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Kate Upton's Engagement Ring from Justin Verlander Is 'the Most Perfect, One-of-a-Kind Ring' (New Photo!)

May/02/2016 at 08:12 PM ET

Talk about some Met magic. Kate Upton decided to share some big news at this year’s fashion prom — she’s found her lifelong prom king! The star announced her engagement to boyfriend Justin Verlander on the Met Gala red carpet. She also accessorized with a very important piece of jewelry — her huge diamond engagement ring!

Kate Upton Engagement ring met galaLarry Busacca/Getty; Inset: Evan Agostini/Invision/AP


“I’m really excited, he asked me right before season started so we’ve been keeping it on the down low for quite a while,” she told E! News of her engagement to the Detroit Tigers pitcher. “So I’m excited to finally be able to share it with the world!”

Jeweler Anita Ko, who worked with Verlander to create the sparkler, created a unique twist on the popular single solitaire, setting the (enormous) center stone inside delicate “swags” of pavĂ© diamonds and setting it all on a diamond-studded band. “Justin and I collaborated on creating the most perfect one-of-a-kind ring that is rare and of exceptional quality, just like their love,” Ko tells PeopleStyle.

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She added that they are “really enjoying their engagement” right now and have no wedding plans just yet. The couple went public with their relationship in early 2014. Later that year she won the PEOPLE Magazine Award for Sexiest Woman, telling her man, “you’re welcome!”.

Upton paired her bespoke corseted Topshop gown (featuring metal sequins!) with an edgy ear cuff and metallic clutch. She even got a haircut before leaving for the red carpet.

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And while the model might not be ready to go wedding dress shopping just yet, we’re already busy picking gowns for her big day.

What do you think of Upton’s Met moment? How about her massive engagement ring? Share below!

–Brittany Talarico

So THIS Is What Bradley Cooper's Girlfriend Irina Shayk Looks Like in a Wedding Dress

Apr/29/2016 at 06:21 PM ET

Just look at what’ll happen if Bradley Cooper pops the question! Gorgeous, fabulous, wonderful things, of course, as his girlfriend, stunning Russian model Irina Shayk proved when she walked the runway during the Spanish bridal line Pronovias’s fashion show in Barcelona today wearing three wedding gowns.

Irina Shayk Pronovias Bridal Fashion ShowPau Barrena/AFP/Getty Images

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Model Nicole Trunfio Shows Off Gorgeous Wedding Band from Husband Gary Clark Jr.

Apr/25/2016 at 11:40 AM ET

Supermodel Nicole Trunfio may have married her “king,” guitarist Gary Clark Jr., last week during a small ceremony in Palm Springs, California, but the runway regular is still celebrating the big day, as proven by her latest Instagram photo — a stunning shot of her dazzling diamond wedding band!

Nicole Trunfio wedding band Gary Clark Jr.Source Instagram; Inset: Getty

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Shawn Johnson's Wedding Dress Was 'Magical:' 'I've Been a Hard Fit My Entire Life, [but] I Loved It So Much!' (Exclusive)

Apr/22/2016 at 02:46 PM ET

With her powerful gymnast body and petite stature, gold medal Olympian Shawn Johnson was not looking forward to shopping for a dress for her April 16 wedding to beau Andrew East.

“I was kind of terrified,” Johnson tells PEOPLE. “I’ve been a hard fit my entire life — I’m so short and curvy and muscular and big busted, it’s always been awkward to find something that’s flattering.”

Shawn Johnson weddingLindsey Grace Whiddon/Wild Native Co

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3 Celeb-Loved Designers Launch New Bridal Lines

Apr/20/2016 at 10:00 AM ET

Wedding season is just around the corner, and designers who are beloved by the stars now have lines accessible to brides everywhere! Check out these three new bridal launches:


Christian Siriano for Kleinfeld Bridal

Siriano 2016 JP Yim/Getty

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Wedding Trend Alert! 5 Fun Alternatives to Veils (Including a Gigantic Flower Crown!)

Apr/19/2016 at 04:49 PM ET

Calling all non-traditional brides: it’s now totally ok to ditch the regular veil. Many designers showed their collections styled with some major headwear during Bridal Fashion Week for Spring/Summer 2017.  We’re not saying that brides are immediately going to start rocking these IRL, but let’s just use them as over-the-top inspiration like they’re meant to be, shall we?

  • A dramatic take on the flower crown at Ines di Santo

Bridal fashion week headpieces Ines di Santo 2016 Randy Brooke/Getty

Want your wedding to be like Coachella, but more um, sophisticated? These bold rose hats are for you! To pull it off, keep the rest of your beauty look simple — nothing should compete with the hat. (Not that anything really could compete with it, but we’re just making sure you know that this is not the place for a smoky eye).

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'She Got Down on One Knee!' DWTS' Mark Ballas Shows Off His Man-gagement Ring From Fiancée BC Jean

Apr/05/2016 at 06:21 PM ET

As if one romantic proposal wasn’t enough for Dancing With the Stars pro Mark Ballas and his fiancĂ©e BC Jean, the couple got two: his Thanksgiving proposal to her, and her follow-up Christmas proposal to him — ring and all.

Mark Ballas engagement ringAdam Taylor/ABC

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