Celebrity engagements in April are rife! Perhaps because springtime
brings a sense of new hope, new life and with it, new chapters, such a joyful time of year seems perfect for making promises. Or maybe it is a certain nostalgia for last April’s festivities and feelings of romance. Can you believe it’s been a year since the royal wedding? Will and Kate’s matrimonial celebrations sparked national pride and optimism. It was certainly the most stylish and influential wedding so far this century, with everyone immediately Googling gowns resembling Kate’s magnificent Sarah Burton creation and Pippa’s iconic silhouette, not to mention vintage sapphire rings. Subtle sage green hues are also uncommonly popular, underlining as they do the spring theme and perhaps an inspiring some celebrity engagements in April The gossip columns have been a-buzz with whispers that Miley Cyrus has been getting ever-so cosy with her boyfriend, Liam Hemsworth. Amid the whirlwind of publicity for Hemsworth and his turn in The Hunger Games, little Miley has been spotted on his arm, flashing a killer sparkler on a certain finger. Meanwhile, she insists it’s a topaz and that she’s always worn it…
Not to be out-done, Cyrus’s Disney colleague, Demi Lovarto was popped the question by a fan on live TV. It is safe to assume this is one of the celebrity engagements in April about which we won’t be speculating too much! On the other hand, the rumour mills are going crazy at the news that Kim Kardashian and Kanye West may already be talking about marriage so soon after Kardashian ditched Kris Humphries.
But, of course, of the celebrity engagements in April, the most long awaited has to be that of Brad and Angelina. After six years and six kids, the world breathed a collective ‘well, it is about time!’ when Branjelina announced the forthcoming nuptials.
The date is said to be set on 11th August which is the same day that Brad’s mum and dad, Bill and Jane will celebrate fifty years of happy marriage. It is assumed from hearsay that the big day itself will take place discreetly hidden away in glamorous southern France. A host of designers including L Wren Scott, Jenny Packham and Versace are all tipped to be the lucky one chosen to dress Jolie. But of one thing we can be sure: the ring! Created by jeweller-to-the-stars, Robert Procop who has in the past designed an entire collection inspired by Angelina, the piece is worth a whopping $500,000.
An oblong diamond set on a thick ribbed band, Brad is said to have spent a year in communication with Procop, to ensure the ring’s perfection! Who said romance is dead?