Join us at our NEW blog home, Fully Engaged! There you’ll be able to see the latest & greatest engagement & wedding ring styles in Designer Spotlight, read intriguing behind-the-scenes information on Celebrity Engagements & Weddings, and help us celebrate newly engaged couples with heartwarming, dramatic, shocking, funny & even tear-jerking Engagement Videos. Last but not least, be a part of heated discussions about engagement & wedding etiquette in the weekly Coffee Breaks with Tracey & Shulie.

Come on over to our new blog now…we look forward to engaging with you!

I’ve had the best Memorial Day weekend and am so inspired to continue to wait for my “Mr. Right.” I know he’s coming…soon! I had the privilege of attending the celebrity wedding for my good friend Jay Tucker who married the beautiful, funny TV personality Niecy Nash on Saturday, May 28. The two exchanged vows at the luxurious Church Vineyard Estate in Malibu, CA.

Nearly 200 guests including celebrities Sheryl Lee Ralph (matron of honor), Wendy Raquel Robinson (bridesmaid), Shaun Robinson, Blair Underwood, Kym Whitley, Erin Andrews, Evan Lysacek and others witnesssed this magical, memorable moment! Niecy and Jay are completely in love and I’m sure everyone left the wedding feeling refreshed, inspired and determined to rekindle their own love lives. Oh yes, seeing these two together makes one want to prioritize the beautiful institution of marriage. I’m happy to report that “Love” is still in season!

I also had a chance to reconnect with one of my longtime friends and first PR clients Miss Sherri Shepherd (bridesmaid) from The View, who is engaged to be married in August to the great, fun-loving TV writer Lamar Sally (they are also perfect together). I am so glad I went to this wedding…I needed the encouragement! Congrats Jay & Niecy! Continue to make us smile. Continue to make us proud.

Niecy Nash & Jay Tucker Engagement Photos

Niecy Nash & Jay Tucker Malibu Wedding

Niecy Nash Wedding: Beautiful Bridesmaid Sherri Shepherd (The View) & Tracey Lyles (Robbins Brothers)

Niecy Nash Wedding: Kenya Moore, Shaun Robinson, Tracey Lyles

Niecy Nash Wedding: Eva Marcille (America's Next Top Model)

May 25–We all knew it was coming sooner or later. Reality star princess Kim Kardashian has been searching for true love for quite some time. She’s gorgeous, her career is red-hot and all she needed was Mrs. in front of her name. Well Kimmie doesn’t have to look any further. Her NBA New Jersey Nets boyfriend of six months, Kris Humphries, proposed marriage at her Beverly Hills home on May 18. When Kim walked into the bedroom she saw ‘WILL YOU MARRY ME?” spelled out in rose petals. Awww how sweet. Sounds like a keeper we think. Move over Odoms (Khloe & Lamar)….there’s a new Kardashian couple in town!

Kim Kardashian Engagement Ring--Robbins Brothers Blog

Kim’s engagement ring is HUGE. Kris popped the question with a 20-carat emerald cut ring worth $2 million dollars. WHOA. We asked our Facebook fans to describe their initial reaction in one word. Here goes…

Rediculous–Nick C.

Wow, lucky girl!!–Malayka W.

Yikes–Ashley U.

Fudge–Heidi B.

AMAZINGGGGGGGG–Nicole R.

Gooooood Loooooordd!–Roxana F.

Publicity stunt!!!!–Melissa M.

Arrrrriiiiibbbbba–Andrea P.

Fool–Todd C.

What happened to the guy Reggie?–Tonya S.

Bowchickabawwow!–Crystal P.

Ridonk-u-lus!–Samantha J.

Whocares.com–Latacha K.

Predictable–Sofia C.

Finally–Sandra M.

To read more funny answers visit Robbins Brothers Facebook!

May 23–When it comes to married life…decisions, decisions. Wondering if ladies are more inclined to take their husband’s last name completely, keep their maiden name as their last name (lots of celebs do this), or perhaps hyphenate? And what do men prefer? Chime in on today’s Coffee Break with Tracey & Shulie!

Robbins Brothers Coffee Break with Tracey & Shulie--May 23, 2011

May 19–We’re sending a warm congratulations to customers Tamera Mowry & Adam Housley who married this past Sunday. What a beautiful couple! Adam popped the question with a stunning Robbins Brothers ring during a trip to Venice in January. The two wed on May 15, 2011 at the Villagio Inn & Spa in the groom’s native Napa Valley with 300 guests in attendance.

Newlyweds Tamera Mowry and Adam Housley wear Robbins Brothers Celebrity Engagement Rings

Tamera shows off her Robbins Brothers ring on Wendy Williams Show.

Robbins Brothers Celebrity Engagement Ring (sku 0374153)

http://www.robbinsbrothers.com/Engagement-Rings/Ring-With-Sidestones/Robbins-Brothers-i20553.ring

May 17–Creativity at its best! Congrats to the newly engaged Matt & Ginny. Ginny simply thought she was at the movie theater to see ‘Fast Five’ but instead was asked the most important question of her life in a trailer. Surprise!!!

May 13–So happy it’s Friday and I realize that sometimes…bigger is just better. This double halo style from the Robbins Brothers U Two Collection highlights showstopping details & curvy designs. Now this is the way you put a ring on it!

Halo Engagement Ring from U Two Collection (sku 0379829)

Paul McCartney and Nancy Shevell Engaged with 5 carat diamond engagement ring - Robbins Brothers Blog Picture

Money can’t buy love, but Beatle Paul McCartney certainly shelled out some serious cash when he proposed to New York businesswoman Nancy Shevell with a stunning 5 carat flawless round brilliant diamond engagement ring.

Congratulations Paul & Nancy from the Robbins Brothers bloggers!

May 10–A round of applause for Arlington customers Brooke & Raul! What an exciting and memorable way to pop the question.

http://www.myfoxdfw.com/video/videoplayer.swf?dppversion=8705

Local Man Proposes with Flash Mob: MyFoxDFW.com

Try-On Party at The Engagement Ring Store

WHAT: Try-On Party at Robbins Brothers Torrance

WHEN: Wednesday, May 18, 2011 / 12:00-8:00 p.m. / 6:00-8:00p.m. (FREE engagement photo shoot)

WHERE: 21200 Hawthorne Blvd., Torrance CA / 310.540.5659

Come join us for some midweek fun! Stop by our Torrance store anytime between 12:00 & 8:00 p.m. for a complimentary ring cleaning, tasty appetizers & dessert, and try on your favorite engagement ring styles and wedding bands while sipping on champagne. Plus take advantage of a FREE engagement photo shoot with LA’s most sought after photographer, Adam Taylor. Couples will receive 5 free digital photos, while prints will require an additional cost. Email your RSVP to fanclub@robbinsbros.com.

First 10 guests to arrive and mention they received the invite via a social network get a lovely GIFT BAG.

 

 

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