Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Agency Proposes New Ways to Help Men Pop the Question

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Agency Proposes New Ways to Help Men Pop the Question

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Byline: Maxine Frith

ONCE it was enough to have a ring and go down on one knee -- no more.

Two London women have set up the country's first "proposals agency", helping men to pop the question in a way more likely to guarantee the right answer.

Tiffany Wright and her business part-ner Daisy Amodio launched their business The Proposers late last year after watching a man attempt to ask his girlfriend in Hyde Park by spelling his message out in candles.

A basic proposal package costs [pounds sterling]100 and involves the man filling in a questionnaire about his girlfriend, their relationship and her interests, The businesswomen then come up with two tailored proposal suggestions. For a further fee, they will make the arrangements, ranging from restaurants to more extravagant stunts. "We organised a picnic up a mountain in the Swiss Alps, which involved us going up first to set up everything," said Ms Wright. "We've arranged a proposal that cost over [pounds sterling]10,000 -- he whisked her to New York and we created a personalised boutique filled with designer shoes and clothes that matched her style. …

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