July 8, 2019

The beginning: TJ and Krystiana met when she was 17 years old and he was about 21. Krystiana was a senior in high school and her brother, Joe, was a junior looking to play AAU basketball. At the time, TJ was putting together a team and his best friend, Paul, thought Joe would be a… read more

June 5, 2019

The beginning: Four years ago, in March 2015, Stephanie was finishing up her undergraduate degree at Wagner College and quickly realized that the traditional way of meeting someone was not going to fit into her hectic schedule. She decided to create a Tinder profile, hoping to meet someone who wanted to get to get to… read more

April 18, 2019

The beginning: Briana and Michael began their journey at Fairleigh Dickinson University. He was a football player and she was a cheerleader — the ultimate love story. The two met as college sophomores, living across the hall from one another. Bri jokes, “At first, I thought he was kind of annoying — sorry Mike J.”… read more

April 6, 2019

    The beginning: Anthony and Maria began their story 10 years ago when they were about 15 or 16 years old. Maria’s best friend Victoria (now her future maid of honor) was in Anthony’s math class and introduced the two one day in the hallways of high school. Soon after, Maria and Anthony started hanging out… read more

February 28, 2019

The Perfect Proposal Jennifer & Alex, February 2019   The beginning: Jennifer and Alex met as teenagers through mutual friends and though they dated shortly, it would be ten years before their paths crossed again. Jennifer was on her lunch break at her new nursing job in Brooklyn and was craving a slice of pizza.… read more

December 11, 2018

The Perfect Proposal Shaun & Alyssa, September 2018   The beginning: Shaun and Alyssa were in college, both attending Rutgers University for Landscape Architecture. At the program’s annual Landscape Architecture Conference in Atlantic City, the two met and shared a bottle of Sangria on the road trip back to Rutgers, following the long weekend with… read more

November 6, 2018

The Perfect Proposal Danielle & Shane August, 16, 2018 The beginning: Danielle and Shane met when neither of them had the slightest interest in being in a relationship: freshman year of college. Though no romantic feelings were formed, the two found each other in the same friend group. During their junior year of college, Shane… read more

June 18, 2018

When people think of wedding rings, usually the woman’s ring comes to mind first—a gold or platinum band, often with diamonds, something she can be happy to wear forever. But what about the mens wedding bands? Lately, many men opt for trendier, less durable, non-precious metals, such as steel or tungsten, but why should their… read more

May 29, 2018

Carats are the unit by which diamonds and other gemstones are measured (not to be confused with karats—click here to read our last post for more about the gold karats). Though carats can often give an indication of the size of a diamond, carats are not a measurement of dimensions but are actually measurement of… read more

May 24, 2018

Nearly 75% of all gold used globally each year is for jewelry and comes in varying karats. Karat, not to be confused with carats (used to measure the weight of a diamond or gemstone), is the percentage of pure gold a mixture of metal is.   Pure gold is 24kt and although Bruno Mars sings… read more