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So, What Happens to Bachelor In Paradise Star Jenna Cooper's Engagement Ring?

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And then there was one. Tuesday’s Bachelor in Paradise finale concluded with two proposals, but unfortunately only one couple remains engaged. Jenna Cooper and Jordan Kimball have called it quits, after reports surfaced that Cooper had been cheating on Kimball, according to Entertainment Tonight.

Although Cooper states that the allegations are false, Kimball released a statement on Instagram, saying that he is moving on from the relationship. “Being careless with someone that you give your heart to and reach milestones with isn’t sensible no matter what the terms may be,” Kimball wrote. “I deal with unreasonable circumstances reasonably and have come to terms with a decision to remove myself from the relationship, it breaks my heart to think, feel and fall for this. It’s dropped me. Fumbling emotions and being understanding is not easy. I’ll be taking time to pursue my inner peace and she will always have me to talk to, if you’ve reached out to me, allow me time. Thank you to those that have.”

So, now the question remains: What’s to come of the Neil Lane cushion-cut engagement ring that Kimball used to pop the question? Now that the engagement is off, does ABC come to collect the ring? Does Chris Harrison perform the repossession himself? Or does Cooper get to keep the sparkler as a sort-of consolation prize?

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Cooper and Kimball got engaged during the filming of Bachelor in Paradise back in June, meaning that unfortunately they weren’t engaged long enough to score rights to the ring. Reportedly, the show requires couples to be engaged for at least two years—or get married—in order to keep their engagement rings, so it looks like this no-longer bride-to-be will have to return her Neil Lane sparkler.

Chris Harrison told Entertainment Tonight back in 2017 that the rings from failed engagements “go back to [the production company] Next Entertainment or whoever,” and typically are returned to Neil Lane.

“Here’s the thing, what do you do with those rings? You don’t want one,” he said. “You can’t give it to the [next] girl you love because that’s a tainted ring and it obviously didn’t work out. That’s bad juju.”

See more: These Bachelor and Bachelorette Couples Are Still Together as of 2018

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Princess Eugenie's Wedding Dress Will Reportedly Be By One of These Designers

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We are just weeks away from the second royal wedding of the year. Princess Eugenie of York is set to marry commoner Jack Brooksbank on October 12, and while we don’t know exactly what she will be wearing down the aisle, we might have a good idea of who.

Eugenie previously told British Vogue‘s features editor, Ellie Pithers, “I’m not telling anyone who is making it, but I can say it is a British-based designer.”

“[The dress] is the one thing that I was really decisive about,” the royal said of the frock. “As soon as we announced the wedding, I knew the designer, and the look, straight away. I never thought I’d be the one who knew exactly what I like, but I’ve been pretty on top of it.”

While this royal bride-to-be hopes to keep the label under wraps, British tabloid Tatler predicts that Eugenie’s wedding dress will be by one of three designers: Stella McCartney, Vivienne Westwood, or Erdem, according to Daily Mail.

Stella McCartney’s previous royal wedding experience definitely makes the designer a strong contender. (McCartney was the woman behind Meghan Markle’s wedding reception dress!) She’s also known for her sustainable fashion, which fits right in with the rest of Eugenie’s eco-conscious day, as the princess told British Vogue her wedding day will be completely plastic-free.

But considering Eugenie’s affinity for Vivienne Westwood, the designer is also a strong possibility. Eugenie even rocked a Vivienne Westwood ensemble to Kate Middleton and Prince William’s wedding back in 2011.

Finally, Erdem also seems to be a royal favorite. The designer is known for bold prints and florals, something Eugenie’s wardrobe is already filled with. She notably wore a floral dress by the designer for her engagement announcement and was also recently shot in Erdem for British Vogue. Erdem was also a top contender when rumors were flying over who was to design Meghan Markle’s wedding dress.

We can’t wait to see who ultimately scores the honor!

See more: Princess Eugenie’s Wedding Dress Will Look Like This, According to These Bridal Designers

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Mark Zunino Only Had 24 Hours To Make Denise Richards' Wedding Dress

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If you blinked, you just might have missed it: News of Denise Richards and Aaron Phypers engagement broke last Thursday, September 6 and the couple is already married! They tied the knot on Saturday morning in a small ceremony in Malibu, California.

This quick turnaround also called for quickly finding a wedding dress. The actress enlisted the help of designer Mark Zunino to get the job done. “With a 24-hour turnaround there wasn’t a moment to spare,” he told Entertainment Tonight. “Denise’s calm personality gives a wonderful vibe of confidence, which immediately rubbed off on my team. They would do anything for a client they love and respect.”

Most wedding dresses to take months to order and make, so Zunino and his team had their work cut out for them. “When I met with Denise and Aaron, she had several images of my gowns of interest but had one specifically in mind,” he said. “It was a romper (a true romper a.k.a. shorts, not a mini-dress) of an Italian laser-cut 3D floral pattern on silk illusion, over nude with hand beadwork. The problem was it takes 3-4 weeks to get that fabric from Europe, and, at minimum, one week of labor with three seamstresses working around the clock.”

Lucky for Richards, Zunino had an idea to get this bride the wedding dress of her dreams. “I mentioned to Denise the possibility of having her try on my archived original runway sample,” Zunino said. “It was brand new, having only been worn five minutes during its catwalk debut, but was in a customized model size that was extremely small. We slipped it on Denise. Aaron’s eyes lit up. Denise had an enormous smile, and said, ‘This is it!’”

The runway sample was a perfect fit, but the designer upgraded the look for the celebrity wedding. “Denise is so incredibly beautiful, simplicity is best for her,” he said. “We decided to add some silk floral scattering on the layered silk organza overskirt. I hand painted faint white flowers, intermingled with the silk flowers, to achieve a delicate, romantic look. Denise and Aaron are both so extremely relaxed, easy going and genuinely sweet. The relaxed aesthetic of the romper with detachable over-skirt was the perfect look of sexy sophistication, playful and ultimately romantic.”

Richards’ romper wedding day look was met with mixed feelings, but Zunino took to Instagram to share a quick reminder: Your opinion doesn’t matter. “I don’t think we’ve ever had a wedding dress create more split opinions than the dress we just did for Denise Richards!” He said sharing a photo of the bride with her bouquet. “Here’s our thought: we work for the bride/client. As long as they’re in love with the design, we feel we’ve done our job. Unless you’ve paid for it or are the one wearing it you don’t have to worry about it! We are thrilled that Denise felt beautiful on her special day and love how the dress 100% fit her personality and the setting. We look forward to working with any of you and creating the dress of your dreams no matter what anyone else thinks! XOXO”

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Despite all the commotion surrounding the whirlwind weekend for the couple, Zunino can confirm the wedding went off without a hitch. “The wedding looked magical!” he told the entertainment site. “When people are so sweet, so in love, so truly happy, nothing but joy is felt from all around.”

See more: How Short Is Too Short of an Engagement?

Richards and Phypers are joining the cast of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills for the ninth season, and parts of their wedding will be in the show. “I am so happy to officially be married to the love of my life,” Richards told Bravo’s The Daily Dish. “I can’t wait for everyone to go on this incredible journey with me this season on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. It has been a wild ride so far!”

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Beyoncé Confirms She And Jay-Z Renewed Their Vows

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Though Beyoncé left all her fans suspense for months, the singer finally put us at ease confirming that she and Jay-Z did in fact renew their vows to celebrate their 10th wedding anniversary.

On Thursday, two days after her 37th birthday, the “Flawless” singer shared a note on Instagram reflecting on the past year. “At 36, I became a new mother of 3,” she wrote referencing the twins Rumi and Sir and her first-born Blue Ivy. “I breastfed twins. I renewed my vows with my husband of ten years.”

Bey and Jay celebrated a decade together on April 4, but rumors of the vow renewal didn’t start until they kicked off their On the Run II World Tour. During a show on June 6 in Cardiff, Wales, while the couple performed “Forever Young,” a video montage played behind them showing off shots of Beyoncé’s pregnancy as well as video from the confirmed vow renewal. The video showed the Everything Is Love artists at what looked to be an altar, surrounded by family, all dressed in white. The bride actually wore a stunning off-the-shoulder wedding dress, inspired by Queen Victoria’s, by Galia Lahav. The Thelma gown features blush Chantilly lace, illusion tulle sleeves, Swarovski crystals and pearls decorating the bodice. According to Metro, the dress cost $12,143.

Beyoncé’s post went on to to talk about her recent career milestones. “I came back home to the stage to do Coachella, after pregnancy,” she said under the picture of her cutting a birthday cake. “Then my husband and I released our album together, Everything Is Love. And we’ve been touring with our family around the world, and loving it. This year has been monumental for me. I thank God for everyone in my life. Thank you for all the positivity and for the beautiful birthday wishes. I’m looking forward to continuing to learn from my past, living in the present, and surrendering to the future. I love you, Hive. B”

The message was also shared on Beyoncé’s website as a post titled “B At 36.” In addition to the note, the singer released never-before-seen photos from the last year, including shots of herself, family and friends, and the current tour.

See more: These Newlyweds Recreated That Iconic Scene From and Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s New Video For Their Wedding Photos

This couple is notorious for keeping their personal lives very private. Fans didn’t get to see any photos from their first wedding in 2008 until the first On The Run Tour in 2014. Hopefully Bey’s confirmation of their vow renewal means more exciting information is on the way!

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Whitney Cummings Is Engaged!

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There are so many ways to spend a birthday—getting together with friends, going on a trip, eating cake, or in the case of comedian Whitney Cummings, getting engaged!

Cummings posted a video to Instagram Tuesday of her reaction to her boyfriend Miles Skinner popping the question on her 36th birthday. “Oh my God, this is so weird! I would’ve gotten a manicure,” the bride-to-be said, letting all the engaged feels set in. Cummings is holding back tears during the video and showing her new sparkler off to none other than her horse, King. “What is happening! Is this real?”

Cummings captioned the video. “Today I got engaged,” she wrote. “I handled it great! This just goes to show that if you work on yourself, trust your gut, and keep your ego in check you too can find love on a dating app.” The stand-up comedian and 2 Broke Girls creator didn’t reveal which dating app she found love on but we hope she spills her secret soon!

Cummings posted more photos of the special moment, one with Skinner on one knee and another with him literally sweeping his new fiancé off her feet. She thanked all of her well-wishers in the comments. “Slight BRAND revamp,” Cummings said. “Thank you for all the engagement about my engagement! I am reading all your comments! 📷 Cred: @joshklaw thanks for hiding in the bushes like a weirdo so we have proof I didn’t sprint in the opposite direction.”

According to People, Amy Schumer, Chrissy Teigen, Beth Behrs and Nikki Reed were among some of Cummings famous friends to congratulate her on the engagement.

“When you texted me I cried,” Behrs commented. “I’m so happy King witnessed the moment. I’m so happy for you both! He’s a lucky man!”

While Cummings has been more private about their relationship—making these proposal pictures the first sighting of her now fiancé on Instagram—Skinner has shared a few more pictures throughout their relationship. On New Year’s Eve last year, he shared a sleepy selfie of the two of them with the caption, “I love this woman.”

He also shared a shot of them jumping into the water to celebrate Valentine’s Day. “Undefeated,” he wrote with a rose emoji. “Happy Valentines Day.”

See more: These Strange Marriage Proposal Reactions Were More Unexpected Than the Question Itself

During an appearance on Conan last November, Cummings mentioned having a boyfriend of 10 months and talked about online dating. “You either find a husband or you get murdered,” she said. “I’m in a good relationship now, it’s been going on for 10 months. We met on the Internet.”

Lucky for Cummings, her digital dating experience went the husband route; she revealed exactly how they make it work by keeping their personal and professional lives separate. “I am not allowing him to see my stand-up comedy,” she said. “I think some things are better kept secret. I don’t look at his porn, he doesn’t look at my stand-up, it’s a very good balance.”

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Victoria Beckham Wears Her Wedding Dress In A New Video For British Vogue

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Victoria Beckham is serving up the latest edition of 90s nostalgia in a new video for British Vogue. The designer and former Spice Girl covers the October issue with her family in honor of the 10th anniversary of her first cover with the magazine. In addition to the cover, Vogue produced a satirical video to showcase Beckham’s style over the last 10 years.

“Victoria Beckham: A Decade of Excellence” starts with the editors preparing for the photoshoot and commenting on the designer’s refined and minimal style. “Today we’re here at Vogue and we’re shooting a cover story celebrating the rich and inspiring history of one of the most enduring style icons of all time,” Beckham announces. “Me, Victoria Beckham.”

British Vogue editor-in-chief Edward Enninful goes on to talk about how everything Beckham does is “pared down” and “simple.” When he consults Posh Spice on the vision for the shoot she reminds him of her minimal style.

“Edward you know I’m a minimalist right?” she asks. “Super simple every time.” In the next scene Beckham poses in her wedding dress from her July 4,1999 nuptials to David Beckham, which was far from minimal. The bride wore a silk pleated ball gown by Vera Wang that featured a 20-foot train and sculpted neckline, topped off with an 18K-gold tiara. You know Posh, very simple, always.

The couple switched up their wedding day looks for the reception. The whole family—their first born Brooklyn Beckham included—changed into full-on purple looks to close out the night.

The video continues as Beckham tries on all of her most memorable looks from red carpets and music videos, including a black PVC catsuit, a head-to-toe metallic look, and glamorous evening wear (complete with makeup from artist Charlotte Tilbury, whose “little sun-kissed” glow turns into a full face of gold highlighter).

Beckham continues to describe her vision to Enninful in terms only true fans would know. She throws it back to some classic Spice Girl lyrics. “What I want, what I really, really, want, is me, four other women, one sporty, bit of an athleisure direction, another one that’s younger, lots of pink, pigtails, one that’s very glamorous — full-on leopard print,” she explains. “And then another one that’s super, super sexy. Big boobs, red hair.”

See more: Victoria Beckham Has Accumulated Fourteen Engagement Rings During Her Marriage to David Beckham

The video wraps up with Beckham giving Enninful a few words of encouragement. “Edward, I’m giving you everything. All that joy can bring. This, I swear. And all that I want from you is the promise…You know what, at least give my idea a shot,” she said quoting her hit “Say You’ll Be There.”

She ends her pep talk with words to live by: “Spice up your life Edward, just spice up your life.”

Watch the video and see all the throwback looks:

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Mr. Robot's Carly Chaikin Is Engaged to Ryan Bunnell

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The labor of love! Mr. Robot star Carly Chaikin announced on Labor Day that she and her longtime boyfriend Ryan Bunnell are officially engaged. She shared the news with her fans on Instagram, hinting that she’s been waiting for her now-fiancé to pop the question from the very beginning.

“If he had asked me one week in I would’ve said yes,” Chaikin wrote alongside a selfie with Bunnell, a director-producer. “But I’ve gotten to be with this man for almost 5 years and can’t wait for it to be forever @dutchmayhem”

The sunny photo perfectly captures the actress and her fiancé’s smiling faces, plus Chaikin’s flawless manicure and her shining diamond engagement ring. The sparkler looks like a sizable square-shaped diamond flanked by two trillion-cut stones. Chaikin also showed off her new jewels in a video she posted to Instagram of her dancing to Beyoncé’s “Single Ladies.”

Back in January, the couple celebrated their fourth anniversary together. “It’s been 4 years and I somehow manage to love you more and more every day,” Chaikin wrote under a picture of herself and Bunnell cozied up on a boat. “Happy anniversary @dutchmayhem”

Since announcing her engagement, Chaikin has yet to share any other proposal details or wedding plans, but who can blame this busy bride? The Hollywood Reporter announced last week that production for the fourth and final season of Mr. Robot will begin in the winter for a premiere in 2019.

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

Chaikin sounds a little too swamped to select any wedding dresses and wedding colors right now, but hopefully she won’t keep us waiting too long. The people need details!

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Adults-Only Hotels For a Grown-Up Honeymoon or a No Kids Allowed Destination Wedding

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A honeymoon should be the ultimate romantic getaway. You’ve just spent months stressing out over your dream day that has come and gone and now you are ready to unwind in every way possible, and celebrate your love. Much like your wedding day, you’ve dreamt about how your honeymoon will go. Kids at your hotel might shatter those dreams.

Imagine canoodling in the pool with bae only to be interrupted by splashing from nearby kiddos. Or having your romantic dinner ruined by a screaming cherub in the restaurant. Banish these nightmares by staying at an adults-only honeymoon hotel. Adults-only hotels guarantee all the luxurious and romantic accommodations you are searching for in a honeymoon getaway with the added amenity of being kid-free, which hopefully adds to the relaxation aspect of the vacation.

Adults-only hotels are also the perfect solution for a no kids allowed wedding. If you are keeping the guest list to 18 and older, a good way to respond to those inevitable questions about exceptions is to blame it on the venue. Your guests will eventually thank you for forcing them to take a much deserved break from parenting duties once they see these resorts.

With no fear of kids running around, these hotels do not skimp on luxury. From design to amenities to experiences they leave little to be desired. Take a dip in a natural seawater swimming pool in the south of France, learn how to surf off the coast of Mauritius or practice yoga in Taiwan.

Whether you have kids at home you’re running away from, haven’t started a family yet, or don’t want to, a week or two with strictly adult activity, no bedtimes, prying eyes or inquiring minds can’t be beat. Host your destination wedding or your honeymoon at one of these fabulous adults-only hotels.

See more: The Most Relaxing Honeymoon Destinations in the World

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'S.W.A.T.' Actor David Lim Is Engaged to Model Marketa Kazdova

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Love is in the air for actor David Lim! The S.W.A.T actor is officially engaged to his longtime model girlfriend Marketa Kazdova.

Lim posted a selfie on Instagram with his now fiancé after his beach proposal. Besides their engaged glow, the photo showcases the impressive diamond ring Lim popped the question with. Kazdova’s new accessory appears to be a sizable round solitaire diamond on a double band.

“Asked her to marry me and she said yes,” Lim wrote in the caption. “I love you @marketa_red and can’t wait to spend the rest of my life with you.”

The model posted a similar selfie of her kissing her soon-to-be husband on the cheek. “Taken!!!” she said. “ Million times YES!!!💍♥️ @davidbradleylim Love you baby! #engaged”

Lim shared with Us Weekly exactly what he did to get all those yeses. “I took her down to the Sunset Cliffs in San Diego,” he recalled. “It’s a place we both love, with stunning views of the ocean and coastline. I found a secluded spot, and asked her to face the Pacific as the sun was going down so I could take a photo of her. When she turned back around, I was on one knee with the ring. I told her how much I loved her, and asked her to marry me. Happy to report that she said yes!”

According to Us Weekly, Lim’s Quantico co-star Priyanka Chopra, who recently got engaged to Nick Jonas, sent her blessing via Instagram commenting on their photo, “Amazing! Congratulations.”

Kazdova and Marketa celebrated their four year anniversary back in May, and since getting engaged they have taken full advantage of their new relationship status. Lim posted a cheeky photo of him and Kazdova on the beach hinting at her future new last name in the caption. “Future Mrs. Lim comin thru… 😍👐🏽 Thank you everyone for your beautiful and kind messages,” he wrote. “Much love to you all. ❤️✌🏽”

Marketa is using any excuse to drop the f-word on social media as well. She posted to Instagram posing in front of an In-N-Out Burger with a plate of food and the caption, “Weekend shenanigans with my fiancé.”

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

Clearly this couple is still experiencing that just-engaged feeling. We hope they keep their spark alive for a lifetime.

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See A Giraffe Epically Photobomb Newlyweds' Wedding Photos

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There are so many ways you can guarantee the perfect wedding photos, from selecting the right photographer, working on your posture, and shining up those pearly whites ahead of your big day, but sometimes, the unexpected is what really takes your photos over the top.

Luke and Tristan Karshagen know this better than anyone. While taking some romantic photos after their ceremony in South Africa, the Karshagens were joined by a new friend who wanted to get in on the action—a giraffe! Photographer Stephanie Norman captured a sweet photo of the couple kissing with the giraffe leaning in as if hoping to steal a kiss too.

“Yesterday we got photobombed by this gentle giant!!” Norman wrote in her Instagram caption. “What an amazing experience.. You must be incredibly blessed to get giraffe cuddles on your wedding day. 💫 (African living is amazing )”

Norman shared more about the incredible moment on Facebook. “This very inquisitive giraffe decided to photobomb our photoshoot yesterday, and hung around for a good twenty minutes,” she recalled. “He was so gentle and nosy, and an absolute pleasure to photograph.”

See more: Amy Schumer Just Photobombed a Couple’s Wedding Photos

While this couple’s four-legged guest was actually a wedding crasher, other couples plan to make their furry friends a part of their big day. From renting dressed up llamas to the more traditional dog ring bearer, a pet or exotic animal can make your wedding day memorable for you and your guests.

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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Wax Figures Turn Heads In London

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This is a Prince Harry and Meghan Markle sighting like you’ve never seen before. The Madame Tussauds’ live wax replicas of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex were out and about over the weekend for a fun (but also kind of terrifying…?) couples photoshoot.

Madame Tussauds posted their best shots on social media. “OMG! Harry and Meghan gave us a sneak peek into what a #DayInTheLife of the Royal newlyweds is like and all we can say is… #CoupleGoals!,” The museum wrote on Twitter with a heart eyes and crown emoji.

A day in the life for Meghan Markle and Prince Harry included sitting down at a restaurant where the royal couple looked longingly into each other’s eyes while holding menus, and walking around town and through the park. With them was a wax version of Guy, Markle’s beagle.

The replicas, although a little creepy, get a lot of things right about the couple. While Harry is shown in a more casual look than we normally see him in, he’s still rocking that classic jovial smile and royal wave. On the other hand, this wax Markle is almost an exact replica of the real Duchess of Sussex from earlier this year at her first official appearance with Prince Harry at the Invictus Games. She wore a ripped pair of Mother jeans, and Misha Nonoo’s “Husband” button down shirt to the real event, and her wax figure rocked a similar look.

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This isn’t the Duke and Duchess’ first time being turned into wax figures. More traditional statues of the two went on display at Madame Tussauds London the day before the royal wedding back in May. Harry was already apart of the collection, and the museum moved him to be closer to his then bride-to-be.

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See more: This Is How Much Meghan Markle Has Reportedly Spent on Her Wardrobe Since Her Engagement

IRL Harry and Markle are also doing just fine as they recently added a new member to their family. The couple adopted a new the dog earlier this summer, rumored to be a Labrador Retriever.

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Wedding Welcome Bag Ideas For Every Season

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Wedding welcome bags shouldn’t replace thank you notes, but going the extra mile to say, “I appreciate you being apart of my big day” will go a long way. Getting your guests stocked up on goodies for your wedding weekend will make them feel extra special for attending. That being said, you’ve got to fill your bags with the right goods to reflect your wedding vibe.

When you’re looking to fill your welcome bags with items your guests will love, there are some definite staples. You can’t forget water for hydration, something sweet, something boozy, and an all-important hangover cure. Local finds, maps and itineraries are special touches as well, but it’s important to think about the season as well as the location.

It’s easy to switch up wedding bag staples with seasonally appropriate choices. As you stuff your bags, think about the the refreshing drinks your guests might prefer in the spring and summer months and the cozy cold-weather goodies they’ll appreciate come fall and winter.

In addition to the welcome bag staples, you can also add in extra seasonal necessities to help your guests get through the weekend. Think about the sweltering heat you might be asking your guests to sit through at your outdoor summer soirée, or the chill that comes on a winter night. These special occasions call for extra-special welcome bag additions.

No matter if you’re having a destination wedding or a local fête, welcome bags are a great way to show your guests who travelled from near and far how much you appreciate them. Consider these seasonal welcome bag ideas for goodies that will keep the party going all weekend long.

See more: Your Guests Will Never Forget These Welcome Bag Ideas from Lauren Conrad

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Ashley Iaconetti and Jared Haibon Are Stressed Over Wedding Plans

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It’s only been two months since Bachelor In Paradise Couple Ashley Iaconetti and Jared Haibon got engaged, but the reality stars are already feeling the stress of wedding planning.

The couple talked to Entertainment Tonight at Kershaw’s Challenge 6th Annual PingPong4Purpose on Thursday where they revealed they had some sticker shock when it comes to the cost of a wedding.

“It is crazy,” Iaconetti said. “It’s more stressful than we thought.”

Haibon added, “It’s a little surreal. It’s a little scary when you start to see the prices. You go wedding shopping and venue shopping and you’re like, ‘Oh my God, this is real and this is something we’re going to have to pay for,’ so it’s a little nerve wracking and super exciting.”

With the average wedding cost ringing in between $26,000 and $28,000, it’s fair that Haibon and Iaconetti are a little taken back, but hopefully they can still have fun planning the wedding of their dreams. Earlier this year the couple told Good Morning America they would like to tie the knot next summer in the groom’s home state of Rhode Island. This bride-to-be has also already been wedding dress shopping. She chronicled her trip to Kleinfeld on social media and said she will definitely wear a ball gown.

One big part of their wedding that has yet to be decided is if their big day will be televised. Soon after their engagement, Iaconetti talked about the possibility of a TV wedding on Ben Higgins’s “Almost Famous” podcast. “I think we’re both down for [a televised wedding], but our caveat is that we want as many guests as we want and we don’t want to have to be limited to that,” she said. “So if we couldn’t have it the way we imagined, that’s the only reason we wouldn’t do it.”

Unfortunately, the Bachelor Nation favorites told ET the offer hasn’t come in yet. “We wish we could do it on television, but, ya know, we haven’t really had the offer, so we’re doing it on our own right now,” Iaconetti mentioned.

See more: Bachelor In Paradise’s Ashley Iaconetti Admits to Cheating on Kevin Wendt with Jared Haibon

One thing fans can bank on seeing is Haibon getting down on one knee—the proposal will air on this current season of Bachelor In Paradise. Haibon popped the question during filming on the beach in Mexico, which the groom recalls as a “very long winded” proposal.

“I hope I don’t sound like an idiot,” Haibon said, but his fiancé had his back.

Iaconetti insisted, “He doesn’t, he sounds great!”

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This Is The Instagram Account All Single People Need to Follow

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Attention single ladies: You’re doing great! Sometimes it’s hard to feel like that when your social media is flooded with endless ring selfies, wedding photos and baby announcements, and you start to think you’re the only single one left. When you need a reminder that you are in fact single and THRIVING, there’s an account for that. Follow @notengaged on Instagram.

The account started by Mary McCarthy in 2016 is a collection of left hand selfies sans engagement ring. They showcase McCarthy miraculously living her life without a ring on that finger. McCarthy approaches single life, which admittedly can suck at times, with the perfect amount of humor. Her bio reads, “hi. im not engaged but im ok i promise. follow the adventures of me and my unwed left hand as we realize things are ok. 👌🏻😭 #notengaged #blessed.”

McCarthy recently shared her motivation for the page with Good Morning America. “It’s basically how I’m living my life, and how I’m single and I have my own apartment and how single girls are doing just as fine as everybody else,” McCarthy said. “As jokesy and silly as it is, I try to skew it more to empowerment … even though there’s the emoji with the huge tears streaming down.”

She added, “You can do it on your own and be totally fine.”

McCarthy created the account after a friend’s engagement party two years ago, and has since grown her page to over 30,000 followers. Although she is an advocate for the #notengaged, she still supports her friends as they cross over to the other side. On her personal Instagram account there are plenty of photos of McCarthy showing up for her friends’ weddings and bridal showers.

“There’s so much on social media that you’re comparing yourselves to—especially marriage and how wonderful it is,” McCarthy said. “I have nothing against marriage or relationships, that’s not the message at all. No matter how you’re choosing your life to go, you’re doing it for yourself and that’s all that matters.”

As for McCarthy’s future plans, she expects to be officially “not engaged and alone forever” on December 21, 2022 according to the wedding website she made. The venue is “crying in bed,” and she added the most beautiful love story the page. “I love tacos and I get to eat them whenever i want,” she wrote. ”Sure do I cry myself to sleep sometimes? Yea sure, but when u have cash dollas to buy tacos y do you need warm hugs at night?”

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While you ponder that hard-hitting question, remember that McCarthy is just in it for the laughs. She said, “If it helps make a few people laugh or smile, that’s all I need from it.”

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7 At-Home Hair Removal Products That Actually Work

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If smooth, hairless skin is on your list of honeymoon must-haves, you’ll know that finding the perfect hair removal routine is rarely an easy feat. You of course want the best results—i.e. a long-lasting solution with zero to little irritation, that doesn’t cost a month’s worth of rent. And with all of the wedding planning craziness, a hair removal method that doesn’t require making time for an out-of-the-way appointment is ideal. While that’s all easier said than done, there are definitely some at-home hair removal products that get the job done and do it well.

While shaving isn’t a permanent option, if it’s still your go-to, investing in a strong razor is the way to go for silky smooth results. Options range from high-end and reusable weighted razors that make the process a breeze, to more affordable options in sleek designs to hit all the right spots.

If you aren’t a commitment-phobe (hey, you are getting married after all!) and want a more permanent hair removal solution, there are at-home options out there for you, as well—from waxes that will preserve your hairless skin for longer periods of time, to at-home laser treatments that will eventually help halt hair growth. These semi-permanent solutions may err on the more pricier side, but are still more cost-effective than multiple trips to the salon.

Check out these top razors, treatments, waxes, and shaving creams for an at-home hair removal routine that actually works.

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Gregory Smith From “Everwood” Is Married!

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Everwood star Gregory Smith is married! The actor tied the knot with model and actress Taylor McKay over the weekend.

The two chose Lookout Cabin in Park City, Utah for their venue, which ended up being a beautiful backdrop for their wedding photos. Smith posted a stunning photo to Instagram of him and his bride mountainside with the caption, “8.18.18, my beautiful bride, my darling.”

McKay posted more photos of their wedding weekend to her Instagram, first showcasing their rehearsal dinner. “Heart is bursting and it’s just the Rehearsal,” she captioned a series of photos. The bride-to-be wore a floral white maxi dress with flutter sleeves while Smith rocked a simple white shirt and brown pants. The two were surrounded by family and friends.

The couple got a bit fancier for their wedding day. Smith wore a navy blue suit, and McKay wore a simple, yet elegant, lace wedding dress with a long train, low back and slit at the front. The bride posted a series of photos of her dramatic veil blowing in the mountain air.

Smith proposed to McKay last July in his hometown of Toronto. The Rookie Blue actor posted a photo of McKay going in for a kiss with the caption, “Thank you @taylorjmckay for agreeing to spend our lives together. You make me so happy. I love you.”

McKay posted the same photo along with a few more shots and pictures showcasing her stunning engagement ring. Smith popped the question with a flawless round solitaire diamond set in a rose gold band.

“On Friday night this man made me speechless…LOVE of my LIFE!” she wrote on Instagram.

Here’s to a lifetime of romantic speechless moments for this happy couple.

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Ariana Grande Will Hyphenate Her Last Name When She Marries Pete Davidson

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Following in the footsteps of Kim Kardashian West and Jada Pinkett-Smith, pop singer Ariana Grande says she will hyphenate her name when she marries Saturday Night Live star Pete Davidson.

The soon-to-be Ariana Grande-Davidson revealed her plans to Ebro Darden of Apple Music’s Beats 1, according to the Daily Mail, adding that, eventually, she hopes to go by only her first moniker as she progresses in her career. “I feel like I’d eventually just be Ariana: Isn’t that sick?” she said. “I feel like it’s got a ring to it.”

Grande has a lot of other wedding planning and marriage decisions to make, but she said that they are all on hold as she has a tour to finish and a recently released album, Sweetener, to promote. Even though she and Davidson got engaged after only a few weeks of dating, Grande said the actual nuptials could happen anytime between five months and five years from now, and that she eventually wants three kids with the SNL comedian.

Despite this leisurely wedding timeline, the couple has really taken the “when you know, you know” mantra to heart. Grande admits to knowing Davidson was the one the first time they met on the set of SNL back in 2016. “’I’m marrying him. 100 percent. I’m literally marrying him,'” she recalled telling her tour manager during an episode of The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.

Davidson clearly felt the sparks as well. The comedian revealed to GQ how he felt about his bride-to-be when they first met. “The day I met her, I was like, ‘Hey, I’ll marry you tomorrow.'”

Grande and Davidson were clearly made for each other.

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18 Stylish Bathing Suits For Big Boobs

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A big bust can be a blessing AND a real inconvenience. With anything from a bra or a simple button up shirt to special occasion wear—like say, a wedding dress—finding a stylish option that also fits your ta-tas can be a bit of an uphill battle, and the same goes for bathing suits. An itsy bitsy triangle bikini top might look great, but it definitely won’t give you the support or coverage you need. Lucky for you, we’ve found plenty of supportive and chic options to rock all summer long and on romantic getaways year round.

When shopping for a bathing suit for big boobs, a good go-to is sticking to brands that use real bra sizes to size their tops. No worries, you won’t look like your trying to pass off your wedding-night lingerie as the latest swim trend. Even though they size like a bra the finished product is totally seaside ready. Find your size in bathing suits that go from small to large and have a D-cup option, or shop for one that goes all the way from A to GG.

These bathing suits are full-coverage and full of support, but that doesn’t mean they don’t bring on all the sex appeal. Balconette tops, halter straps and sweetheart necklines will give your girls that extra umph and create the perfect amount of cleavage. From electric neon colors to mesh details, hot embellishments are in no short supply.

This season, you can also find a fitting bathing suit for big boobs in the latest trends. Tie front tops in feminine florals, peek-a-boo cutouts and sleek high-cut one pieces will help your girls stay in this summer while you stand out. Once you’ve found your new supportive top, pair it with a fun and flirty bottom. High waisted briefs and strappy cheeky bottoms will make the perfect pairing for any big boob bathing suit top.

Shopping for your big boobs isn’t always fun, but these brands help ease the process a bit and make it fun. Shop this edit of trendy bathing suits perfect for big boobs.

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Watch Police Rescue This Bride From A Flooded Car On Her Wedding Day

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A little rain on your wedding day is totally manageable, and after all, it’s good luck! However, you might need back up when a little big day drizzle turns into a torrential downpour. A New Jersey couple and their wedding party got stuck in the flooding caused by this weekend’s rain in North Jersey and had to be rescued by local police.

“Unfortunately due to the quickly rising flood waters, this bride, her new husband and wedding party friends, got a rough start on things,” the Bogota, NJ Police Department wrote on Facebook alongside a video of the rescue in progress. “The fortunate thing, is we were able to help them through their first rough patch. Obviously their day has not gone as planned, so let’s congratulate them on their wedding and give them best wishes for a lifetime of love and adventure, starting now.”

In the video, bride Sabrina Torens—still in her wedding dress—is sticking out of the sunroof of a sedan covered up to its license plate by water. According to NorthJersey.com, from his Humvee, Officer Michael Laferrera helped the bride, groom Connor Reilly, and the rest of the wedding party to safety and into the police vehicle. Sgt. Geoffrey Cole told the local site that the couple seemed to be in “decent spirits” during the rescue.

“We definitely get people stuck often, but it was her wedding day, so it was a dynamic situation,” Cole said. “Nobody was worse for the wear, besides the vehicle.”

While this was definitely not a dream situation, commenters on the video are optimistic about what this couple’s rocky start means for the rest of their life together. “Congratulations on your wedding just think if you made it through this the two of you will make it through anything,” one commenter wrote. “And what story you will be able to tell your future children and grandchildren.”

Another commenter said,”Best wishes for a life together. Today proves that your love for each other is enduring. Look out ain’t no stopping you now.”

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Their good luck has already started. According to Sergeant Cole, the dress and shoes were not harmed in the making of this rainy wedding fiasco.

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Rachel Lindsay Is Pulling Wedding Dress Inspiration from This Celebrity Bride

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Former Bachelorette Rachel Lindsay and her fiancé Bryan Abasolo haven’t tied the knot yet, but have already learned one of the most important rules of marriage—compromise. The couple came up with the perfect arrangement for what Lindsay will walk down the aisle in.

The lawyer-turned-reality star told E! News she originally wanted to wear pants on her wedding day because she “wanted to feel powerful and sexy,” but knew her future hubby was looking forward to seeing her in a more traditional wedding dress. “Bryan, he says he doesn’t care, but I really think he does, he wants to see me in a dress and so we are going to compromise,” she said.

Her new bridal style is inspired by fellow celebrity bride Kaley Cuoco. “I thought that the dress was beautiful,” she recalled. “It had this sheer, it had the beading, it had a cape. I thought it was gorgeous.”

Cuoco wore a custom made Reem Acra wedding gown, which took over 400 hours to make. The dress featured a sweetheart neckline and was covered in embroidered flowers. As Lindsay recalled, the look was finished off in a stunning embroidered floral cape. Lindsay and Randi Rahm, of the Randi Rahm Atelier, are hoping to recreate a similar look for the bride-to-be.

Although the wedding dress plans changed, Lindsay is still excited about the idea of having a TV wedding. “I am very open to it, just because I feel like we fell in love on TV, so it’s a full circle moment for us to have our wedding on TV,” she said.

As for the timeline, she would like to be married by spring of next year, “because I want to start having babies too,” she said. Establishing a roots and a family is something Lindsay has talked about for a while. She told Entertainment Tonight last month about how the timing of the wedding is centered around starting a family. “I wanted it in December, but as it’s getting closer and plans haven’t been put in place, it’s looking more next year, the spring, because I want to have kids,” she said. “I really want to start next year. I want more stability. We’ve been traveling so much and I want to create this family unit and a home for us. We’ve been having a great time, traveling, we live together, so we’ve already done the things, ‘Oh, I’ll wait two years once I get married’—we’re already doing that. So, it’s like, why wait?! Let’s have kids!”

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After such an non-traditional start these two sound like they are mapping out a very traditional future, even though Lindsay said moving their relationship off camera was terrifying. “The hardest day is when the cameras go off, ’cause you’re scared,” she admitted to E!. “You’re like, oh my gosh, I got this ring. And it’s like is this the same person you know that I met on camera? Is he going to be the same off?”

Luckily for Lindsay there was nothing to worry about. She said, “Bryan is truly my best friend.”

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