Just for fun: What were you wearing when your SO proposed?

posted 2 years ago in Engagement
Post # 2
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2016

My husband proposed on a camping trip by the campfire. I had on leggings, a t-shirt, and an oversized hoodie. I had on no make-up, my hair was in a messy bun, and my nails weren’t done. Absolutly no regrets! What I was wearing didn’t matter one bit.

Post # 5
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2017

I was wearing a Denver Broncos t-shirt and jeans because we were at a Broncos football game when I was proposed to. I wouldn’t change a thing, I love telling people I got proposed to at a football game! 

Post # 6
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: December 2016

Haha, much like hikingbride :  we were out in the wilderness.  DH was actually just looking at photos of that day just a few minutes ago, so I saw I was wearing my Field Institute shirt, shorts, baseball cap, and hiking boots.  I did not see it coming at all.  But it wasn’t exactly planned, inspiration struck and he popped the question. It was perfect for us, straight from the heart in a beautiful place. I’m not really the type to care about what I’m wearing that much anyway. 

Post # 9
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2015

Nothing the first time with first husband, short, scraggy, unpolished nails. Grey cords, rather crumpled Primark shirt and a grey coat the second time a couple of years ago. 

Both times it was a total surprise. 

Post # 10
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208 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2017

littlemogwai :  No not on the big screen, but seeing as it was a game there were tons of people there to see it! I was congratulated by random strangers haha. I was on a high because they Broncos had just won, so I was on cloud nine after he proposed! It was perfect, and we even had a friend there to record the whole thing. I loved it.

Post # 11
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Sugar bee

 

It was a Sunday and my boys were out {I later learned he had given them money to go to the movies that afternoon}.  We were having a movie marathon in bed and I was wearing flannel drawstring pants and a waffle texture shirt, no make up. He stopped the tv between movies, went to the kitchen for ice cream, came back with ice cream, a bottle of chamagne and a velvet drawstring bag with the family engagement ring. hmm; ice cream,champagne andjewelry.  My man knows me all too well!

Post # 12
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1176 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: March 2011

Bare naked.  In the shower.

Post # 14
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551 posts
Busy bee

I was wearing my graduation gown! He “went to go get the car” while I was taking pics with my family after the graduation ceremony. A few mins later I was walking down the stairs and he was at the bottom of the staircase, on the last step on one knee. I wasn’t able to see him until I was extremely close due my family walking in front of me to hide it. I had a feeling something was up because we drove my car that day and when he “went to get the car”, I saw my keys/lanyard hanging out my purse and it’s not like I have a second set of car keys. I did in fact have my nails, hair and makeup done (because of my graduation), but it was such a perfect proposal! My family was just as surprised as I was, besides the few that were knew ahead of time. 

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