Girls' Allison Williams is Engaged!

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Acting like a single gal on HBO's Girls is about to get a little harder for Allison Williams—according to People, she is engaged to her boyfriend, Ricky Van Veen!

Williams, who plays Marnie Michaels on the hit show, began dating CollegeHumor.com founder Van Veen three years ago after meeting through mutual friends.

The news comes hot on the heels of her interview with Glamour, in which she openly discussed marriage and having children. "My goal is to create a career I can walk away from and become a mom," she said in the March issue. "I'd love to be a mom—and not have to bring my kids into my trailer."

Their engagement means that Van Veen passed the all-important parent approval test with none other than NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams, Allison's father.

"They're well aware that it's serious," Williams told Larry King of her parents in January, adding that her father likes Van Veen "a lot." We're sure it was more than a little intimidating to meet one of the most respected men in America, but Van Veen clearly had nothing to worry about! He reportedly asked Williams for his daughter's hand in marriage before proposing, so he knows a thing or two about doing it right by a woman's parents.

With all of that out of the way, we obviously have to turn our attention to the most important detail (other than the engagement ring): Her wedding dress! We've been fans of her classic, sophisticated style since day one. Williams most often steps out in gowns with peplums, ball gown skirts, and ladylike details like bows and lace. We think Williams would look gorgeous in any of these dresses from Monique Lhuillier (top), Marchesa (middle), and Jenny Packham (bottom); they all echo the slim star's best style moments.

Monique Lhuillier wedding dress Allison Williams

Photo: Courtesy of Monique Lhuillier

Marchesa wedding dress Allison Williams

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Jenny Packham wedding dress Allison Williams

Photo: Mateo Volta/ImaxTree.com

Whatever dress she chooses, she will be a beautiful bride. Congratulations to the happy couple!

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