updated 12/19/2013 AT 1:00 PM ET
•originally published 12/22/2013 AT 6:15 PM ET
In case you missed it, hang on to your hat, er, fascinator: Pippa Middleton isn’t making her way down the aisle quite yet.
A source shot down rumors that Kate’s younger sister is engaged to marry Nico Jackson, whom she’s been dating for about a year. This means we can stop obsessively checking our mailboxes for a wedding invite – but our hope for another Middleton happy ending is just as strong as ever.
Her sister’s big day is still universally referred to as “the royal wedding,” so we know the pressure will be on for Pippa when the time comes. (It’s also the day we started believing in love, so, again, no pressure!)
Sure, she has big shoes to fill. Alexander McQueen heels, to be exact. But we know she has what it takes to follow in the footsteps of Kate when she chooses to tie the knot with a prince charming of her own. And it will be royally awesome because …