A popular alternative to the classic round cut, princess cut diamonds provide maximum brilliance in a striking square form.
Looking for a diamond shape that’s a bit different, but that doesn’t stray too far from the traditional? With its clean, modern lines and intense sparkle, the four-sided princess cut is right on point.
Join some of our favorite celebs in “putting on the splits” with a super-trendy split shank engagement ring.
Throughout history, many things have been split: the atom, the banana, the dinner bill (if you’re the progressive type). But perhaps none so exquisitely as the split shank engagement ring – one of 2017’s hottest jewelry trends.
Whether you’re a secret agent or a straight shooter, check out our pro tips for finding her engagement ring style.
Everyone has a personal style. Some are more understated than others and, therefore, harder to discern. Your job as Buyer of Rings, Proposer of Marriage, is to hone in on that style by whatever means necessary. Put on your detective hat and do some snooping around or straight up ask your partner what she’d like. Either way, finding her engagement ring style needn’t be a chore with our handy guide. Just pop on some good music and get sleuthing.
With your sparkler safely in the bag, the next crucial step is keeping the ring a secret so you can successfully pull off your surprise proposal.
Buying the engagement ring is the easy part. Keeping it a secret from your SO is where the real challenge lies. You’re up against an opponent whose curiosity knows no bounds. No sock drawer is safe, no bookshelf off-limits. To pull this off, you’re going to need an airtight game plan and nerves of steel!
Originally posted on the James Allen blog.
Precious advice for those who will soon be choosing a diamond for their engagement ring.
We recognize that gleam in your eye! No, we’re not talking about the way you look at your SO (although that is adorable). If there’s one thing capable of making a person’s eyes light up like that, it’s diamonds. Those pretty little stones you know nothing about, but are determined to get a good deal on.
And where better to start than our men’s FAQ series? In this first installment, we look at choosing a diamond; from understanding the 4Cs to getting the most bling for your buck.
Sleeping on your back might not feel like the most natural sleeping position, but it is considered one of the healthiest. If you’re among the lucky 13% of Americans who are able to fall asleep on their backs, you might even say it’s life-changing. But how easy is it to actually transition to face-up sleeping if you’ve always slept on your front or side?
“What is your biggest weakness?” is always a tricky interview question. Oftentimes, the answer will be staring the interviewer in the face before you’ve even said a word.
For many of us, poor posture is that weakness, though we might not realize it. The nonverbal cues we send via our body language can easily affect the outcome of a job interview. That’s why it’s so important to choose our body positions as carefully as we do our words.
Originally posted on the Upright blog.
You probably don’t remember the exact moment you took your first step. Why would you? You’ve taken countless steps since, each more assured than the one before. You have, after all, mastered that all-important life skill: standing upright. What you may not realize, however, is that posture is not something you can simply set and forget. As we age, our bodies can easily slip out of alignment, causing an undesirable stooped posture. Luckily, this is totally reversible if we adopt a few postural best practices.
Picture the scene. It’s the end of a long day and you’re sitting on the couch with your head buried in your smartphone, shoulders slouched forward. All of a sudden, your significant other breaks the silence: “You’ll never guess who I ran into today.” What do you do? Do you straighten your back, look up, and engage them in polite chitchat or do you continue scrolling as if it never happened?