Tacori’s Crescent Silhouette Engagement Ring

If my S.O. is reading this right now (oh hey Colton, fancy seeing you here!), well that means he’s likely discovered this story open on my laptop, where I left it open to be stumbled upon. It also means it’s the perfect time to drop a little hint about the engagement rings I have saved to my wishlist. Yes, I want a proposal, and I want one soon, and it should come as no surprise to anyone who knows me, the jewelry lover, when I say I have many thoughts when it comes to the extremely fun topic of rings.…

26 Unique Engagement Rings Brides Are Opting For

26 Unique Engagement Rings Brides Are Opting For

The options can seem endless when it comes to engagement ring designs, making it near impossible to choose a style you love. But if you’re the type of bride who’s looking for something a little bit outside the traditional realm of engagement rings, you’ve come to the right place. We spoke with independent jewelry brand Catbird, whose marketing manager, Sriya Karumanchi, shared, “For the past few years now, we’ve seen people really embrace rings with unexpected stones and cuts, a pretty significant departure from rings focused on the white diamond center stone. Opals, emeralds, deep sapphires, and gray diamonds in unconventional settings…

Gwen Stefani Just Revealed Her Engagement Ring

Gwen Stefani Just Revealed Her Engagement Ring

We could all use a little good news these days and celebrities are really delivering this week so far. Yesterday, Emily Ratajkowski announced her pregnancy with a Vogue cover shoot and a heartfelt letter to her baby, and now Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton have revealed that they’re engaged. Congratulations! “Hey @gwenstefani thanks for saving my 2020… And the rest of my life…I love you. I heard a YES!” Shelton wrote on Instagram. They each posted the same photo on their respective accounts, which featured a cute kiss and a flash of her engagement ring. We’ll be waiting anxiously for a close-up look…

This Is the Average Carat Size for an Engagement Ring

This Is the Average Carat Size for an Engagement Ring

We’ve been noticing a wide range of engagement ring shapes and sizes. Of course, most of the gems in question have been spotted on celebs and trendsetters—in other words, they’re massive by our standards. But what constitutes a “big” ring in the real world? To get a sense of what you and I would consider a large rock, Who What Wear tapped five diamond experts to spill on the size they think average people would consider big. Then we pooled their answers to find the average carat number. Keep scrolling to see the final result and learn more from our panel of…

10 Engagement Ring Shapes Ranked From Most Timeless to Least

10 Engagement Ring Shapes Ranked From Most Timeless to Least

Diamonds are forever, but when it comes to engagement ring trends, your mileage may vary. That’s why I recently reached out to a diamond expert to help me rank 10 popular engagement ring shapes from the most timeless to the least. While there’s no right or wrong answer, it’s important to weigh your options when making such an expensive decision. A timeless engagement ring is a safe choice, but a trendier ring is can be a beautiful reminder of the era in which you became engaged. When Victoria Beckham got engaged to David Beckham, she opted for a more trend-driven,…

7 of the Prettiest Engagement Ring Boxes We've Seen

7 of the Prettiest Engagement Ring Boxes We’ve Seen

Aside from kicking off a lifetime of bliss, the perfect proposal is basically all about the ring. But how that ring is presented—and how to stow it safely and beautifully once it’s received—often goes unconsidered. As the fine folks over at The Mrs. Box have pointed out, “A ring box is like the wedding dress for your ring.” We’re inclined to agree. Whether you’re looking for the perfect proposal vessel, a stylish ring box to match your wedding theme, or an heirloom-quality keepsake to remember the moment for years to come, here are a few engagement ring boxes to which you’ll definitely…

25 Stunning Art Deco Engagement Rings

25 Stunning Art Deco Engagement Rings

The decision to invest in a vintage Art Deco engagement ring or opt for a more modern, Art Deco–inspired piece is entirely up to the customer. Of course, genuine vintage pieces are one-of-a-kind and have a priceless historical aspect that no modern-day jeweler can re-create. Plus, these pieces may even increase in value over time. Modern pieces, on the other hand, typically offer a more subtle take on the style. Jewelers are able to pick and choose the Art Deco design elements they want to feature, as opposed to including a geometric design, layered diamonds, and a colorful center stone…

We Love Lily Collins' Unique Engagement Ring

We Love Lily Collins’ Unique Engagement Ring

Congratulations are in order for Emily in Paris star, Lily Collins, and her fiancée, Charlie McDowell. The 30-year-old bride to be first starting dating writer-director McDowell, 36 in the summer of 2019, and have been “Instagram official” since August of that year.   Since then, the pair have shared snippets of their relationship with fans via Collins’ Instagram, taking advantage of the time since Emily in Paris wrapped (the show premieres October 2 on Netflix) to go on road trips and explore the great outdoors with their rescue pup, Redford. This weekend, surrounded by majestic rocks and boulders, McDowell popped the question…

The 10 Biggest Engagement Ring Trends of Fall 2020

The 10 Biggest Engagement Ring Trends of Fall 2020

“It’s been an interesting few months when it comes to proposals. I think a lot of couples went through a stage of thinking that because of the pandemic, they would not be able to have the engagement party or wedding that they had always hoped for. It seems like the uncertainty of everything has forced people to let go of a lot of the little details and they’ve been focusing more emotional energy on their rings.” I’ve worked with a lot of couples wanting a ring that is expressive of their relationship, instead of a simple setting that doesn’t tell a…

The 15 Best Engagement Ring Brands Worth Knowing

The 15 Best Engagement Ring Brands Worth Knowing

Engagement ring shopping can be overwhelming, especially when you’re not quite sure which style you want. There are so many different cuts to choose from, from princess to Asscher to oval to pear; a handful of metals to pick, including rose gold, gold, and silver; and, of course, the all-important step of finalizing the overall style. Do you want a timeless sparkler that’s dainty? Would you prefer one that’s a bit more vintage-inspired? Or do you want to forgo tradition altogether and opt for a blue sapphire à la Kate Middleton? Luckily there’s one way to make your quest a…