Dating in the dark engagement
Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas stepped out in Paris on Tuesday, marking their first public appearance since they announced their engagement two days prior.While walking in the city of love, the 21-year-old actress, best known for playing Sansa Stark on , wore a black top, a mid-length matching jacket, a dark green plaid skirt, black thigh-high boots, a black and white beret bearing the word "Anarchy" and her pear-shaped diamond engagement ring and matching eternity band.While you may have already proudly displayed your engagement ring on social media, now is the time to let your loved ones know they need to reserve time on their calendars for your big day.
Start your planning off right with custom save the date cards from Shutterfly.Instinctually, I knew that white men had more dexterity with romance when it came to dating ambiguously looking black women rather than ones that couldn’t be mistaken as anything else: dark skin, big nose, big lips, big eyes, big hair.Ambiguous blackness could be forgotten, at the very least easily forgiven, when introduced to white families, to white friends, to white neighbors.On my basketball team, we would sometimes take bus trips to schools that were in towns like the one in Los Angeles where Markle grew up and which she has described as “a neighborhood that was leafy and affordable.What it was not, however, was diverse.” The black girls at those basketball meets, like the passably white ones in my high school, seemed to exist in a world above the blackness that I knew. It showed in the way they held themselves, how they rested their heads on the shoulders of their white friends without fear of dirtying them with brown makeup, how they yelled their friends’ names across the court without anticipation for anything other than a wave, and constantly pursed their lips as though suspended by both the power and fear which they possessed: to be anyone that you wanted them to be, without the foresight of knowing which you would choose.
With both her day and night looks, Jen’s eye-popping engagement ring was clearly visible on her left hand.