The happy couple released a statement following their happy news
After showing off her stunning engagement ring, Pippa Middleton has confirmed when she and James Matthews plan to marry. The couple released a statement to PA following a flurry of reports they were to tie the knot.
It read: "Miss Pippa Middleton and Mr James Matthews are delighted to announce they became engaged on Sunday 17 July and plan to marry next year."
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James Matthews and Pippa Middleton will marry next year
There is already huge excitement surrounding Pippa and hedge fund manager James' impending nuptials, after he popped the question during a romantic break in the Lake District.
But what can we expect from the wedding?
Kate's sister showed off her gorgeous engagement ring
Pippa Middleton's wedding dress
There will no doubt be an army of top fashion designers queueing up to create the gown, after she became one of the most talked-about bridesmaids ever at Kate and Prince William's wedding.
Pippa beamed as she stepped out in London following her engagement
Pippa Middleton's wedding party
Kate as maid of honour? Prince George as a pageboy? Princess Charlotte as the most adorable flower girl ever? We can see it now and it would be amazing.
James Matthews' best man
Will James' brother Spencer be best man at the wedding of the year? The Made in Chelsea lothario will definitely be amongst the high-profile guests, and it wouldn't be surprising if he took on the very important role.