In the beginning of every relationship, each person has a different recollection or impression of the first time they met, the first date, and even the proposal! Kieran and Ally are no exception! They initially met at a house party in Peckham, South London while Ally was in graduate school. One of Kieran’s best friends from school was also one of Ally’s best friends from graduate school and so they were introduced and spoke briefly at the beginning of the party. However, they didn’t talk for most of the night beyond their first conversation and Ally was under the impression that Kieran wasn’t interested. However, Kieran instinctually knew he wanted to ask her out right after meeting her and towards the end of the night asked the DJ to play a slow song just so that he could dance with her before the night ended! Whatever their separate impressions, Kieran and Ally began dating and a year and a half later they relocated from London to Los Angeles together.
Having dated for over three years, Kieran decided to propose on a trip to Santa Barbara. Ally says that “In a weekend filled with wine tasting, Kieran physically dragged me to the top of a mountain, called Knapps Castle.” Once they reached the top, he got down on one knee and proposed! While she had a sneaking suspicion that Kieran was going to propose, Ally was very surprised with the proposal in the moment! Kieran had chosen a round brilliant set in a custom yellow gold bezel set ring which he says was the perfect ring! “Classic but still unique, it’s exactly what Ally wanted.”
Kieran and Ally are planning on a spring wedding in 2019 in New Jersey where Ally is from. They are particularly excited to have all their friends and family from Los Angeles, the East Coast, and London all together to celebrate with them!