WATCH: Real Brides-to-be Propose on Leap Day

Celebrity, Proposals
real brides propose on leap day

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Happy Leap Day! For wedding planning brides-to-be this means you have one extra day to get everything on your planning to-do list done but for not yet engaged girls this day has a different meaning. According to an old tradition traced back to fifth century Ireland, Leap Day is the day where women can turn the tables and propose (you remember that movie with Amy Adams right?).

This year, David's Bridal teamed up with Brides UK to help a group of modern women pop the question. Eleven women from all over the world enjoyed a day of pampering and were dressed to perfection in special outfits from David's Bridal all in preparation of that perfect moment. These sneaky brides-to-be tricked their partners into thinking they were being filmed as part of a restaurant review for the a hotel's website.

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The gorgeous proposers were given the red carpet treatment complete with hair, makeup, and styling. There's really no better way to calm pre-proposal nerves than a day of being treated like royalty. When one bride-to-be popped the question her soon-to-be fiancé immediately thought she was joking. His reaction when he realized she was serious is enough to make you cry.

"You make me a better person and I want to spend the rest of my life with you and have children with you, will you marry me?" one bride-to-be started. Her fiancé obviously said yes (with a proposal speech like that how could you say no?!). While none of the grooms-to-be did the traditional hand-over-mouth surprised face you can tell each one was shocked and excited to become a fiancé.

After all the proposals the couples danced the night away, which is in our opinion, the best way to celebrate your newly-engaged status! We dare you to get through the video without shedding a tear. Maybe you'll even be inspired to pop the question to the special someone in your life— bold brides-to-be don't even need to wait until the next leap year. Let's be real, everyday is the perfect day for a proposal.

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