70 Years Later, This Engagement Ring Trend Is Still Going Strong in Hollywood

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We may talk about the engagement ring trends that have fallen out of favor or the trends currently in high demand, but if you're feeling a bit of fatigue at the thought of an engagement ring that's less than timeless, this should serve as a bit of respite. Despite dozens of engagement ring styles and stone cuts, there's one detail that Hollywood's stars have favored for almost 70 years—from the 1950s to present day.

Grace Kelly, Elizabeth Taylor, Amal Clooney, Priyanka Chopra, and more celebs have chosen solitaire stone rings flanked by tapered baguette diamonds as their engagement rings. Why, exactly, have tapered baguette rings been a timeless pick despite different stone shapes coming in and out of style? According to Alicia Davis, VP of merchandise for Shane Co., “the classic setting is so attractive for the way in which it frames the center stone. The east-west position of the baguettes elongates the center stone while also adding minimalist sparkle to the band.”

Keep scrolling to see the tapered baguette engagement rings on the hands of Hollywood's most notable stars since the '50s, and then further down, shop the prettiest versions on the market today.

Grace Kelly

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Elizabeth Taylor

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Mia Farrow

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Amal Clooney

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Priyanka Chopra

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Gisele Bündchen

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Miranda Kerr

Soo Joo Park

Izabel Goulart

In a word: classic.

The metalwork on this dainty ring is just stunning.

The name says it all. This ring looks like royalty.

The experts aren't kidding. The baguettes make the center stone look much more eye-catching.

Tiffany & Co. Round Brilliant Diamond Engagement Ring With Tapered Baguettes (price upon request)

Did you think for a second that Tiffany & Co. wouldn't be designing a ring as classic as this?

As close to Elizabeth Taylor's ring as one can get.

All the timelessness of the trend with the modern element of this unexpected shape.

Fans of rose gold, this ring was made for you.

Proof that the tapered baguettes work well with any center stone shape.