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5 Bridal Looks from “Say Yes to the Dress”

You’ve scoured magazines like a detective, attended every bridal show in the city and tried on countless dresses. Yet, when the chips are down, it’s time to seek inspiration from our favorite show, “Say Yes to the Dress.” At that magical moment, the bride-to-be finds the dress of her dreams, we hope that this TV-worthy experience may soon be ours too! Whether you’re a happy crier or a giddy squealer, every bride deserves that special feeling of finding the one—well, technically the second one because you’ve already got your prince.

So let’s get your ideas flowing; time to glance at brides from the show’s most popular episodes.

 

The Classic Bride

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This babe from Season 8 has got her “aha” moment in this stunning strapless gown. Fortunately, a strapless design allows for lots of creativity when choosing a necklace piece for your wedding day. A necklace with larger settings is ideal for a lower neckline.

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This rose-gold pendant with diamond clusters by Gottlieb & Sons will send your bridesmaids swooning over your fine taste. Seriously though, who needs a pre-wedding spray tan when you’ll already be glowing? Let the jewelry do the talking on your big day!

 

Boho Romance

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For the free-spirited boho bride, a simple yet precious design is what you’re after. As a beautiful compliment to a dress with lace details, a romantic bracelet will complete your Coachella-inspired look—minus the EDM music (hopefully).

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This delicate diamond bracelet will not only stun your guests on your wedding day but can be worn again over cocktails or dinner with friends. It’s a classy conversation starter to share stories from your happy day.

 

Classic Elegance

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In Season 5, this lovely bride-to-be tried on a breathtaking dress with intricate detailing along a sweetheart neckline. How divine! 

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When wearing a dress with a low neck like this one, make sure you play it up with some sparkle. Prong set diamond earrings or a touch of color with classic emerald oval earrings add subtle elegance without being gaudy or overshadowing the dress.

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With these masterpieces around your ears, you’ll feel so bridalicious, you’ll want to take at least 100 pre-wedding kissy selfies. And who could blame you?

 

Love From Both Sides

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If Pippa Middleton’s bridesmaid dress taught us anything it’s that all eyes are on both the front of the dress and the rear especially if you have added detailing at the back or a long train as many SYTTD brides favor.  

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A piece with all over sparkle like this lavish 5 row diamond cuff will blind all eyes as you walk down the aisle—in a good way!

 

Just Say Yes

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Every bride wants the ring to be just as impressive as her dress. The diamond encrusted ring worn by SYTTD bride Persia Zarrabi looked killer with her magnificent cinched cut-out waist dress.

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This shared prong straight baguette cluster ring with a double halo by Gottieb & Sons will make you the envy of every bridesmaid. It basically screams to the whole world ‘I’m engaged’, letting you relish in all your glory!

 

 

 

Never settle for anything sub-par for your big day. As “Say Yes to the Dress” teaches us, you’re allowed to be picky (and maybe even a little bratty) for your epic day. So get out there and make some decisions, girl! Good luck.

Popular Jewelry Trends She’ll Love

Picking out jewelry for a woman can be tough, especially when she’s a picky fashionista. But, not to worry. You can just think to yourself: What is she like? Is she bold and beautiful, sassy and outgoing, or maybe an easy-going sweetheart? Does she want all of the glitter and glam or something pretty and simple? Once you’ve made some thoughtful considerations, you’ll be ready to start your jewelry gift hunt. Start your search with these popular jewelry trends that she’ll 100% love!

 

Chokers

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Chokers are back and better than ever!

There are a lot of ways that you can go about shopping this trend. Yes, there’s the typical grungy-90’s-era choker, the velvet strip choker, and the tied choker. But, as the year is coming to a close and New Year’s Eve is right around the corner, a little bit of glitz and glamour may be just what she needs.

Diamond chokers are all the rage now and it’s a guaranteed win when it comes to gifts. Let her toss her plain-jane basic choker aside to let her gorgeous new one shine!

 

Cuffs

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Move aside statement necklaces--this is the statement piece that’ll win her heart this season! Thick cuffs have been all the rage in the Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 fashion weeks, so why not let your girl feel like she’s up on the runway? This stunning piece by Gottlieb & Sons makes the perfect accessory for a formal outfit, giving her that wow-worthy moment she deserves.

Give her a red carpet moment this holiday season, and I guarantee you’ll cuff her heart all season long!

 

Layered Necklaces

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Necklaces have gotten more dainty this year, and that’s because a lot of people have been downsizing from the statement necklace craze.

They offer the same level of glam as a statement necklace without the volume. Try this gorgeous design by Gottlieb & Sons, featuring a round cluster pendant, embellished with lovely marquise and princess cut diamonds with a halo of round diamonds. Not only will she be proud to rock this stunner around her neck, she’ll be glowing because she knows it came from you.

 

Layered Rings

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If you’re stuck on what she’ll love, just grab a couple of beautiful thin rings that she can wear all together. This works especially well if they look like they may be sister-rings! We guarantee that she won’t be able to leave the house without putting all of them on.

If her mantra for jewelry is go-big-or-go-home, then she’ll love bedecking herself in her new set of gorgeous rings. Why not shower her in sparkles?

 

Rose Gold

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Rose gold has been gaining popularity lately, but this year it’s reached an all-time high. We’re not entirely sure why, but it’s absolutely everywhere-- the new iPhone, laptops, hair dye—so why not jewelry?

If your girl is a major trend-setter, she’ll definitely be on board with rose gold jewelry. It will give her that extra something to spice her outfit. And besides, don’t you love it when she’s happy? As the saying goes, happy wife, happy life-- right?

 

Hopefully now your imagination is rumbling with ideas. It’s not easy to buy gifts for your honey, so when in doubt, just trend it out!  She’ll be sure to love any one of these styles this holiday season—bonus points if you can incorporate more than one trend into a gift idea!

6 Necklace Designs to Make Her Swoon

Christmas is this week! As the days tick by, the pressure is on to find her that tear-jerking gift that’ll make her swoon with love. A necklace is a classically romantic way to sweep her off her feet, letting her wear something close to her heart. Why not make her heart skip a beat with these top necklace designs for the holidays? Luckily, these elite designs by Gottlieb & Sons have got you covered—you’re welcome.

 

All Your Love

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What better way to express your love than giving her eternity? This popular necklace features a romantically intertwined diamond cluster pendant, symbolizing the beauty of “forever”. With this on her neck, she’ll constantly think about you and the amazing gift of love that you gave her for the holidays.

Trust us—no girl can resist a promise necklace.

 

Getting A Little Wavy

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Sometimes you have to let the necklace do the talking, and this beautiful style will be speaking volumes for the holidays. It’s stunning strand of round diamonds form a wavy pattern, creating an elegant shape she’ll adore. It will also give life to her outfits, letting her feel like a starlet every time she heads out the door.

It’s one of those pieces that will get prime status in her jewelry collection.  So, make the moment count-- time to pop open the champagne, and let her pop open that jewelry box!

 

Sweet and Simple

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For the woman who doesn’t like to make things too complicated, you won’t want to overwhelm her with glitz and glam—but a little sparkle is still alright.

This simple necklace features marquise and princess cut diamonds to give you a beautiful necklace for your lady. It’s ritzy enough to compliment a black-tie-affair dress, but also simple enough for her to wear it every day.

Get back to basics this holiday season, and she won’t be able to contain her excitement!

 

A Little More

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Is she the Beyonce type who loves everything extravagant? Then let’s get a little more dazzle!

Something that’s not too little but not too much may be perfect for your special someone! A necklace like this magic diamond cluster pear shaped pendant will look lovely on her neck during holiday dinner.

Every girl has that favorite piece of jewelry for those special occasions, and this necklace is just it.

 

A Lot More

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If she likes to go all out, then you need to go big when it comes to her jewelry!

This diamond necklace will leave her absolutely breathless. This 8.91 carat necklace is exactly what a girl needs to capture all eyes in the room. It’ll literally outshine every other accessory, making her royalty for the night.

The glitz, the glam, the whole shebang—it’s almost guaranteed that she’ll scream once she sees it.

 

Not Your Average Diamond

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If she’s a woman of mature taste, she’s going to need something with a vintage flair.

This amazing piece is just what you need if she’s not drawn to the typical diamond necklace. It’s yellow orange pear-shaped diamond will twinkle around her neck like a true beauty.

 

You can’t go wrong with a beautiful diamond necklace this holiday season. No matter what the season, occasion, or woman, there’s always going to be the right diamond. So, hopefully you can stop your endless search for what to get your lucky lady-- just make sure you don’t spoil the surprise!

6 Ring Designs to Make Her Say “Yes”

It’s a magical time of year. Snow flurries and twinkle lights make everything feel like a fairytale. So, maybe you’re thinking about your own happily ever after.  If the mistletoe and cozy nights by the fire are tempting you to pop that question this holiday season, then you’re going to need the perfect ring to make her say “yes.

The Classic

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You can’t go wrong with something classic. If she’s the picture of simplicity and elegance, then a ring that’s exactly that will be perfect for her.

No matter what her style or personality, she’ll love opening that little box to a classic ring. A design like this three stone semi-mount is simple and beautiful, as it features two round diamonds to compliment a diamond of your choice.

What girl could say no to triple the diamonds?

 

The Spin-Off Classic

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If your woman loves the classic look, but always likes a little extra something, then why not try a spin-off of a classic ring design?

A ring like this gives off the appearance of a round stone, but it’s actually a diamond cluster swirl ring. The spun metal is different from the typical band, but not too different. This design is beautiful and unique, but will never go out of style.

Something like this is perfect for the girl who’s classic with a twist.

 

The Feature

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This Gottlieb & Sons’ featured ring may be just what the leading lady in your life needs.

It is romance personified with its two rows of bead set round diamonds gently cradling one channel set round diamond. Could it be any more perfect? Its elegant design will set it apart from others.

You won’t find a ring like this on any other woman.

 

Diamonds Are Forever

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Why let the twinkle lights do all of the sparkling?

Diamonds are a girl’s best friend, after all. If she loves diamonds and all things that glitter, then why not go all out with a design like this extravagant baguette cluster ring?

And better yet, if your love has an outgoing personality, then the diamonds will be the one doing the talking this holiday season. She’ll practically scream “yes,” the moment that she sees this stunning ring!

 

Modern and Majestic

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For the woman who’s all about keeping it fresh and new, something like this modern split triple row ring may be exactly what makes her say “yes!”

It features round and straight baguette diamonds, and its unique design is sure to blow her away. Doesn’t that just make you want to pop the question right now?

 

Blue Christmas

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If she’s what stopped your life from being black and white, then maybe a little color is exactly what her ring needs. Throw in some colored gemstones to the mix! Let the diamond be the main attraction, but surround it with some half-moon blue sapphires to make it extra special.

A ring this beautiful will have her saying “yes” before you even finish speaking!

 

These beautiful ring designs will make your beautiful woman extremely happy, no matter what type you think is perfect for her. Whether she likes to keep it simple, extravagant, or a little colorful, whichever ring you choose is sure to get a “yes” out of her!

Vintage Inspired Ring Styles She’ll Love This Holiday

Crop tops, red lipstick, and chokers are back, but those aren’t the only trends that are in style again. For the woman in your life who loves making old things new again, a vintage inspired ring may be just the thing to put under the tree this year. Check out these beautiful vintage inspired ring styles that she’ll absolutely love!

 

For Your Princess

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If she’s dreamed of her fairytale since she could remember, then this vintage inspired ring that looks somewhat like a tiara may be just the thing for your princess.

Its elegant and timeless design, featuring an array of diamonds, will make her smile sparkle brighter than twinkle lights!

 

Cut and Colored

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If she loves anything vintage but doesn’t want a traditional diamond ring, then why not look at something colored? Sapphire and ruby could work, but there’s nothing more vintage inspired than a yellow diamond.

Something like this beautiful two tone cushion halo design may be perfect for the woman who needs just a touch of vintage in her life.

 

A Rose by Any Other Name

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If silver isn’t her thing, then it may be time to look at other metals.

Rose gold is back and better than ever! Something like this vintage inspired wide filigree rose and white gold diamond ring may be just what you need.

It strays on the unique side, but its design is inherently vintage and classic. Wouldn’t this be perfect for your rose?

 

Feminine and Simple

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For your lucky lady who’s more on the feminine side, there’s of course something for her!

A ring like this elegant and feminine vintage-inspired design is classic, but still breathtaking. Its bead set oval diamonds are framed by shared prong set round diamonds—a design that’ll never go out of style, and make your woman swoon.

 

Make a Statement

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If your woman loves being the center of every room, then this vintage inspired statement ring will be just the thing to make her shine brighter than the Christmas tree.

This open filigree diamond ring is perfect for a woman with an outgoing personality and who can’t help but make a statement. Vintage, but not something to overlook!

 

At the end of the day, old trends will always make their way back into our lives. These beautiful rings have the perfect touch of modern day beauty with touches of vintage inspiration.

So, what are you waiting for? Vintage inspired rings promise the long-lasting kind of love that never goes out of style.

Holiday Party Jewelry to Light Up the Room

With the holiday’s coming up, you’ve most likely received a ton of invites to parties, right? 2016 has been the year of glowing, in terms of both beauty and fashion. Fortunately, holiday parties are the perfect place to light up the room and show off some gorgeous pieces. A little black dress won’t do without something sparkling in the shine of those twinkle lights.

Well, then you need to shine as bright as that Christmas tree—or even brighter!—so take a look at some jewelry that’ll do just that.

 

Endless Diamonds

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Picture it: an off-the-shoulder dress and this stunning piece drawing all eyes to your neck. If you choose a necklace like this pendant by Gottlieb, then this exquisite row of diamonds will be the only accessory that you need.

People won’t be able to notice the decorations because you’ll be the only thing that’s shining. No matter where you go in the room, diamonds are never a bad idea.

 

Up-do and Earrings

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Sweep your hair up and show off these gorgeous pear-shaped drop earrings this holiday season. Cascading curls will only hide these beauties. Don’t forget to wear something strapless so that their eyes are drawn to what matters—these earrings!

You’ll look like the picture of elegance and grace with the perfect glowing makeup and these hanging from your ears. You’ll shine brighter than every light in the room. Make sure to take tons of selfies!

 

A Pop of Red

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Not a fan of color? If you typically wear black, black, maybe some white, and even more black, than this ring may be just for you. A beautiful oval ruby ring, surrounded by diamonds, will glimmer in the perfect light without overdoing it.

With everything red, green, and gold during the holidays, why not give your outfit a little something extra by having a pop of festive red?

 

Have Them At Hello

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Raise a sparkling hand to greet your host or hostess, and you’ll shock everybody from the moment that you walk in the door. This elegant bracelet by Gottlieb & Sons is unique but not too overstated--  yet still impossible to miss! Wear something sleeveless and let your jewelry do the talking for you. Even bringing your hand up to fix your hair will catch them off guard!

Bracelets like this beautiful wave bangle are perfect for wowing people when they least expect it.

 

Holidays Ring Bling

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If you want to completely take over the party, then take a look at Gottlieb & Sons featured item this holiday season. You’ll be the brightest thing in any room.  Nobody will be able to focus on anything but this beautiful vintage inspired diamond ring. No other accessories will be needed with this stunner on your finger.

They might as well put you onto of the Christmas tree, because you’ll look like an angel!

 

 

 

So, what are you waiting for? Be the talk of every party this holiday season with jewelry that sparkles more than icicles. Sleigh those glittering pieces! The key to dazzling a room isn’t the perfect dress, but the perfect accessories to compliment it! You can make any little black dress shine with the right choices on your ears, neck, wrist, or hand!  Forget tinsel or twinkle lights—all that party will need is you and your dazzling jewelry.

Best Jewelry Gift Ideas for Her Personality

The holidays are quickly approaching and you still have to get something for that special lady in your life. You’d be surprised that even if you choose a beautiful pair of earrings, they might just not fit her style or look like her.  Every woman’s personality type is different, and that is reflected in the things that she wears—jewelry included. If you’re struggling with getting the perfect piece for your perfect girl, then check out these top jewelry gift ideas by Gottlieb & Sons to match her personality!

 

If She’s a Social Butterfly

For the woman who’s always the brightest person in the room, you need something that’ll shine as brightly as she does. Choose something that’ll catch everyone’s eye, like a gorgeous chunky diamond bracelet.

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Simple jewelry will be out-shined by her personality, so make sure that it’s big, bold, and beautiful! Just like her.

 

If She’s Unique and Outgoing

She wants something different, and noticeable. Like the social butterfly that she is, a pair of simple drop earrings won’t do it for this girl. You’ll need something as unique as she is, like a statement necklace or earrings that you can’t take your eyes off of. Choose something gorgeous that you wouldn’t expect to see on every woman in the room, and that’s what’s right for your lady.

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If She’s a Little Shy

If your special lady is on the quieter side, then she most likely won’t want a piece that draws too much attention. Something that makes a statement won’t work for her, so she may never wear it—and that would be a waste of a fine jewelry!

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You need something that’s toned down, but still stunning, something that’ll be almost like your little secret. For her, a pair of beautiful diamond studs will be just the thing for her to see in that little box.

 

If She’s All About Simplicity

Who doesn’t love a little classic elegance? For the woman who is minimalistic, but still likes some bling, why not spring for a delicate diamond tennis bracelet?

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She’ll be able to wear it for almost any occasion, and it’ll go with everything. And, the best part is that it’ll still catch people’s eyes, letting everyone gush over its beauty. Don’t underestimate the power of simplicity!

 

If She’s Traditional

A ring with diamonds doesn’t always have to be a diamond ring. If you’re not quite there yet, but the special woman in your life is drawn to more traditional pieces, then a gorgeous gemstone ring may be exactly what you need!

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A classic oval ring (with a few diamonds, of course) will always win a woman’s heart. Hey, maybe she’s even born in September, so you get her a sapphire stone for even more brownie points.

 

There are so many different directions you can go with jewelry, but it’s important to keep her personality in mind when you’re searching. Whether she’s extroverted or shy, there’s a gift out there that’ll be a perfect fit. We can guarantee that when you find it, she won’t be able to contain her excitement once she opens that box.

Wedding Dress Problems: How Sexy is Too Sexy?

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Theoretically, your wedding day is your own fabulous red-carpet affair, so if you want to strut down the aisle in the latest, barely-there bridal gown, it’s your prerogative, right?  

Maybe.  But realistically speaking, the perception of “too sexy” is in the eye of the beholder. So, if you don’t want the minister to blush through the ceremony and stammer delivering readings, while your aunts and uncles roll their eyes upwards for a possible explanation as to your bridal attire, you need to keep the “sexy” quotient to a balanced ratio. 

 

Private Placements

Nothing wrong with flashing a bit of what your mamma gave you at your red-carpet moment, but mimicking verbatim bare-it-all lingerie style get ups of the likes of Kim Kardashian, Beyoncé or Jennifer Lopez for your bridal gown may not go down so well with all the “dearly beloved gathered together in the sign of God … to join together this man and this woman in holy matrimony.” 

So, guideline numero uno — keep the more private parts private – at least for the ceremony.  Is your heart set on a bodycon gown with a deep plunging neckline and cutouts all over the place?  Fine, go for it.  But for some coverage at the altar consider an add-on piece, such as a stole or a cardigan or a veil —these pieces are easily discarded for that definitely more “loose” atmosphere of the reception!

 

To bosom or not to bosom

How much cleavage on display is appropriate for a wedding gown?  Well, if an infant in attendance is reaching towards you to be fed, you’ve gone too far.  If a friend who moonlights as an exotic dancer asks you to lend her your wedding dress, you’ve gone too far.

There is strapless and off the shoulder, and there is the deep plunging V neckline that reveals everything right down to the navel, or farther.  You can probably get away with that deep plunge if the exposed parts are visibly sheered over.  Sans sheer, you’re asking for a backlash.  Sans sheer and a side boob view, and you’re at risk of having your guests leave the ceremony shaking their heads in disbelief. 

 

Skin (over)exposure

If you want to hit that sweet spot in the sexy look—somewhere in the middle between the sweetly feminine and downright slutty—try and aim for a certain balance of both.  If you're going to do a deep plunging neckline, keep everything else simple, chic and PG.  And don’t make it more about the undergarments than the dress itself! 

Backless or barely-there backs (hello, Kim K!), are a current rave in bridal.   But keep in mind that it is your back that will be front and center for your guests.  So, if your back is exposed all the way to your tailbone, maybe you should consider a veil for the ceremony!

 

Add-ons and convertibles to the rescue

Today’s designers and brides are definitely opting for seductive —at the very least, or nearly X-rated—at the most— silhouettes, but at the risk of sounding like your grandmother, trendy and sexy doesn’t always mean appropriate for a wedding.  

So, if there is an issue with you wearing a barely-there gown you just absolutely adore for the ceremony, buy another more “decent” one and change into the sexy one for the reception.  Or cover up the over-exposed areas with some add-ons.  Another option is a convertible gown.   Might be fun to have a big traditional tulle skirt you can remove after the ceremony to reveal a sequined mini dress and your gorgeous legs! 

There is certainly nothing wrong with showing a little skin at your wedding.  Gowns with a bit of transparency in the lace to reveal the undergarments, minimal halter necks, and midriff-baring two-piece designs are ok.  But if your thigh-high-slit and super low-cut bustier gown leaves virtually nothing to the imagination, maybe it’s better to leave that one for the wedding night!

7 Proposal Ideas to Melt Her Heart

Are you planning to pop that fateful question to your girlfriend and are having nightmares about how to do it?   Take heart— no matter where it takes place or how it’s done, a marriage proposal by its very nature is romance personified, guaranteed to melt a woman’s heart!  That is assuming, of course, that the “proposer” and the “proposee” are on the same page with their feelings for each other!  But, at this stage of the game, you must be already pretty clued in, right?

Plan it right!

However, if you do want to make this auspicious occasion even more so, you need to think it through a bit.  There are literally hundreds of proposal scenario ideas floating around in the cyber world, ranging from the downright wacky and life-endangering (will your sweetheart actually hear you saying “will you marry me” while skydiving, snorkeling, or clinging to a precipitous mountain top?) to logistical ordeals costing you a down payment on your first home together.

Frankly, most women are less into the super creative adventure scenario than into “wow, he really knows me” approach when it comes to proposals.  So, think about what her personality and style is, her likes and dislikes, and what makes her bubble with excitement, and fashion your proposal setting accordingly.  

Here are some basic personality/proposal scenario categories to get you thinking…

The Traditional Girlfriend

Scenario:  An expensive, exclusive restaurant she’s always wanted to go to, with pre-arranged ring delivery by a white-gloved waiter, in a champagne glass or on a desert plate with that proverbial question inscribed in chocolate.  This is an old standby, but still one with great pedigree and effectiveness!

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The Outgoing, Social Girlfriend

Scenario:  While out for a night of dancing, arrange with the DJ to pass you the mic so you can dedicate a song to her — her current favorite song or something from a romantic movie she loved —like Celine Dion’s “My Heart Will Go On" from "Titanic" (although that may be a bit awkward, considering the fate of the lovers in the film).  Then at the end of the song, drop on your knee and propose on the dance floor.

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The Outdoorsy/Nature Girlfriend

Scenario:  Do some research about the best spots in your locale — preferably ones that include breathtaking views with mountain peaks and romantic waterfalls.  Prepare a picnic basket that includes champagne and her favorite food.   Stealthily, place the ring under an interesting rock and point it out to her.  And you know the rest…

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The Romantic Girlfriend

Re-enact a proposal scene from her favorite romantic movie or book.  Just be careful that your selection does not require some unrealizable setups!  Recreating 19th century England to propose to her as Mr. Darcy did to Elizabeth in Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, may be a bit unrealistic!

But, for instance, in The Wedding Singer Adam Sandler professes his love for Drew Barrymore by serenading her with a personalized song "Grow Old with You.”  If you’re musically inclined, a song written especially for your girlfriend to serve as a proposal will definitely melt her romantic heart! 

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The Family Girlfriend

Scenario:  If you’re fairly sure about her “yes” and her family has a favorable outlook on you, proposing at the end of a family dinner will make her —and them —love you even more.  But, if you’re not that sure about either one or the other, don’t do it – it may prove to be a mighty awkward situation!

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The Minimalist “No Fuss” Girlfriend

Scenario:  The spot you first met– that’s assuming you met somewhere appropriate and non-digital. But, if that’s the case, consider instead doing a night at home, cooking her favorite dishes (bonus points if you don’t cook, because of the special effort).  You may want to skip the dessert and later that night, slip the ring on her finger while she is sleeping.  Once she spots the sparkler, serve champagne and strawberries to celebrate!

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The Adventurous Girlfriend

Scenario:  A vacation get-away in a warm climate.  Your options here are many!  From a walk on a dusky, deserted beach (the least risky, possibly the most romantic setting with the soft lapping of the waves and the twilight glow), to a knee drop at an ancient fountain or monument, to that “I’m glad I got travel insurance” option involving skydiving, snorkeling or a hot air balloon, if you must!

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A marriage proposal is always romantic and memorable, as long as it involves a ring and an element of surprise, is centered around her favorite pastime or interest, and ideally executed a bended knee (still a treasured fantasy for most women!).   

Really, how much more romantic can it get than asking someone to be your partner for life, “for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health, until death do us part”?   Ok, so maybe not so much when it happens as she is holding that dreaded drugstore test stick signaling an awesome event in nine months, but even under these circumstances, it will remain a very poignant and memorable moment! 

Celebrity Brides: Best Bridal Accessories from our Favorite Starlets

Let me ask you something, ladies: if you’re looking for some wedding inspiration, are you going to remember some token necklace you saw on Facebook or Kim Kardashian’s? Our guess is the latter. So, if you want to find the right inspiration for your bridal bling, check out these wedding accessories from our favorite starlets….A little touch of something borrowed to make you shine even brighter.

 

The Flower Crown

Who says that flower crowns are only for Coachella and Snapchat filters?

Ashley Tisdale looks beautiful, carefree, and whimsical in her simple white and green flower crown. Instead of going traditional and letting your bouquet steal the floral spotlight, throw on a little something to make you look like a garden goddess.

This works even better for a ceremony or reception that’s outdoors, or even just for pictures like Ashley!

 

The New Tiara

Are flowers not your thing? Maybe diamonds are your best friend, so why not spring for the new tiara and mimic Kim’s dazzling headpiece. Just because we’re all Team Kimye now doesn’t mean that we can’t admire her accessories from her first wedding, right?

You’ll look like a modern princess with this diamond headpiece, which is great if you need to add a little sparkle to your special day.

 

The Lace Shoes

Sometimes a bride’s shoes are overlooked in weddings because of floor length dresses. But if you’re opting for something that gives a peek of your feet, or just want to show them off in photos, then it can be all about the shoes! No other accessories needed.

Whitney Port compliments her dress beautifully with a stunning pair of white floral shoes that give off the appearance of lace. This will especially work with a lace gown! Even if you’re not wearing a high-low dress, a perfect pair of heels like this will still make a difference.

They’re simple, they’re elegant, and they could be exactly what you need to strut down the aisle.

 

The Never-ending Veil

 “She looked like an angel.” Or a Victora Secret Angel!

Kate Grigorieva definitely lives up to her winged-title with her never-ending veil. Take a page out of her book and float down the aisle. You won’t need any other accessories! You’ll look like the picture of elegance and grace, and nobody will be able to take their eyes off of you (or your veil!) Imagine those wedding photos. Sorry, Victoria, but your secret’s out!

 

The Minimalist

Let your dress do the talking! All that you need on your wedding day is a beautiful dress, the love of your life, and a pair of stunning drop-earrings. This looks especially amazing with strapless dresses, as seen on Chrissy Teigen and Gabrielle Union. Stay classic. Go bare—show off those collarbones and don’t overdo it with the jewelry. Simplicity will always be in style.

 

 

You can glam up with a similar look with these magical tear drop clusters, featuring pear, marquise, and princess cut diamonds.

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Add a little something special to your wedding day. You don’t have to be draped in pearls to compliment your perfect dress. These celebrity brides show how a little can go a long way. It all depends on you, your dress, and your dream for your wedding. Whether it’s a touch of florals, the right pair of shoes, or a classic earring, you’ll look radiant walking down the aisle with these starlet inspirations.