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Claire Holt Married Andrew Joblon This Weekend, and Even Their Dog Got Dressed Up for the Occasion


Congratulations, newlyweds! Claire Holt, of The Originals and Vampire Diaries fame, tied the knot this weekend with her love, Andrew Joblon. The epic event looked to be so special that even the couple’s dog got dressed up for the occasion. Because what’s a wedding without a pup in a tux, amiright?

On Saturday, August 18 Holt and Joblon, a real estate executive according to E! News, said their I dos in a California ceremony featuring lush florals, a gorgeous wedding dress, and the cutest four-legged wedding guest. “8.18.18,” Holt captioned her and her new husband’s wedding portrait, taken by photographer Kelley Raye, on Instagram. In it, the newlyweds pose under a romantic arch of multi-colored blooms, with Holt looking stunning in a strapless lace wedding dress with a deep sweetheart neckline. And at their feet sits their dog, Teddy, who wore a spiffy tuxedo collar for the occasion. Teddy even showed off his wedding attire on his own Instagram account. “Ready for mom and dad to get married,” read the photo caption. The groom also took to social media to share a wedding photo, posting a sweet snap of himself and his now-wife kissing at the ceremony.

The Australian actress first revealed her engagement to Joblon in December 2017, posting a photo of herself kissing her fiancé and showing off her stunning new engagement ring to Instagram. “My heart is so full,” she captioned the snap.

Previously, Holt was married to television producer Matthew Kaplan. The pair tied the knot in April 2016, but filed for divorce just one day before their first wedding anniversary.

Holt and Joblon later went public with their relationship in July of last year when the actress shared photos of a couples vacation in Italy. She posted multiple photos with her beau from the gorgeous getaway, including one of them kissing alongside another couple, captioned, “Finally homeward bound after the best month of my life. Thanks for the memories!”

We wonder if the newlyweds will be jetting back to Italy for their honeymoon!

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48 Wedding Hairstyles Perfect for Your Bridesmaids


Sure, you’ve probably had dozens of different wedding hairstyles saved to your Pinterest board for months now or, if you already had your hair trial, have your style planned down to the very last curl and bobby pin. But what about your bridesmaids’ hairstyles? Much like you’ve helped your girls choose bridesmaid dresses for the big event, you might want to help them choose a wedding hairstyle, too, something that’ll complement their coordinating frocks and the overall look and feel of your wedding. Oh, and a look that won’t clash with your own bridal hairstyle. Now, that’s a tall order.

We know, we know: Just another to-do to add to your endless checklist. But before you being to fret, know that we’ve already done all the work for you. We’ve scoured the internet and our Real Weddings archives to find the best bridesmaid hairstyles for your squad. Whether you want your ‘maids to match perfectly or wear a complementing mix of styles, you’ve come to the right place. Below, are romantic hairstyles featuring loose, tousled curls, elegant updos, and relaxed down ‘dos—all perfect for your bridesmaids. Just like you, your girls are going to look gorgeous!

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The Best Dermstore Anniversary Sale 2018 Deals for Brides-to-Be


Stop what you’re doing! The Dermstore Anniversary Sale 2018 is happening now, and it’s the perfect place for brides to stock up on all their wedding makeup must-haves—at an incredible discount.

After her maid of honor, sales might just be a bride’s best friend. Whether you score a wedding dress at a trunk show or shoes on sale, the money that you save can allow for a little breathing room in your wedding budget, which could let you splurge a bit more on your ceremony flowers or those after-party snacks. All reasons why brides-to-be need to head over to Dermstore, STAT.

Now through August 19, Dermstore is offering up to 25 percent off all hair, makeup, and skincare products of participating brands. All you need to do is enter the code BIRTHDAY at checkout to score cult-favorite products like Sunday Riley serums and Herbivore moisturizers at crazy discounts. But with hundreds of products on sale, where do you even start? Here, of course!

We’ve rounded up all of the best of makeup, skincare, and hair products that the Dermstore Anniversary Sale has to offer—from gorgeous eyeshadow palettes to complexion-perfecting skincare goodies to pro-level hair tools.

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Pusha T and Virginia Williams's Wedding Video Is Here—And It's Totally Star-Studded: Exclusive


If there was a Grammy Award for wedding videos, Pusha T and Virginia Williams’s would undoubtedly take home the gold. The couple wed on July 21st in Virginia Beach with a slew of celebrities including Pharrell Williams, Kim Kardashian, and Kanye West in attendance. And if you thought their wedding photos were next-level stunning, you need to stop what you’re doing and watch Pusha T and Virginia Williams’s wedding video—now.

Filmed by 8MediaGroup, the wedding video featuring rapper and music executive Terrence “Pusha T” LeVarr Thornton and Virginia Williams (plus Pharrell Williams in a starring role as best man!) is gorgeous enough to play on repeat. Sneak a peek at the couple’s ceremony, officiated by Pusha T’s brother, Gene “No Malice” Thornton, and taking place at the historic Cavalier Hotel, where the pair said their I dos surrounded by greenery, chandeliers, and tons of happy tears. The bride walked down the aisle in a Marchesa wedding dress covered in floral embroidery and finished with a plunging neckline, before pulling off a quick costume change and slipping into a strapless Reem Acra gown and baby’s breath flower crown (by florist Darling & Daughters) for the reception. And naturally that reception was a serious party (how could it not be?), going on until 1am and featuring performances by the groom himself, rapper Fabulous, and DJ Clark Kent who spun hits well into the night.

But the couple’s pretty ceremony decor and the bride’s two enviable wedding dresses aren’t the only things that’ll make you hit PLAY a second (or third) time. Pharrell Williams’s wedding reception speech is best man #goals. “Some of us that are self-aware, we pay attention to special things, special moments, and special people,” said the artist, addressing the groom. “And I’m just so grateful that you were paying attention the day that you set eyes on Virginia.”

Give the rest of Pharrell Williams’s best man speech a listen in the couple’s wedding video above. Future groomsmen of world, feel free to take notes!

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Watch Princess Ayako of Japan's Formal Engagement Ceremony to Commoner Kei Moriya


In July, it was announced that Princess Ayako of Japan was following in the footsteps of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry by marrying a commoner, fiancé Kei Moriya. However, whereas Meghan Markle became a duchess—the Duchess of Sussex, to be specific—after her May 19 royal wedding, Moriya isn’t scoring a similarly swanky title when he marries Princess Ayako. In fact, the Japanese royal is giving up her own title in order to wed her love. How’s that for a fairytale? The engagement became official this weekend in a formal engagement ceremony in Tokyo.

According to Japan Times, the August 12 engagement ceremony—known as Nosai no Gi—is the first formal rite 27-year-old Princess Ayako and Moriya, a 32-year-old shipping firm employee and nonprofit board member, must complete before their wedding. In this particular ceremony, a messenger sent by Moriya paid a visit to the bride-to-be and her mother, Princess Hisako, with gifts of sake and sea bream—a formal display of the proposal.


The next ceremony on the docket is Kokki no Gi, the rite of announcing the wedding date, set to be held on September 19 at the Takamado imperial residence, per Japan Times; another formality, as the big day has already been set for October 29 of this year.

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Princess Ayako isn’t the first of Japan’s royals to give up her title all in the name of love. Last year, Princess Mako—Princess Ayako’s second cousin and the eldest granddaughter of Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko—announced that she would be renouncing her own title to tie the knot with her longtime boyfriend and commoner Kei Komuro. (It was announced in February that their nuptials will be postponed until 2020). And prior to this pair of princesses, Princess Sayako—Princess Mako’s aunt and the Emperor’s only daughter—also ditched her princesship to wed her commoner hubby.

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The Bachelorette Party Shirts and Swimsuits Your Girls Will Actually Want to Wear


Before you head off to your bachelorette party, let’s consult the must-have checklist, shall we? Friends? Check! Dinner reservations? Check! Booze? Yasss. But wait! What bachelorette party is complete without the matching t-shirts? We know, we know: So many of the bachelorette party t-shirts out there right now are one of two things—either a dime a dozen, or totally tacky. No thanks. But before you put your dreams of that perfect Instagram shot of you and your best gal pals all decked out in coordinating tees to bed, we have a big announcement to make. Hot off the presses, the Brides bridal party shirts are here! And it’s not going to take any convincing to get your girls to add to cart.

We collaborated with apparel design brand Mod Thread to bring you the coolest, cutest, non-cheesiest squad gear for you and your bridal party (if we do so say ourselves!). Bachelorette pub crawl? Have your posse rock our “Bride Gang” t-shirts to the bar. Heading to the beach with your babes? Snag the “Team Bride” swimsuits for your mates. And we didn’t forget about you! Brides can strut their stuff in our “The Mrs.” tee or “Wife Material” tank. This is the bride tribe garb you and your girls will actually want to wear.

From your bach bash to getting ready the morning of your wedding to your honeymoon, these tees, tanks, and more are what you’ve been missing. See the entire Brides x Mod Thread line below, and get ready to say I do—to adorable tees, that is!

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The Bachelorette Becca Kufrin's Finale Dress Is Positively Bridal


This season of The Bachelorette brought us tears (from Wills), meltdowns (courtesy of Chris and Jordan), and Joe the Grocer. It also brought us one gorgeous, wedding-worthy white gown that The Bachelorette Becca Kufrin wore on the three-hour-long season finale. In a glittering halter dress by Randi Rahm, Becca graced the sandy shores of the Maldives during the finale looking positively bridal. And fittingly so! The 28-year-old is now a bonafide bride, after choosing Garrett Yrigoyen as the winner of her season and accepting his marriage proposal. While her new fiancé is anything but swoon-worthy (fans had previously uncovered offensive social media posts Garrett had liked with sexist, racist, and xenophobic themes), Becca’s striking gown certainly is. Here are all the details on The Bachelorette‘s wedding-white dress.

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In the final rose ceremony, Becca donned a beautiful white gown as she broke the heart of runner-up Blake Horstmann (sorry, Blake) and presented Garrett (ugh.) with her last remaining rose. In the body-conscious silhouette and iridescent white hue, Becca looked fit to walk down the aisle. After all, with sparkling beading and a dash of sex appeal thanks to the V-neckline and subtle cutouts, the gorgeous gown has all the makings of the ultimate wedding dress. Thinking of wearing a second gown to your reception? Becca’s frock would beautifully catch the light on the reception dance floor. And as the newly engaged Bachelorette proved, it would even look right at home on the beach at a summer destination wedding (thanks for the inspiration, Becca!). In case you’re as smitten with the look as we are, we tracked down The Bachelorette‘s finale gown so you can rock it at your own big day—if you have the budget, that is.

Becca’s wedding white gown was designed by Randi Rahm and it totes a whopping $18,000 price tag. The dress tallies up such a sum due to the intricate hand-beading of the embroidered fabric, a task that took over 250 man-hours to complete, according to People. “I think what she picked was very perfect,” the designer told People of Becca’s final gown. (Her pick of fiancé, on the other hand, leaves a lot to be desired in our opinion.)

If you want a IRL peek at Becca’s finale gown, the dress will be on display at the Randi Rahm’s N.Y.C. atelier.

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Becca Kufrin of The Bachelorette Has Chosen a Winner—and an Engagement Ring


It was the moment that all of Bachelor Nation has been waiting for. After Becca Kufrin’s painful turn on The Bachelor where she was famously proposed to and then unceremoniously dumped by Arie Luyendyk Jr., fans were hoping that this season’s Bachelorette would find love, a fabulous fiancé, and a gorgeous Neil Lane diamond ring. Well, two out of three ain’t bad…Tonight, season 14 of The Bachelorette came to a close when Becca made her choice (albeit, a questionable one) at the finale rose ceremony in the Maldives and accepted the marriage proposal of her favorite fella. Read on for the entire scoop below. But beware: Spoilers—and all the jealousy-inducing engagement ring details—lie ahead.

After three hours and many, many tears from Becca (we have to admit, we shed a few ourselves—but only when the rosé ran out), The Bachelorette finale came to close when Blake Horstmann’s hopes for a Minnesota fairytale with the 28-year-old reality star were dashed. That’s right, Becca ended things with Blake on the sandy shores of the Maldives, and it was heartbreaking, gut-wrenching, and all of the other horrible things a very, very public breakup tends to be. (But at least Blake had a gorgeous ocean view to look at while getting his heart stomped on, right?)

With Blake eliminated, Becca then (after several more commercial breaks, of course) presented her finale rose to…Garrett Yrigoyen.

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Yes, Garrett is the winner of this season of The Bachelorette, and while he might’ve won Becca’s heart, he’s hardly the winner of the hearts of fans. Bachelor Nation previously uncovered offensive social media posts Garrett had liked with sexist, racist, and xenophobic themes. Garrett has since deleted his original Instagram account and issued an apology statement, and it seems like that’s enough for Becca who has glossed over the controversy in subsequent interviews.

But while her new fiancé is nothing to be jealous of, Becca’s new engagement ring certainly is. After receiving the final rose, Garrett proposed, presenting Becca with a gorgeous diamond engagement ring by Neil Lane. Featuring three sizable oval-cut diamonds, a gold band, and sparkly pavé stones, it’s certainly hard not to be envious over Becca’s big ol’ bauble.

And hopefully, unlike her previous Bachelor stint, that engagement ring remains firmly on her finger. Becca previously bet Jimmy Kimmel $10 that her new fiancé is “sticking this time,” sealing the deal with a handshake. Fingers crossed that this time around, Becca dumps the guy and keeps that ABC-paid-for ring.

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Daisy Jenks's Wedding Was EVERYTHING—And Not Just Because Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Were There


Like every summer, this one was full of weddings—from those of celebrity status (like Ashley Greene’s NoCal nuptials and Game of Thrones‘s Kit Harington and Rose Leslie’s castle ceremony) to your friends and family’s more intimate “I dos.” But if there was one wedding whose guest list we wish we landed on, it was that of Daisy Jenks and Charlie van Straubenzee. The groom is an old friend of none other than Prince Harry, who attended the wedding this weekend as an usher with his wife, Meghan Markle, at his side. But the couple’s royal attendees isn’t the only reason why this was the wedding of the season.

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With the ever-stylish Meghan Markle sitting in the audience, this bride had her work cut out for her if she didn’t want her spotlight inadvertently stolen by the Duchess of Sussex (whose birthday also happened to land on the August 4 wedding day)—but Daisy Jenks held her own seemingly effortlessly. For her and van Straubenzee’s ceremony at St. Mary the Virgin Church in Frensham, Surrey, the 27-year-old bride stunned in an ultra-romantic wedding dress and veil featuring countless three-dimensional flowers dotting the airy tulle. She also carried a bouquet full of her name-sake blooms and country-chic greenery. Meanwhile, her now-husband, who met Prince Harry and Prince William while attending Ludgrove Prep School, looked dashing in his pinstripe pants, dark navy jacket, and blue-green vest. The groom completed his wedding-day look with a printed red tie.

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If their ceremony attire wasn’t enough to make your wedding Pinterest board, the bride and groom also made their getaway in an adorable rickshaw. Jenks waved and rode in the back as guests threw confetti and van Straubenzee peddled away.

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People reports that Daisy Jenks is a videographer (who has actually shot a ton of weddings herself, according to her company’s website) and she and her now-husband also attended Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s royal wedding back in May. Looks like Harry returned the favor by stepping up for his friend’s wedding this weekend, where he reportedly performed usher duties for van Straubenzee.

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle weren’t the only royals in attendance at this high-society summer wedding. Princess Eugenie and her fiancé Jack Brooksbank also made the guest list cut. Hopefully the new Mr and Mrs. van Straubenzee will be in attendance for Eugenie and Jack’s own wedding in October!

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David Hasselhoff Marries Hayley Roberts in a Destination Wedding in the South of Italy


David Hasselhoff just tied the knot in a destination wedding, and before you ask—no, he wasn’t running along a sandy beach in a tux in lieu of red swimming trunks. Instead, the former Baywatch star whisked his bride, Hayley Roberts, off to the south of Italy to say “I do” in a small and intimate wedding ceremony.

Nearly eight years after meeting in the lobby of a U.K. hotel (where Roberts asked her now-husband for his autograph!), the couple wed on Tuesday, July 31 in the Puglia region of the south of Italy, Hasselhoff’s rep confirmed to Entertainment Tonight.

Ahead of the wedding, Hasselhoff couldn’t help but share his excitement for the big day, telling Entertainment Tonight earlier this month, “We’re gonna get married on the 31st, you know, in Italy.”

“My birthday is on Tuesday and then we shoot out to the UK and a few places and then we’re gonna get married, but a very small wedding with her family from Wales in Puglia, which is southern Italy.”

Considering that both of Hasselhoff’s two daughters from his previous marriage to Pamela Bach—Taylor, 28, and Hayley, 25—have been sharing Instagram snapshots from Italy, it is believed that they were also in attendance for their dad’s big day.

“From there we’re gonna go to the Maldives and we’ll stay underwater for about two weeks,” Hasselhoff added of his and his new wife’s upcoming honeymoon. A dreamy destination wedding and an out-of-this-world honeymoon? How lucky can a bride get?! But, according to Hasselhoff, he lucked out with his beautiful bride, too.

“There’s the girl I imagined in my head that I want to spend my time with, my life with,” Hasselhoff previously gushed over Roberts, as reported by BBC. Could you just?!

Congratulations to the happy couple! We just know they’ll stage a slo-mo run on the beach in the Maldives.

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The Wedding Songs Couples Most Frequently Ban From Their Receptions


Sure, you may know that you definitely want to walk down the aisle to “Make You Feel My Love” by Adele and share your first dance to “Thinking Out Loud” by Ed Sheeran, but what about the songs you don’t want to hear played during your wedding day? Everyone knows of some song that makes them cringe, reminds them of an ex, or that they just plain hate. The very last place you want to hear one of these songs is on the dance floor at your wedding. What are some of the most commonly banned tunes? FiveThirtyEight surveyed over two dozen professional DJs from about 200 weddings to determine the songs that most frequently make couples’ “do not play” lists. Here are the results.

What tops the charts of most-hated wedding songs? Couples often ban songs that involve any kind of accompanying choreography. The “Chicken Dance” is the most commonly banned song at wedding receptions with 23.1 percent of couples barring it from their dance floors. The “Cha-Cha Slide” is next on the list with 22.5 percent of couples sliding that tune into their “do not play” category. Similarly, the “Macarena,” the “Cupid Shuffle,” and the “YMCA” are also often banned from weddings. I said, young man, no line dances!

Surprisingly, some of the songs that you probably rock out to in the car or in the shower are also widely barred from wedding receptions. Pharrell Williams’s “Happy,” ABBA’s “Dancing Queen,” Journey’s “Don’t Stop Believin'” and Neil Diamond’s “Sweet Caroline” aren’t found so sweet by brides and grooms-to-be. Beyoncé’s “Single Ladies” even found itself onto this banned list. (Sorry, singly bridesmaids!)

“[Some songs] are perceived as overplayed, cliché, and perhaps cheesy,” Gregg Hollmann, a New Jersey–based wedding DJ, explained to FiveThirtyEight, also pointing out that these tunes aren’t necessarily hated by all. “Many of these popular wedding songs also populate the ‘must play’ list—because they are fun and work on dance floors!”

So if these songs make you move, cue ’em up! (Just make sure to tell your DJ to cross the “Chicken Dance” off his playlist.)

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36 Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2018 Beauty Deals for Brides-to-Be


Read, set, sale! No matter how big her budget may be, we never knew of a bride who didn’t love scoring something on sale. Whether it’s a wedding dress deal or the perfect pair of heels on clearance, saving a bit of cash can give you a rush that’ll rival any champagne toast (and may even allow you to splurge a little more on your wedding flowers or venue!). One sale no bride can afford to pass up? The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2018—and it’s kicking off right now!

After opening earlier this week to Nordstrom card holders, the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is now open to one and all, and it’s chock full of everything a bride-to-be needs in the year leading up to her wedding and, yes, even the day-of. One department that you definitely need to hit? The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale beauty department is a must for all your skincare, haircare, and beauty buys.

We’ve rounded up all of the best of makeup, skin, and hair products the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale has to offer—from the prettiest makeup palettes to complete your bridal beauty look to the skincare goodies you need to get your complexion in tip-top shape ahead of the big day.

Scroll through to see our favorite beauty finds from the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale.

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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's Wedding Thank-You Notes to Fans Are in the Mail


As any etiquette expert would tell you, sending thank-you notes to all those who attended your nuptials, sent a gift, or wished you well is a must post-wedding—and being royal doesn’t excuse you from penning those thoughtful cards. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are acknowledging everyone who went out of their way to wish them congratulations on their big day, and we mean everyone. Official thank-you notes from the royal bride and groom went out to fans and well-wishers this week. BRB, checking our mailbox now.

Those who sent a card or note of congrats to the royal newlyweds have the treat of receiving an official thank-you card from Prince Harry and Meghan Markle themselves. According to Instagram account Royal Letters, who snapped a pic of the coveted mailing, the card features an envelope stamped with Kensington Palace’s crest and one of Prince Harry and Meghan’s official wedding portraits by photographer Alexi Lubomirski. The sweet sentiments begin, “The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have been overwhelmed by all the incredibly kind cards and letters they have received on the occasion of their Wedding and are so touched that you took the trouble to write as you did.”

The message continues, “It really was most thoughtful of you and greatly appreciated by The Royal Highness who send you their very best wishes.” Now, that’s going right up on the fridge!

Similarly, Prince William and Kate Middleton send you thank-you notes to royal fans who wish them a happy anniversary each year. This year, for their seventh anniversary, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge sent out cards featuring a cute couple photo of their previous India and Bhutan tour and a message that read, “The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge thank you for the thoughtful message you so kindly sent on the occasion of their 7th wedding anniversary. It was really thoughtful of you. Their royal highnesses send you their warmest thanks and very best wishes.”

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Barack Obama's Three Simple Questions to Know If You Found “The One”

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Former President Barack Obama may no longer be president of the United States, but he is still the president of marriage goals as long we are concerned. His relationship with former first lady Michelle Obama is truly aspirational, and after 25 years of marriage, the Obamas probably possess a wealth of invaluable marriage advice. Luckily, Obama shared a bit of that insight with Dan Pfeiffer, his former communications director and Pod Save America host, and Pfeiffer in turn shared it with all of us in his new book, Yes We Still Can: Politics in the Age of Obama, Twitter and Trump.

In the book, Pfeiffer quoted Obama as the former president revealed the three questions one should ask themselves to see if they found ‘the one.’

“Here’s the advice I give everyone about marriage—is she someone you find interesting?” Obama asked Pfeiffer in an excerpt of the book that has been circulating around social media.

“You will spend more time with this person than anyone else for the rest of your life, and there is nothing more important than always wanting to hear what she has to say about things.”

“Does she make you laugh?” Obama continued. “And I don’t know if you want kids, but if you do, do you think she will be a good mom? Life is long. These are the things that really matter over the long term.”

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Pfeiffer told his former boss that his love was “incredibly interesting, funnier than I am, and will be a phenomenal mom.”

“Sounds like she’s the one,” Obama confirmed. “Lucky you.”

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Chance the Rapper Is Engaged After Popping the Question at a Fourth of July Backyard Party


The fireworks are flying! Chance the Rapper has a lot to celebrate this Fourth of July. The musician is officially engaged after popping the question at a backyard party. We guess nothing goes better with red, white, and blue than a bit of bling!

According to People, Chance the Rapper got down on one knee at a backyard Fourth of July party in front of friends, family, and, of course, his new bride-to-be: his longtime girlfriend, Kirsten Corley. The rapper’s brother, Taylor Bennett, took to Instagram to announce the news with a photo of his newly engaged brother and soon-to-be sister-in-law. “Proposed In The Hunninds! @chancetherapper You A Real One! 7-4-18 #BlockBoys,” Bennett captioned the snapshot.

The Instagram account, The Shade Room, also posted a video of the big moment in which Chance the Rapper popped the question. “Kirsten Katrina Corley, will you make me a man and be my wife?” he asked his love in the video.

One can assume that their backyard Fourth of July bash turned into an engagement party, as Corley accepted the sweet marriage proposal. Chance the Rapper confirmed the engagement himself, tweeting, “She said yes.”

Chance the Rapper and Corley began dating back in 2013, according to People. They welcomed their first child together, a daughter named Kensli Bennett, in September 2015.

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Meghan Markle Used These Emojis to Reveal That Prince Harry Proposed


Most of us found out that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were engaged when Kensington Palace formally announced the news in November of last year. (Raise your hand if you were never the same.🙋) But of course that’s not how everyone found out and apparently, Meghan Markle got a little creative with some of her engagement reveals. Among the lucky few who learned of the engagement of the decade from the bride herself was Markle’s longtime makeup artist, Daniel Martin. In a new interview with Good Morning America, Martin revealed that Markle clued him in to her bride-to-be status via—ready for this?—emojis.

The Duchess of Sussex tapped The Wall Group makeup artist Daniel Martin to do her makeup on the big day, and the result was effortlessly elegant and oh-so glowy. “Seeing the dress for the first time really set the tone for her makeup—Natural, polished and timeless,” Martin previously told Brides of Markle’s wedding day beauty look.”Too much makeup would have been a distraction from the dress.”

Martin also previously revealed to Brides the unusual way he and Markle did her makeup trial ahead of the big day. “We basically did her trial through text messages,” he said.

Since Markle can apparently pull off a makeup trial via text message, it shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise that she first told Martin of her engagement in a similar way. “She [texted and] was, like, ‘Hey—what are you doing May 19th?'” the makeup artist recalled in his recent GMA interview, according to Entertainment Tonight. “And then she sent me two emojis of the bride and groom. I was, like, ‘OK, yeah, whatever you need.'”

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Sure, Meghan Markle never Instagrammed an engagement ring selfie during her time as a bride-to-be, but knowing that she’s a fan of the bride and groom emojis is almost just as good!

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Katharine McPhee's Fiancé David Foster Had a Starring Role in Her First Wedding


As it turns out, Katharine McPhee and David Foster’s upcoming wedding won’t be the first nuptials they experience together. David Foster was actually in attendance for his new fiancée’s first wedding back in 2008—and he even had a starring role in the reception.

According to E! News, when McPhee wed her ex-husband Nick Cokas in 2008, her now-fiancé was there to witness the nuptials. Why, you ask? He played piano at the reception! In a photo People snapped of the wedding, Foster is seen accompanying McPhee on the piano as she sings Natalie Cole and Nat King Cole’s song “Unforgettable” to Cokas at the reception. Well, that’s awkward…

10 years after that wedding photo was snapped, McPhee and Foster (Grammy-award winning musician and, yes, that guy playing piano at her first wedding) are engaged to be married. Since 2008, McPhee and Cokas divorced and Foster ended his fourth marriage to Yolanda Hadid.

After originally meeting during an American Idol appearance in 2006, McPhee and Foster were first romantically linked in May 2017 when the pair was spotted on a PDA-filled dinner date at the Malibu restaurant Nobu. They later made their first red-carpet appearance together at this year’s Met Gala.

The news broke just yesterday that Foster had popped the question, with McPhee seemingly confirming the news on Instagram when she posted a screenshot of a text conversation, in which she reveals that Foster proposed at the top of a mountain in Anacapri, Italy. (And thankfully didn’t push her off it!)

The singer/actress also took to Twitter to subtly mention her nuptial news, posting a GIF of Ariana Grande which says, “And what about it?” and captioned it with a ring emoji.

While neither McPhee nor Foster has mentioned any wedding plans as of yet, we think there’s a definite chance that Foster might play a tune at the reception. (He did for McPhee’s last wedding, after all!)

See more: All the Celebrities Who Have Gotten Engaged This Year…So Far!

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Victoria and David Beckham Celebrate 19 Years of Marriage: See Photos of Their Posh '90s Wedding


Praise be to the Victoria and David Beckham—19 years together and still just as fabulous as ever. Forever one of our favorite celebrity couples, these two British powerhouses, who were married on July 4th, 1999, are marking almost two decades of married bliss. To celebrate Victoria Beckham and David Beckham’s anniversary, we’re throwing it back to the day they said their “I dos,” a.k.a. the poshest wedding of the ’90s. (Pun intended.)

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Nineteen years ago today, Posh Spice and the British soccer superstar wed in the Luttrellstown Castle, a staggering estate that sits just outside of Dublin. Yes, an honest to goodness castle. You didn’t think a woman with the word “Posh” in her name would have a wedding that was anything but, did you?

Courtesy of Luttrellstown Castle

On the big day, the bride donned a truly epic wedding dress by designer Vera Wang. The stunning silk pleated ball gown featured a 20-foot train and sculpted neckline, and Victoria topped off the luxe look with, what else, but an 18K-gold tiara. The groom and the couple’s first child, baby Brooklyn Beckham, matched the bride in all white ensembles, looking like a soccer-playing, pop-singing version of the royal family.

The tabloid-fodder couple managed to keep their ceremony intimate, with only 29 of their closest friends and family members witnessing their vows, according to Celebrity Bridal Guide. The romantic setting was decked out in rose petals and silver birch trees, and when the perfect pair said their “I do’s,” a dove was released and a flag reading V. B. D.—for Victoria, Brooklyn, and David, of course—was raised up above the castle.

The guest list for the Beckhams’ reception was much longer, however, with a reported 230 guests filling the castle, including some of the bride’s fellow Spice Girls. Geri Halliwell (Ginger Spice), Melanie Chisholm (Sporty Spice), and Melanie Brown (Scary Spice) were all there to celebrate Posh’s new Mrs. status. The newlyweds sat atop a pair of golden thrones and changed into some daring purple reception garb, after sharing their first dance to “It Had To Be You.”

Before bidding farewell to their guests, the Beckhams sliced into a tiered wedding cake with a sword, because of course. Oh, and then there was a fireworks show and balloon release, obviously.

Happy anniversary to the most fashionable couple we know. (We forgive you for those matching purple outfits.)

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