Showing articles in the category: Chupi Engagement Series

The Chupi Engagement Series: Sinead & Niall

April 08, 2020

Meet the latest couple in The Chupi Engagement Series: Sinead and Niall. When his original plans to propose in London on Sinead's birthday got cancelled due to Covid-19, Niall had thought about waiting until after the social distance and isolation regulations were lifted to propose, but changed his mind when he decided to make this time in their home joyful and proposed with Sinead’s dream Aquamarine ring. I’m from Dublin, and Niall is from just outside Skibbereen in West Cork. My Dad is from nearby and I’ve spent a good third of my life down there on holidays so I’m lucky to b

The Chupi Engagement Series: Kevin & Catherine

March 31, 2020

Meet the latest couple in our series: Kevin & Catherine who got engaged in New York earlier this year. New York is one of our favourite cities, it has such a special place in our hearts. Chupi was meant to travel to New York this week for lots of exciting meetings, but had to cancel due to the current situation. We hope to be back in NYC very soon, and in the meantime we're sharing one of our favourite engagement stories in this special place. We’re thinking of all of our darling customers in New York and around the world at this time, stay safe and mind yourself. Catherine and I firs

The Chupi Engagement Series: Chloe & Barry

March 24, 2020

Meet the latest couple in the Chupi Engagement Series: Chloe and Barry. Chloe tells us about her gorgeous engagement at their favourite spot, Killiney Hill, with the most gorgeous promise piece. Barry and I met when we were teenagers, we were in a peer mentor group together on our first day of our undergrad degree (Biomedical, Health and Life Science in UCD). We were good friends for 6 years but nothing more as we had both been dating other people. We went to separate universities for medical school but stayed good friends and used to meet regularly for coffee or drinks.  About

The Chupi Engagement Series: Roisin & Tom

February 19, 2020

Meet Roisin and Tom, the loveliest couple who are very close to our hearts here at Chupi. Roisin, our brilliant Production Lead here at Chupi, tells us about her gorgeous New York proposal and the story behind the very special grey diamond in her You Me & Magic engagement ring .. Tom is English but went to college in Trinity, we met through mutual friends while I was living in London. We were on holiday in New York in mid January, and on the second day I had planned a day of major touristing that was going to end in Central Park followed by dinner. Looking back, Tom was super impatient

The Chupi Engagement Series: Rachael & Jaimie

January 28, 2020

Since we started the Chupi Engagement Series last year, we have heard the most wonderful stories of how a Chupi heirloom ring played a part in one of the most special moments in your life. We are very excited to announce the latest couple in our series - the lovely Rachael & Jaimie who tell us about their gorgeous engagement in the National Concert Hall in Dublin. We met in June 2017 at a mutual friends BBQ where we kept glancing at each other all evening. We finished the evening watching a movie with our friends holding hands. At this point we had yet to really speak to

The Chupi Engagement Series: Matthew & Huw

January 08, 2020

Recently we put a call out to all newly engaged Chupi couples and asked them to share the details of their engagement with us. We are very excited to introduce the latest couple in our series, Matthew & Huw, who tell us about their gorgeous engagement on Murlough Beach in Co. Down. "Huw and I originally met on a dating app. I had planned the proposal for a few months and I knew that I wanted to propose somewhere special. Growing up in my family, we used to go to Murlough Beach in Newcastle, Co. Down a lot for Sunday walks. I knew it was an ideal location as it's right by the coas

The Chupi Engagement Series: Arun & Esme

December 20, 2019

Recently we put a call out to all recently engaged Chupi couples and asked them to share the details of their engagement with us. We are very excited to share the latest couple in our series, Arun & Esme who told us about their beautiful engagement in Sri Lanka. How they met Arun: 10 years ago, I was working in a cocktail bar in Nottingham after university. Esme had just moved to Nottingham to start her degree, and she started working at the same bar. I remember seeing her and being intrigued as to who she was, I started asking everyone questions to get to know more about h

The Chupi Engagement Series: JoAnn & Alex

October 24, 2019

Since we started the Chupi Engagement Series earlier this year, we have heard the most wonderful stories of how a Chupi heirloom ring played a part in one of the most special moments in your life. Our next couple in the series is one that is so special to us here at Chupi. JoAnn, our brilliant Digital Marketing Specialist and her Fiancée Alex tell us about their gorgeous engagement in Wicklow on New Years Day. Alex and I met through a friend in college. I was actually in my final year and didn't have much time to start dating so we started seeing each other over the summer. He was pat

The Chupi Engagement Series: Gemma & Niall

October 09, 2019

Recently we put a call out to all recently engaged Chupi couples and asked them to share the details of their engagement with us. We are very excited to share the latest couple in our series, Gemma & Niall who told us about their beautiful engagement in The Cotswolds. Gemma: "We both attended drama school in 2013 at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in London. Niall was a bit of a social recluse and got swept up by a mutual friend who introduced us. I cant really say it was love at first sight. We are chalk and cheese really. Niall was very dark and mysterious, a man of min

The Chupi Engagement Series: Alice & Paul

September 11, 2019

Recently we put a call out to all recently engaged Chupi couples and asked them to share the details of their engagement with us. We are very excited to announce the next couple in our series, Alice and Paul who told us about their exciting engagement in Cong, Co. Mayo. "Paul and I have been together for a decade. We met as babies when we were in college and got together in our final year. We have been travelling the world and enjoying each other's company ever since. Last year, we rescued our first dog together and Toby is a huge part of our life together. Paul and I have always known we'

The Chupi Engagement Series: Beth & Chad

August 19, 2019

In the latest installment of The Chupi Engagement Series, we speak to Beth & Chad who tell us the brilliant story of how a ziplock bag played a huge part in their engagement in the Rio Secreto Caves in Tulum, Mexico! "We met when we were thirteen years old and have been friends since then. We have been seeing each other for the last eight years. To celebrate our 30th birthdays, we had planned a holiday to Tulum in Mexico with a group of our friends. During our time in Tulum, we went exploring in the Rio Secreto caves." The Engagement "Towards the end of the tour, Chad stopped me on

The Chupi Engagement Series: Chupi & Brian

August 09, 2019

In the latest installment of The Chupi Engagement Series, we speak to Founder & Creative Director of Chupi, Chupi Sweetman and Brian about their special engagement in Montpellier. "I should have known something was up. We were in Montpellier in the south of France on one of our favourite sorts of holidays. We'd spent a few days in Barcelona going out and having fun then up to Montpelier to snooze and eat! We arrived late to Montpellier and crashed out our place. The apartment had those beautiful Floor to ceiling doors with a tiny balcony. The next morning, I had wild plans to read my

The Chupi Engagement Series: Cheryl & Will

July 26, 2019

In the latest installment of The Chupi Engagement Series, we speak to the amazing Cheryl & Will from Ballyshane about how a very special Chupi ring was part of their engagement in Yosemite on New Years Eve. Cheryl is also the brilliant General Manager here at Chupi. "We are both from Tullow in County Carlow, so our paths had crossed a few times before we got to know each other. It wasn’t till we ended up working together in 2014 that we really got to know each other. In March 2015 we went on our first date and the rest is history!" "A week into dating, Will turned to me and said

The Chupi Engagement Series: Síomha & Conor

July 04, 2019

In the latest installment of The Chupi Engagement Series, we speak to Síomha and Conor who tell us the amazing story of their engagement in Botswana! "We met as awkward 15 year olds in the Wicklow town musical, Grease. We weren’t exactly Sandy and Dannys though, just two very amateur background dancers/singers. Twelve years later, we’ve been through a lot but here we are, still very happily together!" "I was born in Botswana, and 18 years after I had left, we were back for a holiday homecoming. This was already a special holiday – I hadn’t been back since and I couldn’t wait

The Chupi Engagement Series: Michael & Joe

June 17, 2019

In the next installment of The Chupi Engagement Series, we speak to Michael and Joe from The Bearded Candle Makers who tell us the brilliant story of how they met, and how they kept their engagement a secret for nearly a year! "I'm Michael and my fiancé is Joe. (I love sayin that!) We met on Instagram, Joe had been following me and my business for ages. Then out of the blue I got a message from him saying "I think it's about time you ask me out for a coffee.." and I thought... This guy is awesome! Our first few dates lasted for ever, our second date latest around 9 hours! " The Enga

The Chupi Engagement Series: Kate & Darragh

May 29, 2019

Recently we put a call out to all recently engaged Chupi couples and asked them to share the details of their engagement with us. We are very excited to announce the next couple in our series, Kate and Darragh who told us about their picturesque engagement on Cuilcagh Mountain in Fermanagh. "We met back in November 2013. After swiping right on tinder we went for our first date to Alfie’s on South William Street for cocktails. I remember that date so well,  we met outside St Stephens Green shopping centre. I was wearing a neon yellow blazer that still haunts me, what was I thinking! Obvio

The Chupi Engagement Series: Laura & Ronan

May 17, 2019

Recently we put a call out to all recently engaged Chupi couples and asked them to share the details of their engagement with us. We are very excited to announce the first couple in our series, Laura and Ronan who told us about their picturesque engagement in Iceland and how Laura chose her forever ring at The Chupi Pop-up: Cork Edition. "Myself and Ronan met in 2011 when we started working together in retail. We started going out after working together for a few months and the rest is history!" The Engagement "We got engaged on March 16th 2019 and I can say that it was, without a sha