Planning on getting engaged in 2019? If the answer is yes, finding the ideal engagement ring is likely already on your mind. One of the toughest parts of the process can be choosing the style that suits you. From celebrity and runway influences to the popularity of vintage-inspired designs, the options are vast and varied. Well, take a deep breath and relax because we're all about making it easy for you to find the perfect engagement ring.
This year, we're going straight to our expert source to bring you the latest in engagement ring trends. No one knows what's hot in the engagement world better than diamond style guru and Blue Nile chief merchandising officer, Katie Zimmerman. Here are the top five trends she sees shaping up to be favorites for 2019.
"Fancy shaped diamonds have been popular for a while because you can get a larger look for the price," Katie notes, "But the newness is how they can be mixed within a style." For example, emerald-cut baguettes that flank a round-cut center stone in a contemporary setting.