The 5 Best Engagement Ring–and–Wedding Band Combos

Feel like you’d rather elope than succumb to certain wedding traditions? Trust us when we say that we’re completely with you. But no matter how empowered we are on a day-to-day basis, we sometimes need a little reminder that rules are meant to be broken (or discarded altogether). It turns out that there’s no rule saying you have to find your motley crew of bridesmaids matching dresses they all like and look good in—and we’re equally entitled to do as we please when it comes to our rings.

Like everything else about your big day, the rings you indulge (and invest) in should celebrate your personal taste. These days, more and more women are taking the pressure off their significant others and selecting their own rings, and as a result, things are getting really creative when it comes to how we’re seeing them stacked. Need inspiration? Look no further: Today we’re sharing five modern ring pairings we love—from clashing metal colors to unique shapes—using stunning options from California-based jeweler Tacori.

Think your significant other is about to put a ring on it, or simply love looking at beautiful jewelry? Don’t go diamond shopping (or daydreaming) without reading this first.

Want more eye candy? Check out Tacori’s full collection of gorgeous engagement rings here.