Bachelorette’s Kaitlyn Bristowe Teases NYE Wedding Plans: Video

It was a grand affair. Kaitlyn Bristowe revealed that she and fiancé Jason TartickYou are planning to tie your knot in a Great Gatsby-themed event on New Year’s Eve.

“We’ve gone back and forth with a bunch of different themes, but we just want it to be, like, a Gatsby theme. Kind of over-the-top … a black-tie affair, champagne fountains [and everything],” the “Off the Vine” podcast host, 36, told Us WeeklyShe spoke exclusively about her wedding plans and the launch her Amazon Handmade wedding collection. “[It’s] not like us actually at all, but we’ll have our own like unique touches throughout the whole wedding.”

The couple also have one more “over-the-top” detail planned: “We’re getting [the dogs] custom-made tuxedos,” Bristowe teased.

The former Bachelorette explained that Tartick, 33 and she were not overbearing in the wedding planning process despite their big ideas. “I think maybe when it [gets] closer to the date, I might get a little more Bridezilla-y,” Bristowe said, but right now the pair are balancing each other out. “He has been in finance his whole life and he knows how to budget and … all of that. And I’m really good at like the creative side of it. It should be unique and true for us. So it’s, it’s a good combo.”


Kaitlyn and Jason Tartick
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The bride-tobe is working with Amazon Homemade in order to curate three storefronts filled with her favorite items from Amazon Handmade Wedding Shop. She launched the first collection on Wednesday, Juni 8. “Jason and I, when we met, we always said that the stars aligned and it was the universe bringing us together,” she explained.

“So when we first met, we got this picture of the stars aligning and where the stars were that night. And then we got one of them from Amazon handmade for the anniversary of our engagement,” the reality TV personality added.

Bristowe’s first collection will highlight small businesses and artisans and she’s hoping to incorporate her favorite finds into the wedding decor. “We got a wedding sign, like a ‘Welcome to Kaitlyn and Jason’s Beautiful Wedding’ sign. … There a bunch of unique, handcrafted, beautiful things I’m gonna involve in the whole wedding.”

Planning is already underway. Dancing With the Stars champion is looking forward to taking the next step with Tartick after their “long” engagement. “We’re enjoying the engagement process more than anything,” she confessed. “Like, I remember we got engaged in May [2021] and we were like, ‘Okay, we’ll do it in May of next year.’ And now we’re in June and I’m like, ‘Holy crap, that happened so fast.’”

Bristowe continued: “So, I think we’re enjoying the engagement and then we’ll do a little fast track to [starting a family]. … I would probably do that now, but Jason’s more on the traditional side and says we have to get married first.”

Christina Garibaldi reports

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