February 12, 2018

The beginning: Kristen and Peter met nearly six years ago through mutual friends on Pete’s 21st birthday. Pete and his friends were out celebrating at Park East, where Kristen and her friends had been for dinner and drinks that evening as well. Kristen’s friend suggested they go and meet up with Pete and his friends.… read more

October 20, 2017

Alexandra and Andrew met in 2008 when Alexandra’s sister Noelle invited her to a CSI baseball game with friends. Noelle pointed out the first baseman, Andrew, who sported number 5– which was Alexandra’s number her entire life playing sports. From the very beginning, Alexandra knew he was the one–they realized from their first conversation that… read more

September 7, 2017

The Beginning: Gabriella and Dana’s story began back in high school. They met when they both attended a prom with friends. Having not known each other prior, they didn’t spend a ton of time together that night, but connected on social media. A few years later, they reconnected when Gabby complemented Dana’s shoes in a… read more

August 3, 2017

The  Beginning: Giuseppe and Kristina met in 2016 the modern way– on the dating app Tinder. A new user, Kristina accidentally “super liked” Giuseppe in the app and he became her first “match” almost instantly. Through the app, the two began talking and eventually exchanged numbers so that they could meet up. They had their… read more

July 12, 2017

For those of you who haven’t been watching, this season’s Bachelorette, Rachel Lindsay, has totally redefined what it means to be The Bachelorette– she’s smart, well spoken, beautiful, and arguably one of the most independent and strong leads the show has ever had.  On her unconventional quest for love, Rachel takes her suitors on the… read more

June 1, 2017

The Beginning: Rachel and Christopher met in May of 2011. It was Cinco de Mayo and Rachel, who was living in Staten Island at the time with her friend Laura, was invited to a party being thrown by Laura’s company. Staten Islander’s take their holidays quite seriously and the party didn’t end with the first… read more

May 4, 2017

 The beginning: In May of 2014, Brittany and Joseph met by chance after both almost cancelled plans with their respective friends. Though she was exhausted from work, Brittany felt bad cancelling on her usual Thursday night plans with her friend and Joe’s friend Anthony refused to take no for an answer and by a stroke… read more

April 11, 2017

Gabrielle and Nicholas met in July 2009 while Gabby was working a part time job next door to a pizzeria owned by Nick’s friend. The pair were introduced by her boss at the time and Gabby says she knew Nick was the one the moment she met him. They have been together for over 7… read more

February 7, 2017

Have you ever read a Perfect Proposal story and wondered… “What happened next?” We decided to check in with some of our GP brides for our latest series: Beyond the Perfect Proposal, where we ask our brides for some words of wisdom for all our other brides to be out there. Our first Beyond bride is… read more

January 20, 2017

Gone are the days of women only lusting after the traditional round stone engagement rings. With the growing desire to wear something unique, brides-to-be everywhere are seeking out less traditional, more adventurous stones in unique, less common cuts.  We’ve rallied our GP bridal experts to round up the most popular fancy shapes in engagement rings… read more