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For Couples Who Postponed Weddings, the ‘Non-Wedding Day’ Holds Sentimental Value

Francisca Concha had other plans for June 27. In a perfect world, she would have enjoyed dinner with family on the deck of a boat cruising through canals in the Netherlands after marrying her partner of three years, Vincent. They would’ve ended the day with friends at a bar toasting their new life as a married couple. But instead, when the day rolled around, Concha, 32, and Vincent, 30, ate cake and champagne for breakfast in their two bedroom apartment while quarantining in the U.K., where they live. “We are known for cracking open a bottle of champagne for no particular reason,” Concha says, “so it seemed like the right thing to do.”

It’s a relationship milestone they’ll never forget. As the coronavirus forced the cancellation of large social gatherings, many couples made adjustments—from Zoom weddings to miniaturized, socially-distanced ceremonies—while others, who delayed their nuptials until next year or beyond,

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Jessica Rothe’s Jewelry Collection Has So Much Sentimental Value

One thing we love about our Precious Metals series is learning the special stories behind each star or tastemaker’s jewelry pieces. It’s like getting a glimpse into their souls. Our latest guest for this accessory show-and-tell is Jessica Rothe, who you’ll know from Amazon’s Utopia or the film Happy Death Day.

The actress, who describes her personal jewelry style as minimalist and delicate, first shares the meaning behind her engagement ring: “This ring belonged to my mother’s mother. Whenever I see this ring or put it on, I remember her and I remember how she made me feel. I feel so lucky that I inherited this ring and I can’t wait for the day when I get to pass it down to my daughter or granddaughter, and to share that history with them.” Rothe recently married to her longtime love Eric Clem in a small, intimate ceremony after COVID-19

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