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Glittery Gold Engagement Session Set in Dallas

Everything about this engagement session is a recipe for perfection. From the bride's glittering gold Badgley Mischka dress to the waterside setting, to the champagne flutes holding celebratory bubbly. It's all our favorite things in one pretty shoot made even prettier through the lens of ...

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How This Couple’s Two Dogs Brought Them Together

Chad and Veronica were distant acquaintances at their gym for nearly 3 years, but it wasn't until they struck up a conversation that they realized how much they had in common. Most importantly, their beloved chocolate lab dogs. And get this - those chocolate labs are the exact same age and share the exact SAME NAME. Call if fate, call it chance...we call it meet-cute perfection, and Kate Weinstein's photos beautifully capture...

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Hilltop Santa Ynez Engagement Session

We all know Jose Villa can do no wrong, so when he sent us images of Alex and Drew's engagement, our day instantly got a little bit brighter. Dreamy after dreamy moment awaits in the gallery, ready to inspire an incredible photo session of your own. P.S.

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Apple Picking + Pups for this Fall New England Engagement

Vermont will always hold a special place in my heart (it's where I said "I do"!) but when you have pics this pretty, it's easy to fall in love with this state in seconds. Christina Bernales captured these cuties in all their fall fun, from...

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The Bride Wore Dior Couture for Her Paris Engagement!

Can we just talk about this bride's pink ombre dream dress? Because it's pretty much everything. Inspired by Natalie Portman's iconic Miss Dior gown, it's a show-stopper made for a Parisian engagement shoot and a gorgeous bride like Ann to pull it off. Greg Finck made sure the dress (and of course, the couple) we're perfectly captured and their wedding reveal is coming up later...

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Blankets + Bouquets Make For One Cozy Oregon Engagement Shoot

Sometimes all you need is your love, a cozy blanket and a beautiful bouquet, and with Maria Lamb behind the lens capturing it all, you're pretty much all set. Add in some of Oregon's stunning scenery and it's the icing on the cake. Simply Charming Socials helped plan...

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Five Ways To Avoid Having A Major Wedding Planning Meltdown

Congrats on your engagement! This is an incredible time and you should be enjoying ever second of it! With wedding planning comes some stress, it's seriously inevitable. Trust me when I say, these five tips are a must to avoid getting way too overwhelmed with the planning process -- you will thank yourself later! Enjoy the wedding planning process, loves! First, Map It All Out Before you dive in head first, take a step back and map out everything that needs to get done. I found using a...

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Sequined Dresses: An Engagement Must Have

The sights, the sequins, the sparkling sea; all these come together for one gorgeous Italian engagement shoot that looks straight out of a fashion magazine. But oh no, this is oh so real and it's making our midweek blues disappear. Andre Teixeira of Brancoprata...

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The Ultimate Act of Romance for all Football Lovin’ Fiances Out There

The Super Bowl may have passed a few day ago but we're still riding high on football season around these parts. So when this film came across our desks, well, let's just say it was perfect timing. This bride-to-be decided to surprise her football lovin' fiance and the results? Ah-mazing. Before we move on to other seasonal sports, let's give football one more hug with this fabulous film by Pacific Pictures! [iframe http://player.vimeo.

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Epic Sand Dune Engagement Shoot

These pics trick ya; they look crazy calm but behind the scenes was an action movie in progress. These two cuties dealt with winds and high temps, climbing through the dunes, all the while smiling, laughing and making it an adventure to remember. Alex Warschauer was...

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The Classic NYC Engagement Session

When these two Southerners began dreaming up their engagement session, they called on their love of travel to inspire photos set in NYC. From Washington Square Park to the pretty streets of Soho, they let the city set the scene and James A. of Judy Pak Photography did the rest. Head this way for every last bit of the fun. From the bride-to-be... Our...

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An E-Session in Fields of Lavender

In my opinion, Greg Fink can do no wrong. He's amazing and that's just the bottom line. But give Greg Fink a glowing bride donning a bouquet from Laetita C, a smitten groom and lavender fields as far as the eye can see? It's what wedding dreams are made of. Click here to see all of the utter gorgeousness.

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From Fourth Grade to Forever Love

I love engagement shoots and this one takes the cake. The red lace dress pretty much seals the deal but the story behind these sweethearts makes it all even better. While they fell in love as teenagers, they first met in fourth grade, so if you ever...

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Minimalist Outdoor Engagement Session in Salt Lake City

If you think you've seen your share of pretty engagements on SMP, just wait until you catch a glimpse of Michelle and Kyle's session photographed by Kyle John. They took a minimalist approach to their photos in Salt Lake City, but with...

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#SMPWedding101 – Engagement Shoot Style Advice

You get engaged and the questions start coming; it's easy to lose yourself in the flurry of it all. But we can't say it enough: savor this special time and make any opportunity a fun one, including your engagement pics! It's the perfect time to practice those picture perfect smiles and show off your own style. But it can also be a bit daunting when deciding what to don so we...

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Sunday Morning Waffle Making Engagement

Does life get any better than Sunday morning waffles with the one you love? Absolutely not. At least in my book. Photographed by Rebecca Yale, this at-home engagement captures that exact sentiment with everyday moments Aisha and Ben will treasure for a lifetime. Head to the full gallery this way, and if you're newly engaged kick off the wedding planning adventure ...

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Follow Whitney Bischoff’s Wedding Journey!

You first met "Whitney B" on Chris Soules' season of The Bachelor, but Whitney's love story didn't end there. She went on to find her forever love post-reality TV and isn't looking back. As the newest addition to our Blogger Bride crew, Whitney is embarking on her wedding planning journey sharing her favorite moments right here on Style Me Pretty! With Always Yours Events by her...

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Bridal Perfection on the Tuscan Countryside

People always ask me what I would have done differently if I were to be given a wedding re-do. Well, I'd start with the guest list. 200 people - many of whom I didn't even get a chance to say hello to - filled our ballroom and while I loved the support and the pure love that permeated the day - a wedding built for two would have been just as magical. And this one, crafted by Chiara Sernesi of Weddings in Tuscany, with photos by...

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The First 5 Things to Do Once You’re Engaged!

YOU'RE ENGAGED!! Pop the bubbly, let the excitement sink in, and let's talk about what's next. Wedding planning extraordinaires, Aleah and Nick of Valley & Company Events are here to help spell out those very first steps so you can fully enjoy the early days of your journey down the aisle. Grab a seat and let's get started! Soak it In Before you do any actual planning, take a breath! This is one of the most exciting times in...

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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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