Sunday, July 17, 2011

Sparkling rock brightens up Bleak outfit: Christine opts for a drab black dress, but all eyes are on her engagement ring

By Nadia Mendoza

Lady in Bleak: Christine keeps her wardrobe simple in a LBD, but shows off her enormous rock during an evening out in Knightsbridge

She could have stepped out in a bin liner, and all eyes would still have fallen on that rock.

Christine Bleakley kept things simple in a plain black dress, with handbag and shoes to match, drawing attention to her engagement ring as a result.

The Daybreak presenter beamed gleefully as she headed to the Manderin Oriental in Knightsbridge with her fiancé Frank Lampard.

Rocking out: Presenter displays her engagement ring ahead of impending wedding to Frank Lampard

The ring, which includes a large solitaire diamond, as well as smaller diamonds on the band, is thought to have cost in the region of £120,000.

But with the Chelsea ace earning a hefty £140,000 a week, it's hardly a dent in his bank account.

Last month, the sportsman proposed during a holiday in America.

While the ITV star insists it 'wasn't very fancy', the trip is rumoured to have cost £30,000, with Frank going down on one knee on the beach in LA.

Party people: Christine Bleakley and Frank Lampard take a trip to the posh Manderin Oriental in Knightsbridge for a Saturday night outing

Oddly, Frank appeared to be the more fashionable of the two, throwing in a casual James Dean T-shirt with a pale grey blazer and black trousers.

Style aside, the Northern Irish host is already impressed with her husband-to-be, revealing he is her biggest inspiration.

During a recent interview, she revealed Frank's 'integrity' is admirable.

She said: 'My parents have been incredibly influential, as has Adrian Chiles, but if I had to pick one person it would be Frank.

'He is a great man with a lot of integrity and an inner strength few of us possess. I admire his work ethic most – it’s second to none.'


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