Remember when pear-shaped engagement rings were controversial? They're not anymore…

Remember WAY back in 2001 when Carrie Bradshaw wigged TF out when Aidan planned to propose with a pear-shaped diamond on Sex and the City? The even weirder part was that she balked at yellow gold, which of course is back with a vengeance now. It seems like a very long time ago.

I wanted to see what was going on in the world of the pear and how weird and gorgeous and HUGE they could get. So I went a-hunting. I'm totally going to cheat by including some non-diamonds in here, too. Fight me. Let's shop!

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Ornaments, eucalyptus, and doorknobs?! 13 stunning & unusual wedding bouquets

When it comes to floral trends, not a lot changes over time: bouquets are usually lush florals that are timeless and classic for the most part. But there's no reason you can't rock something personalized, timeless, and totally YOU at the same time. From dried flowers to ornaments to felted balls to brooches and even doorknobs(!), bouquets can be as diverse as anyone.

Here are a few new trends I ran into that I couldn't help sharing…

First comes baby then comes marriage: our favorite parent couples who got hitched

"I got divorced a couple of years back and am partnered again planning a wedding for Halloween 2020. However, we decided to do the whole kid thing beforehand and will hopefully have a little one at our wedding by then. I'm looking for advice/examples of bad-ass families who married post-baby. I'm having a hard time finding anything." Hell yes we have examples! Come and see…

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Soft, moody, & romantic: gray wedding dresses are our JAM

We've been seeing gray wedding dresses trickle in for quite a while now so we know it's on the horizon as ultra perfect for upcoming fall and winter weddings. You can layer gray under white tulle, embroider it with beads, add black for a dark and moody touch… it's just one of our favorite colors du jour.

Chime in with your favorite, or even better, if YOU'LL be rocking' a gray dress yourself!