Ideas & Advice
Engagement ring selfies! Here's how to flaunt your sparkler without having everyone hate you (for being too showy).
It's nice to involve your man in your selfie if he's up for it (and especially if he purchased the ring!). Determine your best, most loving pose, and place your hand in such a place where your ring can obviously be seen. Photo: @aspynovard See also: 10 SWOON-WORTHY COUPLE POSES TO STEAL FOR YOUR OWN WEDDING SHOOT Exude vibes of cheeky happiness in the form of a handwritten note alongside a couple wefie to announce your big news to your family and friends! photo: @gabrielleeed Nothing like including the stunning backdrop where your proposal took place. After all, its going to be a place that holds a special place in both your hearts from now on. Don't forget to include that look of bliss and happiness in that moment as well! photo: @morgan.hunley A mandatory mirror selfie is the most effortless way to show off that new bling on your finger. Photo: @jess.conte With fingers entwined and the ring in focus, this intimate and heartwarming shot speaks volumes about the love between you and your partner, and can be easily recreated. Photo: @joellefletcher When writing is just too mainstream, how about putting your letterboard to good, creative use to announce this once-in-a-lifetime news? photo: @chi_burbia Capture everything you love about the proposal in a selfie shot like this. For this bride it included her newly-minted fiancé, the muddied car that took them on a road trip to a hidden surf spot and her new sparkler. It will bring about the special feelings and memories of the moment whenever you look back on it. photo: @ohsoperfectproposal Be an old-fashioned romantic with this idea - have your ring placed against or alongside your favourite poem or line from a book that you feel encapsulates your relationship. photo: @jewelgram Why not include your best friend in a celebratory ring selfie? If there's anyone who's as happy (or probably even happier) about your engagement news, it'd be them! Just like how actress Lea Michele did. photo: @leamichele See also: GOT ENGAGED? 7 THINGS TO DO FIRST This shot (whether candid or posed) in black and white is simply stunning and effortless. Photo: @eye_poetry_photography Not one for subtlety? Announce the good news with your bling clearly visible on your ring finger with an ecstatic expression on your faces (but of course!). Photo: @therealannacamp See more details on Pitch Perfect's Anna Camp and Skylar Astin's engagement. Having someone drive you around means there's always time for a carfie! So show off your ring (and other accessories) by strategically placing them so all can be seen. Photo: @laurenbushnell Just set your phone on a table and use the self-timer for this cheeky (and totally casual) shot of you and your bling. Photo: @kaitlynbristowe Pucker up for a shot with your fiance while showing off your ring. Having a magnificent view as your backdrop is a bonus. Photo: @amanda_stanton With a rock that big, let it be the centre of attention with a simple hand-fie like this one here by British YouTuber, Tanya Burr. Photo: @tanyaburr See also: CHOOSING THE IDEAL DIAMOND RING: 6 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW