There's a little myth that engagement rings should cost a small fortune. But, when it comes to committing to that glittering gem, no one should have to fork over their life savings. In fact, we scoured some of our favorite jewelry boutiques and tracked down a dozen dream rings — all with price tags under $500.
Featuring marquise, circle, and pear-cut stones paired with silver, gold, and rose-gold bands, the beautiful baubles ahead make taking the next step a no-brainer. So, grab your significant other, and click through to get some serious inspiration. And, rest assured — these pretty jewels will be kind to you and your wallet.
I've done my fair share of moving into and out of dorms, apartments, you-name-it. The process summed up in a word? Tiring. But, the prospect of each new place is always met with healthy amounts of excitement and anticipation, too. Thoughts of extravagant baking projects, Netflix binges on just-purchased couches, and read
We heard your thoughts on The Broke Girl’s Guide To Dress Shopping. And, while we always appreciate smart, under-$100 buys and unexpected, mid-season sales — we get it. You want the real-deal, super-affordable finds. The secret, employee menu. The hidden-in-the-back-room merch. So, we found tons of gorgeous goods read