Trend Alert: 12 Cocktail Rings for Under $50
June 19, 2008
You've heard the news by now. Big bags are out. What's a girl gotta do these days to get noticed? She needs a knock-out cocktail ring.
From classic Cate, to amicable Angie, on down to mischievous Michelle, celebs have been spotted sporting costume-style jewelry on the red carpet – mainly cocktail rings.
Who needs to wait around for Mr. Right to buy you that perfect diamond ring when you can get one of these great picks for yourself and still have money left to wear your cocktail ring out to have a cocktail (while looking for that perfect guy).
The striking white and silver ring is made of moonstones in a cabochon cut and platinum plated sterling silver band. On sale for $39.99 down from its original $100. The ivory carved bone ring in the middle is made by Lenora Dame and is on sale for $25 down from $42. It has a 'George in the Jungle' safari vibe to it and will compliment one of these ethnic printed scarves. This arcylic and plated brass antiqued double-band ring with flowers painted on the enameled stone is just $14.99. It's classy enough to wear to work but still edgy enough to pair with your weekend wear, too.
Turquoise will always stand out on any skin tone. Get this gold banded turquoise enamel and crystal square ring from bananarepublic.com for just $39. Looking for something a bit more flea-market? Try this 70's rock-style ring complete with a giant stone trimmed with etched feathers and flowers from urbanoutfitters.com ($18). They always do well pulling off that decades-old look. Banana raised the par this season on turquoise. This last turquoise enamel striped ring is also from the classic chain ($39).
Black will offset those bright colors and prints we're all wearing this summer. Get this brilliant silvertone cocktail ring with jet glass stone framed with crystals for just $45 or the sterling silver onyx flower ring on sale for $39.99 down from $100. I like a little milk with my shake and a little red with my black. It's my apartment's theme and my closet's theme. You can be cool like me with this Kenneth Jay Lane amber and black swirl enamel ring for just $30.
You can always rely on Forever 21 to make you look more expensively put together than you really are. This faceted rhinestone petal rose on a polished metal ring is just $4.80. The pink and gold Sorrelli Adjustable Ring has genuine Swarovski Crystals embedded into the band. Get yours for $50. You'll look like royalty sporting this prism ring – but pay a peasants' price – it's only $1.99