American socialite Paris Hilton has announced her engagement to boyfriend Chris Zylka.

Zylka proposed over the weekend, while the couple were on a romantic trip to Aspen, Colorado.

“I am so excited to be engaged to the love of my life and my best friend. I have never felt so happy, safe and loved. He is perfect for me in every way and showed me that fairytales really do exist!” she wrote on social media.

“The ring was so gorgeous and sparkling. I was shaking as I put it on. It is the most beautiful ring that I have ever seen,” she told People.

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Hilton and Zylka first met an an Oscars party eight years ago, but the pair didn’t reconnect until two years back. Hilton made their relationship social media official in February of last year with a loved-up Instagram post.

For Hilton, Zylka was clearly the one from the start of their relationship. “Ever since our first date I knew there was something special about him,” she shares. “I have never in my life met a man so loyal, dedicated, and loving. I knew right from the start that I wanted to be with him forever.”

Chris also talked of his excitement at Paris becoming his fiancee as he told the magazine: “I feel like the luckiest man in the world to be marrying my dream girl. I can’t wait to spend the rest of our lives together.”