You’ve decided to tie knot and now you’ve got some wedding band shopping to do. Your wedding band is a ring your going to wear all time so it’s important to choose a ring you “really like,” one that truly “touches your heart.”
A reader survey completed recently in Bride's magazine found 80% of respondents wanting a "traditional" wedding. In todays world what defines traditional is wide open for interpretation. Many weddings will have traditional core but be customized to bride and grooms personal tastes.
Traditional usually means white gown, church ceremony, full reception, completed with a honeymoon getaway. When it comes to wedding bands tradition and modern style are quickly entwining to produce some fabulous new wedding band styles. So you ask, what is hottest styles in wedding bands?
Well, one think is for certain. Diamonds are still a girls’ best friend and are very quickly becoming a guys best friend too! In past few years there has been a record number of diamond wedding bands being purchased for guys. Men have finally figured out what women have always known about diamonds. Diamonds are elegant, classy, and sophisticated. The most popular bands are flush settings in gold, platinum, or titanium. Usually diamond is one carat or less. Another popular setting is small diamonds placed geometrically around entire band.
So they say what’s good for goose is good for gander right? That’s why today’s brides have no problem wearing matching bands to their new husbands. After all women have always had finer taste for beauty of diamonds. Today brides and grooms have many choices.
They can buy matching bands or similar bands that accent each other. Designers are now producing coordinating engagement rings and wedding bands. So rather than choosing a set, you can now mix and match. This allows for more personal taste and for more uniqueness.