PW Reader Ring: Brittany & Kim!

Brittany's ring!

Brittany’s ring!

The couple: Brittany McLaughlin and Kim Waiters from Philadelphia.

The ring: My ring has three round diamonds on a white-gold setting with diamond halos and diamonds going around the band.

We had been discussing rings and a proposal, and we picked a ring out together at Zales that I thought I loved. He actually just used the ring I picked out as a guide, though, and picked out one by himself based on my taste. My ring is absolutely stunning and I love the one that he got ten times more than the one I picked out … I think it’s more beautiful and unique, and I also love that he did it by himself!

The proposal: Kim and I are high school sweethearts and have been together since we were 15 years old. He’s a basketball coach at the New Jersey Institute of Technology for their Division 1 team (I’m going to be a basketball wife!), so I was thinking he was going to propose after the basketball season was completely finished and things calmed down.

After one of his recent games, though (the day before Valentine’s Day), he had some of my family over to eat, and he walked into the room with sunflowers, which are my absolute favorite flowers ever! I was so excited that he bought me the flowers, in fact, that I didn’t even realize he had gotten down on one knee. He asked me to marry him, and of course I said yes!

The band: I would like a band with a small row of diamonds similar to the side of my engagement ring. I don’t want anything too extravagant because I think it would take away from the unique nature of my engagement ring.

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