(Closed) What style doesnt fit you?

posted 8 years ago in Rings
Post # 3
458 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

Halos and princess cuts just weren’t right for me!

Post # 4
4712 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: January 1998

Round cuts look funny on me

Post # 5
703 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

Round cut with halos looked silly on my hand…which stinks because they were my dream ring! Thnk goodness we went to try them on:) 

Post # 6
1715 posts
Bumble bee

Princess cuts. They look abso hideous on me.

Post # 7
716 posts
Busy bee

rounds & princess cuts, especially in halos do not suit me and are not my style whatsoever.

Post # 8
2742 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2014 - Disney

I honestly didnt even try any rings on before we bought mine. I fell in love with this setting and he insisted we get it. It looks great though :).

Post # 9
11231 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2013

Anything bigger than .5ct, anything with really wide bands (over 3mm), anything chunky. I have really small hands/fingers, and I just didn’t like the way any of those looked. Oooh, and anything with super sharp corners. I tried on a square halo that had super sharp corners and I just didn’t like it. My center stone is a princess cut, but it’s in a rounded square halo.

I also tried on a halo with a round center and octagonal halo with rounds and baguettes that looked awful on me, but looks great on other people in the reviews. Maybe it’s because I don’t like baguettes.

Post # 10
7309 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2011 - Bed & Breakfast

Anything pave. It was just too much for me. And thick bands. The thinner, the better for these chubby fingers.

Post # 11
3418 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2014 - Manhattan Church Rec Center

Solitairs no….

Post # 12
3355 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

@wife05:  me too! I was told that Halos were trendy so I tried a couple on and just hated the look! lol I ended up with a classic solitaire, which ties in to my simple, minimal lifestyle 😛

Post # 13
5009 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: April 2012

Princess cuts, wide bands, multi-stone rings that are more metal than stone across the finger and I prefer antique rounds (OEC/trans) to modern RBs.

Post # 14
304 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

Diamonds don’t fit me. They don’t fit my personality or style.

Unplated white gold looks awful on my skin tone. 

Platinum/palladium looks *okay* on my skin, but nothing to write home about.

I have olive skin so yellow stones actually look quite green on me.

Post # 15
3765 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: February 2013

Halos. There’s just too much going on for my tastes.

I have a three stone ring with channel set diamons on the band. It’s blingy but not in your face.

Post # 16
8036 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: December 2013

@wife05:  The classic round solitaire… Tiffany style just doesn’t work for me. I tried some on at various stores, and even tried a 2 carat $52,000 one on at Tiffany’s, and it still looked wrong! I was pretty disappointed, but that’s ok. I’ve always loved yellow diamonds and found a beautiful one in a halo setting that I am hoping for 🙂

ETA: I have long, thin fingers so anything too bulky (like too much metal) also looks terrible on me.

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