October is a big month for engagement ring shopping — the run-up, if you will, to the official engagement season. According to WeddingWire, a Bethesda, Maryland-based company that specializes in technology for the wedding industry, 33 percent of engagements happen between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day.
If you’re shopping (or hoping) for an engagement ring in time for the holidays, you’re sure to get inspired by the celebrity engagement rings of brides-to-be featured here. Just dazzling!
The Dancing With the Stars judge got engaged in August to National Hockey League star Brooks Laich. Hough’s oval-cut 6 carat diamond ring was designed by Lorraine Schwartz.
“The ring itself makes me feel very feminine and takes my breath away every time I look down,” Hough told US magazine. “I never thought I’d be the girl sticking her hand out to her friends and screaming in unison but here I am, shrieking all over Los Angeles.”
Former Bachelorette star Ali Fedotowsky announced her engagement to radio host Kevin Manno via Instagram in September. Her stunning emerald-cut ring is designed with a diamond-studded halo and band.
New York DJ, model and entrepreneur Hannah Bronfman is engaged to her longtime boyfriend Brendan Fallis. According to The Knot.com, “…Brendan was spot-on when he chose this Monique Péan round-cut diamond set inside a diamond pavé octagonal halo setting. Not only is it modern, simple and eye-catching, it has a slight touch of Art Deco style.”
Empire star Grace Gealey recently appeared on the ABC talk show FABLife, hosted by Tyra Banks. When asked if her rumored engagement to co-star Trai Byers was true, Gealey confirmed it to the world by unveiling her engagement ring during the show. Click here to see the interview.
Sources: TheKnot.com, TheAtlantic.com, UsMagazine.com, People.com