(Closed) Your thoughts on the look on a plain band worn alone.

posted 6 years ago in Rings
  • poll: Would wearing this band alone on your hand make you feel...
    plain : (3 votes)
    2 %
    classic and understated : (118 votes)
    89 %
    Why would you ever choose a plain band over your gorgeous set? : (12 votes)
    9 %
  • Post # 3
    4954 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: July 2012

    I actually love it. When my husband and I were talking about getting married, I thought I’d want just a plain band, unlike the blinged out ring from my first marriage. To me, it was as if our love was so powerful and strong that the band didn’t need to be anything but simple. But he ended up wanting to get me something blingy. Honestly, I’d have worn a twist tie on my finger. I didn’t care, I wanted to marry that man! 😉

    Post # 4
    4352 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    I plan on wearing a plain band when I’m not feeling very dressy, but I still want to look married.

    Post # 5
    3227 posts
    Sugar bee

    @MrsFuzzyFace:  Not at all. My band is plain and I have no issues wearing it alone. It’s so classic but at the same time holds such a strong meaning. I’m a sucker for plain bands over gem studded ones though!!

    Post # 6
    4478 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: November 2012

    Plain bands are great not only for their understated elegance, but also their practicality.  It’s also a great travel choice, as it’s not a ring you’d get mugged for.

    Post # 7
    3689 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: December 2011

    I wear a plain band the majority of the time because I worry about damaging my wedding set at work.

    Post # 8
    3241 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2011

    I wear one at home that I got from berricle.  This way cleaning and showeing do not effect my ering.

    Post # 9
    5495 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: October 2013

    Yes yes! My plan is to get a 2mm plain band to wear the majority of the time by itself! Also, perfect for stacks and who doesn’t love a stack (looking at YOU GelaMac!).

    Post # 10
    200 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: July 2012

    For me, it would depend on the width of the band. My plain wedding band is only 1.3mm, and I’m not crazy about how it looks alone. I love the look of wider plain bands, though.

    Post # 11
    2363 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    Nothing says “married” to me like a plain band.  I can’t wait to wear mine.

    Post # 12
    4676 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    Go for it!  I was planning on just getting a plain band, but was easily swayed away by the pretty glitz (and I wasn’t sure I liked the plain next to my ring!)  I’ll probably end up getting one though  depending on what kind of job I have (I don’t want to mistakenly stab a kid in the eye with my e-ring! ) 

    Post # 13
    901 posts
    Busy bee

    I like the look of it. Very elegant and understated.

    Post # 14
    1505 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    I love the look of a plain band 🙂  I think it’s traditional and lovely. 

    Post # 15
    4789 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: January 2019

    Agreed with PPs. Very classic. You definitely can’t get much classier than Jackie Kennedy. 

    Post # 16
    2305 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: April 2016

    my sister just wears a plain gold band. I think it’s such a classic look. 

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