The design of your wedding band should complement the overall aesthetic of your engagement ring. But shop with an open mind: A matching style works perfectly well, but you might also like a band that offers a little more "wow" factor. Or how about a comparatively radical option—a band that can be worn on its own, or on your right hand?

Engagement Ring
18k gold and diamonds with white topaz, $2,800, Erica Courtney

Wedding Bands
Clockwise from top right: 18k gold and diamonds, $4,320, Erica Courtney; 18k gold and diamonds, $1,350, Megan Thorne; 14k gold, $500, The Metropolitan Museum of Art Store