Now that engagement season is in full swing, we figured what better way to celebrate the yearly occasion than with a recap of the most beautiful celebrity engagement rings of 2016? Whether these baubles inspire the search for your own engagement ring, or if you just like to "oooh" and "aaaah" over the massive sparklers your fave stars get to show off, this list is sure to make any hopeless romantic swoon.
Pitch Perfect co-stars Anna Camp and Skylar Astin rang in the new year by announcing their engagement on Instagram. While we don't know if this proposal included a jazzy song and dance number, we do know that Astin popped the big Q while they were vacationing in Hawaii during New Year's Eve. Camp gave us a closer look of her stunning French cut, rose gold halo bling after the initial announcement stating, "Still on cloud 9."
The pair got married at an über romantic outdoor wedding on the central California coast in September, and obviously Camp looked stunning in her Reem Acra wedding gown.
After countless engagement rumors swirled for months on end, Ciara debuted a MASSIVE 16-carat ring from Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson back in March during a romantic vacation in Seychelles. And, only three months later, the superstar duo tied the knot in a majestic English castle. But that's not all — Wilson and Ciara announced in October that they're expecting! What a whirlwind of a year for these two.
Quite possibly one of the most beautiful couples of our time, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Jason Statham stunned us all by debuting their engagement on the Golden Globes red carpet.
The actor decided to go to the best of the best when ring shopping for his supermodel sweetheart, and ended up with a gorgeous $350,000 Neil Lane blinger.
Israel Houghton popped the question to the Cheetah Girls star in one of the world's most picturesque locales — the Eiffel Tower! And we have to say, her HUGE rock definitely does compete with the City of Lights. Just look at the sparkle, people! Their love of Paris was made clear when they ended up tying the knot in the super romantic destination back in November.
Though their engagement has been wildly controversial, it's hard to deny that Blac Chyna and Rob Kardashian don't make a cute couple. After announcing their engagement on Instagram earlier this year, the way pretty diamond ring on her finger clearly shows how much the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star cares for her. The duo just welcomed a baby girl, Dream, to their family in November, while their wedding is set to happen sometime next spring.
In mid-July, the Victoria's Secret model debuted a classic round-cut center stone ring from Snapchat CEO and founder Evan Spiegel. But obviously, she couldn't debut it just any way, what with her hubby-to-be's career being so social-media focused. Instead of the classic Instagram, she posted a photo of her ring with a too-cute Snapchat filter on top showing Spiegel down on one knee asking her to marry him. D'aww!
Where else does a supermodel like Kate Upton announce her engagement besides the most fashionable night of the year? Upton accessorized her Met Gala red carpet gown with a new bridal bauble courtesy of her longtime love Justin Verlander.
We have another Middleton wedding to look forward to! Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge's sister showed off her unique engagement ring from financier James Matthews in late July, and the world almost lost their sh*t. Naturally, we're curious to see what she'll wear on her wedding day after becoming the most famous bridesmaid of all time in that chic white gown she wore to Kate's royal wedding, but for now we can gawk over her pretty bauble.
Now the biggest question remains — which celebrity engagement ring is your favorite? TBH, we don't think a girl could go wrong with any of these stunners.