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Royal Engagement Photos Through the Years

After Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced their engagement on November 27, 2017, they emerged in the Sunken Gardens at Kensington Palace for their first official photos as fiancé and fiancée. The post-engagement photo call is a long-standing tradition among British royals, dating back several decades. Take a look at some of the most famous royal engagement pictures through the years, from then-Princess Elizabeth to Prince Harry. (Photos via Fox Photos/Getty + Tim Graham/Getty + Chris Jackson/Getty)

Princess Elizabeth and Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten, July 1947: Queen Elizabeth II (then Princess Elizabeth) was just 21 when she announced her engagement to Philip on July 9, 1947. They married in November of that year — making 2017 their 70th wedding anniversary! — and have four children, Prince Charles (born in November 1948), Princess Anne (born in August 1950), Prince Andrew (born in February 1960), and Prince Edward (born in March 1964). (Photo via Fox Photos/Getty)

Princess Margaret and Antony Armstrong-Jones, February 1960: Queen Elizabeth II's sister announced her engagement to Armstrong-Jones, a photographer, on February 26, 1960. They married a few months later, on May 6, and had two children, David (born in November 1961) and Sarah (born in May 1964), before divorcing in 1978. (Photo via Getty)

Princess Anne and Captain Mark Phillips, May 1973: Princess Anne, the second child and only daughter of Queen Elizabeth, announced her engagement to Phillips, an Olympic equestrian, with a photo call at Buckingham Palace on May 30, 1973. After their wedding in November of that year, they welcomed two children, Peter (born in November 1977) and Zara (born in May 1981). Alas, the couple divorced in 1992, after which Anne married Timothy Laurence. (Photo via Fox Photos/Getty)

Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer, February 1981: Prince Charles proposed to the woman who would become "the People's Princess" in early February 1981, but they waited until the end of the month to announce the engagement. They exchanged vows in the "wedding of the century" on July 29, 1981, at St. Paul's Cathedral in London, and welcomed two sons, Prince William (born in June 1982) and Prince Harry (born in September 1984), before separating in 1992. A year after their 1996 divorce, Princess Diana was killed in a car accident in Paris at age 36. Prince Charles has since remarried. (Photo via Tim Graham/Getty)

Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson, March 1986: Prince Andrew and Sarah "Fergie" Ferguson announced their intent to marry on March 19, 1986, a few weeks after he proposed with a ruby-and-diamond engagement ring. They wed in July of that year and had two daughters together before separating in 1992 and eventually divorcing in 1996. (Photo via Tim Graham/Getty)

Prince Edward and Sophie Rhys-Jones, January 1999: Prince Edward announced his engagement to Rhys-Jones, then a PR executive, on January 6, 1999, with a photo call at St. James's Palace in London. They wed on June 19, 1999, in St. George's Chapel, and have two children, Lady Louise Windsor (born in November 2003) and James, Viscount Severn (born in December 2007). (Photo via Tim Graham/Getty)

Prince William and Kate Middleton, November 2010: After eight years of dating, Prince William made things official with his college sweetheart in the fall of 2010. They announced their engagement on November 16 of that year, sharing in their first joint interview that William had proposed with Princess Diana's 18-carat sapphire ring on a trip to Kenya a few weeks earlier. The couple wed on April 29, 2011, at Westminster Abbey, and have two children, Prince George (born in July 2013) and Princess Charlotte (born in May 2015). They're expecting a third in April 2018. (Photo via Chris Jackson/Getty)

Zara Phillips and Mike Tindall, December 2010: Phillips, whose mother is Queen Elizabeth's daughter, Princess Anne, announced her engagement to rugby union player Tindall on December 21, 2010. They wed the following July in Edinburgh, Scotland, and welcomed their first child, daughter Mia Grace Tindall, in January 2014. (Photo via Tim Ireland/AFP/Getty)

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, November 2017: After months of speculation and rumors, Clarence House announced on November 27, 2017, that Prince Harry had proposed to the Suits actress earlier in the month, with a ring he designed himself using one stone from Botswana and two smaller stones from Princess Diana's collection. The couple, who were introduced by a mutual friend and dated for just shy of a year-and-a-half before getting engaged, are planning a spring 2018 wedding. (Photo via Chris Jackson/Getty)

Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank, January 2018: Princess Eugenie announced her engagement to her longtime love on Monday, January 22, 2018, posing for photos shortly thereafter in the Picture Gallery at Buckingham Palace. According to her parents, Prince Andrew and Duchess of York Sarah Ferguson, Brooksbank popped the question in Nicaragua earlier in January after seven years of dating. They are set to wed n the fall of 2018 at St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. (Photo via Jonathan Brady/WPA Pool/Getty Images)


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Alright, folks. We've officially made it to fall. And if you haven't already started switching out your decor (as long as it's ready by Friendsgiving, right?) you still have time to do so. Draw inspiration from this round-up of new home products that includes harvest-inspired candles, cozy linens and textiles, and a v. practical piece of furniture. One scroll through these, and you'll have all the motivation you need to transition the seasons. Scroll on to start shopping.

Prism x LOREM Collection ($96+): Calling all Cali babes. The popular Long Beach boutique, Prism, announced a boho-fabulous collab with home decor line, LOREM, that we can't get enough of. Shop everything from plant hangers (eight options, to be exact) to artwork, all inspired by the very colorful vibes of the brands. If you were looking for a cheery way to tide you through winter, this. is. it!

Floyd Mattress (Price TBD): Fans of the cult-favorite Detroit-based brand will love their latest launch debuting on October 29. The highly-coveted Floyd Mattress will have the same made-to-last design and superior comfort as their other furnishings, tailored perfectly to fit the line's in-demand bed frame. Additional details for the mattress include a breathable foam material, highly-mobile packaging, and a low-profile design to secure your best night's sleep yet. Check back on the last week of the month to get one for yourself.

Dims 'Composed Vanity' ($595): Small space? No problem! Direct-to-consumer brand, Dims, is giving you a quick and stylish solution to your storage needs with their newest item that doubles as both a desk and vanity. The functional piece is made with non-toxic, chemical-free materials and can be assembled in seven minutes or less. Throw in four sleek shades to choose from, and this may just be your best purchase of 2019 yet!

Saatchi Art x The Citizenry Holiday Collection ($225+): Get ready to deck your walls this holiday season. Saatchi Art partnered with The Citizenry in a one-of-a-kind collection that features a curation of art across styles. Explore everything from modern to abstract creations in a selection so stunning, it's bound to spark a conversation at your next gathering.

NEST Spiced Orange & Clove Collection ($16+): If you haven't experienced the addicting aromas of the beloved NEST fragrance brand, this is the perfect time to get on board! The label recently released their latest scent — spiced orange & clove — just in time for all your gatherings. Inhale festive notes of orange pomander, spiced brandy, cinnamon, and gingered honey across their suite of candles and diffusers to bring all the good vibes to your home.

Bloomingdales x RiLEY Home ($19+): RiLEY Home gets millennials. So they teamed up with Bloomingdales to make shopping their selection more attainable than ever. Now, you can get in on long-lasting, luxurious staples like flannel sheets, bedding, printed throws, premium pet beds, and more, by shopping online and in-stores at the department store. (Trust us: These dream goods are ones you're going to be *glad* you stocked-up on.)

Italic Serene Towels ($12+): The luxury brand that prides itself on using the *same* factories namesake brands (like Calvin Klein and Lacoste) use, but without the price tag behind them, brings you a new product for fall. Treat yourself to Italic's ultra-soft towel set spun from fluffy, 100% Australian cotton, in a convenient set of six. Consider it the perfect indulgence after a long soak in the tub on a cozy FNI (Friday night in)!

Hyascent x Neiman Marcus ($169): 'Tis the season for a delightfully scented home. Warm your abode with scents like bourbon joy, cheeky rose and more in a unique diffuser that doubles more as decor than a fragrance-inducer. Fresh off the (online) shelves of Neiman Marcus, explore nine scents that last up to six months in a specialized hourglass holder. (Shhh! Your friends will never know the secret of why your place smells so darn good!)