It October 2017, Carter Boardman was supposed to be getting ready for a "business dinner" with then-boyfriend Eugene вЂњFoxyвЂќ Foxworth. вЂњHe told me we were getting dinner with a client and his wife,вЂќ she recalls. In reality, Foxy had planned to propose on a cocktail cruise before dinner at his parent's houseвЂ¦and there was one problem: Carter didn't want to go!
It's a mystery why it took so long for Saba Munir and Nasser Khan to meet. вЂњThere are so many pictures of us at the same events, the same weddings over the years,вЂќ says Saba. вЂњIn fact, Nasser's cousin is my best friend from college!вЂќ But even with all those connections, it took five years of living in San Francisco for the pair to finally be introduced at a mutual friend's party in 2014.
A bevy of things can affect your relationship-and one of them is your birth order. When you think about it, it makes perfect sense. "Our experience growing up shapes our adult selves, and the relationships in the early family form patterns we tend to follow in adult life-unless we take steps to change them," explains Tina B.
This has been quite a banner year for ballerina Misty Copeland. Not only was the wildly popular dancer named the first African American principal dancer in the American Ballet Theater in June, she just revealed that she's engaged! In the September issue of Essence , Copeland, who appears on the cover, confirmed that she is set to wed attorney Olu Evans, her boyfriend of 10 years (who also happens to be Taye Diggs's cousin!
So you've finally set your wedding budget at $15,000. Congrats! That's the first (and arguably the most important) step of wedding planning. Now it's time to delve into the details. Don't fret about a tight budget; it's totally possible to throw a memorable event with $15,000. The key? A small guest list-50 people or less- to maximize impact.
Actress Rashida Jones has teamed up with Away for the brand's latest Edition capsule collection, and you're going to want to get your hands on every piece before packing for your honeymoon. Inspired by her trips to Stockholm and the city's colorful landscape, Jones dreamed up three gorgeous shades for Aways's limited run of its four classic sizes, the Carry-On ($225), the Bigger Carry-On ($245), the Medium ($275), and the Large ($295).