Here comes the bride!
It's been less than 24 hours since Desiree Hartsock handed Chris Siegfried her heart … and the final rose. We just hopped off a conference call with The Bachelorette and her brand new fiancé, and here are all the details about their relationship—and wedding!—that they can finally share with the world!
What bling! Des's Neil Lane stunner is 3.70 carats of diamond, platinum and 18K rose gold beauty. The central cushion-cut diamond is surrounded and accented by 204 round-cut diamonds. Nice work, Chris!
Des will design her own gown, and has future plans to work on both a jewelry and bridal line. Expect her to walk down the aisle in a romantic, vintage style dress with either beading or lace.
"We have discussed it and we want to get married next summer," Desiree tells YourTango. "We don't have an exact date, but definitely planning it." And will it be on TV? They're thinking about it.
Des considers herself "very traditional" and plans to become Mrs. Siegfried.
Although she's "always loved" California, Des has decided to move to Seattle to be with her man. They both feel confident, comfortable, and excited about taking this next step and living together.
Brooks who? Des says since the proposal, the couple doesn't "rehash" that conversation. And—unlike all of us—she didn't have hopes for Brooks to return. "That ship had sailed," Des said on the call.
THEIR BEST LOVE ADVICE:
"To keep an open mind and …" Chris, 28, shares with us, with Des finishing, "… an open heart. Also, I think it's trying to see through the other's eyes and allowing yourself to be selfless. I think that's when you have a balanced give-and-take to keep a good foundation."
Finishing each other's sentences already? Now that's love.
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