June 1st, 2011

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Paying for Your Own Ring…Do or Don’t?

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Kim Kardashian’s 20.5 carat ring has been all the celebrity engagement buzz for the last week, but did she buy it herself? That is also the buzz. That fiancé Kris Humphries did not in fact choose it and buy it for her, but rather the sizeable bauble was something Kim had in stock since 2009 and obtained it during her courtship with NFL-er Reggie White—if he popped the question, she had the perfect ring at the ready. At this point of course, all of this is speculation about Kim K’s two million dollar sparkler, but it would not be the first time we’ve heard of famous ladies springing for their own bling. Jessica Simpson and Britney Spears did exactly the same. What are you thoughts on buying your own ring? Do? Don’t? Not even a consideration? Maybe because you share funds with your mister anyway? Tell us!

Tiffany & Co. Launches New Website and App

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Are you in the mood for love? If the answer is yes, then I highly suggest you check out Tiffany’s newly launched website—Tiffany True Love—and accompanying app. On the site you’ll find stories of real-life couples, including an exclusive short film, “Will You Marry Me?,” directed by Edward Burns in which New Yorkers share their most romantic proposal stories, as well as a list of classic love songs (first dance selection, anyone?) and romantic movie suggestions—such as Breakfast at Tiffany’s (of course). The content will be updated regularly, so keep checking back to get inspired for your big day!

Rent A Dress? Yes Please!

Fashion & Beauty » Bridesmaid Dresses » Fashion & Beauty

By now you’ve probably heard all about Rent Frock Repeat–and if you haven’t you MUST check it out! Whether you’re looking for fun bridesmaid dresses, a lovely gown for all your pre-wedding parties or simply something fabulous and gorgeous to wear out to another wedding, this is the place to go to. Read the rest of this entry »

Bridal Beauty Pick of the Week

Fashion & Beauty » Fashion & Beauty » Skin Care & Makeup

WHAT: Estée Lauder Idealist Even Skintone Illuminator ($73).

WHY: I have been a religious user of Lauder’s original Idealist since it launched some years back, but now they have kicked this pore-minimizing, skin-boosting serum up a notch with this new miracle formula that helps further perfect the look of skin. Apply Idealist under your moisturizer day and night and watch your skintone brighten and lighten. Idealist helps reduce dark spots caused by acne, sun, age and any redness in the skin to give it a glowy, even tone. It also works quickly, taking as little as two weeks to see results. I’ve been using it for just over 10 days and already notice a huge difference. Get some!


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