11 Hot Engagement Ring Trends

Ring designers clued us in on the hottest new engagement ring styles. A simple solitaire may be a classic (and safe) choice, but you’re going to want to think out of the box once you see these unique dazzlers.
  1. Ring Trend 1: Floral Accents

    Jeff Cooper Designs floral engagement ring

    Engagement rings are blooming right now with flowers, petals, vines and other details plucked straight from the garden. A cascade of small buds down the band adds a romantic touch to this feminine ring.

    Engagement ring by Jeff Cooper Designs
  2. Ring Trend 2: East-West Settings

    Sylvie Collection engagement ring

    Setting a stone horizontally gives your ring a fresh vibe and, even better, makes the stone look larger. For the best results, try this trend with oval diamonds or marquise and emerald cuts.

    Engagement ring by Sylvie Collection

  3. Ring Trend 3: Colorful Diamonds and Gems

    Simon G colorful engagement ring

    If you're looking to go the nontraditional route, a colored engagement ring is a beautiful choice. Fancy colored diamonds, like yellow and pink, are especially stunning. But it doesn't have to be a diamond—there are plenty of other gorgeous gemstones that will give your ring a unique touch as well, like sapphires (in blue, yellow or orange), rubies and emeralds.

    Engagement ring by Sylvie Collection

  4. Ring Trend 4: Double-Halo Settings

    Rahaminov Forevermark double halo engagement ring

    The halo setting has been on trend for several seasons now, but this new take—two-tier halos—is double the fun. The result? Crazy amounts of sparkle!

    Engagement ring by Rahaminov featuring Forevermark

  5. Ring Trend 5: Mixed Metals

    Gabriel & Co mixed metal engagement ring

    Can't decide if you want yellow gold, rose gold or platinum? No problem—just include them all! A mix of metals makes your ring feel modern.

    Engagement ring by Gabriel & Co.

  6. Ring Trend 6: Twisted Bands

    Mark Schneider twisted band engagement ring

    Designers have opted to put a little more swing into their rings. A band with a unique twist—from artsy swirling diamond bands to more streamlined braided versions—gives a classic solitaire a modern update.

    Engagement ring by Mark Schneider

  7. Ring Trend 7: Bows

    True Knots bows engagement ring

    Put a bow on it! Embrace your girly side and tie the knot with a bow-inspired engagement ring and wedding band.

    Engagement ring by True Knots
  8. Ring Trend 8: Art Deco Appeal

    Timeless Designs art deco engagement ring

    Those fashionable flappers knew what they were doing—an art-deco-style ring is both timeless and glamorous.

    Engagement ring by Timeless Designs

  9. Ring Trend 9: Splashy Side Views

    Scott Kay side detail engagement ring

    Intricate details on the sides of your band mean your ring will look amazing from all angles.

    Engagement ring by Scott Kay

  10. Ring Trend 10: Split Shank

    Sylvie Collection split shank engagement ring

    What's better than a band of diamonds? A pavé band that splits into two. It’s twice as pretty.

    Engagement ring by Sylvie Collection

  11. Ring Trend 11: Rose Gold

    Coast Diamond rose gold engagement ring

    There’s a reason why this pink gold is making a huge comeback—the feminine shade flatters almost all skin tones.

    Engagement ring by Coast Diamond

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