Celebrity Lily Collins Lily Collins Is Engaged to Charlie McDowell She confirmed the news with the sweetest message. By Alyssa Hardy Alyssa Hardy Instagram Twitter Alyssa Hardy is a fashion and culture writer living in New York City. She was formerly the Fashion News Editor at Teen Vogue and the Senior News Editor at InStyle. She recently launched a newsletter titled "This Stuff," which publishes twice weekly. In each edition, readers find timely commentary on news stories and current events in fashion, along with personal essays and musings on trends and celebrity style, featuring personal anecdotes from Alyssa's life as a fashion insider.Alyssa is a staunch advocate for garment workers' rights, and has a deep passion for educating others about fashion's environmental impact — tones that can be felt throughout 'This Stuff.' Her work has been featured in InStyle, Vogue, NYLON, Refinery29, TeenVogue, Ladygunn, Fashionista, and Allure. She is currently working on her debut book, a non-fiction exploration of ethics in fashion titled 'Worn Out.' InStyle's editorial guidelines Published on September 25, 2020 @ 01:21PM Pin Share Tweet Email Lily Collins is engaged to director Charlie McDowell. The Emily in Paris actress announced the exciting news with a series of photos on Instagram. lilyjcollins/Instagram, Getty Images "I’ve been waiting my lifetime for you and I can’t wait to spend our lifetime together..." Collins wrote. The images appear to be from the actual engagement in the mountains. Collins can be seen smiling as McDowell is down on one knee. She also showed off the stunning gold ring in the last image. McDowell also shared the news with a sweet picture of Collins and a message. "In a time of uncertainty and darkness you have illuminated my life," he wrote. "I will forever cherish my adventure with you." Forget Zac Efron, Lily Collins Is the Reason to See Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile Collins and McDowell confirmed their relationship about a year ago with an Instagram story in 2019. "When he’s only just left but it feels like forever…I miss you already," she wrote at the time. Congrats to the newly engaged couple!