The long-awaited moment has finally arrived—your partner popped the question. Congrats! Once you've posted your obligatory glorious ring selfie and told your mom the big news, it's time to get down to business and splurge on some much-needed pre-wedding swag. Here's everything you need to buy after you get engaged.
This new relationship status is a huge deal, so there are certain things you need to snag right after the engagement in order to celebrate and plan your future wedding accordingly. From obnoxiously cute his-and-hers "Just Engaged" gear to chic wedding organizers that are bound to become your new best friend, check out our starter kit for everything you need to buy after you get engaged. Happy pre-marital shopping!
Wedding Fund Money Box
Despite being a new bride-to-be, you probably already know that weddings can get expensive. Make a vow with your fiancé to contribute a bit to your wedding fund each day. Maybe you can give up your daily Starbucks fix and opt to brew at home, dropping the cash you saved in this adorable savings box. Those dollars and cents can go a long way.
SHOP NOW: Etsy, $29
Vinley Market Wine Subscription
Pop a bottle of bubbly to celebrate your newly betrothed status. Better yet, sign up for a wine subscription box so you'll always have a bottle on hand for whenever another wedding planning milestone crops up. Vinley Market is a women-owned wine subscription service that delivers two or three small batch, often biodynamic and organic, wines straight to your door each and every month. Bottoms up!
SHOP NOW: Vinley Market, starting at $59 per month for two bottles, or $79 for three bottles
I'm Engaged Duh Blush Mug
This mug speaks for itself. The arrow's positioned to flaunt your ring when you hold the handle, in case any of your coworkers still had any doubts that you were engaged.
SHOP NOW: Francesca's, $12
Vintage Wedding Style Coffee Table Book
If you've been envisioning your wedding style for years, the ring on your finger seals the deal and you're officially able to put your ideas into action. For vintage-enthusiast future brides, this book will help generate some inspo before you make any huge decisions.
SHOP NOW: Amazon, $13.16
Engaged AF Shirt
This unisex tee (that means the groom gets one too!) makes the perfect accessory to subtly brag about your engagement (besides your ring, of course) and match with your soon-to-be spouse.
SHOP NOW: Etsy, $18.95
Gold Letter Party Balloon
Spell out your initials, "yay," or any other word you want with these punchy gold celebratory balloons. If you decide to have an engagement party, nothing screams festive better than these statement-making props.
SHOP NOW: Urban Outfitters, was $6, now $1.99
You'll no doubt be making a ton of memories over the course of your wedding planning journey. Don't forget a single one with this keepsake scrapbook, featuring bespoke watercolor illustrations and space to jot down every special moment and paste in momentos.
SHOP NOW: Over the Moon, $125
Illusion Monogram Letter
Taking your significant other's last name and can't wait to show off your new monogram? Decorate your living room in anticipation with your future shared initial.
SHOP NOW: Anthropologie, $24
Kate Spade Miss to Mrs. Notebook
Jot down any pre-wedding notes in this super cute notebook. It's such a shame you can only push a pencil in this gem for a limited time, but make use of every last page.
SHOP NOW: Bloomingdale's, $48
Custom Framed Star Map
Your love was in the stars, right? Never forget the way the stars looked the night you said "yes" to that proposal with a custom star map. Just give the date, time, and location of your engagement and then think of the perfect place to hang it.
SHOP NOW: Etsy, starting at $34
Say I Do Wedding Planner
For even more wedding planning organization, keep track of everything on your to-do list with a durable guide that's designed to help you hammer out the nitty gritty details.
SHOP NOW: Smythson, $230
Call us biased, but this subscription will be a valuable resource that your engagement and wedding planning stages absolutely can't do without.
SUBSCRIBE NOW: Brides, $10 for a 6-issue subscription