges from you). When it comes to picking out your perfect wedding band, though, it's your...

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Fairytale Wedding Ideas Fit for a Disney Princess

Even if you don't want to look to look like a princess bride on your wedding day, there's probably some small part of you that has always dreamed of your fairytale wedding. And if you're looking for a happily ever after that rivals any Disney princess', just consider us your...

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