James Middleton is engaged! Kate Middleton’s brother proposed to his now-fiancée, Alizee Thevenet, confirming the engagement on his Instagram feed over the weekend.
James posted a candy picture of the couple on his account, captioned, “❤️She stated OUI ❤️ Our secret is out however we could not be happier to share the information 🥂🍾 #jalizee 🇬🇧🇫🇷.” The pair have been relationship since 2018, and Alizee has attended quite a lot of public occasions with James this 12 months, together with Lady Gabriella Windsor’s wedding — wearing an H&M dress, no less.
Once we first noticed the snap, after melting over the couple’s large smiles, we instantly took discover of Alizee’s engagement ring. It bears a putting resemblance to James’s sister Kate’s engagement ring, which used to belong to Princess Diana. Just like the duchess’s, Alizee’s ring incorporates a sapphire stone surrounded by diamonds. Probably the most notable distinction, nonetheless — apart from the dimensions and royal historical past of Kate’s ring — is that Alizee’s seems to be a cushion or princess reduce, versus Kate’s oval form.
We ponder whether James took inspiration from his sister when selecting the ring. Both manner, it is stunning, and we want the joyful couple many congratulations.