Here at Kelsey Rose we love any couple who are extravagant and expressive of their love and we would like to say a massive “Congratulations” to Kate Wright and Rio Ferdinand who got engaged just a few days in Abu Dhabi. Not only were they supported by Rio’s three children, but the whole proposal was topped off with one of the most gorgeous cushion cut rings we have ever seen!
Engagement rings typically symbolizing the union of souls and a promise of never ending love, and judging from the size of Kate’s new ring they are going to be in love forever! Her ring got our Kelsey Rose fashion team thinking, how can you tie in the bridesmaid’s dresses to your ring? The two would seem like pretty disparate parts of the wedding ensemble, but it doesn’t have to be so! Brides and bridesmaids often come to Kelsey Rose for style advice and we’ve put together a rundown of some of the most popular engagement ring styles and how they can be offset and complemented by your wedding dress.
This cut is often compared to a pillow, thanks to its square-cut combination with rounded corners, which, when combined with the cut’s classic larger facets, increase the stone’s brilliance. And what could offset the beauty of this stone more than one of our most popular wedding dresses? This form-fitting Kelsey Rose wedding gown is the perfect meeting of elegance and luxury – just like a cushion cut ring! This Kelsey Rose gown is in our signature fit and flare shape, this Kelsey Rose wedding dress features beautiful long sleeves and illusion back detailing. Layered lace gives the illusion of a Bardot neckline with long sleeves. In sumptuous crepe and lace, this dress combines texture with delicacy and lightness. Let the dress and the ring speak for themselves with minimal accessories and a bold sweep of blush and highlighter. Soft coloured flowers and decorations are the finishing touches to a truly perfect aesthetic.
Also known as a teardrop, the pear-shaped diamond is a hybrid of styles. Taking its cues from both the oval and marquise, this unique shape is a perfect choice for brides who play by their own set of rules and think that two is better than one. Kelsey Rose’s fashion stylists believe that the beauty of a pear cut ring should be offset by the sheer elegance of the female form so we’ve opted for this gently layered Kelsey Rose dress crafted from soft crepe, this lace shouldered dress is the definition of relaxed glamour. The minimalist silhouette is enhanced by the scalloped illusion lace that shapes the V-neckline, flowing into the illusion back detail. The sleek flared shape is kept strikingly simple in crepe. Dreamy and wistful, this is a dress for the girl who loves love and loves pear shaped rings in all their glory. Pair (excuse the pun) with dainty bracelets and pear shaped drop earrings with a defined arched brow for sheer excellence and style.
The most popular cut of diamond is round. More than half of brides surveyed wear this style. Considering that the round shape maximizes the fire of the diamond at the proper reflection of light, it’s no surprise that this is the reigning stone (we’re all guilty of falling for a good sparkle). We think a round cut ring is begging to be offset by glittering, shining fabrics and we’ve picked out this stunning Kelsey Rose wedding dress that just screams unapologetic glamour. Crafted in this floor-skimming A-line dress is crafted from stunning tulle and satin. Softly pleated to shape the figure, this contemporary shape is endlessly flattering. In a plunging V shape neckline, the finely pleated tulle wraps around the dress for a beautiful texture. With a delicate satin bow to compliment the waist, this really is a dress for the modern romantic. Pair with round diamond studs and dazzlingly white flowers for a radiant bridal party.
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