2020 is a leap year, and according to an old Irish legend (or possibly history) St Brigid struck a deal with St Patrick to balance the traditional roles of men and women by letting the girls to propose to the boys once every four years on 29th February.
But, no matter who asks who, an engagement is always a time for celebration. We've gathered our top five gifts to wish any newly engaged couple love and happiness in the run up to their big day. Shop the engagement collection here and complete wedding collection here.
Let the wedding day planning begin, keeping all your notes, dreams, and beautiful ideas all in one place, in this wedding planner from Katie Loxton.
A pearlescent vegan leather bound folder, with the title 'our wedding day' embossed in gold; inside are more golden sentiments, slots for postcodes or important notes, and a notepad for venue details, menu-tastings and much more.
Ensure all the little (and not so little) details of your wedding day are planned to perfection.
In the sweetest little gift box, Joma Jewellery's a little Engagement bracelet comes perfectly wrapped up.
A silver and crystal circle outline charm hangs between round silver beads; the bracelet is perfectly presented on a foil card with the title 'Happy Engagement'.
The sentiment 'pop the champagne you're changing your name' is printed on the bottom of the card.
Prettily packaged in a Joma Jewellery branded gift box, it's ready to give to celebrate an engagement.
Each of these gorgeous glasses boasts a stylish, textured rose gold coating around the bottom half. The pair of fizz flutes is presented in a branded gift box; they make an ideal engagement present and can be used to toast many celebrations to come.
A beautiful pearlescent white vegan leather pouch, with the sentiment ‘fiance-yay!’ embossed in elegant gold lettering on the front. A zip closure leads to a lined interior. It’s the ideal size for keeping all your essentials – from your make up to your mobile phone
A beautifully fragranced candle, the perfect gift for the new Mr and Mrs! This candle has a beautiful fruity prosecco scent; it's presented in a white glass votive with the words 'Mr & Mrs' on the front in elegant gold text.
As beau-tea-ful as can be, a set of 2 white porcelain mugs with a 'Mr' or 'Mrs' sentiment printed on the front in elegant gold text; on the inside rim reads 'hello handsome' and 'hello beautiful' in the same golden font, respectively. The mugs are beautifully boxed together in a branded gift box.