more than just jewelry: ethical engagement rings

MiaDonna was founded in 2005 with a single objective: to offer consumers a beautiful, ethical, conflict-free and affordable diamond alternative that would help to free innocent children oppressed by the active conflict diamond mining industry – and that’s something we can definitely get behind! The most important piece of jewelry you ever wear should be […]

tropical engagement on a hotel rooftop

From Radian Photography – “A southern engagement session usually means a gorgeous garden, soft tones, and blowsy blooms. Instead, Erika and Barry opted for a session that packs a tropical punch to mirror their upcoming beachside nuptials! The lovebirds chose a penthouse suite on the rooftop of The Durham Hotel in downtown Durham, NC, the […]

tips to perfecting your engagement

It’s time! Yes it’s engagement season and that special girl or guy in your life who has been there by your side and you can’t imagine living without, it’s time to ask them to marry you! The holidays are the perfect time of year to pop the questions. It’s such a festive season with friends […]

the one thing to do before your destination wedding

Before you decide on a destination wedding with all of your friends and family involved, it’s a great idea to have an overseas pre wedding shoot in your destination of choice for many reasons. You’ll get to know the destination better, you can meet with vendors you’re considering for your overseas wedding, and you get […]

valentine’s day anniversary session

Let’s set the scene… it’s Valentine’s Day and he’s waiting outside for you with red roses, ruby jewelry, a delicious raspberry chocolate cake, and red wine! So romantic! Today’s Valentine’s Day anniversary session is a celebration of timeless love from photographer Maria Grinchuk. *** Photography: Maria Grinchick // Décor & Styling: Asya Elskaya // Cake: […]

top 10 engagement ring styles for 2018

Fashion isn’t just about clothes and catwalks. It is also about trends. Any product designed for the open market is subject to trends, and jewelry is no different. This means that demand for engagement ring styles is just as much subject to peaks and troughs as anything else. Although almost all engagement ring designs are […]

summertime engagement in seattle

From photographer Maria Grinchuk – “When Seattle’s summer hits and the air fills with love, this engagement inspiration photo shoot filled with lemony sunlight and coral breeze was born. It took place in the romantic Discovery Park where the elegant couple enjoyed their little picnic and played on the swing, whispering sweet nothings to each […]

hauntingly beautiful 10-year anniversary session

From photographer Kir Tuben – “This group of vendors got together because we wanted to bring a wedding to life that was unique to the Washington, DMV area. Our state has so much history that we wanted to take advantage of a lesser known historic monument. Polegreen Church is tucked away in the back roads of […]

a surprise proposal!

Colton knew Katelyn was the woman he wanted to spend the rest of his life with from their very first date. So when approached with the opportunity to surprise Katelyn with an over-the-top proposal carefully coordinated by some of the top wedding vendors in St. Louis, Missouri at Haue Valley he jumped at the chance.  “I […]

sardinian engagement shoot

We often see engagements and wedding inspiration shoots from places like Venice, Tuscany, and the Italian Riviera. This engagement editorial from Natalia Shatruik showcases not only the love of Simona and Federico, but also the beauty of Sardinia. It’s the perfect mix of Italian vivaciousness and laid-back Mediterranean vibes that this island is known for! […]

havana engagement

Havana, ooh na-na, half my heart is in Havana, ooh na-na, he took me back to East Atlanta, na-na-na, oh but my heart is in Havana…” and goodness this song by Camila Cabello and Pharrel Williams could not be more accurate. Once you visit Havana you’ll leave part of your heart there. It’s inevitable! The […]

sex and the city engagement in johannesburg

Two beautiful souls, Caronien and Cornell had a stunning city engagement session, right in the heart of Johannesburg, South Africa with some seriously amazing Sex and the City style. With views like these and to-die-for dresses, photographer Genevieve Fundaro captured their chic romance perfectly! From Genevieve Fundaro – “Caronien and Cronell’s engagement was Sex and […]

cactus love session

These two have been together for over 9 years and wanted to celebrate with a photo shoot by the incredible Anastasiia Kryvenok. It was difficult to get permission to shoot from the greenhouse management but the effort was totally worth it! Complete with a cake (that the greenhouse cat ended up taking a bite of!), […]

abandoned resort engagement session

From the photographer, Elena Oleynikova – “I traveled to Abkhazia, situated in the north-western corner of the Caucus region to shoot this inspirational engagement session. There we found a soulful location for our editorial, a resort left abandoned from Soviet Union times. The dress was custom-made for this inspiration session by Russian designer Zhanna Salatova!” […]

greenery filled engagement

From the bride-to-be, Camille – “We met my Junior year, and Sutton’s senior year of college at The University of Maryland, College Park. We were neighbors: my two roommates and I living in the apartment above Sutton and his two roommates. The first week of moving in, I was sitting outside on the steps and […]

brooklyn love session

Dorsea & Racquel’s love session is in my opinion, a perfect one. Why? It’s beautifully shot by Belarussian photographer Julia Zaharova and the focus on the couple’s love for each other and their city – the place they call their home. It’s simple in concept, yet complicated in it’s compositions and utterly perfect as a […]