Lifestyle Style All the Details on Kate Bock's Vintage Engagement Ring from Kevin Love: 'I Couldn't Love It More' The model and activist tells PEOPLE she was in "total shock" when her longtime NBA star beau proposed on Saturday By Nicholas Rice Nicholas Rice Instagram Twitter Nicholas Rice is an Associate Editor for PEOPLE Magazine. He began working with the brand as an Editorial Intern in early 2020, before later transitioning to a freelance role, and then staff positions soon after. Nicholas writes and edits anywhere between 7 to 9 stories per day on average for PEOPLE, spanning across each vertical the brand covers. Nicholas has previous work experience with Billboard, POPSUGAR, Bustle and Elite Daily. When not working, Nicholas can be found playing with his 5 dogs, listening to pop music or eating mozzarella sticks. People Editorial Guidelines and Brittany Talarico Brittany Talarico Brittany Talarico is PEOPLE's Deputy Style Director, where she oversees the brand's digital Style and Beauty coverage. This includes running lead on the Met Gala, which is among PEOPLE.com's top-trafficked red carpet events every year, interviewing the industry's top influencers (including all the Kardashian-Jenners), and breaking A-list celeb news (a New Jersey shore native, it is no surprise that her favorite interview ever was with Bruce Springsteen). Brittany is a style contributor to People Every Day Podcast and has represented the brand on national TV programs including Good Morning America and The CW's two TV specials on the British Royals. She joined PEOPLE from Cosmopolitan in 2013, where she was an Associate Editor. People Editorial Guidelines Updated on February 1, 2021 03:05 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Alexandra Martin Kate Bock is basking in her engagement bliss. After NBA star Kevin Love popped the question on Saturday, the model, 33 — who recently landed the highly coveted Sports Illustrated Swimsuit cover and is represented by The Society Management — opened up to PEOPLE about the special moment, which she says left her "completely surprised." Sharing that the romantic proposal took place on Saturday evening at a private dining space outdoors at their close friend's restaurant, Lilia, in Brooklyn, Bock says that Love, 32, picked out her "gorgeous" engagement ring all on his own. "I wasn't involved in the ring design at all. Kevin did it all himself," she tells PEOPLE. "It's gorgeous. I couldn't love it more! It's a vintage diamond cut from the 1930s for Cartier and it's set in a very chic vintage Cartier setting." Alexandra Martin Noting that her now-fiancé "worked with a brilliant jeweler out of London and put together my perfect ring," Bock adds of the jewelry piece, "I was in total shock when I saw it. I just jumped up from my seat." As for wedding plans, Bock tells PEOPLE the couple is, "just enjoying the moment!" NBA Star Kevin Love and SI Swimsuit Model Kate Bock Are Engaged On Sunday, Bock announced the couple's exciting news on Instagram with a series of black-and-white photos from Love's proposal. "Well, this was the best birthday surprise I could have ever imagined," Bock wrote. "I couldn't be happier to have been asked to be a Love. Heart bursting all day & night." Alexandra Martin Want to get the biggest stories from PEOPLE every weekday? Subscribe to our new podcast, PEOPLE Every Day, to get the essential celebrity, entertainment and human interest news stories Monday through Friday. Get a taste of the podcast below. In her post, the bride-to-be shared a close look at her diamond engagement ring, as many of her famous friends — including Camila Alves McConaughey and Zac Posen — congratulated her in the comments section. Then, in his own post, the Cleveland Cavaliers power forward also commemorated the occasion, writing, "'Souls tend to go back to who feels like home.' My Fiancé. The Joy of My Life." Kate Bock and Kevin Love. Billy Farrell / BFA The couple previously met in 2016 after a photo shoot in New York with the same photographer, who introduced them. Bock, who has made several appearances in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue since 2013, celebrated her 33rd birthday on the night of her engagement.